VIDEO: Little girl and 35-year-old elephant develop unlikely friendship

In the South Indian state of Kerala, two-year-old girl Bhama and 35-year-old elephant Uma Devi have developed an unlikely friendship. They first met when Bhama was born and then the meetings became more frequent when Bhama became six months old. Bhama’s mother, Devika Mahesh, told Zenger, “I was a little bit afraid of [their relationship],

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Black Trump supporter gunned down, federal investigation demanded

Bernell Trammell, a local personality of Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood who was known for his political activism and religious proselytizing, was shot and killed in broad daylight.  Trammell, a vocal Rastafarian sometimes nicknamed “Ras,” was known to his neighbors as a “Rasta street preacher” who would frequently quote Biblical scripture to passersby. He said in one

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Legacy meets future – Is Black media leading the way?

Legacy publisher Cheryl Morrow of the San Diego Monitor News and Chris Williams, publisher of the firebrand cannabis newspaper, Candid Chronicle, announce a media partnership. “Together, we will have an enhanced ability to empower our journalists, publishers, and the communities we cover. Frankly, Chris and I have worked together before, I served as the mentor

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Are Black youth inheriting poverty? – Creating generational wealth in Black communities

Many Black babies are born into families that experience economic disparities far before their conception. It is not the fault of these youth that they were born into poverty, and the parents cannot take full responsibility for their economic disadvantages. This is the reality of far too many Black families and its time we break

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