By Cedric "Big Ced" Thorton, Black Enterprise Attorneys say a Georgia man was standing his ground when he fatally shot a 17-year-old girl who was part of a crowd of people trying to run him off the road. William Marcus Wilson, a 21-year-old Black man from Sharpsburg, Georgia, has been charged with...
The cops were attributing the death to "medical distress" but the video suggests otherwise. By Bruce C.T. White, NewsOne Police in Minnesota were being accused of killing an unarmed Black man after a viral video showed an officer pinning down a suspect as he repeated that he couldn’t breathe. The Minneapolis...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Movie goers in the south suburbs have been shocked when they learned a popular movie theater in Country Club Hills is no more. The AMC Loews Theater located on 167th just east of Interstate 57 closed on Jan. 10. The closing comes after the...
By Elizabeth Overstreet, BlackDoctor.org You probably already know the importance of ensuring you get enough fiber in your diet. Fiber intake affects all of your body systems, including your skin, gallbladder, heart and immunity. But, if you lack fiber intake, it can have a detrimental effect on your health. When...
White teens are now posting pictures of themselves kneeling on each other's necks, as part of what is called a 'George Floyd challenge' in the same manner as his murder on video. By Raka Mukherjee, News18 BUZZ "Hell is other people," wrote Jean-Paul Sartre in his play called Huis Clos, or...

Seal: A Lesson In Lupus

By Lorraine Jones, blackdoctor.org Seal, the singer, has sold out huge arenas all over the world to hear him sing. His strong, angelic voice has brought him a number of hits including the song the world loves, “Kiss From A Rose.” When people see Seal, it’s hard not to notice the...
Image by Brookings Institution Analysis of Census Data The lives of black and white Chicago residents could hardly be more different. The Windy City, which is currently contending with a series of police shootings of black Chicagoans, is the most segregated major metro area in the nation. And it's been in...
By Ahsleigh Atwell, Atlanta Black Star Two Black men claim they were kicked out of an Illinois Walmart after they entered the store wearing surgical masks. A video posted on YouTube, Jermon Best and his friend Diangelo Jackson walked through a Wood River, Illinois, Walmart as a white police officer trailed...
Mayor Lori Lightfoot was with Scott Wednesday, but said she will not be quarantining By Jessica D'Onofrio, ABC7 News Alderman Michael Scott Jr. of Chicago's 24th Ward has tested positive for COVID-19 and appeared at a press conference this week with Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Mayor Lightfoot appeared with Alderman Scott on Wednesday....
THE NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION CONTINUES ITS SERIES ON MISSING BLACK WOMEN AND GIRLS. By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Type the name Tawny Reed in the Google search engine and click on “News.” In doing so, one will find among the results, an obscure 1960s Welsh singer named Tawny Reed...