Marcus Garvey (Courtesy photo)
National

Farrakhan: Support Petition to Have Obama Pardon Marcus Garvey

CHICAGO — A petition asking the White House to posthumously pardon the Honorable Marcus Garvey, the great Black nationalist leader, has received the support of Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, who has urged backing the petition. The deadline for signing the online petition is Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. [read more…]

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International

Breaking the Cycle: Young Mother of 7 Turns Life Around at McDonald’s

“By the time I was 15, I had twins, plus the baby. At 17, I had four kids, and then I had five by the time I was 18 and, finally, by 26, I had seven,” she said, unapologetically, naming them in range from the oldest to the youngest — Jasmine, Markiesha, Marcus, DeMarcus, Sparticus, Sparkle and Joshua. [read more…]

Politics

Clinton Rocks Trump in First Debate

The first of three presidential debates before the November election on Monday may well have been an eye-opener for African-Americans and women alike — that is, if they had not already been awakened a long time ago to Republican nominee Donald Trump’s rhetoric. [read more…]