Meagan Hockaday KILLED IN OXNARD OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING. WOMAN KILLED IN OXNARD OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING Saturday, March 28, 2015 03:50PM OXNARD, Calif. (KABC) – A 26-year-old woman was killed in an officer-involved shooting after confronting an Oxnard police officer with a knife Friday morning. At 1 a.m., a man called […]
James P. Johnson (born James Price Johnson, also known as Jimmy Johnson; February 1, 1894 – November 17, 1955) was an American pianist and composer. A pioneer of the stride style of jazz piano, he was one of the most important pianists who bridged the ragtime and jazz […]
From The Grio: The inspiring story behind the ‘New Age of Slavery’ painting capturing the movement by Luvvie Ajayi Bodies hanging in the red stripes of the American flag and cracked stars. Never has a piece of art gripped me so hard and made me gasp. It was like someone […]
The White House Blog 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit Off to a Roaring Start Vinai Thummalapally March 24, 2015 02:52 PM EDT Ed. note: This was first posted on the U.S. Department of Commerce‘s blog yesterday.See the original post here. With more than 2,600 people from more than 70 […]
After backlash, beachwear company Tavik pulls T-shirt that evokes lynching By Soraya Nadia McDonald for The Washington Post It is absolutely sickening that @tjmaxx thinks it's okay to sell a shirt like this. pic.twitter.com/woCRDuEqpe — psycho girlfriend (@PsychoGF_) March 17, 2015 Here’s a question for the ages: Does the […]
Nina Fabunmi Fine Artist Nina Fabunmi Liberty Through Creativity Biography Nina Fabunmi’s interest in art began as a child, she developed her artistic skills just as she learnt how to read and write but realized it was a gift when she noticed that her peers could not do […]
The First Lady’s Travel Journal: A Journey That Began Decades Ago By Michelle Obama March 17, 2015 10:17 AM EDT This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to Japan and Cambodia and the Let Girls Learn initiative with young […]
The Final 2015 Black History Month Series Post: Earl Francis Lloyd (April 3, 1928 – February 26, 2015)
Black History Month Series 2015: Earl Francis Lloyd (April 3, 1928 – February 26, 2015) Mr Earl Francis Lioyd was a true trailblazer in the world of The National Basketball Association. Earl was the 1st Black player, 1st Black bench coach and 1st Black head coach in the NBA. […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Nancy Green (November 17, 1834 – August 30, 1923), a.k.a. Aunt Jemima.
Black History Month Series 2015: Nancy Green (November 17, 1834 – August 30, 1923) a.k.a. Aunt Jemima. Celebrating Black History Month – Nancy Green a.k.a. Aunt Jemima by Jennifer D. Loessy Nancy Green was born on Novermber 17, 1834. She was a Black storyteller and one of the first black […]
From February 21, 1965 to February 26th, 2012 to August 9th, 2014. #TrayvonMartin #MichaelBrown #MalcolmX50 pic.twitter.com/i7IErHTfPz — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) February 26, 2015 Trayvon Martin’s Parents ‘Heartbroken‘ Published on Feb 25, 2015 George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, will […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Ms. Ernesta G. Procope. From Storefront to Wall Street, Ernesta G. Procope Has Blazed Trails in Insurance and Real Estate Celebrating this year’s Black Enterprise A. G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Winner From Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton & BLACK ENTERPRISE History-makers seldom have an example to follow; […]
Black History Month Series 2015: Trayvon Benjamin Martin (February 5, 1995 – February 26, 2012) This Black History Moment will be a tad bit different. Today The Department Of Justice informed the world there will be no federal charges against George Zimmerman. Trayvon Martin: DOJ Announces No Charges Against […]
Oscars 2015 In Pictures: Film Stars Arrive On Red Carpet In Hollywood A Complete List Of The 2015 Oscar Winners: Best Picture – “Birdman” Michael Keaton’s comeback in 60 seconds Best Actor – Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything” Best Actress – Julianne Moore, “Still Alice” Best Director […]
From Daily Mail.com: Mother Of Four Shot In Road Rage Horror While Teaching Daughter To Drive, Has Died. Grieving Husband Vows To Find Mystery Killer. By Josh Gardner and Kieran Corcoran For Dailymail.com Las Vegas mom Tammy Meyers, 44, gave her 15-year-old daughter a driving lesson that triggered an […]
President Obama Speaks at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection David Hudson February 13, 2015 07:05 PM EST President Obama Speaks at the Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Summit Earlier this afternoon, the President visited Stanford University to speak at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity […]
I guess Doctor Ginsberg says it best huh. If I were a parent with small kids, I’d want this guy as my Pediatrician. From The Times.com: 92% of Doctors Say Measles Outbreak Due to Parents Not Vaccinating By Alexandra Sifferlin @acsifferlin Poll finds doctors overwhelmingly agree that people who […]
Denver Theater Refunds 1,200 Ticket Holders Who Avoided Bill Cosby’s Show. Meet Some Of The Victims.
