August 18, 2013
The Texas prison system, which incarcerates far more Black men than nearly every state in the country, is under scrutiny for spending $750,000 for facilities designed to keep pigs cool in its farming program, while simultaneously forcing inmates to live in such extreme heat that several people have died as a result.
January 1, 2013
In a very candid interview with Dr. Boyce Watkins, Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan shared his thoughts about Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained.” He also revealed the greatest attribute of leadership. Amongst many thoughts Min. Farrakhan had about “Django Unchained,” one candid thought he shared was he believes the film could serve as preparation for race war.
August 5, 2011
Jimmell Cannon, 13, was shot eight times in the shoulders, hand and leg by Chicago Police on Monday, July 25, in West Humboldt Park neighborhood. He is a seventh grader at Brian Piccolo Specialty School.
June 18, 2011
Conservative talk show host Neal Boortz made incredibly racist and violent comments regarding African Americans. Is he saying that Black people from the inner city should be shot on sight? Watch the video and judge for yourself.
May 7, 2011
Tanya McDowell, the mother in Connecticut who was charged with larceny for allegedly stealing an education for her son, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $15,000 fine for sending her child to a school outside his district.