Black Men

What’s that vial that fell out of Kevin Durant’s pocket?

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By Victor Ochieng A suspicious-looking vial that looked to contain marijuana dropped out of Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant’s SUV as he was leaving a Los Angeles night club on Friday. The 26-year-old was talking to the media when the car arrived. The moment the door opened, a bottle fell out of the car to the ground. His entourage ...

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Two stepbrothers shot by a white police officer calls for investigation

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By Robert Stitt On Thursday, African-American stepbrothers Andre Thompson and Bryson Chaplin were shot by a White police officer, Ryan Donald of Olympia, Washington. Thompson was last reported to be in serious condition, while Chaplin was in critical condition, according to NewsOne. Donald was called to investigate the attempted theft of beer from a local supermarket by two Black male ...

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Doshon Farad speaks with Roland Martin about Cleveland cop acquittal

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In this interview below, Doshon Farad from Your Black World speaks about the acquittal of Cleveland officer Michael Brelo for the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. Thousands marched and rallied in protest after the acquittal, claiming that this decision by Judge John P. O’Donnell continues a prolonged pattern of racist abuse against the citizens of the city. ...

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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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