After years of open adultery and a sex offense conviction, Camille Cosby is calling it quits and divorcing comic legend Bill Cosby. Radar Online is reporting that Camille Cosby left the couple’s Philadelphia mansion, leaving a pleading Bill Cosby alone. According to a source with the outlet, “He literally is home alone. She even took the staff with her!” Continue reading “Camille Cosby: Divorcing Bill Cosby”
Khalid Kamau, an Atlanta native, is one of a number of activists making the transition from street protest to political office: When he was sworn in as a city council member for the newly incorporated city of South Fulton, a suburban area outside of Atlanta, he wore a Black Lives Matter pin on his lapel and placed his hand on a copy of bell hooks’ Salvation.
For generations, African-American parents have borne a special burden in mentoring their teenage children as they begin driving, having to say, be calm and extra polite when stopped by the police, and do nothing unexpected that could get you killed. Continue reading “Lifesaving Lessons for Driving While Black”
We are living in a time in which the media has brought the appropriation, consumption and annihilation of Black and brown culture front and center. We are flooded as adults with such triggering imagery and conversation, but one thing we continuously fail to address is how it’s affecting the most vulnerable and inquisitive audience: our children. Continue reading “A YOUNG BLACK GIRL BREAKS DOWN RACISM AND GENTRIFICATION IN MUCH-NEEDED NEW SERIES”
Have you ever referred to someone or something as racist?
While many people shy away from using the word because of its incendiary nature, I use it a lot. A whole lot. My predilection for using the term is not because I think everything and everyone is racist. It’s that I want to normalize the word. Continue reading “10 Euphemisms For ‘Racist’ That Won’t Hurt White People’s Feelings”
Kanye West is under fire for comments he made about slavery during a sit-down with TMZ on Tuesday. During the interview, the 40-year-old rapper touched on his love for President Trump, his recent tweets, and one point said slavery “sounds like a choice.” Continue reading “Kanye West Suggests, Slavery was a choice and gets tastefully checked”
Cracker Barrel has a long history of racism against employees and customers.
The internet’s list of receipts about racism at Cracker Barrel just got longer. A Black man took his complaint about the restaurant to court after he was thrown out of a Cracker Barrel in Cross Lanes, West Virginia. Continue reading “Man Was Thrown Out Of A Cracker Barrel For Just Sitting Down”
LARGO, Fla. — Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of an investigation.
Thirty-year-old Linus Phillip was killed by a Largo police officer last month after, authorities say, he tried to drive away before an officer could search him. Continue reading “WTF Are they Thinking: Florida Police use dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone”
Atlanta has become a magnet for the tech industry and now there is an exciting opportunity for those holding high school diplomas or a GED. The program is called TechBridge and its mission is to train young adults from the ages of 18-24 in the skills needed in today’s tech environment. Continue reading “Atlanta Councilman Andre Dickens: TechBridge offers free training and jobs”
The police force in California is in hot water yet again, after several officers fired a barrage of shots at a vehicle, killing one man and injuring another woman. Continue reading “Unarmed Father, Diante Yarber, Killed in CA Walmart Parking Lot After Police Fire 30 Shots”