Black Men

They Were The Fiercest Fighters Of WWI and WWII: The Harlem Hellfighters

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By Dana C. Ayres Memorial Day weekend is upon us and as Americans, we have a great deal to be thankful for.  Our freedoms have been bought and paid for with the blood of countless numbers of American soldiers.  Many of those soldiers were African-American. From Crispus Attucks to Colon Powell, America has had its fair share of Black defenders…and ...

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Rutgers football player charged with armed robbery

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Rutgers cornerback Darian Dailey was arrested early Sunday (May 24, 2015) morning for armed robbery in his hometown of Sarasota, FL. According to reports from The Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a man riding a bicycle reported to Sarasota County Sherriff’s deputies that he was held up at gunpoint at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning.  The robbery victim gave ...

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Flavor Flav was great with Public Enemy, but he’s really had a rough 20 years

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Reported by Victor Ochieng Controversial Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav was arrested early Thursday morning in Las Vegas. He was pulled over by highway patrol officers and was booked for many different crimes. The Nevada Highway Patrol apparently spotted Flav at 12:30 a.m. in a 2005 black BMW while speeding way beyond the recommended limit of 45 mph, actually ...

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50 years later, more and more people are celebrating Malcolm X

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By Doshon Farad Harlem, N.Y. — Nearly 50 years after his untimely death, El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, or Malcolm X, as he is commonly known, is still being honored and revered by many across the world. Nowhere, however, is the “Black Shining Prince,” as he is affectionately referred to, celebrated more than the place where he and other great ...

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Dr Sinclair Grey III – Can’t we all just get along?

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by Dr Sinclair Grey III People who operate under the notion that one race or culture is better than another are foolish. Wait a minute — I’m being too nice in saying it that way. Whenever one racial or cultural group portrays itself as superior to another, they are functioning as idiots. No one group is superior to any other ...

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Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III: Harriet Tubman should be on Mount Rushmore

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Harriet Tubman recently won the fan poll to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 dollar bill. While this is exciting for some people, it is disrespectful to others who view Harriet as a historical figure. I think she is arguably the greatest American ever produced and should not be on a $20 bill but on Mt. Rushmore. She was known ...

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Former NFL star just got to prison and is already in trouble

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By Victor Ochieng Convicted former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has found himself in trouble in prison. A source revealed on Tuesday that the 25-year-old former New England Patriots player acted as a lookout in a fight involving  two inmates. One source that requested anonymity said that “it was two-on-one, he was part of the two.” Hernandez, who’s locked up at ...

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Watch: Danny Glover goes beast on reporter for cutting off his interview

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Danny Glover is quite the spirited activist, fighting on a large number of issues that are near and dear to his heart.  One of his recent issues is the battle for postal workers across the country.  The US postal service is suffering from major drops in traffic due to reduced use of their services by Americans who are now opting ...

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