Black Women

Janelle Monae Live Show Cut Short As She Gets Real About #BlackLivesMatter


BY:  John “Hennry” Harris Janelle Monàe brought her Wondaland Records label imprint including her artists, like the “Classic Man” Jidenna, to NBC’s TODAY and she had one message, “Silence is our enemy.  Sound is our weapon.” Monàe, with her certified CoverGirl looks and and possessing a sound that has her entire imprint rising to the forefront of contemporary R&B sound, ...

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Here’s why Yvette Carnell has issues with Min Farrakhan

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe other day, Yvette Carnell released a video commentary about Min Louis Farrkhan that led to a great deal of criticism. Carnell seems to feel that Farrakhan’s call for a violent response to police brutality is tantamount to a “race war.” In the video below, Yvette explains her position. She says that even though ...

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Cosby’s attorney says his accusers can only prove they were in his company

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It seems that during the past few weeks, the reputation of comedian Bill Cosby has been ripped to shreds in the public eye. But despite the battering, it appears that Cosby and his legal team aren’t backing down. Monique Pressley is the attorney for Bill Cosby and is making some pretty interesting arguments. Watch this video and see what she ...

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VIDEO: Sandra Bland’s Co-Inmate Discusses Her Final Moments

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April V. Taylor As more and more information regarding the circumstances leading up to Sandra Bland’s death becomes available, in one of the latest developments, Aleandria Pyle, who was housed in the jail cell adjacent to Bland’s has given an exclusive interview in which she reports that she did not hear any commotion indicating foul play in Bland’s death and ...

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Statistics Show Sandra Bland Would Still Be Alive If She Were White

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April V. Taylor Statistics show that if Sandra Bland were a white woman, she would have had a greater chance of making it out of her encounter with a Texas state trooper alive; instead, she was found dead in a jail cell days after her arrest after an officer pulled her from her vehicle following a minor traffic violation because ...

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Former NYPD Detective Claims Sandra Bland Died Because She Was “Arrogant”

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April V. Taylor Former NYPD detective and CNN contributor Harry Houck created a firestorm on a recent CNN segment when he argued that Sandra Bland would not have died in police custody if she weren’t “arrogant from the very beginning.” Bland was arrested over a minor traffic violation after she refused to put out a lit cigarette and a Texas ...

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VIDEO: Dashcam Video Shows Trooper Removing Sandra Bland From Car, Mother: “This Means War”

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April V. Taylor The dashcam footage from Sandra Bland’s traffic stop has been made public, and it is causing many people to question the official narrative given by police regarding the circumstances of Bland’s arrest. The footage shows Bland’s car making a lane change right before the officer who was driving behind her, and Bland can be heard later in ...

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Third Woman Who Police Claim Committed Suicide While In Police Custody Is Part Of Long Line Of Mysterious Deaths

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April V. Taylor Before Sandra Bland and Kindra Chapman, Kimberlee Randall King was allegedly found dead from hanging herself while in police custody. Her death and many others are linked to a string of “mysterious” hanging deaths of Black women while in police custody. There have also been a number of deaths of Black men and Black women through mystifying ...

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