CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers’ playoff run suddenly has Beliebers very worried. Game 5 of the first round of the NBA playoffs is scheduled to be in Cleveland April 26, if necessary. Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour is also scheduled at Quicken Loans Arena April 26. Baby, baby, baby, no! The Bieber concert is scheduled […]

The language that has been used to shape the story of passionate Baltimore protestors has proved to be an offensive display of what the world thinks of them and honestly all Black people. During a press conference, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said these damning words:  “I’m a lifelong resident of Baltimore and too many people […]

During a wide-ranging and candid discussion with the Daily Telegraph about the state of the nation’s race relations, author Toni Morrison says America’s issues will not be resolved until justice is meted out equally in the criminal justice system, according to the Raw Story. Further, the Nobel Prize-winning author says unarmed Blacks are not the ones […]

Another institution is under investigation after a noose was found hanging from a tree just a few miles from Ferguson, Mo. The noose was found at North Tech High School Wednesday morning, according to KMOV. It isn’t yet clear if a student or a member of the school staff discovered it. After the police were called, the device was taken down. […]

“The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” –Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I have been Black under several constructs. Indeed if you live in the United States and have only lived in the United States, […]

  Her superiors are not happy with the pregnancy and subsequent birth and is encouraging her to seek a different calling.   An Italian nun has given birth to a baby boy after claiming she had no idea she was pregnant. The nun, Sister Roxanna, 33, from a convent near Rieti in central Italy, was […]

  *Rev. Al Sharpton and community leaders in NYC are set to meet with Mark Lee. Lee is the CEO of Barneys New York. According to Sharpton’s spokesperson, Rachel Noerdlinger, the meet up will be the National Action Network HQ in Harlem. Of course the subject of discussion will be allegations of racial profiling at […]

  *Halloween is just a few days away and leading up to it, people are having parties and making really dumb, racist decisions about costumes Such is the case with two Florida men decided to celebrate the event this year by dressing up as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, complete with blackface and blood-stained hoodie. […]

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland city council committee passes a proposal on new restrictions for where many city workers can live. 19 Action News broke the story last week of a proposal for sweeping new regulations. This comes as a result of some firefighters living out of state. Most city workers would have to live […]

CLEVELAND, OH – 19 Action News has learned of a new push to restrict where Cleveland city workers live. This is new fallout from a story we broke more than a year ago — three firefighters were living out of state, including one in California. The new law would require many kinds of city workers to live […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Tempers flared at a Cleveland City Council caucus meeting on Monday afternoon. Members were considering a request by a retired councilman to return, and angry words were exchanged over his “double dipping.” Councilman Kenneth Johnson retired at the end of the year, and now wants to come back. It allows him to […]