From (CNN) — A white child looks at a picture of a black child and says she’s bad because she’s black. A black child says a white child is ugly because he’s white. A white child says a black child is dumb because she has dark skin. This isn’t a schoolyard fight that takes […]

From the Washington Post: Arizona took another hit Wednesday as Republicans cast a vote for the home of their 2012 convention. Phoenix made the short list but lost out to Tampa. Click here to view photos. It was little surprise to tourism officials in Arizona. Since the state passed the nation’s toughest immigration law three […]

From the New York Times: Blacks and Latinos were nine times as likely as whites to be stopped by the police in New York City in 2009, but no more likely to actually be arrested. Click here to view photos. The more than 575,000 stops of people in the city — a record number of […]

  From the Huffington Post: In one of the greatest domestic population shifts in American history, African Americans poured out of the South in the early 20th century. The so-called “Great Migration” brought millions of southern blacks to areas across the country, including hundreds of thousands who came to Chicago. The city’s South Side quickly […]

From the New York Times: There are enough signs that New York’s system of providing public defenders is failing poor people that a broad class-action suit challenging the system can move ahead, the state’s highest court ruled Thursday, setting the stage for a sweeping battle in the courts and perhaps the Legislature. The 4-to-3 ruling […]

HOUSTON – Black leaders called Tuesday for indictments against eight police officers accused of beating a teenage burglary suspect in an incident caught on surveillance video. Click here to view photos. Representatives of the NAACP’s Houston branch, the Nation of Islam and other groups said they have confidence in the legal system and will continue […]

PITTSBURGH — As a scholar, poet and abolitionist, George B. Vashon broke barriers in the 1800s: he was the first black to graduate from Oberlin College, the first black lawyer in New York state and the first black professor at Howard University. Click here to view photos. But in his home state of Pennsylvania, where […]

Sandra Rose has obtained text messages sent back and forth between VH1 “Basketball Wives” castmember Evelyn Lozada and her representatives. The conversation took place on April 17, which was the Saturday before her nude pics were leaked onto the Internet. Another Nude Photo Leak: “Basketball Wife” Evelyn! A source has said, “[Evelyn] was freaked out […]

Naomi Campbell’s love for Russia has inspired the British supermodel to raise money for the country’s underprivileged children, she said on Monday. A smiling Campbell, 39, told Reuters in an interview in the Russian capital, “I’m living here… everyone has been very nice to me and welcoming and I wanted to give back.” Spending part […]

Looks like Chris is having another meltdown…Here’s what went down: Chris Brown was supposed to go on Q94 in Richmond to promote his benefit concert for Haiti, but stormed out in a huff before the interview even started: So Chris is sitting in the studio with the DJ and right before they’re supposed to go […]