Black Conspiracy Theories

In June 2012, fast-food chain Chick-fil-A was placed in an extremely unfavorable light following a series of public comments made by its chief operating officer…

Why are U.S. hurricanes given names?  Names are actually given to tropical storms but if they reach a sustained wind speed of 74 miles per…

“The Little Rascals — Our Gang” series of short comedic films about the adventures of poor neighborhood children have delighted audiences throughout the ages from…

Robert F. Kennedy (pictured), a politician and prominent member of the famed Kennedy family, was an undaunting champion of civil rights. On May 27, 1968, Kennedy gave a…

John Howard Griffin (pictured) was born in 1920 in the “good ol’ boy” state of Texas. During his childhood, Griffin, who was Caucasian, was quickly schooled…

Names, such as Armani-Chanel, Quo’Tatashia, Devonterray, Mopreshia, or Telaphonia-Sheeray, certainly make your ears perk up when you first hear them.  Even though the recent celebrity…

The year was 1985 when the Troop Sport clothing line hit the scene with their ghetto fabulous and overpriced athletic urban wear. Troop, which was…

There’s a Black conspiracy theory involving one of our most-beloved Presidents George W. Bush (pictured). NOT! According to an urban legend, both Bush and his wife,…

Fifties and sixties rock & roll great Elvis Presley (pictured) became a cultural icon with his records and films. And a major part of his success…

The former mayor of Washington, D.C., Marion Barry (pictured) began on the right foot in life as a scrupulous activist who worked hard to plot…