African-American Pulse

Despicable Losers Tell Winners ‘Go Back To Mexico’ At Elementary School Robotics Challenge (VIDEO)

Despicable Losers Tell Winners ‘Go Back To Mexico’ At Elementary School Robotics Challenge (VIDEO)

What should have been a day of pride for five fourth-grade students in Indiana turned into an embarrassing one for all of Indiana. Students from Pleasant Run Elementary won a robotics competition for Indianapolis area schools, and the makeup of their team had their competitors whispering. The Pleasant Run PantherBots are comprised of two African American kids […]

Lollipop-Throwing Chiropractor Calls School Kids ‘N*****s’ (VIDEO)

Lollipop-Throwing Chiropractor Calls School Kids ‘N*****s’ (VIDEO)

A chiropractor has made racist threats against a cop, a crossing guard, and schoolchildren. She even threw lollipops at one. Danielle Serini Guardavaccarro is a chiropractor in Staten Island, New York. For the time being, at least. After some of her clients received tickets, she went after the cop who issued them and a crossing guard. […]

Why Police Reform Is About More Than Black Lives (VIDEO)

Why Police Reform Is About More Than Black Lives (VIDEO)

In 2014, Black Lives Matter used the wrongful death of Michael Brown to powerfully call the nation’s attention to a growing problem of police violence across America. Not only did it ask us if we believed the story that Michael Brown was a craven, dangerous suspect (many of us did), it asked us to reconsider […]

Samuel L. Jackson’s Response To Ben Carson’s Slavery Remark Is EVERYTHING RIGHTEOUS (VIDEO)

Samuel L. Jackson’s Response To Ben Carson’s Slavery Remark Is EVERYTHING RIGHTEOUS (VIDEO)

On Monday, while addressing people infinitely more qualified to be Housing and Urban Development Secretary, Dr. Ben Carson shared some “alternative” history of American slavery that drew the ire of one of Hollywood’s most famous black actors, Samuel L. Jackson, among others. Carson was speaking to a group of HUD staffers when he inexplicably called […]

HBCU President Realizes Con Man-In-Chief Trump Conned Him (VIDEO)

HBCU President Realizes Con Man-In-Chief Trump Conned Him (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, over 100 presidents and chancellors of historically black colleges and universities spent two days meeting with Donald Trump and congressional leaders. Trump made a big deal of the gathering, promising that he would “do more for HBCUs than any president has done before.” Well, the president of one of those schools now […]

FBI Suddenly Interested In Muslim Teen Death Formerly Ruled ‘Suicide’ (VIDEO)

FBI Suddenly Interested In Muslim Teen Death Formerly Ruled ‘Suicide’ (VIDEO)

A young, Muslim teen’s death was changed from “suicide” to “undetermined” by the medical examiner, prompting requests for an official FBI investigation. Ben Keita went missing November 26th but his body was found in January hanging from a tree near Lake Stevens, WA. Keita’s father, Ibrahima Keita, did not believe the suicide determination for even […]

Karmic Justice: Coretta Scott King’s Words Have Come Back To Visit Jeff Sessions

Karmic Justice: Coretta Scott King’s Words Have Come Back To Visit Jeff Sessions

When the Senate was debating the nomination of then-Alabama Senator to be Attorney General of the United States, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren attempted to read a letter from the late Coretta Scott King into the record. The letter was from 1986, when Sessions had been nominated to be a federal judge, and it included the […]

DeVos Uses HBCUs As Positive Example School Choice – There’s Just One TINY Problem (VIDEO)

DeVos Uses HBCUs As Positive Example School Choice – There’s Just One TINY Problem (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has gotten more than she bargained for after buying her cabinet position. DeVos, a long-time advocate of charter schools and “school choice,” decided to use Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to score political points and make a case for her agenda. However, her plan (as is usually […]

Top 5 Reasons We Miss Having President Obama in White House (IMAGES/VIDEO)

Top 5 Reasons We Miss Having President Obama in White House (IMAGES/VIDEO)

As difficult as it may be to remember, it wasn’t long ago that there was a smart, articulate, decent, honorable man in the Oval Office, and not… President Donald Trump. There are many reasons why we miss having Barack Obama as our president. Here are the top five: 5. Knowledge of English Barack Obama first gained […]

Donald Trump’s Speech At The African-American History Museum Was About…Him (VIDEO)

Donald Trump’s Speech At The African-American History Museum Was About…Him (VIDEO)

Just when I was ready to give Donald Trump some props for visiting the African-American History Museum, I looked at a transcript of his remarks and realized that, as usual, he managed to make it about him. Trump started strong, commenting: “Today and every day of my presidency I pledge to do everything I can […]

