News

St. Pete’s Very Own, The Urban Ink Tattoo Company Expands

St. Pete’s Very Own, The Urban Ink Tattoo Company Expands

Published February 23, 2020 by TheBurgVotes A red-hot brand. A high traffic location. Hometown pride. And the full backing of his family. These are the ingredients poised to make Urban Ink Tattoo...

Read More

200120150941 james ellis dee exlarge 169

Commercial pilot charged after allegedly writing racist graffiti on bathroom wall

January 21, 2020 From CNN

A commercial pilot has been charged with criminal mischief after allegedly writing racist and pro-Trump graffiti at the Tallahassee, Florida, airport, court documents... Read more

Categories: Media
Www

Bloomberg proposes multi-billion-dollar initiative to provide economic justice for black Americans in Tulsa speech

January 21, 2020 From NYdailynews 

Mike Bloomberg took to the site of historic race riots in Tulsa, Okla., on Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend to propose sweeping plans to redress the... Read more

1440

Move 9 member Delbert Orr Africa freed after 42 years in prison

January 21, 2020 From TheGuardian
One of the great open wounds of the 1970s black liberation struggle came closer to being healed on Saturday with the release of Delbert Orr Africa, a member of... Read more

Im 142341

Two Black executives file lawsuit against McDonald’s alleging racial discrimination

January 10, 2020 - TheGrio
Two Black McDonald’s executives have filed a lawsuit against the Chicago-based, fast food chain claiming they were discriminated against and passed over for... Read more

Categories: Media
5e0f81042500001c1998fb53

See Octavia Spencer As Madam C.J. Walker In First Look At Netflix’s Limited Series

January 6, 2020 HuffPost

The first look at Netflix’s upcoming limited series about legendary philanthropist and hair-care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker has... Read more

3222

Black people in California are stopped far more often by police, major study proves

January 6, 2020 - TheGuardian 
Statistics, which come from largest-ever dataset compiled about US police stops, lend support to minority groups who have long complained about biased... Read more

Categories: General, Media
3500

Schaston Hodge, black man killed by white Texas troopers, was shot 16 times

January 6, 2020 - TheGuardian
The autopsy report of a man who was shot dead by two state troopers after a traffic stop in Dallas shows he had 16 gunshot wounds, including shots to the head, front... Read more

Categories: Cycle of Life
 110376077 p07zcv3v

Climate change has brought parts of Zambia to the brink of famine

January 4, 2020 BBC
Zambia is wrestling with a devastating drought caused, according to experts, by a dramatic shift in weather patterns.
Temperatures in parts of Southern Africa are expected to... Read more

181217084838 20181217 russia social media large 169

A fake Twitter account stirred tensions between Jews and African Americans. Trolls celebrated.

January 3, 2020 - CNN

Trolls on the online forum 4chan celebrated on New Year's Day as a fake Twitter (TWTR) account seeking to stoke tensions between Jewish and black Americans amid a string of... Read more

S7euj1jhdzg6e5zzbfcu

Danielle Outlaw was the first African American woman to be Portland's police chief. Now, she's Philadelphia's first black female commissioner

January 2, 2020 

The police chief of Portland, Oregon, Danielle Outlaw, has been announced as Philadelphia's next commissioner of the police department, the first African American woman to... Read more