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Daily Archives: September 16, 2017

RUFUS THOMAS – “Breakdown’ & ‘Funky Chicken’

Seriously Badass Pimp OWNING it. RUFUS THOMAS “Breakdown’ & ‘Funky Chicken’ LIVE @ WATTSTAX 1973…

Shrimpin’ Ain’t Easy

For decades, American shrimp boats have depended on foreign workers to handle one of the industry’s toughest jobs: ripping the heads off millions of freshly caught shrimp. But this…

Tearing Down Detroit: Demolishing Houses for the Economy

Detroit’s seen a staggering 140,000 foreclosures in the last decade. Tens of thousands of homes have been left abandoned, turning entire neighborhoods into an urban wasteland. The Obama…

Stalking Amanda Todd : The Man in the Shadows

Stalking Amanda Todd : The Man in the Shadows

CASE UPDATE Jan 24, 2017: Dutch trial begins for Aydin Coban, accused in Amanda Todd case http://www.cbc.ca/1.3951334 The name of Amanda Todd became synonymous with…

Noah’s Ark Grand Opening is a Success Despite Protesters

Ark Encounter, which features a replica of Noah’s Ark, is a Christian theme park that opened in Grant County, Kentucky on July 7, 2016, despite protestors. The centerpiece…

Firefighter Says Saving One Dog Is ‘More Important’ Than A Million Black People

An Ohio fire department has suspended one of its volunteer firefighters for a racist Facebook post suggesting he’d prefer to save a dog in an emergency than a black…

Jackie Ormes: The first professional African American woman cartoonist

Jackie Ormes (August 1, 1911 – December 26, 1985) was born Zelda Jackson in a small town outside Pittsburgh. She was a self-taught artist who had several successful comic strips…

European Black History

For the last 600 years Africans, African-Americans, African-Europeans, Europeans, and European-Americans are still paying for the results. The history begins, as so much in the modern world…