Mutulu Shakur, stepfather of rap legend Tupac Shakur, is eligible for parole.
Films about some of history's most important Black female figures are infrequent, which is why news of a movie on the life of Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman sparked so much attention.
Amid outcry from the state police union, a New Jersey university has decided to cancel a commencement speech from rapper Common over a song he wrote a fifteen years ago in honor of Black activist Assata Shakur. Kean University students expressed interest in hearing Common speak at graduation in large part due to his powerful and emotional […]
If You Don’t Know! News & Politics Roundup: Report Suggests White Children Will Be The Minority By 2020…AND MORE
New census projections have revealed that white children will be outnumbered by children of color in the United States within the next five years. The rise of immigration and a decline in the birthrate amongst whites are all factors that play into this prediction. The projected data shows that by 2020, 50.2 percent of the nation’s […]
With Cuba and the U.S. normalizing relations for the first time in over half a century, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has called for Cuba to extradite the FBI’s most wanted woman. Gov. Christie sent a letter to President Obama about Joanne Chesimard, known to many as Assata Shakur. The 67-year-old was allegedly involved in the killing of a New […]