California’s state attorney general, Kamala Harris, announced her bid to run for U.S Senator on Tuesday, following current California Senator Barbara Boxer’s announcement last week that she will not run for re-election in 2016. Harris, who is a Howard University alum, has just been re-elected for her second term as attorney general in November and […]

Cast members from the new Martin Luther King Jr. inspired film, Selma, are speaking out about how the project humanizes the heroic civil rights icon. For many, MLK is viewed as something of an American saint. Selma is the first studio film about MLK that shows the complexities of the cultural icon. Ava Duvernay, the […]

JUNE 18, 1889 — WH Richardson ~ (inventor) patents  the children’s carriage.     FROM THE MINDS OF GREAT BLACK AMERICANS!!! Another case of Black Inventors using initials to keep from being discriminated against.

JUNE 25, 2009 — “King of Pop” – “MICHAEL JACKSON” — dies at age 50.  

Founders’ Day Message 2012 On that cold, rainy fall night…140 years ago, the young women of Alpha Phi formed a bond of sisterhood that redefined who they were. As autumn turned to a cold winter, their sisterhood thrived, soon touched by the warmth of spring’s arrival and with it, the sweet promise of summer. Alpha […]

An online magazine has offered translations to Arabic news sources that purportedly indicate that Egypt’s Salafi party has come forth with plans to demolish Egypt’s Great Pyramids in an effort to bring down what it calls “symbols of paganism.” Bahrain’s “Sheikh of Sunni Sheikhs” and President of National Unity, Abd al-Latif al-Mahmoud, has reportedly urged […]

Ever see Bounce TV? I have and I think it's great!! (Especially Soul Train and Back Stage). Now there is another Black NEtwork on the horizon...

Ever see the Movie Invictus? Nelson Mandela unified the country in a brave and powerful way! He deserves this latest honor, his face on the currency! Congratulations Mandela!!

VIA:  History.Com On January 18, 1958, hockey player Willie O’Ree of the Boston Bruins takes to the ice for a game against the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first black to play in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, O’Ree was the son of a civil engineer, in one […]

VIA:  ICDC.Com THE FBI’S COVERT ACTION PROGRAM TO DESTROY THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY INTRODUCTION In August 1967, the FBI initiated a covert action program — COINTELPRO — to disrupt and “neutralize” organizations which the Bureau characterized as “Black Nationalist Hate Groups.” 1 The FBI memorandum expanding the program described its goals as: 1. Prevent a […]