Trump’s New National Spokesperson Is African-American Tea Partier Katrina Pierson


By Nicholas Muiruri Katrina Pierson is the new spokeswoman for Republican presidential aspirant, Donald Trump. Pierson is best known as an activist for the Tea Party and an ardent supporter of Senator Ted Cruz. Before the appointment, Pierson was on Senator Ted Cruz’s camp. Senator Cruz is also eyeing the Republican Party’s nomination slot. According to Politico, Trump’s move is an attempt at keeping his lead and preventing Cruz from…

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Famed EEOC Leader Dead at 53


By Robert Stitt Death stalks all of us; it is said that the journey to the grave starts with our first breath. As such, the most any of us can ask for in this life is to die doing what we love. Jacqueline Berrien,  President Obama’s chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, did just that. Berrien had cancer and fell ill while participating in the N.A.A.C.P.’s Journey for Justice…

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Contest Winning Model Visits Grandparents in Chicago and is Shot to Death


Reported by Liku Zelleke The promising life of a 20-year-old model was cut short after she was shot and killed in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood of Chicago recently. Kaylyn Pryor had won Mario Tricoci’s “Mario, Make Me A Model” contest just over a month ago, and was celebrated in front of a thousand fans gathered at the Redmoon Warehouse in Chicago. Pryor had been at her grandparent’s house and was…

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Don King’s Daughter Commits To Helping Drug Addicts


By Victor O Drug addiction is something that has ravaged many lives in the black community. While some people think that one can just quit the addiction without much effort, it’s more than that. It’s for that reason that Deborah King has committed herself to helping those suffering from drug addiction. If you don’t know who Deborah is, she’s the daughter of legendary boxing promoter Don King. What many people…

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Will Raven-Symoné Be Removed From ‘The View?’


By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Raven Symoné has changed in many ways from that cute little adorable girl people remember from The Cosby Show. In fact, many people who recall seeing her on the show sometimes are amazed at what has become of her today. She is all grown up and speaking her mind. One thing for sure, Symoné is not little ‘Olivia’ from The Cosby Show. Since her arrival as one…

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Whoopi Goldberg’s Show Cut Short After Her Tour Bus Catches Fire


Reported by Liku Zelleke Whoopi Goldberg’s Saturday performance at Casino New Brunswick in Moncton, Canada had to be cut short after her tour bus, which was parked outside, burst into flames. The reason for the fire is still under investigation. Goldberg was on stage and near the end of her performance when members of the audience began smelling smoke. It was later found that her bus, which was parked behind…

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Janelle Monáe Lands Acting Role In Upcoming Film ‘Moonlight’


By Dr. Sinclair Grey III It’s always good to hear about entertainers doing great things. With so much negativity surrounding many of our entertainers, whenever someone accomplishes something great, it should be recognized. Because the entertainment industry is a difficult and demanding field, there’s a tendency for so many entertainers to drop off. In addition to that, unless an entertainer is able to exhibit diversity, they will miss out on…

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Woman Drugged and Beaten After Her Cousin Leaves Her in a Club by Herself


By Robert Stitt   Family ties are not always the strongest. Thirty-four-year-old Chantay Netters, a married mother of 6, learned this the hard way recently after meeting up with a cousin that she had not seen for two decades. The duo reportedly caught up on old times and rekindled their union over a few glasses of wine. A few drinks in, the two decided to head off to a club, pausing…

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Woman Arrested on Same Freeway That Officer Attacked Her on Last Year

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By Eric Ndoria On July 1 2014, a video clip was taken showing California Highway Patrol officer Daniel Andrew punching a woman by the name Marlene Pinnock at least nine times. Just over one year later and another incident involving the same woman took place at the exact same freeway. On October 6, Pinnock was arrested by CHP officers after she ventured into traffic, warranting CHP officers to take her in for…

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Tiffany Criswell – Straight Outta My Mind 


A mother turns “A great crisis into a golden opportunity” I was born in 1970, which means that I was raised in the hip-hop era. Although I listened to rap music, I wasn’t a big fan of gangsta rap. So when the trailer for N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton was released, I thought that it looked interesting but I had no interest in seeing it. A week before the movie was…

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Talk Show Host, Wendy Williams Shares Son’s Experience with Synthetic Marijuana


By Evette D. Champion If you love celebrity gossip, then you are pretty familiar with Ms. Wendy Williams and her talk show. She is known for keeping it real and telling it like it is. Normally, the host doesn’t delve too deep into her personal life, however she shared a very personal story of something that happened over the summer. Her son, Kevin Jr., had been experimenting with synthetic marijuana…

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Amelia Boynton Robinson, A Civil Rights Legend Dies At 104


By Dr. Sinclair Grey III On Wednesday, America lost a trailblazer within the civil rights movement. Amelia Boynton Robinson died at the age of 104-years-old. Boynton Robinson was credited with helping to lead the ‘Bloody Sunday’ March of 1965 in which she nearly died. After being beaten and nearly killed while crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama for voting rights, newspapers showed what happened which brought about national…

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Brave or Brainwashed? Black Mother Speaks Out Against Black Lives Matter


By Shanieka Stanton An Illinois mother has taken to social media to deliver a scathing message to members of the Black Lives Matter camp, and many are praising her as a hero. In a video posted to her Facebook page, Peggy Hubbard expressed sheer outrage and disgust over the recent protests occurring after the Aug. 19 St. Louis police shooting of 18-year-old Mansur Ball-Bey, and the indifference shown by #BlackLivesMatter…

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Kerry Washington Loves Her New Figure And Tells Why


Reported by Liku Zelleke Thirty-eight-year-old “Scandal” star Kerry Washington says she doesn’t want to go “back” to her pre-baby body and weight. Regardless, though, she looks as fit as ever as she adorns the cover of SELF magazine’s September issue. Washington gave birth to her baby Isabelle Amarachi in April 2014 and her body – in a sports bra and a leotard – definitely doesn’t show that she’s the worse…

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Beverly Johnson’s New Book ‘The Face That Changed It All’ Discusses Why She’s Lucky To Be Alive


By James A. Merritt Known as the first Black supermodel, Beverly Johnson, 63 is ready to tell her story by detailing some of the horrifying trappings of the modeling industry in the ’70s and ’80s in her new tell-all book, The Face That Changed It All. According to People, Johnson shares startling memories of starving herself to weigh just 103 pounds after being called “too fat.” At the time, she…

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