Monthly Archives: June 2019

Black Cop Sentenced For Killing White Woman, While White Cops Roam Free After Killing Black People

Double Standards: Black Cop Who Shot a White Woman Sentenced to 12 1/2 Years

Mohamed Noor was on-duty when he shot an unarmed Australian woman. But people are protesting that the system was biased against him because he is black and Muslim.

The Gantt Report – Give Me A Break

By Lucius Gantt

     When a woman tells her spouse or committed man that she needs “a break”, it could mean a number of things.

      The woman could be talking about a Girl Trip, a family visit, a business trip or perhaps just some “me time”.

Twin Sisters to Graduate as Co-Valedictorians with Matching 4.0 GPAs

West Englewood, IL — Twin sisters Tia and Tyra Smith recently shared the honor of being the valedictorians at Lindblom Math and Science Academy right outside of Chicago after they both received the highest grade of 4.0 GPA in their class. Both of them earned a perfect GPA even in their combined 12 Advanced Placement courses. “I was glad it was both of us,” Tyra told Good Morning America.

The Gantt Report: The Banned Man w/photos

By Lucius Gantt             

     Almost every day someone is “banned” from a social media site. Black religious leaders, Black community activists and even some Black journalists are prohibited from different web sites, publications broadcast programs.

Never Forget: In 1985 Police Dropped a Bomb on a West Philly Neighborhood

Killing 11 and Destroying 61 Homes

On May 13, 1985, at approximately 5:28 p.m., two, one-pound bombs were dropped onto a house at 6221 Osage Avenue. The bombs were dropped from about 60 feet above the house by a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter. It was recorded, that the 500+ police officers at the scene, fired approximately 10,000 rounds of ammunition in the direction of the house in 90 minutes. This act of terrorism caused the deaths of 11 people (6 adults and 5 children) and destroyed 61 houses in the predominately Black neighborhood of West Philadelphia.

Did This Man Save His Life From Cop Who Had A Gun In His Face?

Edrick Truitt believes he almost lost his life when he was pulled over by a cop who had a gun to his face in Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. Thankfully, Truitt didn’t end up being a tragedy but the chilling moment was caught on tape.

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Will No Longer Be Coming Next Year

The redesign of the $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman will no longer be unveiled in 2020, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday.

The unveiling had been timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Mnuchin said that the design process has been delayed, and no new imagery will be unveiled until 2028.