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BriaMarie Chats About Her “Freshman” Album And Inspiration Behind It Singer, songwriter, and rapper BriaMarie recently sat down with Roland Martin to talk about her debut… View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:49:38 +0000
Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:45:59 +0000
The plot has thickened in the case of Bobbi Kristina and Nick Gordon. New information regarding Gordon's stance has emerged. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:45:05 +0000
Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens… View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:42:18 +0000
First Daughter Malia Obama may get to live in a big old White House, but it’s her new internship that makes her the envy of all… View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:50:12 +0000
Usher made a bold statement with his attire at the Essence Music Festival this weekend. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:28:11 +0000
There's a newest oldest person on the block (er, in the world). View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:04:47 +0000
Blacks in post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans have made some educational progress, but the median income has not risen as much as that of White households, reports NOLA. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:24:12 +0000
The television network that made a household name out of Nene Leakes and turned “housewives” into a synonym for back-stabbing and hair-pulling, has now turned its sights on America’s elite black families. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:30:00 +0000
Haitian lives matter. They offer a wider global measuring stick and lens through which to view the global immigration and human rights crises of our time. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:56:00 +0000
New Orleans police have arrested a suspect in the death of a 20-year-old woman who is confirmed to have been the niece of jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, the Associated Press reports. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:30:00 +0000
The Silent Sam statue, depicting a Confederate soldier, on the grounds of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been spray-painted with View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:25:00 +0000
On Wednesday, Saykou George, 30, took out his wallet to present his ID to a plainsclothes New York City police officer in Harlem, and things took a turn for the worse—very quickly. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:28:00 +0000
Serena Williams once again showed up against big sister Venus Williams at Wimbledon, beating her in straight sets, 6-4, 6-3, to reach the quarterfinals and extending her career victories over her older sister to 15-11, the Associated Press reports. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:18:00 +0000
A DNA test has confirmed that Eric Garner had a 16-month-old daughter with a woman he lived with for three years until his death. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:42:00 +0000
For one Spring, Texas, family, the Fourth of July holiday weekend had barely started when they awoke to find racist and vulgar messages spray-painted on the family's truck. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:24:00 +0000
Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with. He admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:36:45 +0000
Warning: A video below contains violent images of De'Andre Johnson allegedly punching a woman in the face. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:29:22 +0000
Empire's VIP guest list for season 2 keeps growing! -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:28:00 +0000
For by Heather Barmore (Graphic: Two months ago, I stood in my kitchen struggling to find the words to discuss the death of Freddie Gray. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:23:32 +0000
There's a new girl in Lena Dunham's Brooklyn crew, and she just so happens to be the first daughter. Malia Obama was spotted on the set of HBO's "Girls" last week in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:23:26 +0000
CHARLESTON, S.C., July 6 (Reuters) - South Carolina lawmakers took a major step on Monday toward passing legislation to remove the Confederate battle flag that flies at the state capitol in Columbia and has long been denounced by critics as a symbol of slavery. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:16:01 +0000
Growing up, my claim to fame was being the kid who liked books. While others enjoyed the maniacal freedom of recess, I teetered on a swing with a hardback clenched in my pudgy fists and my thick specs smushed into my face. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:25:46 +0000
South Carolina Senate Casts First Vote to Remove Confederate Flag This is step one in the process to get South Carolina’s Confederate Flag down… The NY Times reports: The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate battle View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:41:19 +0000
Detroit Man Arrested For Eluding After Finding Well-Lit Place In Police StopGTFOHWTBS!Via MLiveDaJuawn Wallace said he didn’t stop immediately when prompted by police at 2 a.m. Feb. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:12:34 +0000
Instead of waiting around until next year for HBO to release Season 6, you can make a trip to Morocco and visit several of the sets in person. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:00:21 +0000
Who Is Tennis Star Dustin “Dreddy” Brown? A tennis star is currently burning up the social stratosphere after he beat Rafael Nadal in a surprising upset at Wimbledon. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:49:39 +0000
112’s Lead Singer Owes More Than $300K; Third Time In Two Years Singer Filed For Bankruptcy Third time may be a charm for Slim. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:56:04 +0000
Safaree Rebounds With Model Zashia Santiago After Nicki Minaj Looks like while Nicki Minaj was busy flaunting her relationship with rapper Meek Mill, her ex, Safaree, of more than 10 years was dating someone new. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:26:38 +0000
The 2015 Essence Festival ended with youth. Kendrick Lamar, with only two major label albums in his catalog, not only handled the weight of the honor, but lifted it with ease. The Compton rapper brought his pensive raps and good vibes to rock. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:09:45 +0000
Getting to the Big Easy's most popular venue--The Superdome for the last night of Essence Festival--was a difficult task Sunday night. Rain poured. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:48:57 +0000
Lianne La Havas is known for belting out sultry hits like “Is Your Love Big Enough?”, but when she’s not on stage melting hearts, the 23-year-old songstress' alter ego likes to come out and play. View
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 01:34:32 +0000
Kim Burrell just couldn't contain herself during the Essence Festival Gospel tribute celebrating her immense talent.After calling Jonathan's McReyond's "Ah-May-Zing," Burrell grabbed the mic and gave the packed house a once-in-a-lifetime treat. View
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 23:48:21 +0000
Over the years Usher hasn’t been the kind of celebrity one looks to for his opinion on social justice issues or race. He’s steered clear of controversial statements throughout his career that spans over two decades. View
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:04:09 +0000
This story originally appeared on Orleans is known for its Creole cuisine, French-Caribbean culture, historic architecture, and Southern charm, and Kelly Rowland, the Destiny’s Child member and new mom, loves it all. View
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:54:04 +0000
Ever since Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin jumped the broom back in 2012, folks have been critical of the Think Like A Man star’s outfits. View
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:51:53 +0000
When asked how she's manages to hold onto her peace given all that she's been through in her life, best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant broke it all the way down."Well, hell. Don’t you know police are shooting Black people? View
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 15:34:58 +0000