White Mississippi Men Charged In Federal Hate Crime For Burning Cross Outside Home Of Black Family

Two white men in Mississippi are facing federal hate crime charges in connection with burning a cross in a Black neighborhood. In April 2019, Louie Bernard Revette (above right), 37, pleaded guilty to one count of interference with housing rights and one count of using fire during the commission of a federal felony, according to […]

White Man Attacks And Violently Restrains 13-Year-Old Black Boy At Pittsburgh Playground

A viral video recorded at a children’s playground in Pittsburgh shows an adult white man physically restraining a Black 13-year-old boy and refusing to let him leave. According to WPXI, the man, who was identified as Thomas D’Andrea, told police he believed the boy was vandalizing the playground and a nearby abandoned truck. However, both […]

The 2020 Census Could Be The Worst Undercount Ever

Census day, which shares the same date as April Fools Day, is a required count of the nation’s population at the top of every decade since 1790. The census is more than just a number or a vague total of the nation’s population. In all of its massive and complex glory, the census is a […]

Ben Carson Hired A Man Who Used The N-Word And Democrats Have Are Demanding Answers

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson recently appointed Eric Blankenstein, a man who just seven months ago had racist blog posts he authored surface with him using the N-word and making other racist comments, to a HUD senior counsel position. Blankenstein resigned from a policy director position at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in […]

Man Convicted Of Attempted Murder Wore Blackface To Sentencing And Delivered A Racist Defense

A man convicted for his role in a road rage attack that included three counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three people in 2016, is accusing a Hawaii court of treating him like a “Black man.” Mark Char was found guilty on March 3 of what appeared to be a road rage attack. According […]

Kentucky Man Shot In Drive-By Dies In Same Hospital Where His Twin Babies Were Just Born

A young Kentucky man became the victim of a drive-by shooting just hours after he witnessed the birth of his twin babies. Tyrese Garvin, 20, was walking home around 6 p.m. on June 23 when a group of teenagers opened fire. Days later, he was pronounced dead at University Hospital, the same place where he […]

Black Mississippi Woman Sues Habitat For Humanity; Says Supervisor Called Her A ‘Shy Monkey’

A Black Mississippi woman has filed a racial discrimination lawsuit alleging her former employers at Habitat for Humanity who she said did not protect her against repeated racist conduct by her supervisor. According to the federal complaint obtained by the Starkville Daily News, Andrea Cureton, who was listed as the plaintiff, alleged that supervisors with Columbus-Lowndes […]

Joe Biden’s Senior Advisor Symone Sanders Details The Presidential Candidate’s Stance On Reparations, Abortion And More

For today’s (July 1) episode of Black Coffee, Symone Sanders, a senior advisor for former Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, sat down with Marc Lamont Hill and discussed Biden’s positions on some of the most polarizing issues.  The conversation kicked off with abortion and, more specifically, the debate over the Hyde […]

New Polls: Kamala Harris Jumps To The Top Three After Epic Debate Performance

The latest Morning Consult survey finds that the number of Democratic primary voters who would pick Kamala Harris as their first choice for president doubled after the first round of Democratic debates. This places the California senator into a third-place tie in the race. She’s now at 12 percent in the poll, which was taken […]

Police Union Outraged At Pete Buttigieg For Requesting An Independent Investigation After An Unarmed Black Man Was Killed

The South Bend, Indiana police union is outraged after the city’s mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg requested to open an independent investigation over the death of 54-year-old Eric Logan, who was shot and killed by Sgt. Ryan O’Neill earlier this month. The South Bend Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #36 claimed Buttigieg is […]