By Kia Morgan Smith, The Grio A young Black girl at a predominately white private school in Virginia was abused and suffered through a traumatic incident involving three white classmates who held her down and cut off her locs. The family of Amari Allen are outraged that the 12-year-old girl was...
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Brown, who worked tirelessly to help Stacey Abrams become the nation’s first Black woman governor, talks about the divided woman’s vote Once again, white women voters in Georgia didn’t vote in their own best interests during the midterm election for governor. Instead, 76 percent of white women voted for Republican Secretary of...
After paying millions to settle two racial discrimination lawsuits where Target was accused of using questionable hiring practices against thousands of Black and Hispanic job applicants, the retailer embarked on a diversity campaign; however, out of its 52 top executives, only one is Black (Upon further review of this story,...
24 years later, Octavius Morris signs second affidavit saying cop forced her to lie convict Roosevelt Myles, who has been in prison for nearly 27 years By Erick Johnson Two sworn affidavits. One eyewitness. One fatal shooting and one false conviction. It’s a story that, for decades, has failed to add...
By Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star George Taliaferro, an All-American at Indiana and a trailblazer for African-Americans in football, has died. He was 91. A cornerstone of the 1945 Indiana football team, the only team in program history to go undefeated, Taliaferro starred at running back for the Hoosiers. More than that, Taliaferro...
By Ashley Banks The Black Underground Recycling Program was created in 2016 by Justin Blake, who is a South Side native, community activist, business owner, and great-grandson of a Garveyite. Blake is also the son of the late Reverend Jacob S. Blake, and he contacted other local organizations and businesses to...
A road trip to get a a gifted teen who was scheduled to fly into the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic By Erick Johnson It was raining, but the time had come to leave Chicago on a chilly Saturday morning. I climbed in the driver’s seat of a rented Mazda X35...