Sierra Leone Mudslide Death Toll to Exceed 500. How you can help.

A heavy rainstorm and massive mudslide in Sierra Leone has displaced around 20,000 people and killed 500. Officials say there are at least 600 people still missing and feared to be dead. The heavy rain caused a mudslide from the slopes of the nearby Mount Sugar Loaf which covered the fragile houses close to the [...]

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Officer Roy Oliver fired for murder of Jordan Edwards but will he be charged?

Police Chief of the Balch Springs Police Department, Jonathan Haber, announced on Tuesday, 2 May, that after conducting an internal affairs inquiry, officer Roy Oliver will be fired after killing 15 year old Jordan Edwards. The incident began when police were called to a party in Balch Springs, Texas on reports of underage drinking. While Jordan Edwards, [...]

Unapologetic and Proud: Photos of Women of Color at the Women’s March on Washington

The Women's March on Washington was a monumental event that not only filled the streets of our Nations capital but the entire country and world including Melbourne, London, Nairobi, Paris and Cape Town. People from different religious affiliations, sexual identities, and ethnicities attended the rally to address dark future of the upcoming presidency. Speakers included newly [...]

Black&Sexy TV debuts web series, Dope Deconstruction

The online streaming network, Black&Sexy TV, premiered their new web-series, Dope Deconstruction this past Sunday with host Shanika (@ShanikaPowell) and Sam (@Slamriddb) who together make Slam Pow Productions. The two have a current podcast entitled, Inner Hoe Uprising, which as they quote is about “Sex, love, and dating from two black polyamorous 20 something’s in [...]

Today marks 37 years since legendary activist Assata Shakur escaped prison

Today marks 37 years since members of the Black Liberation Army helped activist Assata Shakur escape the Clinton Correctional Facility for Women in New Jersey. In 1973, Shakur was involved in a shootout with two New Jersey troopers. One of the troopers along with a Black Liberation Army member, Zayd Malik Shakur, were killed. Shakur [...]

Support Grows as Standing Rock Protest Continue Against the North Dakota Oil Pipeline

More than a thousand Native Americans and non-native allies across America have traveled to help protect the land of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. A multi-billion dollar construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline is scheduled to construct through alleged sacred, ancestral lands and run underneath the Missouri River which is the main water supply for [...]