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Angela Ferguson, 58, of Chicago, used a crowbar to fend off an attempted rapist. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:27:22 +0100
More than 100 gathered on Thursday for an evening vigil outside the Chicago Police Department with renewed calls to terminate all of the officers involved. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:34:29 +0100
Hillary Clinton is set to meet with prominent Black Lives Matter activists, including DeRay Mckesson and Brittany Packnett. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:48:05 +0100
A Seattle high school singled out Black students to sign an agreement to work hard in school. Several Black students got angry and threw the document in the trash. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:33:36 +0100
A study finds that the stress of dealing with racism contributes to the academic achievement gap. Part of the solution is reinforcing positive racial identity. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:52:37 +0100
The 93-year-old activist was honored Thursday for his work in civil rights at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Memphis, Tennessee. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:11:49 +0100
Authorities charge the Milwaukee officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith with sexual assault and soliciting prostitution. His alleged victims were incapacitated. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:54:35 +0100
A startling on-camera confrontation shows a White man hurling racial slurs at a noted journalist. View
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:16:59 +0100
If you had trouble reading your Twitter timeline or listening to your favorite Spotify playlist Friday morning, you are not alone. View
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:00:20 +0100
T-Mobile has come to an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission to pay at least $48 million for not telling its customers that there were actually limits to its highly publicized unlimited-data plans. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:00:49 +0100
Rae Carruth is still in denial. The one-time promising Carolina Panthers wide receiver was found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder in the 1999 shooting death of Cherica Adams, who was pregnant with Carruth’s son at the time. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:43:29 +0100
TV personality and New York Times best-selling author Toya Wright wants to introduce you to “Toya.” And her memoir, In My Own Words, does just that. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:20:59 +0100
This traumatic election year has brought America’s longstanding violence toward black people to the fore. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:27:19 +0100
You can’t touch Annalise (or her crew), and after another intense episode of How to Get Away With Murder, we discovered seven moments that reveal why you can’t touch them. You can dive into the recap, but the short answer? View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:30:07 +0100
Autopsy results for Zymere Perkins, 6, who died after being physically abused, have been released, the New York Post reports. On Sept. 26, Zymere was beaten with a broomstick in his Harlem apartment. Apparently he was beaten for defecating in a bucket. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:29:31 +0100
New York Giants kicker Josh Brown is a woman-beater. Full stop. He’s not paid to beat women. He’s paid to kick a football. The former has not affected the latter. The New York Giants still employ Brown even though they know Brown is a woman-beater. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:28:58 +0100
Two white Minneapolis police officers will not face disciplinary action in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, a black man who police said tried to grab an officer’s gun during a struggle, the police chief said Friday. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 23:03:55 +0100
Donald Glover is moving from “Atlanta” to a galaxy far far away. On Friday, the official “Star Wars” website released a statement announcing that the actor has been cast as smuggler Lando Calrissian in the currently untitled Han Solo spinoff. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:46:38 +0100
Remember that scene in “When Harry Met Sally” when Sally does her best “fake orgasm” impression in Katz’s Deli? Well, the WatchCut Video above is just like that ― only with 100 people doing their best simulated “O” face. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:30:10 +0100
Working with director Barry Jenkins on “Moonlight” was the “best” career opportunity Mahershala Ali experienced in his life. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:27:03 +0100
Donald Trump, with his standing among women badly damaged by reports of predatory behavior toward them, is now attacking Michelle Obama, one of the country’s most popular political figures. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:11:49 +0100
The ladies of Twitter never fail to brighten our days with their brilliant ― but succinct ― wisdom. Each week, HuffPost Women rounds up hilarious 140-character musings. For this week’s great tweets from women, scroll through the list below. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:04:40 +0100
Another celebrity couple bites the dust. Former NBA star Scottie Pippen filed for divorce from his wife of 19 years, Larsa Pippen, earlier this week in Florida, reports TMZ. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:57:16 +0100
Eric Olander and Cobus van Staden are the duo behind the China Africa Project and hosts of the popular China in Africa Podcast. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:47:38 +0100
White Boy Calls Charlotte TV Reporter Steve Crump The N-Word Please believe that mayonnaise agitators like this will be at the polls voting for Donald Trump on November 8th. Make sure you and yours are there too! View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:45:51 +0100
Donald Glover Cast As Lando Calrissian In New Star Wars Movie Donald Glover might be having the best year ever! View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:34:30 +0100
Angela Simmons And Fiance Sutton Snuggle Up With Baby Sutton Joseph New mom Angela Simmons is feeling so blissfully happy nesting with her newborn Sutton Joseph and his dad Sutton Sr. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 22:09:15 +0100
Stripper Mom Only Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Abandonment Death Of Daughter Earlier this year, we reported on the death of a 2-year-old baby girl who died in a house fire while her momma was doin’ something strange for View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:56:45 +0100
Elon Musk Settles Divorce Case With Estranged Wife Tesla’s Elon Musk and his sometimey wife Talulah Riley have finally submitted legal papers this week informing the judge they have reached a full settlement in their divorce case. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:40:20 +0100
Snowman Themed Listening Party For Jeezy’s ‘Trap Or Die 3″ Project Jeezy held listening events in New York and Atlanta this week for his upcoming ‘Trap or Die 3’ album, which drops October 28. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:28:49 +0100
Jazmine Sullivan Apologizes To Family Of Dead Fan Singer Jazmine Sullivan was recently dragged to the depths of Hell for curving a dead fan in a self-centered Instagram post. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:13:47 +0100
  Kim Kardashian’s Family And Friends Wish Her A Happy 36th Birthday Today, Kim Kardashian turns 36 years old. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:07:42 +0100
"Black women are one of the largest voting blocks. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:50:10 +0100
With the election just days away, it's important to know who you're voting into the White House. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:32:00 +0100
Parents and students are rightfully outraged after a Seattle high school targeted Black students to sign a covenant to be better in school. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:23:56 +0100
An NYC yoga instructor and mother recalls the day the Republican presidential nominee allegedly gropped her breast. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:15:12 +0100
Halloween is just a couple of weeks ago, and you still haven’t found anything to wear to wear to your friend’s costume party! No need to panic— you likely already have something in your closet that you can turn into a costume in no time. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:55:28 +0100
Chrissy Teigen claps back at Twitter troll who accused her of holding baby Luna incorrectly. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:52:27 +0100
These two actresses are representing the curvy girls beautifully and couldn’t be more humble about it. View
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:49:10 +0100