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A recap of the moments that had us doing everything from shaking our heads to crying with laughter. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:29:33 +0000
President Donald Trump and his new administration have made major changes to the White House website, rehashing many of his campaign promises. The move came right after Trump took the oath of office Friday. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:57:49 +0000
While President Trump's inauguration ceremony closed the eight-year chapter of Barack Obama's presidency, protesters took to the streets, clashing with police an hour before ceremonies. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:02:19 +0000
A homeowner shot a Black teen in the head. The woman, who's White, was fearful of 'bad Blacks. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:03:31 +0000
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday evening. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:54:36 +0000
A commentator described Williams' tactics as a 'gorilla effect.' ESPN pulled him from the broadcast booth. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:28:30 +0000
Instead of watching the orange one lift his hand to pledge allegiance to the presidency, here's 5 things Black people can do to make January 20th a little less painful. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:52:18 +0000
Cook County Judge Donald Panarese, Jr. ordered the release of Chicago officer Lowell Houser after the cop was charged with murder in an off-duty fatal shooting. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:02:42 +0000
Students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla., staged a sit-in earlier this week demanding a change in the way African-American history is taught in Duval County Public Schools, Action News Jax reports. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:19:46 +0000
Updated Jan. 12, 2017; 12:48 p.m. EST: Ben Carson sat before a Senate committee Thursday morning to make the case that he should be confirmed to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:57:46 +0000
Two women were arrested in Florida on Wednesday for helping a man wanted in the fatal shooting of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando, Fla., police officer, officials announced, according to Reuters. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:53:08 +0000
President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since winning the presidency to less-than-stellar reviews. Trump was combative and elusive when questioned about Russia’s involvement in his bid to become president and compared the U.S. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:45:04 +0000
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has come out against President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general pick Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), noting that he doesn’t believe Sessions will be willing to go against Trump should the law require he do so. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:54:49 +0000
The Florida teen who is already facing multiple charges for allegedly pretending to be a doctor is now facing even more charges in a separate Virginia fraud case, NBC News reports. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:18:06 +0000
LaQueena Hunter Grover, now a mother of four, is accustomed to big babies. Her first two children weighed just over 7 pounds and her third child was a whopping 11.9 pounds. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:01:38 +0000
As a majority of Americans await the inauguration of a president they didn’t vote for, even more Americans face an unclear future about their health care coverage. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:21 +0000
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, 20 Jan 2017 21:54:44 +0000
Not even 20 minutes into his term, President Donald Trump may have taken another shot at Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), at least Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) thinks so. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:54:41 +0000
Just hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in, actor and activist Ashley Judd ― a three-time rape survivor ― sat in a crowded room at the Press Club building in Washington D.C. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:50:03 +0000
In anticipation of the gloom President Donald Trump’s inauguration would cast over minority communities on Friday, Interactive News One’s Jamiliah Lemieux encouraged black Twitter users to partake in an #InaugurationBlackout that consisted of live-tweeting View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:23:06 +0000
A little rain didn’t stop Floyd Mayweather Jr. from attending President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. After a November meeting with Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:50:50 +0000
WARREN, Ohio ― For almost six months, Bresha Meadows has been locked up inside a juvenile detention facility, accused of killing her allegedly abusive father. She will soon get to leave jail, although she won’t be going home. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:48:25 +0000
President Donald Trump may have just been sworn in but Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said the fight isn’t over. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:10:54 +0000
Today, in response to President Trump’s inauguration, many marginalized groups are voicing dissent and concern over the coming administration via protests both in American cities and via social media. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:34:34 +0000
Ohio School Shooting Leaves One Hospitalized, Shooter Arrested America’s new POTUS has a LOT of work to do to “Make America Great Again” and this tragedy at West Liberty High School in Ohio is prime example of that… View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:55:58 +0000
How Obama Helped This Florida Felon From Being Condemned To Die In Jail Proud to make this one of my final actions as President. America is a nation of second chances, and 1,715 people deserved that shot. https://t. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:55:41 +0000
Blac Chyna Reportedly Struggling To Pay Her Bills She might look like money, but word on the curb is Blac Chyna is broke AF. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:01:34 +0000
Bill Clinton Stares Savagely And Hillary Clinton Is Fed Up In short, Bill Clinton don’t give a f**k. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:56:20 +0000
Cari Champion Has An Extreme Awkward Interview With Big Boi From Outkast Look, we love Cari Champion. The radiance of her melanin is the stuff that #BlackGirlMagic dreams are made of. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:15:51 +0000
Michelle Obama’s Face Is All Of us Barack Obama has been preaching a peaceful transition of power from his administration to That Man’s administration. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:32:07 +0000
Reports and footage are coming in of riots in Washington D.C. before and following the Donald Trump 2017 Presidential Inauguration. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:29:37 +0000
New Artist Fires Shots On New Song “Kylie Jenner” Looks a little like Sisqo but sounds pretty unique, wouldn’t you say? Please meet FOREVER ANTi PoP, whose new EP is out now on all digital platforms. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:11:02 +0000
Meet the dynamic Black women who were responsible for keeping President Obama's administration running. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:00:09 +0000
Forever our First Lady. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:28:43 +0000
While the Dems placed a big emphasis on using tax policy to correct a wealth distribution, don't expect the same from Trump and his administration. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:45:27 +0000
The inauguration of Donald J. Trump took place on Friday morning. Many took to social media to describe their mood about it all. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:34:55 +0000
Get familiar with this Emmy Award-winning trailblazer who is doing her part to carve a path for women of color in sports media. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:06:27 +0000
Protestors descend upon the nation's capital and insist their voices are heard. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:04:19 +0000
On this segment of ESSENCE Live, Cynthia Bailey discusses how emotional it was watching her daughter Noel's interaction with Peter. And what it will be like keeping a relationship with Peter regardless of where they are. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:41:11 +0000
On this segment of ESSENCE Live, Cynthia Bailey provides advice to aspiring models trying to break into the industry. She suggest using social media to market yourself and taking pictures with your phone to start. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:02:20 +0000