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The 50th anniversary of the 1963 “March On Washington” took place Wednesday (August 28) and despite wet weather conditions, the star-studded event drew thousands. With President Barack Obama delivering the anchoring speech, he and other guests delivered a message of togetherness and hope.

Jesse Jackson Jr. may be out of treatment, but trouble still seems to be following him. The congressman is the subject of a federal probe over “suspicious activity,” regarding his finances. The Chicago Sun Times reports that Jackson’s finances are being looked at by the FBI in regards to his House seat, and potentially inappropriate activity […]

Congressman Joe Walsh is at it again. The noted Tea Party representative continues to use his platform for evil, and in his latest remarks, accused black people of mooching off the government. During a speech in Schaumburg, Ill., the Chicago native attacked the Democratic party for allegedly encouraging Hispanics to follow the lead of black people, […]

Ludacris had the opportunity to rock Turner Field in celebration of Civil Rights Day, yesterday in Atlanta. Luda honored Jesse Jackson, and brought out Jermaine Dupri to perform “Welcome To Atlanta” in front of a 50,000+ crowd in the Braves baseball stadium. The Braves beat the Philles 5-3, if anyone cares, if not just watch […]

Bossip: Antoine Dodson And Kelly Give Tour Of Hood House Full Of Junk, Blunt Ash, Dudes (Rapist), And Does A “Q & A” [Video] The Atlanta Post: Rainbow PUSH Urges Burger King to Re-Hire Black Ad Agencies Madame Noire: Stop Being Lazy About Black Men and Boys:  What can we do about the sad cycle of […]

Black Voices: “Katt Williams’ Phantom Rolls-Royce Gets Repo’d” Read Here Your Black World: “Dr. Boyce Watkins & Rev. Jesse Jackson Discuss The Black Agenda” Listen Here Complex: “The 50 Best Nike Dunks Of All Time” Look Here F-Listed: “Barack Obama Loves to Sweat It Out To Jay-Z” Read Here Bossip: “Tiger Woods Is Going Back […]

Dr. Boyce Watkins, the founder of the Your Black World Coalition and the initiator of the National Conversation on Race, has been a supporter of President Obama but never one scared to call him out when he needs to be. Here he gives his view on what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have thought […]

The more things change the more they seem to stay the same.  Four & a half decades after he demanded that the U.S. government deliver on its previous promise to pay reparations to the very same people she once held in physical bondage, Amerikkkanized Afrikans have yet to be compensated. As a matter of fact, […]