Angela Davis Acquitted Of Charges In ‘Soledad Brothers’ Case 41 Years Ago Today

By D.L. Chandler Article Reprint One of the most-infamous instances in the life of former Black militant and current scholar Angela Davis (pictured) was the “Soledad Brothers” trial in 1970. On August 7th of that year, 17-year-old Black militant Jonathan Jackson, brother of author George, burst in to a California Continue Reading

Katherine Jackson Wants Michael’s Paternity Details Kept Under Wraps?

  By Abena Agyeman-Fisher Article Reprint As the wrongful death trial begins against concert promoter AEG Live, Jackson matriarch, Katherine, has reportedly been inquiring about surrogate Mother Debbie Rowe‘s impending testimony, which she reportedly fears will not only expose late-pop star Michael Jackson as NOT being the biological Father of Continue Reading

Housing Starts in U.S. Surge on Multifamily Unit Demand

        By Alex Kowalski Artice Reprint New-home construction in the U.S. climbed in March to the highest level in almost five years, propelled by a surge in multifamily building that will support economic growth. Starts (NHSPSTOT) climbed 7 percent to a 1.04 million annual rate, the most Continue Reading

Get Your Mind Right: Hip Hop & Mental Illness

There’s often shame and guilt associated with mental health issues. But as the country becomes more transparent about mental illness Hip Hop should follow suit. by Lakeia Brown Article Reprint In 2012, as part of an effort to open dialogue on issues many of the most popular and commercially successful Continue Reading

3 Veteran Storm Chasers Killed by Oklahoma Tornado Article Reprint EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Three veteran storm chasers were among the 10 people killed when a violent tornado barreled into the Oklahoma City metro area. Jim Samaras said Sunday that his brother Tim Samaras was killed. Tim Samaras’ son, Paul Samaras, and another chaser, Carl Young, Continue Reading