African-American Pulse

New Study Shows Black Girls Aren’t Being Allowed To Be Kids (VIDEO)

New Study Shows Black Girls Aren’t Being Allowed To Be Kids (VIDEO)

In recent years, studies have showed that black children are disciplined more severely than their white counterparts in school, and also face more heavy-handed treatment by police and the courts. A recent study from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality suggests that part of the answer may be that black girls are perceived as […]

White Police Officers Shoot And Kill A Mentally Ill Black Person – Again

White Police Officers Shoot And Kill A Mentally Ill Black Person – Again

Here we go again. Once again, white police officers shot and killed another mentally ill Black individual–right in front of her two boys and a girl, ages 11, 4, and 1. Charleena Lyles, 30, a pregnant mother of three, called Seattle, Washington, police around 10 a.m. Sunday to report a burglary at her apartment in Brettler Family […]

So-Called Pastor Calls LeBron ‘Girly’ For Speaking About Racist Attack On His Home (VIDEO)

So-Called Pastor Calls LeBron ‘Girly’ For Speaking About Racist Attack On His Home (VIDEO)

Just days before he was about to lead his Cleveland Cavaliers into the NBA Finals, LeBron James got an unpleasant surprise. Police in Los Angeles are investigating reports that someone spray-painted a racial slur on a home that he owns in Los Angeles’ Brentwood neighborhood. The police are investigating it as a potential hate crime. James […]

Charter School Selectively Enforced Racist Hair Policy Until Twins Spoke Out (VIDEO)

Charter School Selectively Enforced Racist Hair Policy Until Twins Spoke Out (VIDEO)

These girls were banned from prom and track over their hair extensions. Meet Mya and Deanna Cook: The school policy says no hair dye or hair extensions, but the white kids were allowed to have streaks and highlights. This is completely unfair, and some are saying that it is racist because the school seems to […]

Nooses Discovered At The African American Museum Are Indicative Of A New Age Of Bigotry Under Trump (VIDEO)

Nooses Discovered At The African American Museum Are Indicative Of A New Age Of Bigotry Under Trump (VIDEO)

You’ve probably heard the expression, “race to the bottom” before. We use it for all sorts of contexts, primarily when referring to education standards. But have you started to get the feeling we are on a fast track in a race to the bottom for…everything? The environment, voting rights, criminal justice, education, international relations, national politics, […]

Trump-Worshiping Black Pastor: ‘White Power’ Is The Only Thing That ‘Makes Things Happen’ (AUDIO/VIDEO)

Trump-Worshiping Black Pastor: ‘White Power’ Is The Only Thing That ‘Makes Things Happen’ (AUDIO/VIDEO)

What if I told you that a right-wing radio host openly declared that “white power” was the only thing that keeps this country going? You’d probably wonder how he was still on the air. Well, what if I told you that host was a member of one of the most exclusive clubs in this country? […]

WATCH: LA Police Forcibly Remove Elderly Black Woman From Train Station Seat

WATCH: LA Police Forcibly Remove Elderly Black Woman From Train Station Seat

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is coming under fire after released cell phone footage shows them manhandling a seventy-six year old black woman from her seat in a train station. Although there is no evidence of the woman’s race being a factor, the microscope has been extremely focused on the police over the last […]

West Virginia Cop Sues For Being Fired Over Refusing To Shoot Mentally Ill Black Man (VIDEO)

West Virginia Cop Sues For Being Fired Over Refusing To Shoot Mentally Ill Black Man (VIDEO)

In America today, we sentence to prison people who chuckle at the Attorney General. We incarcerate more people than any other nation on the planet. And we fire police officers who refuse to shoot mentally ill Black men. Police officer Stephen Mader was dismissed from the Weirton, W. Va police department after rolling up on a scene […]

WATCH: Betsy DeVos Showered In Boos While Delivering Commencement Speech

WATCH: Betsy DeVos Showered In Boos While Delivering Commencement Speech

Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s completely unqualified Education Secretary, faced a tough crowd today. DeVos was invited to speak at the graduation ceremony for Bethune-Cookman University, an historically black university (HBCU) in Daytona Beach, FL. She was met with a chorus of boos as she tried to speak, prompting an attempted intervention from university president […]

White Privilege: Explaining A Perfectly Inconvenient Truth (VIDEO)

