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Activist Elaine Brown

Yvonna Russell | Posted 02.24.2015 | Black Voices
Yvonna Russell

Elaine is politically active as ever. After running for president under the 2008 Green Party ticket to bring awareness to the issues of the underserved and attract minority voters, she is not seeking political office, but remains a strong advocate for self empowerment.

#NapaQuake: How You Can Help Keep #NapaStrong

Mary Orlin | Posted 10.30.2014 | Home
Mary Orlin

Bottle shock.  Crushed.  Shaken, not stirred.  Whatever word you choose to describe it, the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Napa Valley early Sunday morning has left behind more than spilled wine.

Tax Evader: One Cannot Do Wrong Thing For Right Reason'

AP | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

PLAINFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman sentenced to 35 years in prison for amassing an arsenal of weapons at her fortress-like home and holdi...

Rebel Without a Pause: Huey P. Newton

Yvonna Russell | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

A film about Huey P. Newton is timely for important issues we address today; healthcare, civil liberties and food programs. Power to the people!

Black Style in a Box

James Sanders | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
James Sanders

As of late it's been a trend of sorts for some publications and blogs to write about black style as if it's a new trend to be satirically sketched and critiqued. As an African-American fashion writer -- I'm over it.

Common and Michelle Obama's Bad Rap about Assata Shakur: The Hero Wore a Black Hat

Dr. Jonathan David Farley | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jonathan David Farley

Cue conservative outrage over Michelle Obama's inviting rapper Common to a White House poetry reading, because Common wrote one adulatory song about Black Panther Assata Shakur. The New Jersey state police protested.

Calif. Teacher Suspended For Calling The Cops On School Bully

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

UPDATE: After being placed on leave from school by officials Nov. 29 for alerting law enforcement about a school bully, California teacher Elaine Brow...