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How Did a Drone End Up On White House Grounds?

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By Victor Ochieng The White House has received a warning shot, calling for tightening loose ends in general security. The fact that a quadcopter operator crash-landed a drone within the precincts of the White House grounds is reason enough to send an alert to the executive mansion’s security officers. Early Monday at 3:00 a.m. ET, the drone landed at the ... Read More »

Member of Nebraska School Board Called on to Resign After Calling Obama a “Half Breed”

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A member of Nebraska’s school board is being called on to resign after making racially inflammatory remarks about President Obama. Pat McPherson’s blog included repeated references to President Barack Obama as a “half breed.” McPherson, however, said he didnt’ write the posts and expressed his disapproval before deleting them. Concerned citizens have called in to complain about McPherson’s comments, causing ... Read More »

Yvette Carnell: Obama Kisses Up to Israel, But Netanyahu Still Hates the President’s Guts

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by Yvette Carnell Much to the chagrin of human rights activists, President Obama has consistently stood with Israel, even after Israel’s summer offensive killed over 2,000 Palestinians. (Yes, the White House expressed “serious concerns” over Palestinian deaths, but that did nothing to change the outcome.) Even as Israel detains African immigrants, and Israelis beat them in the streets and hurl ... Read More »

Member of Nebraska School Board Called on to Resign After Calling Obama a “Half Breed” | Black Like Moi

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A member of Nebraska’s school board is being called on to resign after making racially inflammatory remarks about President Obama. Pat McPherson’s blog included repeated references to President Barack Obama as a “half breed.” McPherson, however, said he didnt’ write the posts and expressed his disapproval before deleting them. Concerned citizens have called in to complain about McPherson’s comments, causing ... Read More »

Why are most white people afraid to talk about race?

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Susan Patton, aka “The Princeton Mom” and Dr Boyce Watkins discuss the reasons that whites fear black people. Of course and as usual, they don’t agree on nearly anything, but that’s what makes it into a fun discussion. Susan also talks about a recent appearance on a black radio show, where she was ... Read More »

Guess Which Racial Group is More Likely to Be Killed by Police?

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After the unrest in Ferguson, there was a lot of conversation about whether blacks were actually being targeted by police. As a study published in August of 2014 found, blacks are not only targeted, they are far more likely to be murdered by police. Although the risk of blacks being killed by police is far lower than it once was, ... Read More »