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Do we pay too much attention to terrorism? The United States Department of Defense defines terrorism as “the calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological.” Within this definition, […]

We would like to extend a congratulations to Radio One founder/ chairwoman Cathy Hughes, 93.9 WKYS program director Neke Howse, Majic 102.3 and Praise 104.1 program director Jamillah Muhammad and the rest of our Radio One family who made Radio Fact’s Top 30 Black Women in Media list. Click here to see entire list

As the Black unemployment rate continues to be the highest of any ethnic group, an article on The Grio discusses the ways in which Black children are negatively affected by the financial woes of their parents. The Grio reports: In a study of 7,000 households, data showed that Black middle-class children of single mothers who […]

ATLANTA – Many African Americans are out of a job and keep asking themselves: “When will it get better and the unemployment rate dip?” The Black unemployment rate is once again at more than 16 percent, the largest increase in six months and nearly matching that of the highest rate recorded for blacks during President […]

FLORIDA – The NAACP has joined forces with Latino and human rights groups to oppose bills in the Florida senate that would require law enforcement agencies to racially profile. Politic365 reports: These bills “would require law enforcement officials in Florida to engage in racial profiling – an insidious practice all too familiar to racial and […]

Clutch Magazine, a leading online destination for black women, has posed an interesting question. Hyper-intellectual news site Salon.com has published a story in which linguists try to explain away the mix-ups of Obama and Osama that have peppered the mainstream press as a simple, human mistake. Clutch asks us if we are buying it. No, […]

NEW YORK– Al Qaeda released a statement on jihadist web forums Friday threatening to retaliate against the United States over the death of Osama Bin Laden, according to SITE Intelligence Group.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Herman Cain, the former CEO of Godfather Pizza has won last night’s Fox News GOP Presidential debate which included Ron Paul and Tim Pawlenty according to a Fox News focus group. National Journal reports: An African-American newcomer who brags about his lack of Washington experience bests a field of more seasoned pols. […]

Ron Paul is back in the hunt for the Presidency. Many see him as an appealing candidate, one who opposes the wars, wants drugs legalized and supports fiscal responsibility. What they don’t know, is his long history of racism and connection to white supremacists. He has dodged questions on his connections to white supremacists and […]

ALABAMA– After five states were hit with a total of 35 tornadoes in one week, one of the nation’s deadliest tornadoes of recent years hit Alabama Wednesday, leaving the state death toll at 236.