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June 2, 2014

Dr. Umar Johnson explains why black boys are given so much harmful medication

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Black boys are typically the most likely to be placed in special education.  They are also the most likely to be put on special drugs that are designed to control and modify their behavior.  What are the long-term effects of giving medication to your children?  Are they going to be able to live healthy and productive lives, or are the drugs likely to push them down a path toward a…

Laverne Cox makes history by gracing the cover of Time Magazine. www.blacklikemoi.com

Laverne Cοx Says Some of the Men She’s Dated Were Ashamed to Be Seen With Her In Public

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Reported by Nigel Boys Born a male, but now a woman, Laverne Cοx, best known for playing Sophia Burset in the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” is on May 2014’s cover of TIME magazine, along with the caption “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s Next Civil Rights Frontier.” The Mobile, Alabama born Cοx, who has a twin brother, is a prime example of how the world has changed its views of those…

Desmond Meade went from serving time in prison to obtaining a law degree. www.blacklikemoi.com

Black Man Survives Prison, Suicide Attempt And Graduates From Law School

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Desmond Meade started his adult life as a soldier. After he was dismissed from the U.S. Army, a string of unfortunate events happened and his life took a dramatic turn. His mother passed away. He had been convicted of a felony, and then was later convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He spent fifteen years in prison. His family’s home had also…

Drunk Racists Hurl Racial Slurs at Georgia Officer Before Kιlling Him

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Witnesses say that a Griffin police officer and father of 7 was only doing his job when a group of drunk racists hurled racial slurs at him then gunned the officer down. Kevin Jordan, 43, was in uniform while working security outside a Waffle House early Saturday morning when he ran into a group of unruly drunks. Michael D. Bowman, 30, shοt Officer Kevin Jordan multiple times, kιlling him. The…

Adults brawl behind the Towson University SECU Center following a high school graduation. www.blacklikemoi.com

Adult Fist Fight at High School Graduation Infuriates Students

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Reported by Krystle Crossman High school graduation is supposed to be a time of joy and happiness. Graduates are preparing to take on college and/or the workforce, as their parents proudly watches them receive their diploma. Generally speaking, tears of happiness can be seen all around. But for one Maryland high school, the behavior of some of the adults at the ceremony was so bad that the students were shaking their…

Driver Allegedly Arrested by NYPD for Wearing Bandana While Black

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A black New York driver says the NYPD arrested him for driving a nice car while wearing a bandana. “I was a black man driving a nice car,” Melvin Brown told the New York Daily News. “I don’t see any other reason why they stopped me.” Brown, 51, says he was wearing a bandana as part of his job with the Department of Transportation. Although Brown says the bandana protects…

April Taylor reports on facts about Arsenio Hall www.blacklikemoi.com

Did You Know That Arsenio Hall Dated Paula Abdul? Plus 9 Other Facts

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Reported by April Taylor With the recent cancellation of his late night comedy show The Arsenio Hall Show, Arsenio Hall is back in the headlines.  After a nearly 20 year hiatus, the show had just completed its first season back in production, but audience numbers did not reach the critical threshold necessary to keep the show in production. Here is a look back at 10 little known facts about Arsenio Hall’s…

Sherry Peel Jackson – Breaking The Invisible Shackles Of The IRS

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April Taylor Sherry Peel Jackson is a former IRS agent and certified public accountant who has publicly spoken out about the fact that there is no law that actually requires American citizens to file an income tax return and that there also is no law that makes anyone liable for paying the federal income tax. Jackson was named as a plaintiff in the “We the People” Foundation case which used…

Ex IRS agent tells it like it is

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April Taylor Sherry Peel Jackson is a former IRS agent and certified public accountant who has publicly spoken out about the fact that there is no law that actually requires American citizens to file an income tax return and that there also is no law that makes anyone liable for paying the federal income tax. Jackson was named as a plaintiff in the “We the People” Foundation case which used…

Slavery by Another Name: The History of Exploitation of Black Labor

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April Taylor Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II was originally a book by Douglas A. Blackmon that tells the story of how black men and women were placed back into slavery conditions through the convict lease system used by state and local governments, white farmers, and corporations after the Civil War.  The book highlights the little known fact that…

Black Cop Reveals How He Outsmarted the KKK and David Duke

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White supremacists always posit the idea that there is some innate difference between blacks and whites, but as one black detective explains, even notorious racist David Duke can’t tell the difference between a black man and a white one over the phone. The black detective explains for the first time how he was able to trick Duke and the KKK into giving him a leadership position within the organization. Detective…

Harlem vs. NYPD? Tension Grows After Over 100 Cops Fill the Streets

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By Josmar Trujillo Is a block in Harlem a ticking time bomb between the NYPD and the residents who live there? After a recent incident where over 100 cops and dozens of police cruisers filled the intersection of 125th street and Lexington ave, some think that the worst is yet to come. On the night of April 28th a fιght brοke out between two women, according to police and eyewitnesses….

Family Alleges Cover-Up of Memorial Day Shoοting in Small-Town Georgia

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger The town of Washington, Georgia was rocked by a Memorial Day shoοting that resulted from a domestic altercation. But fears police are shoving it aside has motivated the family of the victim to seek answers that so far have not been provided. Police investigators said Carlos Wynn was shοt twice by Jamarcus Callaway when Wynn tried to forcibly enter Callaway’s home, according to local news reports….