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Chris Brown and Rihanna Could Care Less What You Think about Domestic Violence

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*Ponder, if you will, for a moment the countless number of women who could have gained needed strength to flee domestic violence situations if Rihanna would have became an ardent domestic violence advocate after she was assaulted by Chris Brown on February 8, 2009. Think of the abusers that could have been influenced to stop abusing their significant others if Chris Brown would have boldly admitted his wrong and spoke…

D.L. Hughley on the Presidential Debate: Romney Talked to Obama ‘Like a Servant’

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Comedian D.L. Hughley was interviewed on Current’s “Joy Behar: Say Anything!” to discuss, among other things, his thoughts on the most recent presidential debate. Hughley made his contempt for the GOP known, and then went on to say that he thought Mitt Romney spoke to President Obama like a servant during the debate. Hughley and Behar began by discussing whether President Obama can get aggressive with Romney without being viewed…

TN Woman Who Fell Over Cruise Ship Identified

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News Channel 3 in Bartlett, TN has revealed the identity of a Bartlett woman who fell off the side of the cruise ship she was on. The woman fell off the ship on September 16. The woman was seen falling off by other passenger on Royal Caribbean’s Allure of The Seas. The other passengers reported that she fell over the railing. The witnesses’ reports were confirmed by a security video….

Jamaican students from kindergarten through high school are supposed to learn values such as self-esteem, respect for others and personal responsibility by studying Marcus Garvey

Jamaica Mandates Study Of Marcus Garvey To Bolster Self-Pride In Children

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Marcus Garvey is being resurrected in Jamaican classrooms throughout the entire island. Jamaican school officials have mandated a civics program for students from kindergarten through high school to study Garvey’s values (e.g. self-esteem, respect for others, accountability). Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said Garvey is the “first man on a mass scale and level to give Negroes a sense of dignity and destiny.”  Jamaica is home to 2.8 million (predominantly black)…

‘Young Black Thugs Who Won’t Follow the Law Need to Be Put Down’ According To Louisiana School Psychologist

‘Young Black Thugs Who Won’t Follow the Law Need to Be Put Down’ According To Louisiana School Psychologist

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The Jefferson Parish School Board has been put on blast! The civil rights organization Southern Poverty Law Center filed a complaint alleging that the school system “sends a disproportionate number of black and disabled students to alternative schools to languish for months.” Now the group is targeting Jefferson Parish for employing a school psychologist who posted a disgusting racist azz Twitter rant: Traina, who believes George Zimmerman is “the real…

Top 5 Diseases That Are Misdiagnosed In African Americans

Top 5 Diseases That Are Misdiagnosed In African Americans

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Millions of Americans spend years suffering from unexplained health problems. Sometimes even the best doctors miss the mark: About 40 percent of all mistakes that doctors make are misdiagnoses, says the National Patient Safety Foundation. Why? That’s because many ailments have similar symptoms or can be detected only with tests that your physician might consider unnecessary if he’s confident in his verdict. If you’re in the know about often-confused conditions,…

‘The greatest mistake America made was allowing women to vote’ according to Fox News Guest Jesse Lee Peterson

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A frequent Fox News guest has drawn wide condemnation for saying women should have never been given the right to vote. In a sermon that was posted on YouTube in March, Rev Jesse Lee Peterson said women are leading the United States down a path of wickedness because they have too much political power. Fox News host Sean Hannity has invited Rev Peterson on his show several times, including after…

Rush Limbaugh defended Joseph Kony, Leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)

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Here is the transcript: Lord’s Resistance Army are Christians. It means God. I was only kidding. Lord’s Resistance Army are Christians. They are fighting the Muslims in Sudan. And Obama has sent troops, United States troops to remove them from the battlefield, which means kill them. That’s what the lingo means, “to help regional forces remove from the battlefield,” meaning capture or kill. So that’s a new war, a hundred troops…

Should Obama Stop Kony?

Should Obama Stop Kony?

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    The viral Kony 2012 video has propelled the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony, into the world’s spotlight and conscience. On YouTube alone, more than 56 million people viewed it in its first four days. As the video created by Invisible Children shows, the LRA has created an enormous human rights and humanitarian crisis in central and east Africa. The LRA, which began as a rebel…

Charlize Theron Adopts A Black Baby Boy

Charlize Theron Adopts A Black Baby Boy

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    Charlize Theron is a mom!  Us Weekly reports that the Oscar-winning actress, 36, has adopted an African-American baby boy named Jackson. According to a source, little Jackson was born in the United States. “She has always wanted to be a mom,” the source tells Us. “She is glad to be able to do it on her own now and is so happy to be a mom.” Baby Jackson…

Cadmium Intake Linked To The Risk of Breast Cancer risk

Cadmium Intake Linked To The Risk of Breast Cancer risk

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  In a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest less of the industrial chemical in their food. Cadmium, a heavy metal long identified as a carcinogen, leaches into crops from fertilizers and when rainfall or sewage sludge deposit…

Viral Kony Film Draws Outrage from Ugandans

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The 30-minute video, Kony2012, was produced by three US videographers campaigning for greater efforts to capture Kony, the leader of the LRA. The video has been viewed on YouTube alone almost 50 million times in the last five days. Jay Carney, the White House Press Secretary, congratulated the “hundreds of thousands of Americans who have mobilised to this unique crisis of conscience.” Mr Carney said: “I think this viral video…

Study Shows Blacks Receive More Drug Charges Than Other Races

Study Shows Blacks Receive More Drug Charges Than Other Races

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  The Drug Policy Alliance recently reported on rampant discrimination against people of color when when it comes to drug charges. Studies show that drug use is pretty even among the races, yet minorities are stopped and searched more than any other race. While African-Americans only compose 14 percent of the drug users in the United States they compose 37 percent of those arrested for drug offenses. The Drug Policy…

Farrakhan Says that Racism Could Lead to Obama Assassination

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During a speech given in Chicago to the Nation of Islam this week, the Minister Louis Farrakhan gave a stern warning that racism could lead to the assassination of the nation’s first black president. “Do you think they’re wicked enough to be plotting our brother’s assassination as we speak?” he asked the crowd. The speech was given at the United Center in observance of Saviour’s Day, an annual celebration of…

Black History Month Community Profile: Imam Siraj Wahhaj

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Imam Siraj Wahhaj is an African American Muslim leader and speaker who not only invigorates the community around him, but actively organizes to make positive changes to society. He is resident Imam at Masjid A- Taqwa in Brooklyn, New York and the Amir (Leader) of the Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA). His words have had life changing affects upon Muslims around the world while his energy and passion for Islam…