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The 2008 Green Party candidate for president and the first African-American woman to represent Georgia in The House of Representatives, Cynthia McKinney, was captured by the Israeli navy this week. The navy stopped a boat containing McKinney and nineteen other passengers. They were on their way to Gaza but were stopped after reportedly ignoring a […]

Some people swear that the Black Church is one of the biggest scams going today. With over $420 billion in tithes and offerings, many are wondering where is that money going and how come its not being used to help clean up the African-American community. Our sister site LiveSteez delved in to find out where […]

The case of the Jena Six has finally come to a close, and all members have settled with plea agreements in a Louisiana courtroom. Their history spans back to 2007 as they all stood at the epicenter of a Civil Rights Movement of the modern day. Carwin Jones, Jesse Ray Beard, Robert Bailey Jr., Bryant […]

Monica Conyers, now a convicted felon, has resigned from her position from the Detroit City Council. Wife of the powerful and much respected Democratic congressman John Conyers (and drafter of the pay-to play radio bill HR 848 currently under consideration by Congress), the City Councilwoman gave up her seat without any type of struggle. She […]

In part 2 of the case of missing two-year-old Jada Justice disappearing only to be have her remains found in a swamp, the gritty details are given in relation to how this girl came to die. As reported earlier, Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter announced that Engelica Castillo, 18, and her boyfriend, Tik Tkachik, 23, […]

A long ten days have gone by since reports came of Jada Justice disappearing from a car outside of a gas station. There is finally closure to the whereabouts of the infant. Jada Justice was found dead last Thursday in a nearby swamp. On Friday, it was announced by authorities that the remains found were […]

In a ruling that could alter employments standards and practices across the nation, the United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of New Haven Connecticut’s white firefighters, citing that they were unfairly discriminated against because of their race. The firemen claimed the discrimination denied them the chance to receive promotions. The decision reverses one […]

District Judge Denny Chin listened to the call of the people, choosing to send the greatest thief of modern times to prison for the rest of his natural life, handing down a less than astounding sentence of 150 years. The ruling, granted much to the delight of prosecutors from the U.S. District Attorneys Office, was […]

In a matter of hours, the world will have discovered what becomes of world-class swindlers in the United States of America. Bernard “Bernie” Madoff, undisputed master bilker and the greatest thief of the modern era, will face a judge and receive his sentence for his crimes against the American people. U.S. District Judge Denny Chin […]

Hip-Hop Wired’s Michael “Ice-Blue” Harris recently sat down with scholar Dr. Boyce Watkins. The Syracuse University Financial Professor and advocate for African-Americans obtaining education and economic empowerment and warrior against racial injustice goes in on a few topics affecting Black America in the first of many insightful interviews. HipHopWired: As far as Hip-Hop is concerned, […]

Activist and front line soldier Warren Ballentine is about fighting for the rights of African-Americans. The syndicated radio host and attorney spoke with Hip-Hop Wired’s “Michael Ice-Blue” Harris about several plagues affecting the African-American community and the importance of giving back and inspiring hope into our Black Youth. Here’s the first installment of several interviews […]

The “winner” in the Iran election wants Obama to mind his business about the protests in Iran. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected into office as the winner of the Iran election and protests have been taking off ever since. Iran officials are accusing the U.S. of provoking the protests and have banned media from reporting in […]