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A Seminole County employee in Florida posted to Facebook that Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who is Black, should be "hung from a tree" before being suspended without pay from his job Monday. View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:30:26 +0000
A new Las Vegas, Nevada study said that drivers are less likely to stop and pump the brakes for African-American pedestrians, supporting the "walking while Black" phenomenon. View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:22:50 +0000
The late Eazy-E‘s son, Lil Eazy-E, claims to be an HIV activist, yet he is for harsh punitive punishment when it comes to HIV-positive sex-partners not disclosing their status. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:16:40 +0000
Mary Elizabeth Taylor has gotten a place of national prominence after being seated behind SCOTUS hopeful and Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch during his televised confirmation hearings with the Senate Judiciary Committee. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:06:48 +0000
Concerned Howard University Administrators, Faculty and Staff join students of Howard University in calling for the removal of embattled President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, who hosted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in mid-February. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:57:09 +0000
Maybe during this temporary break Lahren will take the time to rethink her rhetoric and read a few books. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:08:00 +0000
An opera about Negro Leagues slugger Josh Gibson will premiere in Pittsburgh in April 2017. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:17:37 +0000
The prestigious medical institution only accepts two to five neurosurgeon residents each year. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:27:16 +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
Neil Gorsuch seems to be wowing Republican senators like Ted Cruz during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, and Trevor Noah can understand why. View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:40:20 +0000
You won’t meet a more dedicated, selfless person than an educator. That makes them a pretty solid choice for a life partner. But before you settle down with someone who teaches, there are some things you need to know. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:32:54 +0000
Filmmakers Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood are aiming to uncover the complexities of America’s criminal justice system with their new Fox drama series “Shots Fired. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:17:43 +0000
What exactly are the implications of white artists creating (and profiting) off of work that depicts black trauma and black pain? View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:59:30 +0000
Are you at the point where you’re debating deleting Tinder and just having your grandma set you up with someone? If the answer is “yeah, maybe,” we’ve found an Instagram account that will speak to you. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:34:46 +0000
A couple of Instagram posts by Drake has us wondering: While we were jamming to “Passionfruit,” was Sade singing it passionately from miles away? View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:03:20 +0000
A historic black church in Pennsylvania is counting its blessings after an anonymous donor reportedly gifted the establishment over $3 million to help pay off its mortgage. Rev. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:58:25 +0000
Angela Davis’ upcoming biopic has added another producer. Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker has joined the forthcoming film about the political activist, author and educator, Variety reported Wednesday. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:33:38 +0000
Damn, Kim seemed to seriously need some therapy after that Paris incident went down… View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 03:43:16 +0000
Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Back On Speaking Terms After six months of bitter battling and general iciness, divorcing couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are opening the lines of communication between them for the first time in a View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:40:37 +0000
Keyshia Cole Joins LaHHH Love & Hip Hop Hollywood is just full of surprises this next season, isn’t it? View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:04:37 +0000
Beyonce Facetimes Terminally Ill Fan Bey just made one of her fans‘ dying wish come true with a simple FaceTime call. View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:09:17 +0000
Chris Brown To Guest Star ‘Black-Ish’ Good news (for a change) for Breezy! View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:21:55 +0000
Sanaa Lathan Dishes On “Shots Fired” & More! We caught up with stunning (and super sweet) A-list actress Sanaa Lathan at Lincoln’s extravagant “Luxury Is…” experience in L.A. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:10:06 +0000
Suge Knight Hospitalized For Blood Clots As you probably know by now, Suge Knight has been having a rough go of it for the last couple years while he’s been in prison. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:06:13 +0000
So here we are, folks. It’s time to talk about the midseason finale (that’s right, the season didn’t come to a complete end this time around). View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:47:24 +0000
Ebony Banks’ high school classmates campaigned for her to meet her ‘Halo’ idol. View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:22:31 +0000
He will play Rich Youngsta, a famous rapper, on next week’s episode of the ABC hit show   View
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:27:12 +0000
Kenya Moore’s ex-boyfriend confronted Thomas after days of social media squabbling View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:52:08 +0000
Besides the jokes and the characters we couldn't help but love, the homes of some of our favorite TV sitcoms were also crucial to creating the worlds we loved and our characters lived in. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:45:49 +0000
“In the black community, the church is the only thing we ever had to call our own,” its pastor says. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:28:47 +0000
This brand is clearly committed to shifting standards and the world’s definition of beautiful hair. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:24:12 +0000
The tech-driven project rewards winners with a six-month mentorship program that includes a week-long bootcamp in Nairobi, Kenya. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:42:31 +0000
With over 28 million views on Facebook, people are applauding this man for his intervention and wise words. View
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:30:24 +0000