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“WE GOT PLAYED” WORDS OF MOREHOUE PRESIDENT

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There is an old African proverb that has been passed down from the ancestors through generations of black people that goes like this: “Never trust anyone who lets people put their feet on the couch.” After meeting with the Trump administration for two days and reviewing Cheddar Bob’s executive order on HBCUs, Morehouse College President […]

IF OBAMACARE IS REPEALED WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR OUR BLACK WOMAN?

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Bianca Adams worked part-time jobs as a spa professional, sometimes juggling two or three at a time, for years. But none of them offered her insurance, which meant that the 47-year-old with diabetes often went to the emergency room for care. “I was one of those people that had to go to the emergency when […]

DONALD TRUMP HAS NEW PLAN FOR THE “BLACK” COMMUNITY

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At a presidential rally on Wednesday, Donald Trump laid out his plan to help the Black community – in front of his usual mostly white audience. In his usual snarky demeanor, Trump painted an unrealistic picture of the entire Black community being in dire poverty and himself as the person to fix all the problems. […]

117 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE THEIR FACES STORED IN FACIAL RECOGNITION DATABASES

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According to a new study, 117 million Americans have their faces stored in facial recognition databases used by law enforcement with little, to no regulations. The study, The Perpetual Line-Up, is a 150-page report that documents a huge cobbled-together network of facial recognition systems that are being used by federal, state, and local law enforcement […]

FREDDIE FIGGERS, ONE OF THE YOUNGEST AFRICAN AMERICAN TELE-COMM LEADERS IN AMERICA TODAY.

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Figgers Communications is owned, operated by 26-year old inventor and software engineer. Tallahassee Florida, July 7, 2016 (Newswire.com) – Freddie Figgers became one of the youngest African-Americans to own and operate an independent, U.S.-based telecommunications company when he launched Figgers Communications. When he was 9 years old, Freddie Figgers was given a non-functioning computer to […]

AIRBNB MAY BE A NO GO IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK

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ALBANY, N.Y. — A proposal that would outlaw online advertisements for short-term rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the New York state Senate by an overwhelming margin. It’s already illegal to rent out apartments for less than 30 days in New York City. Airbnb spokesman Josh Meltzer says state lawmakers “cut a last minute […]

HOW THE CITIES OF THE FUTURE WILL HARNESS ENERGY

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In the global effort to fight climate change, cities have some of the greatest potential– and the greatest imperative — to make a difference. With an increasing global migration into the world’s urban areas, which are expected to support at least two-thirds of the total human population by 2050, experts have argued that cities have […]

HAITI TO BECOME APART OF THE AFRICAN UNION

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May 8, 2016, Haiti to become a full MEMBER of African Union (AU) in June during the next sitting in Malawi. Though AU is a useless Organization, the symbolism is grandiose. Welcome home Family. From an African perspective, going to the Caribbean can be a disarming experience. On many of the islands, the people look […]

THE LEGEND PRINCE PASSES AT THE YOUNG AGE OF 57

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Prince, the songwriter, singer, producer, one-man studio band and consummate showman, died on Thursday at his home, Paisley Park, in Chanhassen, Minn. He was 57. His publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, confirmed his death but did not report a cause. In a statement, the Carver County sheriff, Jim Olson, said that deputies responded to an emergency call […]

TOP NIXON ADVISOR ADMITS WAR ON DRUGS WAS AN AGENDA TO DESTROY THE BLACK COMMUNITY

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The “War on Drugs” was actually a political tool to crush leftist protesters and black people, a former Nixon White House adviser admitted in a decades-old interview published Tuesday. John Ehrlichman, who served as President Richard Nixon’s domestic policy chief, laid bare the sinister use of his boss’ controversial policy in a 1994 interview with […]