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Authorities involved in Keith Lamont Scott's shooting investigation refuse to release over two hours of footage captured by police dash cam cameras. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:27:51 +0100
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police on Thursday released audio from the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:25:12 +0100
Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:30:14 +0100
Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:10:52 +0100
A mayor of a small Pennsylvania town is under fire for racially derogatory Facebook posts directed at President Obama. He rejected calls to resign and denounced political correctness. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:05:07 +0100
A New York City woman pleaded guilty to murder and abuse charges in the 2013 death of a child left in her care. She confessed to horrible abuses of the 4-year-old boy. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:45:11 +0100
There's fierce advocacy for animal equality, but silence when it comes to the countless police shootings involving Black men and women in this country. View
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:16:26 +0100
The 'Heal Our Communities' forum is a scholarship awareness reception aimed at bridging the educational gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students. View
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:41:28 +0100
Doesn’t look like D’Angelo Russell is doing a good job making friends since coming into the league. Earlier this year the rookie NBA point guard recorded teammate Nick Young, aka Swaggy P, talking about cheating on his then fiancee Iggy Azalea. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:21:54 +0100
Joye Nettles is a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) star. The 2016 Young Futurist first impressed us with her tech savvy and leadership skills as a student at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:39:37 +0100
To deal with my anger over the seemingly unending number of black men and women killed at the hands of those tasked with the duty to serve and protect, I often play N.W.A’s “F–k tha Police” to cope—except I don’t play it loud. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:37:59 +0100
When Black Lives Matter activist Ashley Williams was kicked out of a Hillary Clinton fundraiser in North Carolina in February of this year, she made headlines. Why? View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:42:14 +0100
Tulsa, Okla., Police Officer Betty Shelby is pleading not guilty in the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher, for which she has been charged with first-degree manslaughter, the Associated Press reports. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:53:24 +0100
Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue took a page out of Doc Rivers’ book to help LeBron and nem walk away with the world championship. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:33:11 +0100
A Florida woman has filed a civil lawsuit against a former Escambia County, Fla. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:27:05 +0100
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn announced Thursday that he will not release the video of the fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith, giving a nod to the advice of the state’s attorney general and local district attorney, the Associated Press reports. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:18:15 +0100
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith has been a big advocate for advancing the representation of people of color in the film industry. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:36:30 +0100
California employers will soon be required to prove that any difference in pay between workers is not based on their race or ethnicity, making the state in the first in the nation to establish such strong equal pay protections. SB 1063, which Gov. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:17:27 +0100
Mary J. Blige’s full interview with Hillary Clinton for her show “The 411” is finally available on Apple Music. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:13:57 +0100
Victor DeWayne Roy Jr. wants the world to know his life matters, especially to some important people he calls family. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:07:14 +0100
When you’re married, there are bound to be things your spouse does that get under your skin. You may bring up some of the complaints, but others, you keep to yourself. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:49:39 +0100
Apartheid ended 22 years ago in South Africa, but a sense of segregation can still be felt strongly in its urban fabric.Under apartheid, black communities were separated from white communities via a combination of physical obstacles, both manmade and geographic. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:44:36 +0100
One woman is giving people the opportunity to express their views on social issues like feminism, racial equality and cultural pride in an unexpected way. Dominican nail artist Ami Vega has been doing hand-painted nail art for about five years. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:15:01 +0100
From the Lindy Hop to the Chickenhead to the Nae-Nae, popular black dances almost inevitably become the latest crazes in mainstream pop culture. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:33:24 +0100
Angelina Jolie Gets Temporary Custody Of 6 Kids Angelina has won big time in the custody case of their 6 kids according to TMZ reports. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:51:54 +0100
  SMH…stop the violence… Police Still Searching For Jihad Amir Ramadan After Byron “BJ” Bryant Murder A murder of a Hampton University student still remains unsolved but police believe they may have a new lead. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:43:20 +0100
Luke Cage Is Breaking The Internet Netflix’s highly anticipated new show “Luke Cage” is already shattering the internet just hours after its premiere that inspired infectious joy across social media and the blerd community at a very exciting ti View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:42:07 +0100
Look in the mirror. Unless you’re on a serious health and fitness kick to get ready for 2017, according to a new study, this is the lowest weight you’re going to be for the rest of the year. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:25:26 +0100
Damnnn They Got Trill Sammy 🤕😱 — Vlone (@LulDudd) September 30, 2016 // Trill Sammy got his chain snatched while off up in the club somewhere. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:51:05 +0100
  Rumor control… Blac Chyna And Rob Kardashian Deny Breakup Rumors Remember when we told you that Rob Kardashian exploded on his sisters and aired out Kylie’s number for not inviting Blac Chyna to her own baby shower??? View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:39:29 +0100
Karine Jean-Pierre could not contain herself when Trump supporters refused to acknowledge his fat-shaming and what not. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:22:07 +0100
Mario just keeps making hit after hit! On this week's episode of ESSENCE Live, R&B singer Mario stops by to perform his new single exclusively for ESSENCE—and trust us when we say you'll be playing this on repeat from here on out! View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:56:19 +0100
Cue the feels, because Mario has still got it! On the week's episode of ESSENCE Live, the R&B singer dropped by to give us a sneak peak listen of his new song, and also serenaded fans with the sweet sounds of his 2004 hit "Let Me Love You. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:51:05 +0100
Break out your vintage windbreakers and overalls, because the 90's are officially back! On this week's episode of ESSENCE Live, we take a trip down memory lane and explore New York City's coolest pop-up shop featuring some amazing #TBT moments. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:39:18 +0100
Are you #TeamRomeo or #TeamHakeem? On this week's episode of ESSENCE Live, rapper and actor Romeo Miller spills the deets on his upcoming guest appearance on FOX's Empire and all the drama that's forthcoming between his character and the youngest Lyon son. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:30:45 +0100
On this week's episode of ESSENCE Live, singer and actor Romeo Miller talks police brutality, Black Lives Matter and what his father Master P. taught him about dealing with police as a young black man. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:18:56 +0100
We got the scoop from Whitney herself and New York based dermatologist, Dr. Michelle Henry, on why coconut oil isn't a holy grail must-have for everyone. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:00:17 +0100
The sister of the woman who accused Nate Parker of rape is disturbed by the plot of the 'Birth of a Nation'. View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:20:08 +0100
The South African actress plays Maze, Lucifer's confidante, on the hit FOX series View
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:38:26 +0100