Month: October 2019

Mexican father shoots to death daughter’s black boyfriend

The deadly shooting follows teenagers of Indian heritage peeing on a black girl   By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today A Mexican father who ordered his daughter not to socialize with African Americans shot to death the daughter’s black boyfriend and his black cousin in Owasso, Oklahoma, near Tulsa, on October 22. The Rogers County Sheriff’s department charged Manuel Quezada, 47,[Read More…]

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Website and an App help blacks find doctors, dentists and mental health professionals who look like them

Black men have better health outcomes when their physician is also African American By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Black health practitioners are employing the Internet to assist African Americans in finding physicians, dentists and therapists who look like them. FindaBlackDoctor.com recently relaunched its website and Black Therapy Love launched an App to assist African Americans in finding black mental health[Read More…]

Police arrest two teenagers of Indian descent for peeing on a black girl

Police in New Jersey arrested two teenage boys of Indian descent and charged them with peeing on a black girl and calling her “nigger.” The incident took place October 18th at a Lawrence High School football game, police reported. The boys, both 17, were charged with multiple counts of harassment, bias intimidation and lewdness. The boys’ names have not been[Read More…]

Johnson & Johnson recalls Baby Powder because it contains asbestos

Baby powder is heavily used by black women   By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today   Major retailers have and are pulling 22-ounce bottles of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder, a product heavily used by black women, off store shelves after the company said the product may contain asbestos, which causes cancer. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. announced that it recalled[Read More…]

Bullet-proof monument rededicated for Emmett Till

  Three previous monuments were destroyed   By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today The Emmett Till Interpretive Center in Sumner, Mississippi, on Saturday dedicated a bullet-proof sign honoring Emmett Till. The 500-pound sign replaces three others that either had been shot up by racists, including by members of a frat from the University of Mississippi, or had been thrown into a[Read More…]

U.S. Representative Cummings dies

  Cummings was chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee investigating President Donald Trump He represented Maryland’s 7th District since 1996.   U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee investigating the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump, died Tuesday in a Baltimore hospice. Representative Cummings, who represented Baltimore’s 7th Congressional District since 1996, was[Read More…]

For many black men, work is not in their future

Automation is quickly pushing black men out of the workforce Corporations are being pushed to include racial equity in their hiring Why aren’t black people talking about this crucial issue? By Frederick H. Lowe BlackmansStreet.Today Black men are predicted to suffer even higher unemployment then they do now because they work jobs that will be replaced by artificial intelligence. McKinsey[Read More…]

Fort Worth cop who shot to death Atatiana Jefferson resigns and is charged with her murder

The former police officer charged with murder He shot her to death during a wellness check She will be buried Friday in Dallas Aaron Dean, a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who shot to death a black woman during what was supposed to be a wellness check, has resigned from the police department. Interim Fort Worth Police Chief Ed Kraus[Read More…]