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More than five thousand people gathered at Friendly Temple Baptist Church in St. Louis for the funeral of Michael Brown. Among the mourners: Rev. View
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:42:18 +0000
House Republicans plan to spend $500 per hour on their lawsuit against President Barack Obama, with a “firm cap” of $350,000. View
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:11:33 +0000
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there’s no guarantee of a criminal… View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:49:27 +0000
The Wonkblog over at the Washington Post has a pretty interesting write-up of new research from the Public Religion Research Institute. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:22:38 +0000
One of the jurors who rendered a guilty verdict in Theodore Wafer’s murder trial has come forward to say that “no one” believed he killed… View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:54:59 +0000
When you shoot and kill an unarmed Black teenager, you can expect the racists of America to crack their piggy banks open and reward you… View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:57:25 +0000
      Five-year-old Rasiyah Buckley was eager to show off her “first day” outfit as she walked to the rear entrance of Griffith Elementary. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:05:15 +0000
Funnyman and actor Marlon Wayans (pictured) is probably not laughing very much these days. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:58:24 +0000
WHY is a 9-year-old learning to use an automatic assault weapon in the first place? 9-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Kills Gun Instructor During Lesson Even in a supervised environment, guns probably don’t belong in the hands of children. View
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:40:32 +0000
Bey & Blue’s foot soldiers finally made Crunchy K Bow Down… Karrueche Tran Apolgizes For Blue Ivy Hair Comments On 106th & Park After a social media dragging of epic proportions in which network production had to come to her defense, Karreuche View
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:45:26 +0000
We really don’t all look alike, we promise. SMH. View
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:27:31 +0000
First MiMi, now this? Nick Cannon Denied Highly Coveted Richard Pryor Role Mr. Cannon is just losing right and left these days. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:46:53 +0000
Can she compete with the reigning Hip Hop queens? Check out her “Me OK” freestyle here as well: Nice! What do you think Bossip fam? View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:21:26 +0000
Here is a list of 15 famous folks who had small roles in some of your favorite shows and movies, and you didn’t even notice. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:54:52 +0000
“Anamaniacs” never sounded so good… View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:43:02 +0000
In this exclusive clip from this week’s new episode of SWV Reunited, Taj Johnson-George breaks the news to bandmate Lelee Lyons that her daughter is featured on an escort website. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:33:00 +0000
A lot can change in a year, just ask Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox.The first-time Emmy attendee shared that last year she watched the show alone at home with a bowl of ice cream. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:07:11 +0000
Kerry Washington made every Gladiators dream come true while on the Emmys red carpet and shared some news about the upcoming season of Scandal. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:59:57 +0000
Here's what we're talking about over our coffee:It’s confirmed! Mike Epps will play Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic directed by Lee Daniels. After multiple productions on the comedian were started, none have yet to be finished. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:20 +0000
From the Emmys and the Oscars to the MTV VMAs, millions of TV viewers are drawn in to watch these annual award shows. Something crazy always happens, someone flubs a name and an unsuspecting pair always kisses. View
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:10:12 +0000
Texas mother Kametra Barbour was pulled over and arrested at gunpoint in front of her children after police mistook her for a suspect on the loose. View
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:45:24 +0000
An exclusive excerpt from The Zero Degree Zombie (Scholastic Press, $16.99), ESSENCE Editorial Projects Director Patrik Henry Bass's new fantasy book for middle-grade readers featuring three Black boys as heroic characters.Bakari Who? View
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:35:51 +0000
Bride-to-be Courtney McKenzie and her fiancé Jamil are the ultimate budget savvy couple. View
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:09:34 +0000