Did Jerry Springer, host of "The Jerry Springer Show," have two Black children with a mistress and leave those two children "everything" when he died? No, that's not true: The post making that claim uses footage of Springer playing a role
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Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Black Seed Oil, Thymoquinone Do NOT Cure Several Major Diseases
Can black seed oil and one of its main compounds, thymoquinone, cure major diseases, including cancer and diabetes? No, that's not true: While some research suggests that black seed may be useful for certain conditions, there isn't suffic
PolitiFact→ Tim Scott – Sen. Tim Scott said Black homeownership has been static since 1968 housing law. He’s right.
“For African American families in particular, the homeownership rate remains relatively unchanged since 1968, the year the Fair Housing Act was signed into law.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Putin Did NOT ‘Reveal’ That ‘Jesus Was Black’
Did Russian President Vladimir Putin display a religious icon that featured a dark-complexioned man's face to show that "Jesus was black"? No, that's not true: The video in this post shows Putin displaying a copy of a Russian Orthodox Chu
PolitiFact→ Tweets – No, every Black Californian is not receiving $1.2 million for reparations
California has approved $1.2 million in reparations for every black resident.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Kobe Bryant Was NOT Suing Company Behind ‘Black Mamba Hyperrush’ Over Supposed Opioid Contamination
Was basketball superstar Kobe Bryant suing the company behind Black Mamba Hyperrush over their energy supplements' supposed opioid contamination? No, that's not true: Bryant was suing a company in a trademark dispute for using the name Bl
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: BlackRock Does Not Own Shares In Dominion Voting Systems
BlackRock offices in New York City. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) False claims are circulating online that BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, owns significant shares in Fox News parent company Fox Corporation a
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – BlackRock, Fox and Tucker Carlson: Untangling a web of corporate ownership claims
BlackRock owns 59 million shares of Dominion Voting Systems and 45.7 million shares of Fox News. BlackRock sued itself and fired Tucker Carlson as part of the lawsuit.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: BlackRock Investment Company Does NOT Own Dominion Voting Systems
Does BlackRock own Dominion Voting Systems? No, that's not true: A BlackRock spokesperson told Lead Stories the asset management/investment company owns part of Dominion Resources Inc., a completely different company, in the energy sector
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: HIV Is NOT Cured With Papaya Leaf And Black Seed Tea
Can HIV be permanently cured by ingesting papaya leaf and black seed tea? No, that's not true: At the time of writing, no cure for HIV has been discovered by medical professionals. Although several false claims of a cure have been made si
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Democrats Did NOT Dress Up ‘Black Guy As A White Supremacist’ — It Was Demonstration by Anti-Trump Republicans
Did Democrats dress "a black guy as a white supremacist" to cast a bad light on supporters of former President Donald Trump? No, that's not true: The picture, which shows five people standing side by side with tiki torches, is a 2021 demo
The Dispatch→ Under the Black Flag
A banner featuring an AR-15 automatic weapon hangs outside a gift shop on May 11, 2018, near Cherokee, North Carolina. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)Making the AR-15 the powerful cultural symbol it is today has been a collaborative effort by those
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: Did Silicon Valley Bank Donate More Than $73 Million to Black Lives Matter?
A Silicon Valley Bank logo in Tempe, Arizona, on March 14, 2023. (Photo by Rebecca Noble/AFP/Getty Images) Claims are circulating online that Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) donated more than $73 million to the Black Lives Matter nonprofit organization befo
Poynter→ Claims that Silicon Valley Bank donated $73 million to Black Lives Matter are unsupported
Newsmax, Tucker Carlson and Jesse Watters suggested without evidence that 'woke' investments contributed to the bank's collapse.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Claim that Silicon Valley Bank donated $73 million to Black Lives Matter is unsupported
Silicon Valley Bank “donated $73M to 'BLM Movement'”
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Biden says expanded child tax credit sharply cut poverty for Black children; data shows he’s right
“We cut Black child poverty in half in 2021 because of the child tax credit.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Black Sesame Seeds CANNOT Heal ‘All Chronic Illnesses After 100 Days’
Can taking black sesame seeds heal "all chronic illnesses after 100 days"? No, that's not true: There are no cures for many chronic illnesses, from heart disease to cancer to diabetes, and the simple treatment of eating black sesame seeds
Truth or Fiction?→ ‘A New Law In Iran … Forces Female Pharmacists’ to Wear a Black Hijab, Male Pharmacists ‘Are Wearing It As Well to Mock This Law’
A March 7 2023 post to Reddit’s r/interestingasfuck asserted that a then “new law in Iran” had mandated that female pharmacists wear black hijabs only (prohibiting other colors), adding that in response, male pharmacists wore their ow
Full Fact→ Conservatives’ estimate that Labour plans would create a ‘£90 billion black hole’ is unreliable
The Conservative Party claims that Labour has pledged £90 billion worth of unfunded spending commitments. We’ve looked into how it reached this figure.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Bill Gates Is Creating A Seed To ‘Target Black People’
Is Bill Gates engineering a seed that "will target Black people" and possibly kill them? No, that's not true: A video making that claim offers no evidence that Gates is producing a seed for plants that can attack the immune system of Blac
Logically→ The video shows a black cloud over East Palestine, Ohio, after a train carrying chemical materials derailed in the area.
