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July 24, 2014

Pretty Please: KKK Asks African-Americans for a Favor

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The Ku Klux Klan spent years tοrturing and harassing African-Americans, but now they’re asking for a favor. Vice reports that the KKK is turning to African-Americans for help with America’s immigration problems. Robert Jones, the Imperial Klaliff of the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, told Vice that African-Americans are included in their outreach program. Specifically, Jones hopes that the high unemployment rate among African-Americans will inspire an…

What Happened When Dave Chappelle Met Kanye West Before He Was Famous?

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Dave Chappelle is the wildly successful stand-up comedian who is most known for his sketch comedy series Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central.  He was born in Washington D.C. on August 24, 1973.  Chappelle began doing comedy in high school with his mom having to accompany him to clubs due to him being under age. The beginning of Chappelle’s career was rocky.  He got booed off the stage at the famed…

TD Jakes: The Shame of Black Consumerism

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Bishop T.D. Jakes refers to himself as a “ministerial and business visionary, entrepreneurial trailblazer, altruistic philanthropist, and spiritual shepherd to millions.”  He was born in South Charleston, West Virginia and credits his parents with teaching him a sense of integrity and self-reliance.  Jakes felt called to the ministry at a young age and preached part-time while attending West Virginia State University. In 1982, Jakes began pastoring the Greater Emanuel Temple…

Blacks Fall Behind Gay Men and Jews in Most Likely to Be Attαcked by Bigots

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Over the past few years, we’ve heard a lot of talk about whether America is becoming post-racial. New data, however, suggests that race hatred hasn’t gone anywhere, although race ranks third in terms of groups most likely to be victimized by hate crimes. FBI data from 2012 shows that people are more likely to be attαcked because of their sεxual orientation than their religion or race. Gay men are the…

Christians Threαten Boycott, Demand That Aaron McGruder’s “Black Jesus” be Canceled

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Aaron McGruder’s “Black Jesus” hasn’t even aired and already Christians are up in arms, demanding that the show be canceled. The Christian activist network One Million Moms and a flurry of pastors have taken offense at the character and are calling on the Adult Swim network to nix the show. In the show, Black Jesus lives in Compton, California and goes on a “daily mission to spread love and kindness…

Another Disturbing Video Shows NYPD Cop Chοking Suspect

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The New York Police Department’s commissioner has ordered a review of chοke holds, but that didn’t stop one cop who was videotaped chοking a suspect. In a video recorded on July 14th at a Harlem train station, a man is clearly seen being chοked and pυnched by an NYPD cop during an arrest. This flies in the face of Commissioner Bratton’s “top to bottom” review of chοke holds as well…