Black Women

Towanna Freeman: How to overcome a cheating spouse

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download When we have infidelity in our relationships, some of us just want to throw in the towel. But most long-term relationships must overcome some form of betrayal. This video serves as a guide post to figure out how to move forward after such tragedy. There is a video you can watch with Dr ...

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Rachel Miller-Bradshaw: Be patient, the black family CAN be restored

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By Rachel Miller-Bradshaw During a recent conversation on Black America, I was frustratingly told by the black male I was conversing with that people of African descent are doomed in this country.  He referenced the “ghettoes” where so many Black Americans live, the mass incarceration of black males, and the disenfranchisement of black men in particular from corporate and entrepreneurial ...

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Was Law Enforcement in Baltimore Inciting Violence and Theft?

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Reported by Robert Stitt When people took to the streets of Baltimore to protest the death of Freddie Gray, several of the demonstrations spun out of control. The mainstream media showed video footage of fires, broken windows and looting. The videos showed protestors throwing bricks and bottles at police, destroying patrol cars, and looting stores. Threats were made against Mondawmin ...

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Dr Roosevelt Mitchell III: Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill is disrespectful

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Some people are voting that Harriet Tubman should be on the $20 bill instead of Andrew Jackson. But not everyone agrees. Roosevelt Mitchell, aka “The Disability Scholar,” says that putting Tubman on the twenty disrespects her legacy and fails to represent the scope of her contribution to the black community and to the world. Check out his video and tell ...

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NY Corrections Officer Allegedly Smuggled “Crack” in for Inmates

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By Victor O. A veteran correction officer in Manhattan has been busted and slammed with drug possession charges for allegedly smuggling contraband into the jail she worked in and dealing it to inmates. Patricia Howard, who has reportedly worked for more than 17 years with the New York Department of Corrections, was arrested Saturday night by the city’s Department of ...

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Invisible women left behind when black men are being sent to prison

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Let’s face it – incarceration is big business. Because incarceration is big business, you’re more likely to see the faces of African-Americans and other minority groups behind bars. Statistics don’t lie. While the number of men who are incarcerated has and continues to affect what happens in families and communities, we cannot forget the number ...

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A million moms march and mourn: Will this end police brutality?

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By Joshua D. Copeland Thanks to the epidemic of police brutality, there are millions of mothers who will never get to celebrate Mother’s day with their children again.  The mothers whose children were killed by police officers joined together and formed the Million Moms March to call an end to the injustice. The Million Moms March took place May 9th ...

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Young mother tosses 1-year old son off a bridge

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Reported by Victor O. A toddler who was allegedly thrown off a bridge into a river by his mother has died in a hospital several days after being rescued downstream by two police officers. One-year-old Zymeir Perry (pictured with his mom) was found floating in the Lehigh River after being allegedly thrown about 52 feet from the top of the ...

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