North Carolina Sheriff Indicted in Murder Plot

In yet another throw the whole system away moment, Sheriff Brindell Wilkins, who has served as the sheriff of Granville County since 2009, has been  charged with two counts of felony obstruction of justice for withholding knowledge of a credible threat made against Joshua Freeman and failing to take appropriate law enforcement action. The indictment came after a ten month investigation by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the FBI, according to a release from Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman.  The North Carolina sheriff was indicted on…

Why Does it Feel Like Facebook Is Over Policing Our Black Media Page & Our CEO & When are They Accountable to US?

What’s up BWNC family. Our CEO Kwon Garvey (Cj Lawrence) has been continually attacked, banned, and silenced by Facebook. In Spite of this being one of the biggest week’s every in our company’s history we are still dealing with push back from sources beyond our control. In fact, they disabled his original account because he shared a Beyoncé Coachella video on our platform. (Petty) Currently under his new account, he is unable to post, make comments, and manage the social media company he created. This has a huge impact on…

On September 11th Marcy’s Black Life Mattered

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the September 11th World Trade Center attacks. For many this is not only a day of mourning but a day of remembrance for the first responders, victims, and survivors on that terrifying day. Eighteen years later we have continued to witness the anguish, pain, and suffering in the aftermath of 9/11 admidst war, religious bigotry, and Americanism on full display in a manner that has set us too far back. The many faces of September 11th remain etched in stone but one survivor’s story…

Chrissy Teigen Called Trump a P*ssy A** B*tch and I’m OK With That

Chrissy Teigen has made a name for herself over the years. Going from John Legend’s “girl” to doing a whole bunch of shit I can’t exactly name off the top of my head at this present moment, she has managed to turn her outgoing personality into a reliable source of income that rivals her husband’s. Personally, I’ve always been a Chrissy Teigen fan. Sure, she can be a bit annoying, at times, but her wittiness and charm and the lack of fucks she gives outweighs any annoyance she may distribute…

The Plausible Deniability of “Gorilla” Warfare: The Tragedy of Black Compromise in White Spaces

Thinking about the compromises black folks often make to adjust to spaces particularly in employment. I saw the video of the news anchor whose coworker compared him to a gorilla in the news story. Concerned more with not making waves by correcting her or calling her out on air.. he awkwardly agreed. Agreed with her comparing him to a gorilla– So as to not disrupt anything. So as to not infringe upon the sanctity of her ivory tower- the one where that “joke” was ok. On “KOCO” news station no…