www.blackamericaweb.com By ERRIN HAINES WHACK and SCOTT BAUER     Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from. “It was very hurtful to see...
www.blackdoctor.org By Gemma Greene BDO Staff Writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=av6ejgUmvLY   This year’s semi-finals of tennis’ U.S. Open there is a lot of “black girl magic.” Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams, who, along with CoCo Vandeweghe, are the four American women to reach...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Maggie Parker Yahoo Lifestyle One of the younger girls who was on the trip was traumatized. Last week, a group of young African-American girls was kicked out of an aquarium gift shop by an employee, but, according to the group’s program director,...
www.latimes.com By LORRAINE ALI The tapes are out there. At least according to Tom Arnold, actor-turned-investigative reporter in Viceland’s “The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold.” The eight-part series, which premieres Tuesday, follows the “True Lies” sidekick in his maniacal quest...
www.delawareonline.com By: Jessica Masulli Reyes    Isaiah McCoy, a death row prisoner for years, walked out of the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington a free man Thursday night after a judge found him not guilty of murder in his second...

Al Jarreau Succumbs

www.aljarreau.com Al Jarreau passed away, February 12, 2017.  He was in the hospital, kept comfortable by his wife, son, and a few family and close friends.   He will be missed.   The family asks that no flowers or gifts...
  www.vibe.com A firefighter from New York state was charged with a single count of second-degree arson Tuesday (Dec. 6) for burning his own house down. Jason Stokes, of Endicott N.Y., blamed Black Lives Matter members after he randomly set the home...
www.cnn.com By: Octavio Blanco, Mayra Cuevas and Vanessa Yurkevich   @CNNMoney Restaurants and other businesses across the country will be closing their doors Thursday in support of a "Day Without Immigrants," a national grassroots movement seeking to protest President Trump's immigration...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Christopher Molaro and Garrison Haning     Social media, Twitter specifically, gives anyone an automatic international platform in 140 characters or less. Yet, uniformed opinions can be dangerous and downright detrimental.     We’ve heard it said that reading is a lost art. And...
www.newsweek.com By JESSICA KWONG Former President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral on Wednesday saw the awkward reunion of the Trumps, Obamas and Clintons, and former first lady Michelle Obama seemed to reflect the uneasiness of the encounter on her face.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68psaUc5EnM   Michelle Obama sat...