Akon Talks About Getting $1 Billion In Chinese Credit To Provide Electricity To 80 Million Africans [VIDEO]


The media has been largely ignoring the amazing project that Akon brought to Africa by supplying electricity to almost 80 million Africans! Akon stopped by to talk with VladTV about his Light Up Africa Project, how he used to live without electricity, and how the politics of starting his project were extremely tricky. Check out Akon explaining the project’s beginnings in his own words below…

Harry Belafonte Questions the Timing of Nate Parker’s Rape Allegations


Harry Belafonte says it’s unfair that Nate Parker’s shining moment with his film “The Birth of a Nation” is being overshadowed by a 17-year-old rape case. Check out what Harry had to say and let us know if you agree with him or not….

Brooklyn’s Antonia Opiah Launches 1st Mobile Hair Salon Service For Black Women That Brings the Stylist to Your Home!


Today’s “Entrepreneur of the Day” is an enterprising, young woman by the name of Antonia Opiah from Brooklyn, NY. Antonia came up with the genius idea of inventing a mobile hair salon for black women that brings stylists directly to their client’s homes! Check out her inspiring story below…

Black Homeowner Shot By Cops After Calling 911 To Report a Robbery While Real Suspect Escapes


In yet another controversial police shooting which highlights why mistrust between the black community and police is so high, a man is now fighting for his life after cops in Indianapolis mistakenly shot him, with no warning in his own garage, after he called 911 to report a robbery. What makes this even worse is that the real suspect got away and is still at large! Check out the details below…

Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte Asks: “Why Are You Americans Killing Black People, Shooting Them Down When They’re Already On the Ground?” [VIDEO]


You know things are bad when even the President of a “third-world” country which is currently littered with dead bodies after he told his citizens to kill all the drug dealers calls out America for its hypocrisy and its mistreatment of black people. Check out what Phillipines President Rodrigo Duterte said in a recent speech about police shootings in the good old U.S. of A…

Video Shows Man Abandoning His 4-Year-Old Daughter To Run from Gunshots In the Bronx [VIDEO]


A man holding his 4-year-old daughter’s hand was so terrified by a drive-by shooting unfolding in front of him in The Bronx that he released his daughter’s grip and ran like Usain Bolt — leaving the child to fend for herself! Check out the details and video footage of the incident below….

Ethiopian Runner’s Hand Symbol Is the Bravest Act of the 2016 Olympics: “My Gov’t Might Kill Me”


In what is being referred to as “the bravest act of the 2016 Olympics in Rio”, Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa marked his silver medal in the Olympic Games men’s marathon on Sunday by staging a dramatic protest against his country’s government, claiming his life could be in peril. Check out the details below….

North Carolina Trooper Kills Unarmed, Deaf & Mute Man Over a Speeding Violation

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If this doesn’t convince you that there is a serious problem with the trigger-happy law enforcement in our country then nothing will. A North Carolina state trooper shot and killed 29-year-old Daniel Harris — who was not only unarmed, but deaf and mute — just feet from his home, over a speeding violation! Check out the details below….

Shots Fired! Andre 3000 Calls Out Rappers Who Use Ghostwriters In New Verse [AUDIO]


One of the most critically acclaimed lyricists in Hip Hop, Andre 3000 of Outkast, just dropped another classic guest feature in a way only 3 Stacks could get away with. He has his own random, short track on Frank Ocean’s highly-anticipated new “Blonde” album and its already making waves! In it, 3 Stacks says he was caught by surprise when he learned that some of today’s most popular rappers are using ghostwriters (*cough, Drake) and how disappointed he was to find out that he had been “hummin’ and whistlin’ to those not deserving”. Many are 100% convinced that he had to be talking about the Canadian crooner but since he didn’t actually say Drake’s name, it’s still up for speculation. Check it out below and let us know who you think Andre was talking about…

Detroit 9-Year-Old, Brandon D. Hill, Launches His Own Clothing Boutique for Boys

Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an ingenious young, entrepreneur by the name of Brandon! Check out his inspiring story below…

Armed ‘White Lives Matter’ Protesters Rally Outside of NAACP Waving Confederate Flags [VIDEO]


White Lives Matter staged a rally outside the NAACP’s Houston headquarters on Sunday, sparking controversy and counterprotests in a city where racial tensions remain high after a string of recent incidents. Check out the details below…

For Discussion: Is It Ok That Actress Charlize Theron Allows Her Adopted Son To Wear a Dress & Blonde Wig?


Actress Charlize Theron is facing criticism after some more pictures surfaced showing her walking with her 5-year-old S. African adopted son, Jackson, who has a penchant for wearing a dress and a blonde wig like the character Elsa from the movie ‘Frozen’. This isn’t the first time little Jackson has been spotted in public wearing the outfit and the feedback has been divided with some people supporting Charlize’s free-spirited parenting style while others say what she is doing to that child is dead wrong. Check out a few of the pictures below and let us know…

The Woman Usain Bolt Was Caught Cheating With Is Brazilian Drug Lord’s Mistress


Usain Bolt is in the news again but this time, it’s his antics off the track that is getting him attention. The girl who apparently spent the night with Usain Bolt after he celebrated his 30th birthday and whose face is plastered all over the blogs right now turns out to be the widow of one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous drug lords! Check out the details below…

For Discussion: Should the Black Community Boycott Nate Parker’s Nat Turner Movie Due To His Rape Allegations?


Debate over whether the black community should support Nate Parker’s upcoming film “The Birth of a Nation” which debates Nat Turner’s epic slave revolt is at an all-time high after it was revealed that Nate was allegedly involved in the rape of a young woman who eventually committed suicide. Check out the details below and let us know whether you will be supporting this film or not?

Colts/Packers Game Ticket Holders to be Reimbursed by Hall of Fame


People are still fuming over the cancelled Colts/Packers game. There was a lot of hype surrounding the matchup. When the NFL preseason kicked off on August 7th, the Colts and Packers were supposed to thrill crowds when they clashed in a Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. It is difficult to tell whether the cancellation will affect the NFL predictions against the spread for the next Colts/Packers game.

Creflo Dollar Says God Told Him To Endorse Donald Trump & That God Apologized for Trump’s ‘Mixed Messages’


Controversial televangelist and pastor Creflo Dollar  recently announced that he had received a divine message from God himself telling him to endorse Trump and that God actually apologized to him for the “mixed messages he was sending”. You cannot make this stuff up folks…SMH. Check out the details below…

Meet 2 African Women Who Created the Largest Online Learning Platform in Africa


Today’s “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of 2 female entrepreneurs who created one of the largest online learning platforms in Africa! Check out the details below….

Prison Stocks Plummet After Dept. of Justice Announces End of Private Prisons


In a stunning turn of events, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday it will no longer use private prisons to incarcerate federal prisoners, deeming the notorious for-profit facilities both less safe and less effective in providing correctional services than those operated by the government. Check out the details below…

After He Was Shot, 9-Year-Old Snuggled Up To His Big Brother & Died [VIDEO]


Some sad news to report after bullets ripped through a family’s Kansas City home, killing a 9-year-old and the boy’s 8-year-old cousin. The 9-year-old was shot after doubling back to make sure his little cousin was okay and after he was hit, he snuggled up next to his sleeping older brother and passed away quietly. Check out the details below…

8-Year-Old Jalen Bailey Opens Bakery To Build His Mom a House [VIDEO]

Today’s much needed “Good News of the Day” comes courtesy of an 8-year-old boy from California with a heart of gold and the mind of a successful entrepreneur. Jalen Bailey has opened up his own bakery so that he can buy his mom a new house! Check out his inspiring story below…