Chicago, IL — Kenneka Jenkins, a 19-year-old from Chicago was recently found dead inside the walk-in freezer of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosemont. Her family and friends had reported her missing hours before the discovery.

Kenneka was reportedly attending a night party at the hotel with her friends when she went missing early the next morning. When police started searching for her, they...

New York, NY — sKribble sKratch Productions will present Panther Woman, performed by Qurell-Amani, for a six-day run October 16th -21st at the Playroom Theater, 151 W 46th St, 8th Floor, 7:30pm. Panther Woman is a work of historical fiction which tells the story of the main character’s experience in The Original Black Panther Party for Self Defense.

A one-woman show, Panther Woman...

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In the year since Michael Brown was killed, Americans have focused their attention on the harsh treatment of black Americans at the hands of police. A shocking number have been killed in encounters with police, in the year since Ferguson and in the years before. Thousands more have suffered subtler forms of discrimination in the criminal...

The New Yorker - It ’s always terrific news when great music that has been hidden in the vaults is brought to light, but the excellent new release “The Tour: Volume Two,” featuring live European performances from 1976 and 1977 by the crucial modern trumpeter Woody Shaw, is shadowed by sadness: the label that released it, HighNote, lost its founder, Joe Fields, last month. Fields, who was...

Middletown, NY (BlackNews.com) -- Marcus Carter is a tenth-grade honors student. But will he ever see the eleventh grade? When he confronts his chemistry teacher about her closed-minded, “comply or die” response to the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police, a heated argument ensues. Cut to the next scene: Marcus stands accused of assaulting his teacher and is in danger...

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