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Thirty-eight years ago this month, on November 3, 1979, a march in Greensboro, NC turned into a massacre when members of the Communist Workers’ Party (CWP) clashed with members from the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party. In the aftermath 5 people would lay dead and many more injured. The terrible event happened in the middle of […]

Monday, November 20, 2017 KINGSTON, Jamaica — Dancehall artiste Ninjaman was found guilty of murder a short while ago in the Supreme Court. Ninjaman, whose given name is Desmond Ballentine, was charged along with his son Jahneil with the March 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson, also known as Trooper, on Marl Road in Kingston. The […]

Ninja Man is currently behind bars and could face the same fate as Vybz Kartel and dancehall fans are pointing fingers. Ninja Man was taken into custody earlier this month for a decade-old murder case that has been delayed over a dozen times. A judge has since ordered the trial be commence as soon as possible and the […]

DEADLY Aussie Flu is headed for the UK and could be more fatal than the 1968 flu pandemic that killed over a million worldwide, a professor warns. Dr Chris spoke about the virus on This Morning with Holly Willoughby and Phil Scofield. Dr Chris addressed the nation’s worries about so-called Aussie flu on This Morning […]

With the evolution of hip-hop and urban culture over the past 30 years, there have been so many arguments about the origin of sagging pants. Of course, most people have probably heard that “the word “‘saggin’ spelled backward spells niggas” and all types of other things. But most people think of rap music when they see sagging […]

Danielle Young and the Rev. Jesse Jackson (courtesy of Danielle Young) In all truth, I was originally never going to tell this story. Because for the longest time, I didn’t even know if there was a story. I didn’t take what had happened to me seriously. Sexual harassment, unwanted sexual attention, grabby or flirtatious old […]

It’s an invitation, not an order. But the power dynamics are in full play after politicians backed one councillor’s push to move police board meetings from police headquarters to city hall. Coun. Mo Salih, appointed to the police services board at last week’s council meeting but not yet officially sworn in, tabled the idea at […]

By 1860, the Cherokees had 4,600 slaves; the Choctaws, 2,344; the Creeks, 1,532; the Chickasaws, 975; and the Seminoles, 500. Some Indian slave owners were as harsh and cruel as any white slave master. Indians were often hired to catch runaway slaves; in fact, slave-catching was a lucrative way of life for some Indians, especially […]

“What the military will say to a reporter and what is said behind closed doors are two very different things — especially when it comes to the U.S. military in Africa.” So writes investigative reporter Nick Turse in his latest book, Tomorrow’s Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa. Adapted from a series of […]

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York on Sept. 21, 2017. EDUARDO MUNOZ/REUTERS NEW YORK THE CANADIAN PRESS SEPTEMBER 24, 2017SEPTEMBER 24, 2017 The UN Human Rights Council is set to discuss a report on issues affecting African-Canadians that makes recommendations to the federal […]