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Tennessee Mom of 3 Is Fatally Shot Inside Her Home, and 21-Year-Old Son Is Suspect

Shewanna Cross A Tennessee mother of three was fatally shot in her home last weekend, and the suspect in the killing is one of her three sons. Curdarius Cross, 21, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the death of his 53-year-old mother, Shewanna Cross. Jackson Police Department officers discovered the mom, who was a…

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Ferguson Elects First Black Mayor

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson voters have elected Ella Jones as the city’s first black mayor as protests over the death of George Floyd and police treatment of black communities roil the nation. Jones, a city council member who also will be first woman to lead the St. Louis suburb, beat fellow council member Heather Robinett in…

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Black Women With Natural Hair Are Less Likely To Get Job Interviews, Research Says

Well here’s a no-brainer, Black women with natural hair are less likely to “get job interviews,” a research report by Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business suggests. Has the world not been listening to the plight of Black women? Over the last few years as we’ve been banned from graduations over our locks, passed on by employers…

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Meet Kiko Davis, the Only Black Female Bank Owner in the U.S.

Kiko Davis is the only Black female bank owner in the United States. Davis is the trustee of Donald Davis Living Trust, the majority stockholder of the 10th largest Black bank in the U.S., First Independence Bank. And as such, she is making history. In an interview with Rolling Out, she explained why Black female leadership…

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Successful Black Lawyers Share Lessons Learned and Provide Mentorship in New Compilation Book

Cambridge, MA — In America, there is widespread acknowledgment of racial injustice and disparities, systemic racism, and anti-Blackness. During this unprecedented time, many are all learning more about hidden American history and the deliberate role the law has played in undermining Black freedom and progress. There is an urgent national outcry for justice as we consider…

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Best Selling Author’s New Release, “Black States of America – Real Black Power,” is Perfect Merger of History and SciFi

San Francisco, CA — When history and science fiction merge, anything is possible. Especially if it comes from the pen of eight-time bestselling author, d. E. Rogers. And with the release of his new novel, Black States of America – Real Black Power, he may have even outdone himself. The novel is available to the world today….

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Meet the 1st Black Student to Receive a Doctorate in Computer Science at the University of Florida

Gainesville, FL — Jasmine Bowers has recently made history as the first-ever African American student to receive a doctorate degree in Computer Science from the University of Florida. Bowers double majored in Math and Computer Science at Fort Valley State University and earned her masters at North Carolina A&T before receiving his doctorate. She now joined…

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High School Student Claims He Was Forced To Remove Black Lives Matter Mask In Order To Graduate

What should have been a day of celebration and glory turned out to be one of confusion and disappointment for high school graduate Dean Holmes. He says he was forced to take off his Black Lives Matter face mask in order to graduate. Holmes is a student at York Catholic High School in York, Pennsylvania  and put on the…

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Louisville Police Officers Walk Out Of Hearing Due To Questions About Breonna Taylor Case

The first scheduled hearing on the Louisville Metro Council’s investigation into Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration and its handling of the protests after the killing of Breonna Taylor took place on Monday (August 3). The meeting was scheduled to last four hours, but was cut short after attorneys for the police refused to answer questions publicly. Louisville Metro Police…

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