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John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a song titled, “Woman is the N*gger of the World” in 1972. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 15:39:37 +0000
A longtime federal prosecutor in Brooklyn has won critical support to replace Loretta Lynch as the U.S. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 15:26:05 +0000
After it was revealed that Jay Z along with his wife, Beyoncé, secretly wired tens of thousands of dollars to bailout protesters in Baltimore and… View
Mon, 25 May 2015 15:18:00 +0000
Memorial Day has long been known as a holiday to celebrate and honor America’s soldiers. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 14:59:09 +0000
Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station), is pushing back against racist outrage over his role as superhero Johnny Storm in the upcoming Fantastic Four film. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 01:32:38 +0000
An African American family received a racist letter from their new neighbors in Lindenhurst, New York and Suffolk County police are investigating it as a… View
Mon, 25 May 2015 01:23:44 +0000
After popping the question on New Year’s Day in 2014,“House Of Payne” actor and photographer Lance Gross married his longtime girlfriend Rebecca Harris over the… View
Sun, 24 May 2015 22:00:16 +0000
Dozens of protesters were arrested after a Cleveland, Ohio judge found Officer Michael Brelo, 31, not guilty of felony involuntary manslaughter in the November 2012… View
Sun, 24 May 2015 20:14:21 +0000
It was the best graduation present ever for a son who hadn't seen his mom in many months. Petty Officer 2nd Class Vera Turner surprised her son, Steven Turner, Jr., at his high school graduation in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 12:22:00 +0000
The numbers: 137 rounds; 49 shots from one gun; two unarmed black victims dead. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 17:10:00 +0000
Police in Suffolk County, N.Y., are investigating a possible hate crime aimed at an African-American family in Lindenhurst, according to PIX11. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 15:54:00 +0000
A Jacksonville, Fla., teen who went on a dream date to her high school prom earlier this month with Jaguars tackle Sen’Derrick Marks has passed away following a long bout with cancer, reports the Florida Times-Union. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 15:14:00 +0000
Protests erupted in Cleveland Saturday after a judge found a white officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists who were shot at 137 times by police after a high-speed chase in November 2012, according to NBC News. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 14:17:00 +0000
Just days after a former Virginia House delegate took a hit on social media for posing in an antebellum family portrait with the teenage mother of his child, Joe Morrissey announced plans to marry the 19-year-old African-American woman, reports Richmond Magazine. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 12:20:00 +0000
Memorial Day is a sacred occasion when we pay tribute to all the military men and women who have died in service to the United States. It is also an observance that owes its creation to blacks. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 07:00:47 +0000
More than 70 members of Congress are calling on President Barack Obama to “ban the box” for federal jobs. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 07:00:32 +0000
Sometimes the present can define the past or at the very least offer a better way to understand it. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 20:01:14 +0000
While finishing my dissertation at Princeton, I had the distinct pleasure of taking a seminar with John Nash. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 19:04:34 +0000
While giving the commencement address at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, on Monday, first lady Michelle Obama encouraged students to get involved in civic life and "run to, and not away from, the noise. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 18:17:49 +0000
The world's most popular computer game is taking a bold new step to counter harassment. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 16:52:29 +0000
Today, we remember and honor the brave men and women who died in the service of our nation. Our military families and service members embody the ultimate spirit of selflessness and national citizenship. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 13:38:31 +0000
HONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 12:35:40 +0000
When Kleiton Almeida walked into Miami's Eneida M. Hartner Elementary School a little over a year ago, he brought his experience serving in the Middle East and Africa with him. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 03:40:16 +0000
Dutch Caretakers Remember Fallen Americans Who Died Battling Nazis In World War IIWe were so touched by this story of the Dutch families who continue to care for the graves of American soldiers who were buried in Margraten after being killed fighting Nazis. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 15:54:19 +0000
Taraji P. Henson Twerks In Vegas, Parties With Kevin Hart, Lee Daniels And Eniko Parrish Ayyyyyyye! Taraji P Henson got caught shaking her cakes in Vegas this weekend, as Lee Daniels caught her in action for Instagram. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 15:30:01 +0000
Kim Kardashian Shares Photos From Versailles Rehearsal Dinner And Wedding Kimmy Cakes continued her posting spree over the weekend, sharing never-before-seen photos from her over the top Versailles rehearsal dinner and wedding in Florence with her followers on In View
Mon, 25 May 2015 14:36:56 +0000
Boobie Gibson Wants To Make New Music With Keyshia Cole Angry bird singer Keyshia Cole and Daniel Gibson are said to be working out their marriage, the ex-hooper recently revealed whether they’ll be getting in the studio together soon. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 14:09:18 +0000
New Jersey Amusement Park In Trouble For Raunchy Charity Event A charity event held last Saturday at a New Jersey amusement park was shut down early as the adults-only event got a little raunchy. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 14:01:47 +0000
Teacher Busted After Giving Pot Brownies To Students A Louisiana high school teacher was arrested yesterday on charges she gave pot brownies to a pair of female students, police report. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 13:46:01 +0000
Jagged Edge’s Kyle Norman Marries Girlfriend After Choking HerEarlier this year we reported that Jagged Edge member Kyle Norman was arrested on aggravated assault charges. The singer choked his fianceé by shoving her wedding ring down her throat. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 13:28:31 +0000
<ess_youtube>[YOUTUBE-ID:lZ0CS-wGt7A]On Thursday, Lindenhurst, Long Island resident Ronica Copes received a letter in her mailbox boldly asking her and her family to move because they're Black. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 16:30:43 +0000
Cleveland police have arrested a total of 71 people following the Saturday verdict that found patrolman Michael Brelo not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the 2012 shooting deaths of Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, reports AP. View
Mon, 25 May 2015 16:02:36 +0000
<ess_youtube<[YOUTUBE-ID:1mxyWR2x_TA]Katherine Jackson accepted a diploma from Thornton Fractional North High School on behalf of her deceased son Aaron Dunigan, who was killed in a car accident the night of his prom. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 18:12:09 +0000
Nicki Minaj's 'Barbs' can thank Tidal for her recent video.For weeks Minaj teased fans with clips and photos for the "The Night Is Still Young" video shoot, with the caption, "coming soon. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 17:00:11 +0000
Well ladies, Lance Gross is officially off the market.Yes, the oh-so-sexy actor and photographer married his longtime girlfriend Rebecca Jefferson in an intimate outdoor wedding with friends and family yesterday in Beverly Hills. View
Sun, 24 May 2015 15:55:21 +0000
Moviegoers can expect to see Nina: The Biopic of Nina Simone in theaters before year's end. View
Sat, 23 May 2015 20:54:12 +0000
This morning, Judge John O'Donnell ruled that Cleveland Patrol officer Michael Berlo was found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter following the shooting that took the lives of 30-year-old Malissa Williams and 43-year-old Timothy Russell reports MSNBC. View
Sat, 23 May 2015 18:30:17 +0000