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Ford Fund and Atlanta dealer donate Transit Connect Van to Summerhill Community Ministries
  ATLANTA — A famous former Heisman Trophy-winning college football player will be in attendance when the The Ford Motor Company Fund and Allan Vigil…
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City of Atlanta to Participate in Denim Day in honor of Sexual Violence Awareness Month
ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta announced today that it will participate in “Denim Day” on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by encouraging city employees to…
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Yolanda Adams’ radio show cancelled; who is her replacement?
The popular Gospel radio show, “The Yolanda Adams Morning Show,” has been cancelled after nearly a decade on the air. The show, which was syndicated…
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White supremacists, anti-KKK demonstrators clash at Stone Mountain Park
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — There were multiple arrests when “pro-white” demonstrators and anti-white supremacist protestors clashed at Stone Mountain Park in suburban Atlanta on Saturday.…


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NNPA, Chevrolet Announce 2016 Discover Unexpected Journalism Fellows
NNPA, Chevrolet Announce Discover the Unexpected Journalism Fellows     By Freddie Allen NNPA National News Editor Edited by  Kai EL ‘Zabar   Sidnee King,…
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CPS Establishes Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar High School
On Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), along with community leaders from the Bronzeville and Oakwood community made a major announcement…


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Super Bowl or bust: Gov. Deal going extra mile to attract big games to Atlanta
ATLANTA — Fresh off the nationally-embarrassing “religious freedom bill” debacle that threatened to derail Atlanta as one of the nation’s premiere destinations for corporations, movies…
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UGA head coach not pleased with Ludacris contract involving condoms and alcohol
The Georgia Bulldogs football head coach was not happy that The University of Georgia agreed to pay performer Ludacris $65,000 and provide candy, condoms and…
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GET THE LOOK: Be Fabulous Like Fantasia In A New York Minute
Fantasia is looking flawless.
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Katt Williams arrested in Atlanta …. yet again
EAST POINT, Ga. — Comedian Katt Williams has run afoul of the law, yet again! The troubled superstar jokster was arrested at a suburban Atlanta…
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Naomi Campbell Sashays Stylishly For Vogue Brasil
Naomi Campbell is giving us bold and sexy Brazilian vibes for Vogue Magazine.
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Beyoncé Brings Major Style Slayage To The Formation Tour
From Dsquared to Nubian Skin, get all the fashion details on Beyonce's wardrobe selections for the Formation tour!
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David Moore Is Not Backing Down for Using the N Word
David Moore Is Not Backing Down for Using the N Word Edited By Kai EL’ Zabar  Aldermen David Moore  refused to explain or apologize for…
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Celebrities who said they’ll leave the country if Donald Trump becomes president
With overwhelming landslide victories in the latest Tuesday primaries, the bombastic bore Donald Trump is clearly the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, and some folks are very…


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Councilman Michael Julian Bond to host ‘The Legacy Continues’
Descendants of leaders in the civil rights movement   ATLANTA – Many people are aware how hard it is for children share the surname of…
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Jagged Edge’s Kyle Norman’s wife cut off from family for taking back abusive husband
Former Jagged Edge singer Kyle Norman and his wife Marrika appeared on the Steve Harvey Show to discuss the violent episode where he violently beat…


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Don’t think AIDS happens to people like you? Neither did she
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) _ Sarah Thomas found out from a stranger. It was 1996, and after donating blood in Baltimore, a Red Cross worker called…
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Church Circuit 4-27-16
    Baptist Conventiion APRIL 27-29—Pa. Baptist State Convention Mid-Year session at the First Baptist  Church Crestmont, 1678 Fairview Ave, Willow Grove, Pa. Rev. Jerome…


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Meagan Good blasts ‘backward’ Christians who criticize her dresses
Megan Good’s mentality is this: she does not wear a saddle on her back, so you are not going to ride her back about the…
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Christians sound off on premarital sex
Due to societal changes, casual sex has become a norm. Sexual images are seen on social media, portrayed on television and in music. From a…


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Three Things You Can Do Right Now ….
.. To Save Chicago Police Records From Being Destroyed By Ken HareChicago Defender Staff Writer Chicago Defender Staff Writer Chicago is ground zero in the…
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Vanessa Williams Headlines Chicago UNICEF 9th Annual Hope Gala
  The Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host its 9th annual Hope Gala to raise more than $1 million for UNICEF’s work…
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Mayor Emanuel Makes Surprise Weekend Decision
Chooses New Interim Superintendent By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer While you were celebrating Easter this past weekend, Mayor Emanuel quietly replaced interim Superintendent…


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My Black History: Keeping it real in school and life
In the spring of 1968, while growing up in Indianapolis, my mother scooped up me and my three younger siblings and told us that she…


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Planned Parenthood preys on Blacks to ‘control population’
The Washington Post fact checks the GOP presidential candidate's claim about Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's founder.
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Min. Paul Scott/Straight Outta Con Man: Exposin’ the truth about NWA
“Fool me one time shame on you/Fool me twice can’t put the blame on you”  (No Role Modelz)  – J Cole I’d be lying to…







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Best Prince memes of all time
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Kevin Hart, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Queen Latifah at MTV Movie Awards 2016 (photos)
Joyce Reed hosts ‘Speechless No More’ Fashion Show to combat rampant sexual assault (photos)
Ciara flosses post-engagement photos with Russell Wilson