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Malcolm X explains why black people don’t have jobs

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In this very important video, Malcolm X is talking about the importance of owning black businesses.  Due to the legacy and history of African Americans being trained to work for whites, we are stuck in a cycle within which we’re taught to believe that our purpose for education or any other training is to get a white-owned company to hire us. The challenge with this line of thinking is that…

Fox Host Tucker Carlson says poor people are fat. www.blacklikemoi.com

Fox News Host Suggests President Obama Focuses On Jobs to End Obesity

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Fox News host Tucker Carlson has come to the conclusion that poor people are overweight and rich people thin and healthy. He states that people who do not have a lot of money cannot afford to eat healthy food; and therefore, they are larger in size than those who can afford to eat well. Harris Faulkner of Out Numbered cited a studied that showed that people who…

Transgender TV Star Shuts Down Katie Couric

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By Stephanie Allen-Gobert Katie Couric, born Katherine Anne “Katie “Couric is an American television journalist, author and a talk show host. Katie has a syndicated talk show which airs on ABC at 4:00pm (ET). Couric has had her fair share of controversy on her show.  From her disproportionate HPV vaccine episode, heavy media scrutiny resulting from her 2008 Sarah Palin interviews, and now the more recent controversy, her presumptuous questions…

Harlem Pastors Rising Up to Dethrone Al Sharpton; Say He No Longer Represents the People

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A group of pastors in New York city have decided to make it their mission to undermine the growing political power of Rev. Al Sharpton.   Sharpton has gained national prominence and a stronger mainstream presence during the last five years since the election of President Barack Obama.  Critics claim that Sharpton has used his power for personal gain, fame and fortune and left behind the interests of black people in…

“Good Times Movie” In The Works

“Good Times Movie” In The Works

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Transforming a beloved TV classic into a movie is a dicey proposition. But there are reasons to be hopeful about Good Times. Sony and Scott Rudin are teaming to bring the ’70s sitcom about a working-class black family to the big screen. Based in the south side of Chicago, Norman Lear’s socially-aware Good Times tells the story of James and Florida Evans and their three charismatic children J.J., Thelma and…

Unemployment Is Rough On Black Youth

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By Dr. Darron Smith Capitalism has been difficult on people of color, and African Americans in particular, who persistently face discrimination in employment leaving them often shut out and left out of the so-called “American dream.” For many black youth, the vision of better days ahead remains ever illusive, especially for black folk that are continually told in direct and nondescript ways that they do not matter much in the…

Walmart Promises To Hire Any Veterans Looking For Work

Walmart Promises To Hire Any Veterans Looking For Work

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Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest retailer, will announce today (Tuesday) a plan to hire every veteran who wants a job, provided that the veterans have left the military in the previous year and did not receive a dishonorable discharge. The announcement, to be made in a speech in New York by William S. Simon, the president and chief executive of Wal-Mart U.S., represents among the largest hiring commitments for veterans in…

Census Data revealed almost half of American households receive government assistance

Census Data revealed almost half of American households receive government assistance

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Almost half of all Americans live in a household where at least one member received government benefits in the first quarter of 2011, according to a new report. Data from the Census Bureau revealed that 49.1 per cent of the population live in a household which gets at least one kind of government benefit with many likely to receive more than one. The figure marks a steep rise in the…

Republicans Target Youth In Election 2012

Republicans Target Youth In Election 2012

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A new super PAC is targeting younger voters—but it’s Republican, not Democratic. The Crossroads Generation aims to tap into the frustration of young Americans fed up with poor job prospects, overwhelming student loans and a weak economy. The new PAC is today launching a $50,000 social media campaign focusing on young voters in eight swing states. “Younger voters aren’t looking for a party label,” said a communications adviser for the…

The Bitter Battle Between Tracy Morgan and His Mother

The Bitter Battle Between Tracy Morgan and His Mother

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    A bitter war of words has broken out between 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan and his estranged mother. Alicia Warden has hit out at her son for failing to stump up the cash to help her make mortgage repayments on her Ohio home. The 61-year-old faces – who owes $25,000 – faces foreclosure on her house unless she makes a minimum payment by February 23. Morgan, who is…

Unemployed Allowed To Pay No Mortgage For Up To 1 Year

Unemployed Allowed To Pay No Mortgage For Up To 1 Year

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    Well it looks like unemployed homeowners will be allowed to suspend or reduce mortgage payments for as long as a year under a new policy announced by mortgage finance firm Freddie Mac on Friday. The new rules take effect on Feb. 1. According to CBS, Freddie Mac will give mortgage servicers the authority to provide six months of forbearance to unemployed borrowers without prior approval, and the agency…

High School Teacher Faces Unemployment Over Homophobic Facebook Posts

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From the Daily Mail UK: A New Jersey school teacher accused of writing anti-gay comments on Facebook is stirring a new pot on free speech rights versus her possible termination. Tenure charges were formally filed against high school English teacher Viki Knox, 50, last month after she was placed on leave in September for words her school board argues to be potentially harmful to their students. ‘Why parade your unnatural…

The Grio Calls Out Stanley Crouch For ‘Unfair’ Attacks

The Grio Calls Out Stanley Crouch For ‘Unfair’ Attacks

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      This holiday season, conservative black columnist Stanley Crouch is in a cheerful mood — not because of the company of good family or friends, or for witnessing the giving spirit of strangers, or the returning of our young men and women from Iraq — but because he believes America is turning their backs on the Kardashians. To that I say, okay — whatever floats his boat. In…

Judge Approves $100 Million Lawsuit Against Beyonce

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A judge has approved the next steps of a $100 million lawsuit filed against the singer Beyonce by a videogame maker.  Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Charles Ramos has ejected the request of Beyonce’ legal team to throw out the suit.   The lawsuit was filed by Gate Five LLC, who argues that Beyonce “double crossed” them… [Continue Reading on JusKhaotic.comt]  

Jay-Z ‘Occupy All Streets’ Tees SOLD OUT in One Day

Jay-Z ‘Occupy All Streets’ Tees SOLD OUT in One Day

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    After Jay-Z‘s controversial “Occupy All Streets” t-shirts were yanked from the Rocawear website yesterday, many people speculated that he had caved to pressure from the #OccupyWallStreet movement to stop capitalizing on the backs of people who are fighting corporate greed. Not the case. A post on Rocawear’s website, Roc4Life stated that shirts were sold out due to high demand and they are back on sale today. One of…