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Young Ohioans Rally on Steps of Statehouse to Lift Up Need for Policy Changes Against Police Brutality

OSA and Allies Host Rally to Address Growing Police Violence In Communities of Color   On Saturday, October 18, at 12:00 pm, The Ohio Student Association (OSA), the Ohio Organizing Collaborative...

Gov’t Fails to Disclose Fluoride’s Disproportionate Harm to Black Community

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Government health authorities knew over 50 years ago that black Americans suffered greater harm from fluoridation, yet failed to warn the black...

Amidst Vigilantism & Police Violence Dream Defenders Propose Marketing Bulletproof Vests to Minors

As Midterms Approach #VestOrVote Billboard Campaign, Parody Website, and New PSA Dramatize Choice Facing Communities of Color Impacted by Violence *** View Vest Sales Page HERE:...

Miss UVI’s First to Bring Home National Hall of Fame Crown

Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. Thomas competed against 20 other...

Historic Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and the Daniel Payne Community Development Corporation Host 4th Annual Moneywise Financial Empowerment Summit

Speakers include Kelvin Boston, George Fraser, Denise Rolark Barnes, Andy Shallal   Washington, D.C.-Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and The Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation...

Kam’s Kapsules: For movies opening October 24, 2014

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams BIG BUDGET FILMS  Ouija (PG-13 for disturbing violence, frightening images and mature themes) Horror flick about a tight-knit group of...

AFRICAN AMERICAN ECU FOOTBALL COACH PREPARES TO LAUNCH CHILDREN’S BOOK

Greenville, NC (BlackNews.com) — From playbooks to children’s books, he’s the Coach we all love and adore and now in true Ruffin McNeill fashion he’s added author to his repertoire. McNeill,...

FORMER WASHINGTON, DC RESIDENT, AUTHOR, SPEAKER AND SUPPORT GROUP FACILITATOR HELPS WOMEN WITHOUT HOPE TO FIND THEIR WAY!

Hampton, VA (BlackNews.com) — Many support groups offer just that-support, but Barbara Marie Barnes of EYES Evolution helps women to go deeper. Via her self-esteem support group, she attempts...

Second Season Premiere of Family Time Tues. Oct. 14 @ 10:00 p.m. ET on Bounce TV

Lynn Whitfield, Lawrence Hilton Jacobs & Jackee Among Guest Stars ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The new, 10-episode second season of Bounce TV’s popular sitcom Family Time...

Social Satire Takes Sophisticated Look at Race Relations in the Ivy League

Dear White People Film Review by Kam Williams The academics are tough enough at Winchester University, a mythical Ivy League institution. It’s too bad that black students there also have to worry...