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A 29-year-old New Orleans man has reportedly been arrested in the non-fatal shooting of his 1-year-old step-grandson, according to Nola.com. Damien Randolph, 29, was arrested on Feb. 28 for illegal possession of a firearm by a felon, domestic abuse battery, aggravated assault with a firearm and aggravated battery, according to Orleans Parish Jail records. He […]

Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. has been nominated by the Trump administration to be chief of staff for the United States Air Force.  He would be the first African-American to hold that title. “I am truly honored and humbled by the nomination to serve as the Air Force’s 22nd Chief of Staff,” he said. “If confirmed, […]

She says the current man in the White House should get "some credit."

Louise “Mother” Hunter, founder of Love and Charity Homeless Shelter and Mission in Racine, Wisconsin; and mother of 21 children and dozens of grand and great-grandchildren, died Saturday at the age of 85. Hunter, who migrated to Racine from Mississippi, opened the Louise Hunter Love and Charity Club in the 1970s. She continued to operate […]

44-year-old Nathaniel Woods is set to be executed in Alabama next week for the shooting deaths of three police officers in 2004. The case is raising alarm for activists and citizens because Woods didn’t actually pull the trigger on the cops, and the case against him is reportedly full of inconsistencies. The prosecutors in Woods’ […]

Looking for a black-owned restaurant in your city? There’s an app for that. Entrepreneurs, Anthony and Janique Edwards, were tired of struggling to find black-owned eateries, so they created an app to solve that problem. EatOkra is a new app that connects users to black-owned restaurants in over 30 cities across the country. The couple founded the company […]

Authorities have reportedly found the body of 23-year-old Anitra Gunn, a Georgia college student who was missing since Valentine’s Day. USA Today reports, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed that Gunn’s body was found Tuesday afternoon in Crawford County, about 100 miles south of Atlanta. Her disappearance was first reported after hours went by without […]

Lil Wayne is most likely celebrating his fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, as Funeral launched to the top of the chart dated Feb. 15, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. He also has four songs from the album on the Billboard Hot 100. “I Do It,” featuring Big Sean and Lil Baby, is at No. 33, followed […]

Frederick Douglass, the abolitionist, orator and author who escaped slavery in the 19th century, was also a newspaper editor. And now, the newspapers Douglass edited between 1847 and 1874 are available for free online through the Library of Congress. On Saturday, the library tweeted, “NEW ONLINE: We have just made available newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass.” The […]

In 2018 Kobe Bryant founded The Mamba Sports Foundation to make a positive impact on young people through sports. The name was inspired by Bryant’s nickname on the court, Black Mamba. His widow, Vanessa Bryant has announced the name will be changed to The Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation to honor both her late husband and […]

Two men in Atlanta have been arrested for pretending to be the iconic Hip Hop group, Wu-Tang Clan. They were riding around in a Rolls Royce, running up hotel tabs. According WSBTV, “A group of men driving around in Rolls-Royces posed as famous rappers to scam more than $100,000 from exclusive hotels, according to a […]

A video has gone viral of students at a California High School chanting  a xenophobic phrase during a basketball game. Righetti High School students were taunting the St. Joseph High School basketball team, which has three players from Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. territory, and one from France, according to the Santa Maria Times. The […]