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Killer cop Betty Shelby is already back on the job. smh

Posted by The Race Card on May 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 0 Comments

When Tulsa, Oklahoma cop Betty Shelby was acquitted of first-degree manslaughter last Wednesday in the death of Terrence Crutcher, that was bad enough. To make matters worse, a juror later revealed that the group voted not…

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UK soul singer Rukhsana Merrise drops an anti-capitalist anthem with her high-energy single "Money"

Posted by Sound Check on May 22, 2017 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Born and raised in West London, singer-songwriter Rukhsana Merrise's folk, hip hop and soul influences are clear, but fused into her own sound that is truly unique. The artist's single "Money" combines her distinctively powerful…

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WTF: this teen was called into asst. principal's office because her afro was too "extreme"

Posted by The Race Card on May 22, 2017 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

After rocking her afro for most of the school year, Seventeen-year-old Jenesis Johnson was confronted by a teacher at North Florida Christian in Tallahassee. In front of the class, her teacher asked, "How long are you…

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Afro-Mexican histories and mythologies are explored in artist/musician Ras Levy’s “Mexico Negro” exhibit

Posted by Eye Candy on May 22, 2017 at 11:46am 0 Comments

Mexican musician, painter and rasta Ras Levy is one of the prolific Afro-Mexican artists who has spent close to two decades promoting the exposure and visual representation of Mexico’s legacy of blackness. Levy’s latest…

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White terrorism strikes again: 'Alt Reich Nation' member charged with the murder of Black Bowie State student

Posted by The Race Card on May 22, 2017 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Orignally reported as a random attack, the FBI is now investigating the fatal stabbing of Bowie State University student Richard Collins III by University of Maryland student Sean Christopher Urbanski as a racially motivated…

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Solange on asserting Blackness in white spaces: "tear the got damn walls down"

Posted by The Race Card on May 22, 2017 at 11:00am 0 Comments

On Thursday, Solange performed two intimate shows at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as part of the Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York. The performance,… Continue

Stunning Photo Series Pays Tribute To Icon Grace Jones on her 69th Birthday

Posted by Eye Candy on May 19, 2017 at 11:28am 1 Comment



“AMAZING GRACE“ is Amsterdam based visual artist AiRich and stylist Stefhanie Blokland’s tribute to icon Grace Jones for her 69th birthday. Teaming up with model JNM The Naked MC to bring Jones’ electricity and unflinching…

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Malcom X quotes that still ring true - he understood that we can't expect a racist system to dismantle itself

Posted by The Race Card on May 19, 2017 at 12:23pm 0 Comments

On May 19th, 1925, Malcolm Little, who would later become known as Malcolm X and then el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was born. Shabazz would go on to become one of the most influential Muslim ministers and human rights activists of…

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