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White man who killed Markeis McGlockton dad over parking spot finally charged

There has been a dramatic change in the case of the White man who shot a Black father in front of his girlfriend and...

Prayers up for Aretha Franklin, reportedly “gravely ill” in a Detroit Hospital

We are praying for Aretha Franklin who is Reported to be "Gravely Ill" in a Detroit Hospital, Surrounded by Family. According to reports, Aretha Franklin, 76,...

LeBron James Praised Black Women and Saltine Americans Are Predictably Upset

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images)You can pretty much set your watch to it at this point. A certain contingent of white people is once against incensed at LeBron James. Disgusted. Siiiiiiuuuuck with rage. The reason? LeBron James had the nerve, the gall, the appalling lack of shame to show love to black women on his Instagram account Wednesday. In two separate posts with the same caption, James shared galleries of magazine cover photos featuring black women. These included Beyoncé’s recent Vogue cover, as well as Rihanna on British Vogue, Lupita Nyong’o on Porter, Zendaya on Marie Claire, Tiffany Haddish on Glamour, and the ladies of Pose on Out magazine. Advertisement James wrote underneath the galleries: Nothing in this world is more POWERFUL than Colored Women!! Thank you all for continuing to not settle and setting great examples in life for so many looking up to you for inspiration/guidance and love!! My daughter is watching! #WomenPower (OK, a little bit of a yikes on “Colored W..

Elderly Sikh Man Spat On, Beaten; ‘Disgusted’ Police Chief’s Estranged 18-Year-Old Son Is the Suspect

Tyrone McAllisterPhoto: Manteca Police DepartmentA 71-year-old Sikh man was brutally attacked by a park near his home in Manteca, Calif. early Monday morning, prompting outrage from the community. Surveillance footage showed the elderly man, identified as Sahib Singh Natt being confronted by two men wearing hoods. A suspect in a black hoodie is seen kicking Natt so hard that he falls over, his turban toppling off of his head. Natt gets up and attempts to defend himself, only to be kicked down again. The duo starts to walk away, but the man in the black hoodie runs back, kicking Natt as he is down three more times, before spitting on the 71-year-old, leaving him lying on the street. Natt was taken to the hospital and was later released. According to police, the elderly man who does not speak English, couldn’t understand what the men were saying to him. Naturally, the incident outraged the community and many across the whole state, especially as it took place just days after a separate a..

Aja Naomi King Gets Powerful for the Cover of Shape’s September Issue

Screenshot: Ben Watts (Shape Magazine/Meredith Corporation)“All the things I’m involved in now are about women standing up for themselves,” How to get Away with Murder’s Aja Naomi King tells Shape magazine, covering their September issue. Joining an unprecedented number of black women (and Kanye and kids) covering 2018's fall fashion issues, King, also an ambassador for L’Oréal Paris, tells the magazine she’s proud to be part of the beauty brand’s annual Women of Worth event, honoring women making a change in their communities, and she’s the star of the upcoming film A Girl from Mogadishu, which chronicles the story of international activist Ifrah Ahmed, a Somali woman fighting to end the practice of female genital mutilation. King is also politically and socially active; she mentors through Opening Act and works with the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is currently working on the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would prevent states from enacting laws that deprive wome..

What Might Be on Omarosa’s Trump Tapes, Ranked by Cookout Invitations

President Donald Trump holds an African American History Month listening session attended by Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault (L) and other officials in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC.Photo: Michael Reynolds (Getty Images)There are a few people identifiable by only one name: Oprah, Cher, Madonna, and Omarosa. But only one of them has those Trump tapes! That’s right the woman you love to hate might be out here trying to save us all from the hot trash lava explosion that is the Trump administration. According to The Daily Beast Omarosa not only recorded President Trump, but she’s been playing the tapes for people because she’s messy like that. Omarosa was always planning an escape from the time she latched onto the president’s heel like used Kleenex. Because Omarosa has always and only been about the self-promotion of Omarosa, those tapes have hopefully been transcribed in her forthcoming book Unhin..

Racist Minnesota Couple Accused in Attack on Black Man Allegedly Held Him to the Ground and Threatened to Run Him Over With a Truck

Photo: Stearns County Jail (KNSI Radio)A St. Cloud, Minn., couple is facing multiple charges after they allegedly assaulted a black man, hurled racial slurs at him and then threatened to run him over with their truck. The brutal attack occurred on Monday when the man went to the home of Aaron Charles Stevens to pick up a fan. Stevens then apparently started attacking him, coming out of his home and yelling at the man to get off of his property, calling him racial slurs, including “nigger” and hurling other verbal abuses, KNSI Radio reports. Advertisement Stevens, 58, allegedly broke a beer bottle and threw it at the man, striking the unidentified victim in the face and cutting him. He also charged at the victim with a large tie strap with metal hooks. The man acknowledged that he grabbed a hammer hoping to defend himself, but was hit in the face by the metal hooks. As the two continued to scuffle, Stevens pinned the man on the ground before calling for his girlfriend, 41-year-old Myr..

A Year After Unite the Right, Charlottesville Is Taking a Stand Against Media and ‘Allies’ Who Implicitly Support White Supremacy

People embrace at the spot where Heather Heyer was killed and 19 others injured when a car slammed into a crowd of people protesting against a white supremacist rally, August 16, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville will held a memorial service for Heyer Wednesday, four days after she was killed when a participant in a white nationalist, neo-Nazi rally allegedly drove his car into the crowd of people demonstrating against the ‘alt-right’ gathering.Photo: Photo by Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images)Anxiety is high in Virginia as it approaches the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally, the “alt-right” violent protest that brought together all manner of white supremacists in Charlottesville. In anticipation of demonstrations—and subsequent clashes—marking the anniversary, including a Unite the Right 2 rally that will be held this weekend in Washington, D.C., the Commonwealth and the city of Charlottesville have declared a state of emergency. According to CNN, Jeffrey..