Black Women

Jeralean Talley Dies At 116, Was World’s Oldest Woman

April V. Taylor There is something unspoken that people find magical about those who manage to live more years than anyone else; Jerlaean Talley is one of those people. Talley was a deeply religious person and member of the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Inkster,Michigan. A family friend Michael Kinloch reports that Talley’s final wish was to not suffer. Kinloch ...

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Interracial couple won’t be bullied by hateful, racist letter

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By Victor Ochieng A hate letter was recently sent to a Black family in Long Island, New York, which read, “You don’t belong here.” Now, one week later, another hateful letter is making news. But this time around, it was sent to an interracial couple in a different state. The message was sent to David Shaw. He received the letter ...

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Reporter tries to Jam Marilyn Mosby: She goes Michelle Obama on her

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In the interview below, Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby is being charged by a reporter who is asking her questions that might cause her an ethical conflict.  We love the way she handled the question, powerful.   If you can’t see the video below (it should populate in about two seconds), you can watch it at this link.    ...

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Shaw University Chooses Jamaican Dr. Tashni Dubroy As New President

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April V. Taylor Shaw University has announced that they have chosen Dr. Tashni Dubroy as the school’s 12th president.  At just 34 years old, the Jamaican born Dubroy is the second youngest person to serve as the school’s president and is not much older than many of the school’s students. She is also the third alumnus and third woman to ...

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Former Star Trek Actress suffers a stroke

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Reported by Michal Ortner Nichelle Nichols, famous for her role as Lt. Nyota Uhura on the original Star Trek series and films, suffered a stroke on Wednesday, June 3. She was at her home in Los Angeles when the stroke hit. The 82-year-old actress is still working and set to appear in two upcoming films. “Last night while at her ...

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Teen describes what happened during police attack in Texas

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Listen to this young woman’s account of what happened when a group of police officers were called onto the scene to investigate a disturbance at a pool party. Her story is compelling and makes you wonder what was going on here. Officer Eric Casebolt has been implicated in the incident, in which a black girl had her face slammed into ...

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Tiara KJ Williams: What if pregnant women could see the future?

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In this Black Time Travel episode called “Foresight,” director Tiara KJ Williams asks, “What would happen if all pregnant women were able to see the future?” Take a look at it and tell us what you think.

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Brittney Griner’s marriage was dead before it even started

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris There is nothing like two people dedicating their lives to one another in the spirit of holy matrimony – such a beautiful and wonderful showing of love. But today’s relationships are not like the one’s our grandparents had and WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson‘s roller coaster ride is a testimony to that. TMZ, the ...

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Officer Assaults Dying Woman in Custody But Only Faces Three Years

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In the trial of the white Los Angeles police officer accused of beating a black woman while in custody, attorneys have given their closing arguments and the jury has seen the footage of the alleged assault. 35-year-old Alesia Thomas died in police custody shortly after crying, “I can’t breathe.” According to the Huffington Post, Prosecutor Shannon Presby showed the jury ...

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