The gun has replaced the rope

At first, it was the rope. Now, it’s the gun. Mass shootings have become an alternate…

Terrorist leader prison sentence brings justice for black families

WASHINGTON – Five years after being terrorized by a violent hate crime, justice was served for…

Black, homelessness, and living in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES, CA-Black people face three key issues that the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA)…

The Truth Awards pays homage to black LGBTQ trailblazers

LOS ANGELES — In the spirit of awards season, the Better Brothers Los Angeles (BBLA) in…

The uninvited guest: Brad Pye Jr.’s fight for black press equality

Brad Pye Jr. has had a history of firsts during his illustrious sports journalism career. The…

Living with PTSD: My story

There are over 44 million people living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the United States.…

Young, black, female and changing the face of the medical field

Charleston, SC — For one resident, being a surgeon is an opportunity to ‘fix’ people. For…

HBCUs feel the love after Beyoncé drops historic Coachella set

She first served up Coachella with a spectacular splashdown performance. Then she made some more noise…

Black workers are public sector workers

Racism and white supremacy are powerful, shapeshifting forces. They have persisted in our culture, politics and…

Expo focuses attention on women’s health

LONG BEACH, CA-When it comes to issues related to health, it’s all about getting educated and…

Ex-NBAer Juaquin Hawkins’ walk with grace

Former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins can tell you a thing or two about perseverance. Like a…

Black parents say ‘Make UC an Option’ for African Americans

OAKLAND, Calif. — The cost of a University of California education, feeling welcomed on campus and…

The social conscious of John Carlos

John Carlos has a lot to say about a lot of things. This is one guy…

Revisiting the Life and Murder of Emmett Till

We can never forget of the anguish and terror Mamie Till Mobley felt as she went…

Older Black Lives Matter–says top researcher

DAVIS, Calif (Paul Kleyman, New America Media).–Prof. James S. Jackson says the overwhelming propensity among researchers to…