Category : News

by Staff - 6 days ago

In Praise of Blood: Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front

Hundreds of thousands of Rwandan refugees poured into Congo. by Ann Garrison If you’ve ever imagined being a daring foreign correspondent flying into parts unknown, you may at first find vicarious adventure in Judi Rever’s book “In Praise of...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Political Hucksters Cash in on Conservative Angst

The following article, Political Hucksters Cash in on Conservative Angst, was first published on The Black Sphere. Conservative America isn’t surprised to learn most donations to the left are misspent. In fact, money given to the Democrat Party...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Dallas Shooting Holds Deeper Meaning

The following article, Dallas Shooting Holds Deeper Meaning, was first published on The Black Sphere. Downtown Dallas almost turned into the next bloodbath at the hands of a mass shooting. Luckily, police neutralized the situation before a single cas...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Giving for greatness

Professor Willie Thompson by BaBa Willie Thompson, for whom Wo’Se and Ile Omode named a scholarship “Greatness is born out of the grind. Embrace the grind.” – Robert F. Smith, the billionaire technology investor, in his speech to the 2019 grad...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Master Photographer David Johnson returns to his roots

“Girls Playing Hopscotch in Bayview Hunters Point” – Photo: David Johnson by Dr. Frances Yvonne Hicks and Kenneth Reddick A 1945 graduate of Stanton High School, professional photographer David Johnson is returning to Jacksonville to show the...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Reviving the family dinner

Here’s how to put the ‘family’ back in family dinners by Diana Hembree Having trouble getting the family together for dinner? You’re not alone. Research shows that family dinners have declined by 30 percent over the past 20 years. Kids...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Save Reid’s Records!

by Paradise Freejahlovesupreme Reid’s Records is not closed – but it needs your business and support NOW! Otherwise, the iconic and beloved Reid’s Records, one of the few Black business remaining in Berkeley, will be closing it doors Oct. 19,...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Women’s Soccer Just Got Kaepernicked

The following article, Women’s Soccer Just Got Kaepernicked, was first published on The Black Sphere. Everyone knows Colin Kaepernick committed career suicide with his so-called protest against police brutality. Despite many desperate pleas, an...

by Staff - 6 days ago

High blood medicine may hold promise for Alzheimer’s disease

Seeking new treatments to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers found the blood pressure drug nilvadipine increased blood flow to the brain’s memory and learning center among people with Alzheimer’s disease without affecting other...

by Staff - 6 days ago

Trump Just Guaranteed His Re-Election

The following article, Trump Just Guaranteed His Re-Election, was first published on The Black Sphere. Not that the president needs any help getting re-elected, but this latest move doesn’t hurt. Democrats know they have big troubles ahead. The...

by Staff - 1 week ago

AOC Gets Short-Bus Explanation of Terrorism from FBI [video]

The following article, AOC Gets Short-Bus Explanation of Terrorism from FBI [video], was first published on The Black Sphere. Ever watch somebody so distracted by their own narrative, they can’t listen? Such is the case with “the future o...

by Staff - 1 week ago

Dr. Belay Reddick launches #PardonMEAmerica

Dr. Belay Reddick by Linda Lamb Forrest City, Arkansas – In “There’s No Danger in the Water: Encouraging Black Men to Become Mentors,” Dr. Belay Reddick focuses his pen on the family life and mental health of African-American boys growing up...