PHILADELPHIA – Billionaire Alki David says a man arrested after streaking at President Barack Obama’s weekend rally in Philadelphia was trying to win a $1 million Internet challenge. Police say 24-year-old Juan J. Rodriguez of New York City was charged with indecent exposure, public lewdness and disorderly conduct on Sunday. Rodriguez was arraigned Monday night […]

President Obama signed a major NASA act today (Oct. 11) that turns his vision for U.S. space exploration of asteroids and Mars into law.

The New York Post is reporting on a case where a cab driver settled a discrimination lawsuit against a cab driver who refused to take a Black passenger to Brooklyn, after picking up his white boyfriend. A taxi driver has agreed to settle a discrimination case by paying $2,000 to a white passenger who had […]

Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Showcase October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this month MERDJ Media Group and SwaggNation will participate in the long-term fight to expose and educate young women in the community about breast cancer. Hip Hop In Pink showcased local talent and featured musical performances, monologues and guest speakers who will discuss […]

Newt Gingrich has always been seen as a visionary when it comes to politics, whether from those on the right who love him and his critics on the left who loathe him. The former speaker of the House of Representatives and the chief architect of the Contract with America — a document that helped usher […]

By Aliya S. King WITHIN THE OPENLY GAY COMMUNITY AT ATLANTA’S MOREHOUSE COLLEGE, THERE’S A SUBGROUP: GENDER BENDERS WHO ROCK MAKEUP, MARC JACOBS TOTE BAGS, SKY-HIGH HEELS AND BEYONCÉ- STYLE HAIR WEAVES. CAN A MAN OF MOREHOUSE BE GAY? ABSOLUTELY. BUT CAN HE BE A WOMAN? MEET THE PLASTICS.

Richard (“Dick”) Gregory was born (1932). Jesse James Payne was lynched in Madison County, Florida (1945). Forty-six Black and white sailors injured in race riot on the aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk of North Vietnam (1972). Basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain died at age 63 (1999). Take a look at some more moments in Black History below: […]

Eminem was on 60 Minutes last night being interview by Anderson Cooper. When he was asked about homophobic lyrics in songs like “Kill You” and the negative reaction the lyrics received from the media and homosexual community, Eminem said. I felt like I was being attacked,…. was being singled out. I felt like, ‘Is it […]

Donald Wood, an algebra teacher at McGavock High School in Nashville, Tennessee had a nervous breakdown in which he threw desks and chairs, caught on tape by a student. No one is sure what provoked the meltdown and Wood is currently on administrative leave after being hospitalized after the incident. In the video Wood also […]

On July 18th, Byron Williams traveled to California with explosives, guns and ammunition to try and kill progressives. The progressives he intended to kill were members of the Tides Foundation and the ACLU, two groups his favorite TV personality, Glenn Beck, would routinely attack on Television. Before he could carry out his attack, he was […]