When Love Calls, You Better Answer. Andrea Did

WRITTEN & CONTRIBUTED BY YOLANDA STARKS WHITE What You Need to Know: Sistah is a woman who should be celebrated, praised, and blessed for answering a call that would indelibly change the trajectory of four innocent young lives.   Ten years ago this April,...

Black and Missing: Jerry Rye

The friends and family of a 77-year-old African American are asking for the public's help. Jerry Rye has been missing from Renton, WA since February 9. He may be suffering from memory loss and could experience medical issues if he's not located soon. Anyone with...

A Century Ago, They Wanted Us All Gone

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY KHAMERON RILEY What You Need to Know: One hundred years ago, the Mississippi state Senate voted to evict the state's Black residents and send them back to Africa. The Senate voted 25-9, February 20, 1922, to trade some of the reparations...

Guilty, Guilty, Guilty

What You Need to Know: On the eve of the second anniversary of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, a jury handed down guilty verdicts to Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William Bryan for federal hate crimes for violating Arbery's civil rights and targeting him...

Joseph H. Rainey: The First Black Congressman

Last week, Joseph H. Rainey, who was born into slavery in 1832 went on to be the first Black congressman, was honored at the U.S. Capitol. His great-granddaughter Lorna Rainey addressed an audience as she and members of the Congressional Black Caucus unveiled a...

Russian Invasion Can Hit All of Us

As military and diplomatic experts weigh in on whether Russia will indeed complete their move into Ukraine, it bears asking how will this potential invasion affect the rest of the world, more specifically, not just as citizens, but as consumers in the United States?...

Black and Missing: Paris M.A Williamson

What You Need to Know: Paris Williamson of Indianapolis, Indiana is missing. The 33-year-old was last seen Monday, January 31. Her silver Chevy Impala was seen that day on County Line Road and Emerson. Her family believes that she visited the Horseshoe Indianapolis...