James Fortune is always well-dressed and well-groomed, but this Gospel superstar has a new look on the cover of Identity, his album with FIYA. He’s rocking a pair of glasses reminiscent of Malcolm X, and it’s nice to see him trying something a little different. Identity will be released on January 17th, 2012, and you […]

A family who found out that their son’s brain was on display in a New York City Mortuary when his sister visited on a field trip was awarded $1 million by a jury. See also: Man Robs 7-Eleven Dressed As Gumby See also: Black Friday: Target Shoppers Step Over Man As He Collapses, Dies

Detroit’s Fox 2 captured footage of Tower Defense and Aerospace Factory employees drinking and smoking what appears to be marijuana during their shifts at the plant in Detroit. Check out the footage and full report here. See also: One Student A Day Is Arrested In NYC Public Schools; 68% Are Black

Is the chocolate walnut finally going to crack? The Washington Post is reporting that GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain is “reassessing” whether or not to continue campaigning for the highest office in the land. The new development comes less than 24 hours after another woman, Ginger White, claimed to have had a 13-year affair with […]

There are several theories about why drug related violent crime, which peaked in the late eighties and early nineties and then drastically fell after the mid-nineties into 21st century. While some claim the drop is due to increased penalties for crack cocaine and the War On Drugs, The Atlantic reports that it is due to […]

Occupy Wall Street Needs to Occupy Powerball, too! The New York Times reports that three Connecticut asset managers won $254.2 million dollars in the Powerball game, the largest jackpot in the state’s history. The lucky winners-or lucky bastards depending on if you hate seeing the rich get richer-are Timothy C. Davidson, Brandon E. Lacoff and […]

The New York Police department arrests an average of one student a day in the city’s schools – nearly always a student of color, newly released statistics show. See also: Man Robs 7-Eleven Dressed As Gumby See also: Black Friday: Target Shoppers Step Over Man As He Collapses, Dies

WASHINGTON-Barbara Arnwine, the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, claims that her house in Prince George’s County in Maryland was raided by a SWAT Team for no apparent reason. Arnwine is a well known Civil Rights lawyer who fights against voter suppression and voter I.D. laws. Voting Rights “Map Of […]

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The fired director of Florida A&M’s famed “Marching 100” band said he repeatedly warned university leaders over two decades about the dangers of hazing and that he’s been made the scapegoat for a band member’s death in which the practice is suspected. Julian White, 71, said he suspended 26 band members […]