Black America

INDIANAPOLIS — Ujamaa Community Bookstore is doing more than selling books and promoting reading. It’s bringing US history to life, working to educate those who stop in about the culture and traditions of the Black experience in America. “We just want to build the culture. We don’t want people to shy away from it because sometimes even […]

Bob Johnson says life could improve for African-Americans under a Trump administration.

Civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams shared her views on how Black America should prepare for a Trump presidency.

Clarence B. Jones, former adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and currently the Diversity Visiting Professor and Scholar at the University of San Francisco in California, shared his views on how Black America can survive and move forward during Donald Trump's tenure as President of the United States.

For iPhone:  04/14/14 – Roland Martin is tired of the pissing match going on between black America. “How is it that we have the ability…

“My presence is charity …” That sound bite from hip-hop superstar Jay-Z has resonated and reverberated throughout the blogosphere for days. In an interview for Life+Times, Jay was responding to criticisms from entertainer-activist Harry Belafonte; who blasted the rapper and his equally famous wife, Beyonce, for their lack of activism. The backlash against Jay’s arrogant […]

CNN weekend anchor Don Lemon is catching shade for agreeing with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly‘s anti-black community comments. In fact, Lemon went a step further and said O’Reilly didn’t go far enough. See Don Lemon’s ‘No Talking Points’ commentary… Black folks took to Twitter and other social media to let Lemon know his remarks were not appreciated. Among them is […]

  Every Wednesday is Get Well Wednesday on the TJMS! Today’s special Thanksgiving theme featured Dr. Kota Reddy. He gave tips on how you can have a healthy Thanksgiving and still eat GOOD! Click here to listen According to Black America Web: Every year as the holidays approach, we go one of two ways: We […]

CNN Senior Analyst Roland Martin is the go-to guy for issues in Black America. Today he talked with investigative reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones about discrimination in Housing Urban Development (HUD) and their failure to reinforce housing regulations. Click here to listen.  

Roland Martin never leaves you hanging when it comes to issues in Black America. He spoke with Mayor Langford of Atlantic City, NJ on the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, how he feels about President Obama’s actions and how Atlantic City will recover. Click here to listen.

President’s Day falling in the middle of Black History Month gives us reason to ask for definitive answers to some questions that may get swept under the rug. While it is wonderful to acknowledge the greatness of our Presidents, we cannot pretend that slavery wasn’t a part of our past in America. It’s hard to […]