White Privilege: Explaining A Perfectly Inconvenient Truth (VIDEO)

‘White Privilege’ is a term that comes up often in regards to social justice, and therefore politics. Reading the different comments out there reveals that many people don’t understand what white privilege refers to. Consequently, those same people don’t understand the arguments against it (mostly by people of color) want from their society, their government. Put simply, White […]

A Third Black Ferguson Activist Is Found Dead Of A Gunshot Wound (VIDEO)

A Third Black Ferguson Activist Is Found Dead Of A Gunshot Wound (VIDEO)

Something is rotten in the state of Missouri. Edward Crawford, 27, is now the third young Black man connected to the 2014 police shooting uprisings in Ferguson, Mo. to be found dead in a car. Ferguson protester and activist Crawford succumbed to a gunshot wound Thursday night or Friday morning. Although still undetermined, police are […]

This Baseball Player Is Holding MLB’s Feet To The Fire On Racist Taunts From Fans (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

This Baseball Player Is Holding MLB’s Feet To The Fire On Racist Taunts From Fans (VIDEOS, TWEETS)

The presence of Donald Trump in the White House isn’t the only reminder of how far we have to go in snuffing out racism in this country. Monday night witnessed one of the most disgraceful moments ever seen at any sporting event in recent memory. During the Boston Red Sox’ game against the Baltimore Orioles […]

WATCH A Democratic Strategist’s Fiery Takedown Of Trump Aide Omarosa Manigault

WATCH A Democratic Strategist’s Fiery Takedown Of Trump Aide Omarosa Manigault

If you’ve ever seen Democratic strategist Angela Rye on CNN, then you know she isn’t afraid to speak her mind and call it the way she sees it. And that’s exactly what she did during a speech she gave to the National Action Network on Thursday afternoon. Speaking immediately after former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault, […]

Actor James Woods Tweets Bizarre Take On Bill O’Reilly Dismissal (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Actor James Woods Tweets Bizarre Take On Bill O’Reilly Dismissal (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Right wing actor James Woods has established himself on Twitter as one of Hollywood’s most outspoken anti-liberals. When news broke of yet another of O’Reilly’s shameful sexual harassment accusations and his departure from Fox news, James Woods decided to cast doubt on the allegations. First of all he tweeted this article about O’Reilly being let go […]

Devos’ Pick To Head Civil Rights Division Once Claimed She Was Discriminated Against For Being White (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Devos’ Pick To Head Civil Rights Division Once Claimed She Was Discriminated Against For Being White (TWEETS/VIDEO)

As if this administration didn’t have enough white supremacists, another one is about to join. White Privilege Secretary of State Betsy DeVos informed the world about the dangers of grizzlies in school. After pandering to the NRA and getting sworn in, she’s now looking for someone to temporarily head the U.S. Department of Education’s Office […]

WATCH A Trump Supporter Compare Trump To MLK And Get Totally SHUT DOWN!

WATCH A Trump Supporter Compare Trump To MLK And Get Totally SHUT DOWN!

Donald Trump, some Republicans claim, is the second coming of Ronald Reagan. Of course, this is a massive insult to Ronald Reagan, who actually knew how to govern and had at least one son–Ron, Jr.–who turned out to be a decent human being. But now we have longtime Trump knob polisher Jeffrey Lord claiming on […]

Dylann Roof Cuts Deal For Lifetime Room And Board, Paid For By Taxpayers

Dylann Roof Cuts Deal For Lifetime Room And Board, Paid For By Taxpayers

A measure of sanity has finally prevailed in the case of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof. After almost two years of stonewalling, prosecutors in South Carolina reached a plea deal in which Roof will plead guilty and spend the rest of his life behind bars. Roof had wanted to plead guilty as early as the summer […]

Black and Latina Girls Going Missing In Washington DC Area – Why The Disturbing Trend? (TWEETS)

Black and Latina Girls Going Missing In Washington DC Area – Why The Disturbing Trend? (TWEETS)

Social media platforms have become the news source of the 21st century. There have been 501 missing child cases in the District of Columbia area since the beginning of the year. Although most of those cases are closed, many of them are for black and Latino juveniles. Out of those cases, 22 are still unsolved. What is alarming is that just in the last month alone, […]

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. […]

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