Posts Tagged ‘black news’

Families Victimized by Serial Killer Anthony Sowell Speak to the Court

August 11, 2011 1 comment

Serial killer Anthony Sowell's victim's families speak out

Anthony Sowell, a 51-year old Ohio serial killer up for the death penalty on 82 counts of aggravated murder, rape, attempted murder, and kidnapping, is sorry for what he did; but the families of his victims and his near-victims (the three women who survived his attacks) aren’t buying it. All of Sowell’s victims were black women.

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The Story You Should Know–Black Babies Were Once Used as Alligator Bait

August 8, 2011 1 comment

513 Migrant workers Packed into two US Bound Semis

May 19, 2011 1 comment


Mexican Migrant Workers In Truck (X-ray)

by Nyshia Taylor,

An X-Ray machine in Chiapas, Mexico busted two trucks en route from Guatemala to the United States carrying a total of 513 migrant workers.

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Malcolm X’s Interpretation of Fox News Racism

April 29, 2011 Leave a comment


Watch the video below to understand the nature of Fox News Racism.  There’s a historical context to all of this, whether we’re talking about the Birther Movement, the Tea Party or any of the other activity coming from the Right Wing.  Check it out below or click here to watch.


GOP Rep Says Black People Don’t Work as Hard as Whites

April 29, 2011 5 comments


by Dr. Boyce Watkins, YourBlackWorld.comScholarship in Action

Republican State Rep from Oklahoma Sally Kern seems to think that black people don’t work as hard as whites and that we are more likely to go to prison because we think the government will take care of us.

“We have a high percentage of blacks in prison, and that’s tragic, but are they in prison just because they are black or because they don’t want to study as hard in school? I’ve taught school, and I saw a lot of people of color who didn’t study hard because they said the government would take care of them."

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Luther Campbell Raises Just $250 for His Mayoral Campaign

April 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Your Black World Reports

It looks like the phrase “Too legit to quit” doesn’t quite apply to Luther Campbell.  The former leader of “2 Live Crew” has raised a reported $250 for his campaign to run for Mayor of Miami. Campbell was hoping that a recent fundraiser would bring him $5,000 to $10,000, but he was wrong.  Campbell is now $150,000 behind the fourth-highest fundraiser, Jose “Pepe” Cancio.

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Are Black Children In Danger While In Their Mothers’ Wombs?

April 27, 2011 Comments off


abortion billboard girl nyc

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World – Scholarship in Action 

Tricia Fraser filed suit last Tuesday against a Texas-based pro-life group that used her daughter’s face on a billboard that ran in Harlem earlier this year.  Beneath the face of her child were the words “The most dangerous place for an African American is in the womb.” 

In the lawsuit, Fraser claims that the use of her daughter’s image was “defamatory, unauthorized and offensive.”  She also said that it was racist.  The image was obtained legally, however, as Fraser had allowed her daughter to be photographed by a modeling agency.

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