LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Alberta Jones is the civil rights pioneer almost no one knows. She was Louisville’s first female black prosecutor and negotiated the first fight contract for Muhammad Ali, her neighbor. She registered thousands of African-American v ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 8:22PM
Archaeologists believe they have found the key to unlocking a mystery almost as old as the Great Pyramid itself: Who built the structure and how were they able to transport two-ton blocks of stone to the ancient wonder more than 4,500 years ago?
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:59PM
ABCNews--TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins says she wants justice after the recent shooting death of her cousin, Eddie Russell Jr.
In a letter posted Monday to her Instagram and over several posts on Twitter, Watkins alleged that Russell was shot 18 t ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:52PM
A Muslim liberal arts college that offers subjects such as Islamic law alongside courses in math and philosophy has bought a former seminary campus for its undergraduate program.
Zaytuna College, the first accredited Muslim college in the U.S., pa ...
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:46PM
ATLANTA - Across the web, people are sharing a so-called “rule” pertaining to the National Anthem and whether or not NFL players are required to attend.
Social media users are posting the following text and asking readers to copy and paste:
Posted Thursday, September 28th 2017 at 6:39PM
RICHMOND--A state commission planning an anti-slavery monument in downtown Richmond voted Wednesday to include Nat Turner, the leader of a bloody 1831 slave uprising in Southampton County, among a group of 10 African-American figures who will be hono ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:31PM
AUSTIN - It's dashcam footage that many will never forget and that sparked criticism around the country questioning police use of force. Now, newly released audio recordings show former Texas Department of Safety Trooper Brian Encinia claims he feare ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:25PM
(FinalCall.com) The shock of the hour struck America in the form of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida.
Dazed citizens, rich and poor, White and Black, struggled through the recovery processes.
Catastrophes of biblical proportions l ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 8:17PM
Have some fews and two? Put it in your kick, head to the nearest frolic pad, and prove that you’re a jitterbug.
If these phrases sound like gibberish, you must not be hep—or at least you haven’t read the Hepster’s Dictionary, a glossary of Harlem ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:38PM
August 3, 2017
When we lose a loved one, our first thought is not the logistics of their burial. Our first thoughts tend to be the memories we shared, the laughs we had and primarily — the overwhelming pain of their absence ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:30PM
Janine Hayes was working her shift at the Port of Call restaurant on Esplanade Avenue, at the edge of the French Quarter, when the deluge started Saturday afternoon.
She and her co-workers noticed the water was pooling faster than it does in a typ ...
Posted Tuesday, August 8th 2017 at 6:23PM