The Tom Joyner Morning Show

A Ball State University professor called the police on a Black student after he refused to change seats in class. Now that student, and many others are upset with the school for its response to that professor. The school has reportedly implemented a corrective plan after professor Shaheen Borna, who is white, called university police on […]

An anchor slipped during live-air news coverage of Kobe Bryant’s death and appeared to say the N-word. MSNBC host Alison Morris has apologized for the mistake but insisted she’d “NEVER use a racist term,” the New York Post reports. “Earlier today, while reporting on the tragic news of Kobe Bryant’s passing, I unfortunately stuttered on air, combining the names of […]

The body of Ja’Quarius Taylor was reportedly discovered tied up and shot in a wooded area near Varnado, Louisiana on January 12. An attorney for the 17-year-old, who was gay, believes the murder was a hate crime based on race and sexual orientation. “The family has a legal team to help ensure a full, fair, and […]

A second student at a Texas high school has reportedly been suspended and told that he can’t return to class until he cuts his locs. ABC News reports, Kaden Bradford, 16, is a sophomore at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu and has been on suspension since last week, according to his mother, Cindy Bradford. […]

Dwight Roberson initially went to Oregon to play football, but he is now being credited by the Salem-Keizer School District, and administrators for the highest graduation rate of Black students in at least a decade. Roberson’s day-to-day influences are to “serve as a role model, cheerleader, coach and all-around helper for black students who might […]

Janet Jackson is the latest celebrity to hop on the #DollyPartonChallenge and anyone in their right mind would swipe right on her Tinder pic! Miss Jackson shared her four profile pictures as part of the trend and she can definitely do it all. She looks like the star employee in her LinkedIn photo, a down […]

According to officials,  “blunt force beating” was the cause of death for two inmates who died in a Mississippi prison on January 20. NBC News reports the recent deaths, which occurred at Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, bring the death toll across the state’s prison system to at least seven since the beginning of the year. […]

A former Cleveland police officer was sentenced to 4 and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to urinating on a 12-year-old girl who refused a ride from him as she waited for a school bus. Cleveland.com reports that Solomon Nhiwatiwa showed no emotion when he spoke to Common Pleas Court Judge Wanda C. Jones on Tuesday (Jan. 21) […]

The sad case of the murder Minneapolis realtor Monique Baugh, just took an even sadder turn. A woman has turned herself in in the ongoing investigation and its said that she is the individual who lured Baugh to her death. RELATED: Minneapolis Realtor Murder May Have Been Motivated By Boyfriend Flashing Cash On Social Media  […]

A 5-year-old mixed-race girl in North Carolina was murdered more than two years ago and no charges have been filed. According to WECT 6 News, her white uncle “known for having intense racial hatred” is a suspect. On Monday (Jan. 20), the National Black Leadership Caucus (NBLC) held a press conference calling on Pender County […]