“She’s going to do nothing for African-Americans, she’s going to do nothing for the Hispanics.”
GOP nominee Donald Trump, surrounded by white people at a rally Wednesday evening in Jackson, Mississippi, called Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton a “bigot” who doesn’t care about minority voters.
Hillary Clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future. She’s going to do nothing for African-Americans, she’s going to do nothing for...Read more
On his second visit to Michigan in two weeks, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday blasted Democratic policies he said have destroyed Detroit and other urban centers and called for African Americans to support him, saying blacks cannot expect change otherwise.
Accusing Clinton of preferring polices that would help refugees instead of blacks who have become "refugees in their own country," a feisty Trump promised job creation and a revitalization of manufacturing centers, saying Democrats are...Read more
One bank that helped propel the #BuyBlack movement just got a huge spike. BMe Community, a black male-run network committed to strengthening its communities, will redirect $1 million of it’s deposits to OneUnited Bank, the largest black-owned bank in the country, according to The Root. The nonprofit told the outlet that OneUnited has become it’s “preferred bank.”
“When you try to get folks positively engaged in their communities and you think about building up the assets of the community, then...Read more
The last episode of the late-night talk show, which premiered in January 2015, will air Thursday at 11:30 p.m. Comedy Central’s 12 a.m. show “@midnight” will temporarily replace the programming at 11:30 p.m. until the network finds a permanent replacement in the timeslot. According toVariety, the network is developing a show with “Daily Show” contributor Jordan Klepper that could, in time, perhaps become a replacement to "The Nightly Show."
Comedy Central president Kent Alterman told The New York...Read more
Protesters fired gunshots, hurled bricks and set a gas station on fire in the U.S. mid-western city of Milwaukee on Saturday night, hours after a patrol officer shot and killed an armed suspect who took flight after a traffic stop, authorities said.
The 23-year-old suspect, who had a lengthy arrest record, was carrying a stolen handgun loaded with 23 rounds of ammunition when police pulled over the vehicle for unspecified “suspicious activity,” authorities said. A second...Read more
Simone Manuel: Team USA, Swimming
It’s official: The 2016 Rio Olympic Games have claimed their space in black history. For some black Olympians this year, the road to Rio has been a tumultuous one. But these athletes, like many others, have sacrificed sweat, blood and tears to earn distinguished triumph. They’ve defeated the odds, broken barriers and set records in their journey to success ― many of which have earned them prestigious gold medals, some even in predominantly white sports,...Read more
Segregation may have kept retired Master Chief William Goines from using Lockland's only public pool, but it didn't stop him from learning to swim and eventually joining the first teams of Navy SEALs.
Goines was a junior at Lockland Wayne High School when he saw a film that depicted Navy frogmen, who performed underwater demolition operations during World War II.
"My fate was sealed right there. That's exactly what I wanted to do," Goines said. Soon after,...Read more