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Rare 1955 Special Report: “The Emmett Till Trial”

“Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago. I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, That’s their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the …

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Video: James Baldwin [1963]

A clip from, “Take this Hammer” “Who is the Nigger?” “James Arthur “Jimmy” Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America. Some of Baldwin’s essays are book-length, including The Fire …

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Artist Submission: Rina Towne

Check out Rina Towne, who is an emerging artist from southern California. “My name and stage name is the same: Rina Towne. I’m an upcoming rapper/singer out of Wilmington, CA. I began making music as a hobby just to express myself and work through the BS in life. Once I realized that it heals my depression and anxiety I decided …

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Black In Tokyo Documentary 2017

“Black in Tokyo was created with the intention of exposing people around the world to the black foreign experience of living in a homogenous country. Directed by Nigerian-American artist Amarachi Nwosu, the film follows five subjects, with origins ranging from West Africa to the U.S., narrating the different cultural challenges and opportunities of living in Tokyo, Japan.” Fore more information …

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Interview: Flip Or Flop’s Ashley and Andy Williams

Andy and Ashley Williams are military veterans and business partners who live in Fort Worth Texas. They are also successful real-estate investors who star in their own show on HGTV. Check out their interview with Tom Joyner Morning Show’s Sybil Wilkes. Your browser does not support iframes.. Flip or Flop Fort Worth airs on Thursdays at 9/8c. Read More: http://www.hgtv.com/shows/flip-or-flop-fort-worth ‘Flip Or …

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Tax Bill Moves Quickly Through Senate To House Floor

In a 12-11 vote, The Senate Budget Committee approved to send President Trump’s tax cut bill to the floor. It is being called the “‘biggest tax overhaul in 31 years.” “As disabled protesters shouted, “Kill the bill, don’t kill us,” in a Capitol Hill hearing room, the Senate Budget Committee, with no discussion, quickly approved the legislation on a 12-11 …

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