From People Magazine: Denver Theater to Refund 1,200 Ticket Holders Who Avoided Bill Cosby‘s Show BY LYNETTE RICE @lynetterice Not every Bill Cosby concert has been sold out. Roughly 1,200 people – more than 38 percent of those who had tickets to an appearance at Denver’s Buell Theatre – […]
From BET: Commentary: The Oscars Are So White That… Hollywood seems to reject Black actors when they play strong African-American figures. By Keith Boykin After all these years, Hollywood still doesn’t get it. That’s the conclusion many have reached after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]
Repeating: When caucasians die 4 being caucasians then #AllLivesMatter Right now #BlackLivesMatter cause WE dying. pic.twitter.com/98nxs1MeGB — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) January 13, 2015 New Orleans finds homes for every homeless veteran in the city. http://t.co/u6CMSI983T pic.twitter.com/pDD8rhTwaX — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) January 13, 2015 These Democrats voted to build the Keystone pipeline. http://t.co/rIzJ4dw52j […]
Two Tuskegee Airmen, Clarence E. Huntley Jr. And Joseph Shambrey, Friends, Die In Their Homes On Same Day, January 5th, At Age 91.
2 Tuskegee Airmen Die in Los Angeles at 91 on the Same Day From Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Jan 11, 2015, 3:37 PM ET Two members of the Tuskegee Airmen ? the famed all-black squadron that flew in World War II ? died on the same day. The […]
It Continues: Another Black KID, Antonio Martin, Murdered By Police In Berkeley, Missouri, Near St. Louis, Missouri.
Another black man reportedly shot dead in St. Louis area, police blamed on social media Berkeley police just killed a man 63134 frost & Hanley NOW pic.twitter.com/LQwzh2xNdJ — Search4Swag (@search4swag) December 24, 2014 A black man has been shot by police officials in the St. Louis […]
Watch President Obama break down why 2014 was a year of progress for America. #ObamaPresser http://t.co/BfknpECbzX — The White House (@WhiteHouse) December 19, 2014 "We’ve cut our deficits by about two-thirds since I took office, bringing them below their 40-year average." —Obama pic.twitter.com/KcNadYQ98d — The White […]
If U have 1 Black man with 0 guns 0 knives & 2 hands up, how many bullets does it take 2 disarm him? #AskACop https://t.co/gaDa1zfCTm — N.O.T.O.R.I.O.U.S.™ (@MrMilitantNegro) December 18, 2014 President Obama Speaks at a Hanukkah Reception Mumia Abu Jamal Why We Can’t […]
Victims’ families speak out at protest USA: Eric Garner’s daughter speaks out at Capitol Hill rally Thousands gather to protest in Washington Entire College Team Wears ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts Millions March NYC (Time Lapse) Photo Gallery: #Justice4All March […]
East Bay Express: The Town Kitchen: Food Delivery for a Cause In the Bay Area’s tech-driven, convenience-oriented, “Uberized” economy, food delivery services that shuttle gourmet meals to your doorstep at the click of a button are a dime a dozen. But Sabrina Mutukisna’s new food delivery business, The […]
Knox College Suspends Player After Mike Brown Demonstration During Basketball Game Knox College in Galesburg, IL indefinitely suspends player after demonstration in solidarity with Ferguson and the journey to justice for Mike Brown during game in Clayton, MO. By Jazmin Michole On Saturday, November 29, 2014, days after the […]
Great American Smokeout The Great American Smokeout is an annual event on the third Thursday of November by the American Cancer Society. The event encourages Americans, of whom 43.8 million smoke as of June 2013, to stop tobacco smoking. The event challenges people to stop smoking cigarettes for 24 hours, […]
Defiance is in the air. The people of Ferguson, Missouri, rose up in fury against the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed 18 year-old Black youth. There have been heroic hunger strikes in prisons and detention centers, and mass outpourings in response to murders by police […]
Robin Williams dies at 63 in apparent suicide Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams died Monday at 63 of an apparent suicide, the Marin County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. Around 11:55 a.m. Monday, sheriff’s officials said, a 911 call came in about a man unresponsive in […]
Man’s Inhumanity To The Transgender Community. From Body of transgender woman found shot to death, left on a Cincinnati street OUTLOOK OHIO Saturday, June 28, 2014 CINCINNATI, Ohio – A transgender woman was found dead Thursday morning in the middle of a […]
From The President….President Barack Obama On Father’s Day. Hi, everyone — Today, I’m thinking about all the dads across the country, spending time with family and loved ones — and especially those fathers serving our country overseas, who can’t be […]
By Jueseppi B. I was 6 years old in 1999 when I was shot at what used to be referred to as “the” Jewish Community Center shooting. Sadly, after this past Sunday we can no longer refer to that shooting as the only one. To the […]
University Of California Santa Barbara Isla Vista Shooting Rampage: 7 Reported Dead Including 22 Year Old Shooter, Elliot Rodger.
By Jueseppi B. Elliot Rodger’s Retribution | Elliot Rodgers Retribution | Elliot Rodger Haunting Final Video [RAW] Published on May 24, 2014 Haunting final video of Elliot Rodgers titled ‘Retribution’ Elliot Rodger Retribution California Drive-by Shootings. Elliot Rodger’s Retribution | Premeditated Mass Murder. California shooting: Elliot […]