The corruption of the Chicago police will probably scare you

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By Chris Maina Three former police officers of the Chicago Police Department have come out alleging to have evidence of ingrained corruption in the department. The lawsuit, filed in Chicago Federal Court involves long-term partners Shannon Spalding and Daniel Echeverria. It all started four years ago when the two were involved in investigations against corrupt officers in the Narcotics Department. ... Read More »

Lawsuit thrown out against Aunt Jemima Co. for stealing recipe from black family


By Yhanick Scott Quaker Oats Company, Pinnacle Foods Group, The Hillshire Brands Company and Pepsi Co all received lawsuits last August. Dannez W. Hunter and Larnell Evans, Jr. had claimed to be the great-grandsons of Anna Short Harrington, the pancake pioneer who was the face of the famous Aunt Jemima breakfast products. The two men were suing the established companies ... Read More »

Why are male models now dressing like this?

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By Chris Maina This week in New York, male and female models took to the runway in what is being considered “cross-gender fashion.” Male models went down the runway clothed in slit dresses, while women wore men’s trousers. Two male models strutted in uniquely dismantled cashmere mini-dresses with matching leg-warmers. It’s quite clear that fashion designs are now taking on ... Read More »

This ad shows a white woman feeding a black boy like a dog

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We saw this ad and couldn’t help but be taken aback and a little offended.  But then again, it appears that the organization is seeking to make a beneficial point.  Despite their good intentions, the sickness of the imagery might be enough to upset most who are looking at this happen on-screen. Throughout history, African Americans have been seen as a ... Read More »

Borgata Hotel Accused of Racism For Honoring MLK with Fried Chicken, Mac-n-Cheese, Collard Greens

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By Michal Ortner In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, The Borgata, an Atlantic City casino, created a special menu for its guests. Under the headline “Main Entrée” read, “Fried Chicken, Maccaroni & Cheese, Sweet Potato Casserole, and Collard Greens.” For dessert—Home-style Pecan Pie. This left many outraged at the level of stereotyping on the menu. Many people posted on ... Read More »

2-year-old Shoots and K!lls Himself With Father’s Gun

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By Nigel Boys After what Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, Florida described as putting a tiny amount of pressure on the trigger, 2-year-old Kaleb Ahles used the gun he found while rummaging through his parent’s car on Wednesday night to shoot himself in the chest, resulting in his death. The parents of the toddler, Christina Nigro and Kevin Ahles, had ... Read More »

Slaves Were Put To Work From The Age of 3: The Ugliness of American Slavery


By Marie Seva Did you know that the children of African slaves in the United States started working at the age of 3? In addition, slaves went through the agonizing experience of witnessing their spouse, siblings, children and parents sold or auctioned off. Here are 10 more interesting facts about the realities of slavery in the U.S.: Slaves’ provisions were of very low ... Read More »

Honest Cop Fired After Blowing Whistle On Cops Who Slept With Prost!tues before Arresting Them


By Angela L. Braden A police sergeant in Arkansas was given the boot after he uncovered a scheme in which undercover officers were having s*x with prostitutes and then arresting them after the deed was done. Former Fort Smith Sergeant Don Paul Bales said that these undercover police officers would solicit prostitutes, engage in illicit behavior, and then reveal their ... Read More »

Teens confess to killing 88-year old man

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By Nigel Boys Kenan Adams-Kinard, 17, is now claiming that he was trying to buy an ounce of crack cocaine from the 88-year-old man who he is accused of killing in August 2013 with his accomplice Demetrius Glenn. He changed his plea to guilty to take advantage of a plea deal. Adams-Kinard was 16 at the time of the murder ... Read More »

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