Ohio lawmakers finally pass a plan after years of fighting against any type of marijuana legalization medical or recreational. The plan is very strict, it wont allow patients to grow it at home or smoke it, and it will allow employers to fire employees for having marijuana in their systems.
Flint's former city administrator filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Mayor Karen Weaver. She alleges that Weaver fired her to cover up a scheme to redirect charity funds to her campaign.
Google recently announced they will distribute $250,000 in Google.org grants to fund initiatives that will help Flint, Michigan recover from its water crisis. Google will allocate $150,000 to teams from the University of Michigan, which will work towards creating a data platform to help local leaders and the government with making effective decisions and provide Flint […]
Despite passing a drug test, Wake County, N.C. school officials upheld a student's suspension because her hands smelled of weed. The sophomore's mother must appeal to the school board to clear her daughter's record.
The Department of Justice and North Carolina filed lawsuits against each other over the so-called "bathroom bill." North Carolina denies that the measure violates the civil rights of transgender people.
Police charged three teens in the school bathroom beating death of Amy Joyner-Francis. The medical examiner said the assault triggered a pre-existing heart condition that caused her death.
The father of Bobbi Brown Kristina joined an ongoing $10 million lawsuit against Nick Gordon, her boyfriend at the time, for wrongful death.
This week’s topic: God’s Guidance In tenth grade, I won the Drivers Ed award. Now, I don’t think I won because I was necessarily the superior driver in our class…I’m pretty sure that it was because of the notebook. Mr. Harold Jude was our teacher, and much to our disappointment, the greater part of our […]
If you had a party at your house, how much money do you think you could raise? Maybe a few hundred dollars? Well, if you’re Pauletta and Denzel Washington, you can do better than that. The couple held an event at their Los Angeles home and raised over $17 million for the Smithsonian African-American Museum, […]
The 3rd annual “We Are One” Mother’s Day Celebration concert at the Hampton Coliseum on Saturday delivered a powerful array of God’s anointing through some of the most talented Gospel singers currently on the Billboard charts. This year’s special Mother’s Day Concert kicked off with the talented and even funny Jonathan McReynolds, a powerful and […]
Memoir “Unashamed,” out now, documents the rise of two-time Grammy winning hip-hop artist, cultural icon and community activist despite a lifetime of adversity – childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt. The book is available in-stores an online at popular retailers such as Amazon and iTunes. […]
You’ve probably seen the picture. If you haven’t, you can easily find it online. Just go to BlackAmericaWeb.com and find it there. Sixteen African American women — graduation seniors at West Point — posing for a photo while wearing high-collared uniforms and standing on the steps of historic Nininger Hall. It’s a tradition. Generations of […]