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Tidjane Thiam

Credit Suisse Names Tidjane Thiam CEO

By Frederick H. Lowe The board of directors of Credit Suisse Group AG, a Zurich, Switzerland-based financial-services company, has named Tidjane Thiam CEO, replacing Brady W. Dougan who is stepping down in June after eight years at the helm. Credit Suisse operates in more than 50 countries and employs 45,800 workers. The company is considered one of the whales in […]

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments ·
James Meredith and his statue

Former Ole Miss Student Indicted for Defacing James Meredith Statue

A former University of Mississippi student who defaced a statue, honoring James Meredith, the first African-American to attend and graduate from Ole Miss, has been indicted. A federal grand jury on March 27 indicted Graeme Phillip Harris on one count of conspiracy to violate civil rights and one count of using a threat of force to intimidate African-American students and […]

March 29, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Ariana Miyamoto

Miss Japan Is Afro-Japanese

  There is a newly crowned Miss Universe Japan, but some Japanese don’t like her because she is African American and Japanese. Ariana Miyamoto, who is 20, is called “hafu”—half Japanese because she is biracial, recently stood her ground before the Japanese media, according to the blog Kotaku. ” I may not look Japanese on the outside, but on the […]

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments ·

The First Multiracial Miss Universe Japan : Ariana Miyamoto

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments ·

Weekly Address: It’s Time to Confirm Loretta Lynch

March 28, 2015 · 0 comments ·

1967-1975 Black Panther / Black Power Swedish Documentary

March 27, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Former U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi, a former Chicago Alderman.

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Released to a Halfway House

Former U. S. Representative will serve his remaining time in half way house By Hazel Trice Edney (– Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill), who has been serving a 30-month prison sentence,  Thursday was released  to a halfway house in in Baltimore, where he will serve out the remainder of his sentence. Jackson reported to federal prison Oct. 29, 2013, […]

March 24, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Rev. Al Sharpton

Black media, Business and Civil Rights Groups Take Issue With Lawsuit Attacking Sharpton

( — Three national African-American organizations have issued a joint statement in response to a $20 billion federal lawsuit filed by television producer Byron Allen, charging Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable, the NAACP, the National Urban League, Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network, and former Federal Communications Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker with racial discrimination. In the lawsuit, Allen […]

March 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
The Protest Psychosis

Books for Reading and Studying

  By Frederick H.Lowe Black men, it’s time to turn off the television, shut off Facebook and pick and read three books that will change the way we think about ourselves and our history. The books are: “The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease,” “Black Moses:  The Story of Marcus Garvey and the Universal  Negro Improvement Association,” and […]

March 22, 2015 · 0 comments ·
Lewis Hamilton

Formula 1’s Hamilton Starts the 2015 Racing Season Where He Left Off in 2014

By Frederick H. Lowe Lewis Carl Hamilton, Formula 1’s reigning world champion, started the 2015 racing season where he left off in 2014 — at the top of the winner’s podium. Hamilton, a black Englishman who drives for Mercedes, on Sunday, March 15, won the Rolex Australian Grand Prix, the opening race of the Formula 1 racing season. It was […]

March 22, 2015 · 1 comment ·