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Dressed to Kill but Dying on the Inside ~ Confronting Mental Illness In the Black Community

Dressed to kill and dying on the inside

There is an African Proverb that says, “If there is no enemy on the inside, the enemy on the outside can do us no harm.” The problem with the Black collective is that the enemy on the inside is one that we refuse to acknowledge — one we like to…

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Dapper Dan Breakfast Club Interview

Dapper Dan Breakfast Club Interview

Dapper Dan Breakfast Club Interview If you have not watched the Dapper Dan Breakfast Club interview, you should commit to watching it. It is about so much more than fashion. This interview should be mandatory watching for every Black household. I new that Dapper Dan had a brilliant mind for…

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Staten Island woman celebrating birthday died in Dominican Republic

Staten Island woman celebrating birthday died in Dominican Republic

“I am overwhelmed and confused and in shock,” he told the Advance on Thursday. “My family wanted her to not go on this vacation. I truly believe if my mother was not in the Dominican Republic, she would have been alive right now.”

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Say Their Names ~ Antwon McCray ~ Kevin Richardson ~ Yusef Salaam ~ Raymond Santana ~ Korey Wise ~ The Central Park Five

Say Their Names ~ Antwon McCray ~ Kevin Richardson ~ Yusef Salaam ~ Raymond Santana ~ Corey Wise ~ The Central Park Five

Say Their Names ~ Antwon McCray ~ Kevin Richardson ~ Yusef Salaam ~ Raymond Santana ~ Korey Wise ~ The Central Park Five   Go ahead, say their names — Antwon McCray (15) ~ Kevin Richardson (14) ~ Yusef Salaam (15) ~ Raymond Santana (15) ~ Korey Wise (16). I…

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Child remains found in Arkansas identified as 4-year-old Maleah Davis

Child remains found in Arkansas identified as 4-year-old Maleah Davis Courtesy of FOX 26 Houston staff Posted Jun 03 2019 10:00AM CDT Updated Jun 03 2019 10:10AM CDT Child remains found in Arkansas identified as 4-year-old Maleah Davis HOUSTON (FOX 26) – The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences has positively identified the…

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Janet and Janine Africa of Move 9 Finally Released After Forty Years

Janet and Janine Africa Finally Released From Prison after Forty Years

Janet and Janine Africa of Move 9 Finally Released After Forty Years Media Release: Janet and Janine Africa are paroled after forty years of incarceration!!! Posted on May 25, 2019 by abolitionist — Courtesy of Abolitionist Law Center The Abolitionist Law Center and the People’s Law Office are proud to share that Janet Holloway Africa and Janine Phillips Africa of…

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The Timeline of the Maleah Davis Case

Maleah Davis

Timeline of the Maleah Davis case By Aaron Barker – Senior Digital Editor | Courtesy of Channel 2 News Houston Posted: 12:32 PM, May 13, 2019Updated: 12:32 PM, May 13, 2019 Shares: 0 HOUSTON – From the moment she disappeared, the case of 4-year-old Maleah Davis has grabbed the nation’s attention. Here’s a…

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What Can We Take Away from the Life and Death of Nipsey Hussle?

What Can We Take Away from the Life and Death of Nipsey Hussle?

What Can We Take Away from the Life and Death of Nipsey Hussle? It does not take much effort to find the dark side of the murder of rapper and entrepreneur, Ermias Asghedom, more affectionately known as Nipsey Hussle. It is obvious that not just Los Angeles, but the world…

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Update: A Closer Look at the Murder of Kevin Battle by Racist Mark W. Jabben

The Murder of Kevin Battle by Racist Mark W. Jabben

A Closer Look at the Murder of Kevin Battle by Racist Mark W. Jabben Last updated | Wednesday, July 3, 2019 11:46 a.m. CST This particular murder hit a little bit closer to home than usual. It is always my goal to maintain the capacity to feel empathy when it…

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‘He just kept hitting me’: Woman punched in violent Deep Ellum attack speaks out

‘He just kept hitting me’: Woman punched in violent Deep Ellum attack speaks out   The story below, first published by WFAA Channel 8, gives some insight into the brutal assault of a young Black woman who mistakingly drove down the wrong way on Elm Street in the Deep Ellum…

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  • Born in Captivity: Psychopathology as a Legacy of Slavery

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