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From Gang Violence to Smart-Shaming, Past Challenges Inspire Winners of 2017 Lowery Institute “Change Agent Tank” Social Innovation Competition

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Atlanta, GA – Raphael Richardson was 14 the first time a gun was held to his head. When his father was incarcerated Philadelphia street gangs became his family; violence and anger were his friends. Today, the Morehouse College junior received start-up funds for a business to help students and families impacted by incarceration from the […]

C. Dwayne West Commentary: You Can’t Compare Police Shootings of Unarmed Men to Violence by Criminals

Registered Nurse and Mom, Prepares for Relaunch of New Jersey’s Popular Medical Marijuana Themed Eatery

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Trenton, NJ – Debi Madaio never thought she would become a public advocate for medical marijuana. As the co-owner of NJWeedman’s Joint, a popular marijuana-themed eatery, located in Trenton, NJ, and the partner of Ed Forchion aka NJ Weedman, one of the cannabis industry’s most controversial figureheads, she has found herself pushed to the forefront […]

NJWeedman Launches his Jury Nullification Tour in Washington State During Protest March to Support the “Bellingham Cannabis 3” on May 8

Morehouse President John Wilson Hopes for Productive Relationship With Trump Administration Despite Troubled Start

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This morning I hit twitter and “We Got Played” was trending. Clearly I figured it had something to do with the Black community … or, hip-hop community… or maybe even some Trump supporters admitting they were conned. I never imagined the buzz would be from an article in TheRoot.com about the esteemed leader of one […]

Letter Urges AFSCME President, Lee Saunders, Not to Punish Struggling HBCU Students Due to Opposing Political Views with the Koch Brothers

2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration Week Long Schedule of Events

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January 8, 2017 – January 16, 2017 Sunday, January 8, 2017 – 10:45am – PreHoliday Activities Worship and Fellowship – Zion Grove Baptist Church; 606 Pryor Street; Atlanta, Georgia –Friday, January 13, 2017 8:30am – The Annual Dr. King Labor/Human Rights Prayer Breakfast – Hyatt Regency Atlanta – 2665 Peachtree Street, NE; Atlanta, Georgia 30303 […]

NCBCP Spirit of Democracy Awards Celebrates History and Honors Leaders Keeping the Movement Going Forward

Join Greater Atlanta National Council of Negro Women for their holiday gala Sat. Dec. 10, 6 PM at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta.

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Featuring Ballethnic Dance Company & Adam L. McKnight, Poetry by Hank Stewart, Phillippia & Blaze One Band. For tickets www.greateratlantancnw.org or Paypal. Please join the National Council of Negro Women, Greater Atlanta to celebrate the joyous holiday season and honor outstanding trailblazers during their 1st Annual Holiday Gala, themed “Harlem Nights, A Renaissance of Opportunity […]

The Building Green Initiative Celebrates Earth Day Naming Ten Greenest HBCUs

Roland Martin Confronts White Nationalist Richard Spencer On NewsOne Now

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(NewsOne Now) – Members of the National Policy Institute held their national conference in Washington, D.C. this weekend. The group has been broadly referred to as part of the Alt-Right and the positions they embrace align with White Nationalism, White Supremacy, and downright racism. Members of their movement have been energized and emboldened by the […]

Leader of National Organization of Black Men Who Love Men Calls Media Coverage of Tracy Morgan’s Skit Racially Biased Tunnel-Vision

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo ‘Sickened’ by Violent Arrest of Breaion King

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It appears that some of the higher ups in law enforcement are finally realizing that the way to avoid protests when one of your officers does the wrong thing is to acknowledge that the officer was wrong, apologize and take steps to make sure the violent cop suffers consequences for his actions. Kudos to Austin […]

CBCF Statement on This Week’s Shootings in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, and Dallas