Marc Lamont Hill Is Voting Green, Has ‘Very Little Trust’ In Democratic Party

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill has been rising in prominence over the past few years. He is a Distinguished Professor at Morehouse College and a recent New York Times Bestselling author of the book Nobody. Now, the Vh1 and BET TV show host has shared his electoral plans for November with 105.1’s The Breakfast Club team – Charlamagne The God, DJ Envy, and Angela Yee.

Spoiler alert: They aren’t good for Hillary Clinton or the Democratic Party.


BlacQurl Fosters Space for Black Women Creatives & Critics

For black women interested in art, the opportunity to speak with like-minded peers can be few and far between. The lack of space for black women in the art world compelled Jovonna Jones and Samantha Scott to create BlacQurl, an online magazine and platform for black women and femme writers, creatives, and critics.

Matthew Jurado

Neighbor Charged With Burning Down Black Firefighter’s Home

Kenneth Walker is the only black volunteer firefighter in the North Tonawanda Fire Department. One day, he received a letter threatening that he should resign from the position, because he didn’t belong, or he would “regret it.” His house was later burned down, as well as all of his family’s belonging. Fortunately, none of them were injured. 

Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy Thanks Black Coaches Who Came Before Him In Moving Speech

In February 2007, history happened. The Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears were heading into Super Bowl XLI with two black head coaches leading them there. Either Tony Dungy or Lovie Smith were going to walk away as the first-ever black head coach to win the Lombardi Trophy.

Now, the results are in the record books and Tony Dungy is officially where he undoubtedly belongs – the Pro Football Hall of Fame. During his acceptance speech this past Saturday, Dungy made time to thank his players, assistants and, most importantly, the black assistant coaches that came before him, according to ESPN.

Dwayne Stafford

Man Who Assaulted Dylann Roof In Jail Posts $100,000 Bond

August 4th, 2016 may be a day talked about in barbershops and on social media for ages. Barack Obama celebrated a 55th birthday, George Zimmerman reportedly got punched in the face and Dylann Roof was on the receiving end of a jailhouse assault.

Dwayne Stafford, the man who punched Roof in the face and back in the Charleston County Detention Center’s shower, has been in custody since January 2015 on first-degree assault and strong arm robbery charges, according to the New York Daily News.


Poll: Young Americans fear US, foreign-inspired extremists

By: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The threat of violence by people inspired by foreign extremists invokes fear in a majority of young Americans across racial groups. But for young people of color, particularly African-Americans, that fear is matched or surpassed by worries about violence from white extremists.

A new GenForward poll of Americans age 18-30 shows widespread anxiety among young people about attacks from both inside and outside the United States.


Poll: Young adults support new efforts to curb gun violence

By: Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — LaShun Roy supports a ban on semi-automatic weapons and more comprehensive background checks. But the 21-year-old gun owner from rural Texas doesn’t consider gun-control measures a top priority in this year’s elections.

For Keionna Cottrell, a 24-year-old who lives on Chicago’s South Side and whose brother was shot and killed this year in another Illinois city, few things are more important than limiting access to guns.