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A second student at a Texas high school has reportedly been suspended and told that he can’t return to class until he cuts his locs. ABC News reports, Kaden Bradford, 16, is a sophomore at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu and has been on suspension since last week, according to his mother, Cindy Bradford. […]

A photo of some of Prince George’s County Maryland’s newest firefighters has gone viral and features eight Black women, who are among those working to save lives. https://www.instagram.com/p/B7mtr__l7Vw/?utm_source=ig_embed The Prince George’s County Fire Department recently made history when Chief Deputy Tiffany Green became the first female African-American Fire Chief to serve the department, WUSA9 reports. According to […]

It’s no secret that historically Black colleges and universities have produced talent that has gone on to the next level despite the fact that most recruits now prefer to attend top-ranked football programs. Some of the NFL’s best Black players have hailed from a HBCU, with many going on to the Hall of Fame. SIGN […]

The Fultz Quadruplets were the first identical Black quad babies born in the United States. The Fultz girls became baby celebrities, while Fred Klenner, the white doctor who delivered them into the world, exploited them for fame and money. The Fultz Quads – Mary Louise, Mary Ann, Mary Alice, and Mary Catherine – were born […]

  Floyd Norman was the first Black animator hired by the Walt Disney Animation Studios, a legacy that will remain cemented in time. He was featured in a documentary, “Floyd Norman: An Animated Life”  in 2016. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM Norman was born June 22, 1935 in Santa Barbara, Calif., a far cry […]

A 4-year-old boy was killed and his pregnant mother was injured when shots were fired into the bedroom where they slept on the morning of Dec. 16 . The family identified the boy as Tory’on Dukes and according to his grandmother, he was sleeping in the bed with his mother when shots were fired into the bedroom […]

A Florida man is facing federal charges after allegedly posting a series of YouTube videos threatening Christians and to “burn Black people” and “Black soldiers,” among other threats. Authorities say Mostafa Hussaini, 34, posted at least a dozen YouTube videos from mid-October to early December, CBS News reports. In the videos, he goes by the name […]

Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt has been hired by the family of 22-year-old Jamee Johnson, who died Saturday (Dec. 14) night after he was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting after a traffic stop, Action News Jax reports. Johnson was a Florida A&M University student from fall 2015 to spring 2019 and was a […]

An Atlanta man who reportedly raped a woman in retaliation for remarks her boyfriend made was sentenced to 25 years in prison and the rest of his life on probation, Fulton County prosecutors said Tuesday. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports, Terren Anderson, 28, and another woman lured a 22-year-old and her boyfriend to a homeless […]