Trump-Worshiping Black Pastor: Trump Is An Example Of ‘A Real Man’ (AUDIO)

Trump-Worshiping Black Pastor: Trump Is An Example Of ‘A Real Man’ (AUDIO)

Donald Trump is easily the most unfit and unqualified person to occupy the White House in recent history, if not in all of American history–both in terms of qualifications and character. But a significant segment of his backers actually think he’s a role model. And at least one of them thinks God is using Trump […]

Obama Is So Classy He Doesn’t Have To Brag About It

Obama Is So Classy He Doesn’t Have To Brag About It

The next time an uninformed republican bashes former President Barack Obama, kindly whip out the following statistics. Especially if they’re also a die-hard Trumpkin. While President Donald Trump was busy scamming people at his so-called university, Obama was donating over a million dollars to charities. Specifically ones that looked after children. After Trump made a disturbing remark […]

Kanye West Silent After Months Of Supporting Trump – Buyers Remorse? (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Kanye West Silent After Months Of Supporting Trump – Buyers Remorse? (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Kanye West is a decisive figure in American culture. Even those who are fans of the hip hop superstar’s music may not necessarily be a big fan of the man himself. More than a few eyebrows raised when West visited then President-elect Donald Trump in New York City. West’s support of President Trump might have be a surprise […]

WATCH: Magic Johnson Says Trump Must Learn To Not ‘Be A Dictator’ – Muslim Ban ‘Un-American’

WATCH: Magic Johnson Says Trump Must Learn To Not ‘Be A Dictator’ – Muslim Ban ‘Un-American’

Former basketball star Magic Johnson has spoken out against President Donald Trump’s latest action, the immigration ban. Johnson told TMZ that: “It’s wrong to discriminate against people. We have a lot of great Muslim brothers and sisters who are here and doing a wonderful job of being great Americans.” Johnson had been attending a fiftieth birthday on […]

True Confession: Woman Who Got Emmett Till Murdered Admits She LIED (VIDEOS)

True Confession: Woman Who Got Emmett Till Murdered Admits She LIED (VIDEOS)

There’s a reason many African-Americans of a certain age cringed at Donald Trump’s blatantly racist dog whistles during the campaign. It brought back memories of the brutal murder of Emmett Till. In 1955, Till was visiting relatives in Mississippi when two white men, Roy Bryant and J. W. Milam yanked him out of his house […]

Christian Singer Gets SLAMMED For Bowing To Trump And Trashing Women’s March (TWEETS)

Christian Singer Gets SLAMMED For Bowing To Trump And Trashing Women’s March (TWEETS)

One of the most disheartening anecdotes from the presidential election was how the religious right flocked to Trump. What passes for leadership in that movement managed to convince 81 percent of white evangelicals that Trump’s ugly behavior on the campaign trail didn’t matter because he made the right clucking noises on abortion and marriage equality. […]

Jane Fonda Tweets Amazing Unity Speech By Rev. Barber Then Gets Trolled By Not-Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Jane Fonda Tweets Amazing Unity Speech By Rev. Barber Then Gets Trolled By Not-Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Renowned actress and activist Jane Fonda has tweeted a message of resistance. Fonda tweeted a video by Rev. Barber of North Carolina. His video is basically a message of hope. He says we need to stand together against anything that is morally bankrupt and to stand united against things that are unconstitutional. This is why so many […]

More Racist Attacks: Clergyman Attacked With A Bat, Racial Slur (VIDEO)

More Racist Attacks: Clergyman Attacked With A Bat, Racial Slur (VIDEO)

A Brooklyn man is being charged with a hate crime for using a racial slur against a Nigerian Catholic priest and then threatening him with a baseball bat. Joseph Mattarelliano, 25, approached Reverend Uriroghene Okrokoto, 28, with a bat when he was two blocks away from The Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Marine Park at 3:45 […]

Top 11 Protest Signs From Inauguration Weekend (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Top 11 Protest Signs From Inauguration Weekend (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Well, it really happened. Donald Trump is now officially the President of the United States. There are plenty of protests going on in Washington D.C. Here are some of the best protest signs: 1. This Really Says It All The best protest signs from the inauguration of Donald Trump: https://t.co/U2gYdkjN9d pic.twitter.com/wV0y1HJ5sM — Slate (@Slate) January […]

Trump’s Moronic Press Secretary Thinks Ben Carson Is Hispanic (VIDEO)

Trump’s Moronic Press Secretary Thinks Ben Carson Is Hispanic (VIDEO)

At his very first press conference today, incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked a question he quite obviously wasn’t expecting: Why are there no Hispanics among the Trump cabinet picks? Instead of just answering the question as asked, Spicer decided to try and engage in spin, attempting to say that there’s tremendous […]

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