Occupy Wall Street might seem like a movement that would resonate with black Americans. After all, unemployment among African-Americans is at 15 percent, versus almost 8 percent for whites. And between 2005 and 2009, black households lost just over half of their median net worth compared with white families, who lost 16 percent, according to the Pew Research Center…… READ MORE
By: Kurt Badenhausen The NBA is littered with financial casualties, like Allen Iverson and Antoine Walker, who both blew through more than $110 million in career earnings on gambling, shaky investments and large entourages. Steve Nash is not your typical…
I’m on my way to the Rocksmith store for Timbo King’s listening party. Timbo King, a member of The Royal Fam and Black Market Militia has been puttin’ in work as part of the Wu -Tang affiliates. Tonight is the night; he lets everyone who is invited to hear his debut of “From Babylon to Timbuktu”. ……. READ MORE
I RECEIVED news this week of the death of George Whitmore Jr., an occurrence noted, apparently, by no one in the public arena.
That Whitmore could die without a single mention in the media is a commentary on a city and nation that would rather bury and forget the difficult aspects of our shared history. …. Read More
Obama’s Complete Victory Speech: Obama Wins the 2012 Election Watch More Videos: Go to Video of the Day Tab or Subscribe to Black Truth News Youtube Page
Tuesday was a big, big win for Barack Obama and the Democrats — four more years rewarded on the strength of the achievements of the first term….. Read More
We Highlight The Street Our first Highlight goes to the self proclaimed “Chi-City Goddess of the Hip Hop street grind” Lady Nile. We caught up with Lady Nile on the streets of Chicago pushing her music; grinding as usual. She has smooth…