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January 3, 2017

6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Fiji

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake has struck 284 kilometres south-west of the Fiji capital Suva, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says. The USGS said the quake was at a depth of 15.2 kilometres and an aftershock measuring magnitude-5.7 had also been recorded.... Continue Reading →


37-Year-Old Texas Father of Two Is Beaten to Death in Wal-Mart Ambush Attack

A father-of-two from Texas was shopping at a Walmart early Monday morning when police say someone came up to him from behind and delivered several blows to the head that proved fatal. Justin Lee 'JJ' Jones, 37, was rushed to... Continue Reading →

Janet Jackson Gives Birth to a Son, Eissa Al Mana

It’s a boy! Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana welcomed their first child, a son, on Tuesday, Jan. 3, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively. “Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana are thrilled to welcome their new son Eissa Al Mana into... Continue Reading →

Election of Donald Trump as President Has Changed Obama’s Future Plans

Whatever President Obama had planned for life after the presidency, the election of Donald Trump will likely change those plans. Instead of building on his legacy, he'll be defending it. Instead of helping to nurture his Democratic Party as an... Continue Reading →

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner to Move Into D.C. House Two Blocks Away from the Obamas’ Post-Presidency House

As the new first family gears up for the big move to Washington, D.C., Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner may have found a new home for their family in the nation's capital.  The 35-year-old businesswoman and her real... Continue Reading →

NAACP President and Leaders Hold Sit-In at Jeff Sessions’ Mobile, Alabama, Office to Protest Attorney General Nomination

The NAACP staged a sit-in at Sen. Jeff Sessions office in Mobile, Ala., saying it will stay he withdraws his nomination to be Attorney General or the group is arrested. The NAACP planned protests at Sessions’ district offices in Huntsville,... Continue Reading →

MLK Diversity Summit Leaders in North Carolina Cancel Rachel Dolezal from Lineup

Organizers for the Martin Luther King Jr. Dreamfest in Cary, North Carolina, recently back peddled on a decision to include former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal in a panel discussion during the event in January, reports the News & Observer. Town... Continue Reading →

Oakland Street Violence Claims 3 Generations of Black Lives 3 Years Apart

A man who urged an end to violence in Oakland after gunfire killed his son and grandson as they slept three years ago became a victim himself this week as he drove near a street memorial for his slain family.... Continue Reading →

Emory University Now Teaching Course on How Black Social Movements Contribute to Empowerment

Colleges and universities across the country have offered an array of thought-provoking courses related to African-American culture. Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia recently added a new course to its curriculum centered on Black self-love. The class, titled The Power of... Continue Reading →

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