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The trial of Dylann Roof, who murdered nine innocent church members in Charleston, South Carolina back in 2015, has officially come to an end. Sentencing in his trial was announced today and Roof, 22, was sentenced to the death penalty. Throughout the course of the trial Dylann Roof showed absolutely no remorse when detailing his […]

The ongoing and extreme violence in the city of Chicago is heartbreaking to say the very least and sadly it appears to be getting worse before it gets any better. Fingers have been pointed and blame has been placed in a number of directions without a concrete solution being put into place. Now, the former […]

The horror of the Boko Haram kidnappings is still very fresh despite the incident occurring almost 3 years ago. In case you don’t remember or need a refresher on just how dangerous and sinister Boko Haram is, on April 14, 2014, 276 schoolgirls were kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in […]

It’s been almost two months since the 2016 presidential election and the majority of us are still trying to forget the outcome. Unfortunately for the foreseeable future, we are stuck with one Donald Trump, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t bask in the glow of the last eight years under President Obama. And apparently, […]

This bit of international #BlackGirlMagic is bound to brighten up your day! As Americans, we are well aware of all the benefits of living in Canada, including how forward-thinking they are in ways that we have yet to catch up to. Well they are taking another giant step forward by officially putting a black woman […]

It is unbelievable that the residents of Flint, Michigan are still dealing with the effects of an extreme water crisis and no permanent solution has been put in place to help the thousands of residents who continue to be without access to clean and safe water. After a ridiculous amount of time has passed since […]

Throughout the years it has become more and more clear that America is moving closer to a total ban on smoking nationwide. There are few public places that will allow you to smoke freely, as most are completely smoke-free. The latest ban on smoking is coming down from the federal government that has officially ruled […]

Last July, as DeRay led a BLM rally in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he was accused of being responsible for the damage, distress and injuries suffered by a local police officer, who has decided to sue McKesson.

For the last few years, the Black Lives Matter movement has been at the center of activism, protesting a number of issues plaguing the black community including police brutality and racial injustice. However while we regularly see images of males from the movement such as Deray McKesson, the female founders have garnered much less of […]

  After years of disappointments in the quest for justice for Eric Garner, the unarmed Black man who died after being placed in an illegal chokehold by the NYPD in 2104, the U.S. Justice Department just took a step in the right direction by replacing the entire team investigating the case. According to a report […]