This video of the black cloud was first uploaded on TikTok in November 2022. It predates the train derailment in Ohio and is unrelated to it.
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – No, President Joe Biden didn’t change the name of Black History Month
“Joe Biden changes the name of Black History Month.”
Poynter→ How an antisemitic conspiracy theory amplified by Ye, Kyrie Irving divides Black, Jewish people
For days in late 2022, the group posted itself outside Barclays Center, home to the National Basketball Association’s Brooklyn Nets. They were supporters of then-Nets star Kyrie Irving, who was […] The post How an antisemitic conspiracy theory
PolitiFact→ How an antisemitic conspiracy theory amplified by Ye, Kyrie Irving divides Black, Jewish people
A conspiracy theory based on the false notion that Black people are the “real” Jewish people has gained a foothold among members of the Black community, deepening a cultural divide between Black and Jewish people.
PolitiFact→ Viral image – No, KFC didn’t tweet a chicken drumstick for Black History Month
KFC tweeted an image of a chicken drumstick for Black History Month.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: KFC Did NOT Tweet Image Of Chicken Drumstick And Shadow Of Raised Fist For Black History Month
Did KFC tweet for Black History Month a photo of a chicken drumstick in front of a drumstick shadow that looks like a raised fist? No, that's not true: KFC's U.S. corporate account never posted this image, which has been altered. The Inst
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That Black Seed Powder, Organic Honey And Lemon Cures Cancer
Do the ingredients black seed powder, organic honey and organic lemon cure any cancer? No, that's not true: A clinical dietician told Lead Stories that none of these foods are a cure for cancer. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) spokes
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – The evidence is plentiful: Black Americans’ ancestors came from Africa, despite contrary claim
Black Americans are not descended from people who were taken from Africa to be enslaved.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Black Americans Are NOT Descendants Of North America’s Original Indigenous Inhabitants
Are Black Americans descended from the original indigenous inhabitants of North America and not from enslaved persons taken from Africa? No, that's not true: This notion descends from the Moorish Science Temple, a pseudoscience organizati
Full Fact→ Haringey Council says cost of Black Boy Lane name change ‘highly unlikely to exceed £100,000’
Claims it has cost £186,000 appear to stem from a 2021 estimate made by the council.
The Dispatch→ Reading, Writing, and … Black Queer Studies?
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/ Getty Images.)The debate over AP African American Studies ignores that schools are struggling to make students proficient in math, science, and reading.The post Reading, Writin
PolitiFact→ 'Indoctrination'? Banning Black history? Unraveling competing claims about rejected Florida AP class
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his education department's rejection of a new AP course on Black studies spurred talking points from both sides of the political aisle. We cut through the spin to give Floridians the full story.
Logically→ ‘Cancer cookies’ made from blackstrap molasses and sodium bicarbonate can eradicate cancer cells and tumors.
Cookies made of sodium bicarbonate and molasses cannot cure cancer. There is no scientific evidence that recommends it as treatment.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Hitler Was NOT Black NOR Does This Picture Prove He Was
Was Adolf Hitler, the head of the Nazi Party and dictator of Germany, actually black and does this photo prove it? No, that's not true: This picture is a color photo converted into black and white from an episode of a TV sitcom called "Co
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Black Mona Lisa’ Was NOT Found On Dark Side Of The Moon
Was a "Black Mona Lisa" discovered in a 3-mile-long spacecraft on the moon's dark side? No, that's not true: The origin story of this claim is based on a science fiction novel that some people have falsely suggested reflects an accurate r
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Black Eyes Of Famous People NOT Caused By COVID Vaccine — Photos Were Taken Before Vaccine Was Available
Does a picture grid showing more than a dozen famous people, all of them with what seem to be black eyes, prove they got them from the COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: All the images shown in the social media post were taken before
Full Fact→ Amazon is not selling Kindle Oasis e-readers for £1.78 for Black Friday
Amazon is holding a Black Friday sale, but it has confirmed it is not offering Kindle Oasis e-readers for £1.78, as a number of Facebook posts have claimed.
Logically→ Black smoke emerging from an electric car disrupted a football game.
The smoke that engulfed the football pitch was lit by Polish team GKS Czarni Starzca fans.
The Dispatch→ Calling Putin’s Black Sea Bluff
Why did Russia’s president back down on his threat to resume blockading Ukrainian grain exports? A Dispatch ExplainerThe post Calling Putin’s Black Sea Bluff appeared first on The Dispatch.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Of Black US Presidents Before Obama
Were there eight presidents of the United States before George Washington and did several Black presidents serve before Barack Obama was elected in 2008? No, that's not true: Washington was the first elected American president. There is a