The report revealed an increase in hate crimes that are predominantly race or sexual orientation related.
The FBI’s annual crime report showed an alarming spike in the number of hate crimes since 2017.
Countless news reports reflect the increase in hate crimes over the past year. Most recently, a Black woman was stabbed on a subway by a white man and called a “Black b***h.” Continue reading “Hate Crimes Increased By 17% In 2017 According To FBI Annual Report”
The gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp continues one day after the Nov. 6 election. In a conference call to media, Abrams’ team revealed that she will not concede the election to Kemp until all votes are counted. Continue reading “Stacey Abrams could sue Brian Kemp over Election Day issues”
San Francisco Giants legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey died today in a Bay Area hospital after losing what his former team called a “long battle with many health issues.” He was 80 years old. Continue reading “Hall Of Famer Willie McCovey Dies At 80”
When Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas in September, Dazia Lee’s tragic story made national headlines. Thinking the storm had passed on Sept. 16, the 20-year-old Lee headed out to her grandmother’s house with her 1-year-old son, Kaiden, strapped in his car seat. The drive took a tragic turn when a flash flood overcame the car, and as Lee tried to escape with her toddler, she lost him to the surging floodwaters. Continue reading “Mother Charged With Death of Her Toddler During Hurricane Florence Gets NAACP Support”
As Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams prepares to go head-to-head against Republican challenger Brian Kemp on November 6, she’ll have not just one, but two, special supporters by her side. Continue reading “Oprah Winfrey Joins Stacey Abrams On Campaign Trail”
Sixty-three-year-old Deborah Cantwell of Greentown, Indiana, was arrested on Thursday for misdemeanor charges of intimidation and criminal mischief. The charges came after Cantwell left a note on a neighbor’s door demanding they move their biracial son out of the “all-white neighborhood.” Continue reading “Indiana Woman Arrested After Leaving Racist Note On Neighbor’s Door”
The son of a Ferguson activist was found hanging from a tree, and she believes it was a result of lynching.
On October 17, Melissa McKinnies found her child, Danye Jones, hanging from a tree. The activist shared graphic images [viewer discretion is advised for the post] of her son to her Facebook page on Tuesday. Jones wore a T-shirt, shorts, and what appeared to be a large white sheet tied around his neck in the now-deleted post. Continue reading “Ferguson Activist Melissa McKinnies Claims Late Son Was Lynched”
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) wants Florida to change its racist and discriminatory hair policies which infringe on the liberties of black students.
In a letter sent to the Florida Department of Education, the LDF demanded six schools in the state dismiss bans on locs and braids. Continue reading “NAACP Legal Defense Fund Demands Florida Schools End Racist Hair Policies”
Kanye West did lunch with President Trump Thursday, but pre-empted the meal with a wildly entertaining and decidedly bizarre press conference in which he covered Superman, the 13th and Second amendment, North Korea and his budding MAGA bromance with the commander in chief. Continue reading “Donald Trump praises Kanye West’s words at White House”
Corey Lewis was babysitting two white children, and the cops were called on him by a white woman. The moment was captured on video and the parents are in disbelief. Continue reading “Parents ‘In Disbelief’ When Woman Calls The Cops On Their Black Babysitter”