Omarosa Manigault Leaves The White House

The White House says Omarosa Manigault-Newman, one of President Donald Trump’s most prominent African-American supporters, plans to leave the administration next month. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman’s resignation is effective Jan. 20, 2018 one year since Trump’s inauguration. Manigault Newman’s decision comes at the start of what’s expected to …Read More

Forgotten Black Scholar Receives Statue At University of Chicago

The University of Chicago has remembered one of its own with a touching tribute. Dr. Georgiana Simpson, the school’s first African-American female Ph.D. graduate in the early 1900s, was honored with a statue Tuesday, CBS Chicago reported. The life-sized bronze bust is the first of its kind on campus. Simpson’s story had been overlooked by current …Read More

Rep. John Conyers Steps Down As House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) announced on Sunday that he’s stepping down as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee while he’s under a probe by the House Ethics Committee for sexual harassment and age discrimination, ABC News reported. A lawyer who worked with Conyers on the House Judiciary Committee accused him of “sexual …Read More

Tavonia Evans Launches Cryptocurrency To Better Black Communities

Tavonia Evans has succeeded in launching the first ICO (Initial Coin Offering) for $Guap, a coin dedicated to restoring and recycling wealth within the Black community, according to Black News. With this coin, Evans has broken into the world of cryptocurrency to help African American consumers to support businesses that support them. Black News reports: …Read More

CIA’s Release Of Bin Laden Files Renews Interest In Iran Links

The CIA’s release of documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden has again raised questions about Iran’s support of the extremist network leading up to the Sept. 11 terror attacks. U.S. intelligence officials and prosecutors have long said Iran formed loose ties to the terror organization from 1991 on, …Read More

NAACP Issues Travel Advisory For African-Americans Flying American Airlines

The NAACP has issued a travel advisory to all African-Americans traveling on American Airlines. On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the organization released a statement explaining a pattern they’ve noticed in various incidents reported on the airline among African-American passengers. The incidents surrounding this advisory has caused the organization to believe that there is a …Read More