Recent research shows that Black people are moving to the South for new opportunities from every other region of the U.S. – especially millennials. This trend has been written about before, but was recently highlighted when Reniqua Allen wrote an op-ed for the New York Times entitled “Racism Is Everywhere, So Why Not Move South?”
Bill Cosby’s legal issues are very far from being over. For starters, the comedian will face trial in California in June 2018 for sexually assaulting a teenager 40 years ago. Secondly, it was just announced that he will face retrial for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand in November.
The governor of Minnesota is aiming to get the damage control started a year after Philando Castile was killed by Officer Jeronimo Yanez and weeks after Yanez was acquitted. Gov. Mark Dayton announced that he’d like to name the state’s Police Officer Standards and Training Board after Castile, according to MPR.
The members of the Kardashian/Jenner clan have a knack for sucking the talent and public notoriety out of the Black people they choose to associate with. It now appears that even those who passed away aren’t safe from their Space Jam-like superpowers.
Another Southern state has agreed to catch up with the times and stop celebrating people who went to war just to keep Black people in chains.
The city council of Hollywood, Fl. voted 5-2 to change the names of three streets named after Confederate leaders which just-so-happen to run through predominantly Black neighborhoods. Per usual in these instances, members of the public are outraged and are claiming it’s more about an infringement on their rights than the condemnation of their casual racism.
If you’ve been confused after seeing pictures of your friends standing in front of a hot pink house things are about to make a lot more sense. The Pink Trap House Installation was actually used to promote the latest album from 2 Chainz, entitled Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.
Charges against a Detroit father have been dropped after investigators discovered that the initial findings were erroneous. James Saltmarshall, 22, was first charged with felony murder, first-degree child abuse and first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges after his infant daughter in April. His attorney claims that facing these charges ruined Saltmarshall’s life after the death was ruled an accident with no evidence of physical trauma to the child.
It’s safe to say that Victor Sheppard was in shock when he was given a noose as a gift one day. He was so taken aback that he refused to return to work after his employer, the Mosner Family Brands, chose to maintain their relationship with the client who made the cruel joke.
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are not pleased with President Trump.
In an op-ed published in the Washington Post early Friday morning called “Donald Trump is not well,” the engaged “Morning Joe” co-hosts delivered a bevvy of critiques of President Trump’s Twitter assault on Brzezinski on Thursday.
David Desper, 28, from Trainer, Pa. has been arrested following a manhunt after he shot a Black teenager during a road rage incident. Desper has been charged with first and third degree murder, possession of an instrument of crime, and reckless endangering after shooting Bianca Roberson, 18, on Wednesday.