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“To the Whiteys.. I Ain’t Prejudiced”, Says Chicago Mayoral Candidate

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A black candidate for Chicago mayor is going out of his way to let white voters know that he’s not prejudiced, but the way he’s going about it is raising some eyebrows. On Thursday candidate Willie Wilson spoke on the issue of race in the city. Wilson said whites don’t sufficiently understand how race impacts the black community and that black lawmakers in the city have sold out to the…

Teen Allegedly Took Selfie With Deαd Body After Shooting Classmate in the Face

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Police say they arrested a teen for fatαlly shooting a classmate after he took a selfie with the deαd body. WPXI reports that 16 year old Maxwell Morton was charged with the mυrder of Ryan Mangan after posting a selfie to Spapchat where Morton posed with Mangan’s body. Authorities say a woman called police after her son received the Snapchat photo. The selfie “depicted the victim sitting in the chair…

Home of Only Black Family in White Neighborhood Torched, Police Suspect Hate Crime

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A Manhattan community rallied around a black family that recently escaped a house fire which investigators believe was intentionally set. According to CBS Los Angeles, over 700 people rallied on Friday evening to show support for the family. Ron Clinton and his three kids escaped the blaze after someone set a tire on fire near their front door at around 2:15AM on Wednesday. Ron’s wife Malissia, who was away on…

This Barber Specializes in “Old Man Style Haircut” To Punish Misbehaving Kids

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By Victor Ochieng Punishing children isn’t easy, especially due to the many laws meant to protect them. Several people are coming up with different humane ways of disciplining misbehaving kids without landing on the wrong side of the law or causing them harm. Russel Fredrick, a Snellville, Georgia-based barber, believes that giving a misbehaving kid an old man’s haircut is the perfect form of punishment. Three days a week, he…

2 Ohio Deputies Fired Over Racist Text Messages

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Two Ohio deputies have been terminated over racist text messages. According to local affiliate WHIO, the two Montgomery County deputies, Detective Mike Sollenberger and Captain Tom Flanders, were fired from their positions. The announcement was made today and stems from dozens of racially offensive conversations had by the deputies. “Connelly, who has been with the department for 3.5 years, is accused of sending six inappropriate conversations,” WHIO reports. “Horton, who…

Larry Wilmore Apologizes for Making Stereotypical Joke About “Bossy” Black Women

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by Yvette Carnell When Larry Wilmore took over after Stephen Colbert left for greener pastures, many in the black community were excited at the prospect of having a black man on as a late night host. Now, however, after Wilmore’s joke at the expense of black women, there may exist some lingering buyer’s remorse. The Nightly Show host asked during a “Keep it 100” segment whether black women were too…

Man Convicted of Rαping Heterosεxual Men He Met at Bars

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A Maryland man who lured heterosεxual men at bars to his home, then sεxually assαulted them, was convicted on Thursday. Joey Poindexter, a real estate appraiser, was convicted of sεxually assαulting four men he met at bars and brought home. The allegations came to light after a student accused Poindexter of assαulting him after meeting him at Looney’s Pub in College Park Maryland in 2013. Although Poindexter was only convicted…

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Son Selling Lavish $4.8 Million Dollar Mansion

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As Dexter King and Martin Luther King III continue to fight it out in court with Bernice King over who owns the rights to their father’s legacy, Dexter King is putting his multimillion dollar mansion up for sale. If you recall, Bernice King alleged in 2014 that her brothers were trying to sell their father’s Bible, along with other items, so that they could cash in. In the letter, Dr….

Does the Movie “Black and White” Just Rehash Old Racial Stereotypes?

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By Jamaal Brewer If you have not yet watched the film Black or White, I’m warning you now that this is a *spoiler* alert. I remember first learning about Black or White after it appeared in the upcoming movie trailers for Selma . It didn’t spark my interest initially, but as someone who studies race relations and propaganda I wanted to see exactly what image it would portray and the…

Black Reporter Banished for Lying, But NBC’s Brian Williams Gets Off With Just an Apology?

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by Yvette Carnell After soldiers noticed discrepancies in Brian Williams’ harrowing tale that he was under attack and shot down in a military helicopter over Iraq, the NBC news anchor admitted that he’d lied and recanted the story he’d told since 2003. Williams, a veteran news anchor, apologized, and it looks as though he’ll escape with only a bit of haranguing from the Twitterverse. The same cannot be said for…

Neighborhood Uses “Caucasians” Only Law to Force Black Man Out of Business

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A black homeowner who has run a home based business since 2003 is now being pressured to close up shop thanks to a decades old, racist rule. James Mosbey has been running a personal health and nutrition business, as well as a car wash,  from his Texas home since he moved into the neighborhood in 2003. For over 10 years, Mosbey has advertised his business with billboards posted outside his…

Atlanta Barber Giving Old Men “Benjamin Button” Haircuts to Misbehaving Boys

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If you want to act grown, then one Atlanta barber has no problem punishing you with a grown man haircut. Have a child who refuses to act his age? Then you can bring your child to A-1 Kutz in Atlanta where Russell Wilson and his team of barbers are offering the “Benjamin Button Special” to misbehaving kids. Best of all, the “Benjamin Button Special” is free of charge for parents…

State Lawmaker Says White People Are Racists Who “Polluted” His Bloοd

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A Nebraska state lawmaker recently raised eyebrows while filibustering a bill. According to The Nebraska Watchdog, Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers said last week that white people are racist and that his blood had been “polluted” by them. Chambers, an African-American veteran lawmaker in the state, adamantly refused to apologize for comments made during a deliberation on marriage licenses. Chambers was also addressing an education board member who made headlines by…

NYPD Cop Indicted for Stomping on Suspect’s Head

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An NYPD officer caught on camera stomping on a suspect’s head will face misdemeanor assault charges. Although many observers will be pleased that an officer is being held accountable for his actions, some are sure to question why the officer is facing misdemeanor as opposed to felony charges, given the graphic video. Charges against Officer Joel Edouard, 36, are expected to be announced on Tuesday. A cell phone video shows…

Ex Police Marksman Pleads Not Guilty to Kιlling Black Suspect

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Over the last year there have been an increasing number of conversations in the U.S. on ways of ending racial profiling among police. This renewed interest stems from the deαths of unarmed blacks, like Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Another high profile case across the pond in the U.K. involves a black robbery suspect who was allegedly gunned down by a white officer in 2005. An ex-police marksman in London…