By Toter

News / Black Owned Newspapers And Blogs - 5 months ago

Freedom Riders from 1961 honored

(Photo/Twitter) This year marks the 61st anniversary of the 1961 Freedom rides through the segregated South, aimed at dismantling the Jim Crow system looming over the transportation industry at the time. Freedom Riders risked life and limb protesting illegal and often violent racial segregation thro...

by Toter - 5 months ago

Shots Fired In Gros Islet – Two Men Hospitalised

Two men were in hospital after separate shootings in Gros Islet within hours of each other. According to a law enforcement official, one of the men sustained injuries to the face and back after a shooting incident at Assou Canal, Grande Riviere, Gros Islet about midnight on Saturday. The official t...

Lifestyle / Parenting/ Health - 5 months ago

Is Cracking Your Knuckles Bad?

Apparently, there are both mental and physical reasons behind why people have the urge to crack their knuckles. The real question though is, is it healthy? According to Michael Suk, M.D., chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery at Geisinger Health System,  “From a mental standpoint, it’s a...

Lifestyle / Latest Current Topics - 5 months ago

‘I Almost Feel Bad for the Dude’: Dallas Man Confronts Dillard’s Sales Clerk After Son Hears Him Call the Father the N-Word, The Father’s Reaction Leaves the Internet Stunned

A Dallas department store sales clerk purportedly has been fired after a viral video put him on blast for allegedly uttering a derogatory racial slur after a Black customer walked by, in earshot of the man’s 10-year-old son. Video screenshot of Dallas father confronting a Dillard’s employeeThe fathe...

by Toter - 5 months ago

Forward forever!

A few Outdoor Afro members, including Baba Jahahara, after a vigorous 8-mile hike in the east bay hills. OA was founded by our friend, Queen Mama Rue Mapp in 2009 to encourage more Black men, women, children and families to get out in nature as well as build our community connections. OA now has th...