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The man Trump called 'my African American' is leaving the GOP

September 13, 2019

The man then-candidate Donald Trump called "my African American" at a 2016 rally is leaving the Republican Party and no longer supports the President.

Gregory Cheadle, of... Read more

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A 12-year-old fled the Bahamas with her godmother. They made it to Florida. Then US immigration authorities separated them

September 12, 2019

The mother of a 12-year-old from the Bahamas is trying to reunite with her daughter after US immigration authorities sent the girl to a shelter for unaccompanied minors,... Read more

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Roc Nation, NFL Reportedly Backing Nonprofit Now Under Fire For Locs-Cutting Posts

September 10, 2019

The NFL, Roc Nation and a lesser known Chicago nonprofit organization have received swift scrutiny after old tweets and photos from the nonprofit resurfaced this... Read more

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Hurricane Dorian: Who is helping in the relief effort?

September 10, 2019
As Hurricane Dorian moves from away from the Bahamas, efforts to clear up the devastation it has left behind are now underway.
About 13,000 properties were severely damaged or... Read more

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Xenophobia has reared its ugly head again in the Rainbow Nation. African nations have had enough

September 10, 2019

When I travel out of South Africa, I am often asked a version of the same question. "So, what will you be doing in Africa?"

The question usually comes with a slightly... Read more

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A historically black college is offering displaced University of Bahamas students a free semester

September 10, 2019

A historically black university is stepping up to help students in the Bahamas who are affected by Hurricane Dorian.

Hampton University announced Thursday it would be... Read more

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Floridians send aid to Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian heads for Carolinas

September 4, 2019
The monster storm Hurricane Dorian was just under 100 miles off Daytona Beach in north-eastern Florida on Wednesday morning as people in the state and elsewhere began donating... Read more

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Dozens arrested in South Africa as looting rocks Johannesburg

September 4, 2019
Dozens of people have been arrested in the South African city of Johannesburg after rioters looted shops and torched buildings and vehicles.
Police fired tear gas, rubber... Read more

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Tyler Perry lived on this street before he was homeless. A nearby highway sign now bears his name

September 2, 2019

Tyler Perry is a mega-millionaire now, but he hasn't forgotten where he came from.

The Atlanta filmmaker was driving to work this week when he noticed a sign on Georgia... Read more

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WAKE UP: Donald Trump’s DOJ and Comcast are dismantling Black people’s Civil Rights

September 2, 2019
The history of the development of Black-owned business enterprises in America is complicated.
The literal shackles of slavery and the persistent presence of virtual shackles of... Read more