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Senate Democratic leaders on Monday blocked a procedural vote that would have cut funding for Planned Parenthood, according to The Huffington Post. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:41:06 +0000
As Baltimore city officials called on the federal government to help address a deadly spike in violence, the highest in 43 years View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:21:20 +0000
Sandra Bland's family announced the filing of a lawsuit against officials in Houston involved in her arrest and death. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:27:33 +0000
If you didn't know, August 4 marks President Obama's 54th birthday. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:46:22 +0000
Drake’s OVO Fest in Toronto ended in mayhem last night, after two people were shot and killed during an after party hosted by the rapper. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:16:57 +0000
In this week's news of cringe-worthy cultural appropriation: Allure magazine ran the article "You (Yes, You) Can Have An Afro" in its August issue View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:30:52 +0000
A 2009 incident with an Italian photographer has come back to haunt supermodel Naomi Campbell. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:29:12 +0000
Gail Perry-Mason, founder of Money Matters for Youth in Detroit, advises families to start saving for college early and contribute often. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:46:07 +0000
A St. Louis man was charged on Sunday for allegedly ramming into a police car and injuring two officers, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:22:00 +0000
“I want justice for my son! View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:58:50 +0000
The family of Sandra Bland—demanding accountability for the Illinois woman’s death while in police custody at a Texas jail—filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday, KHOU-TV reports. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:44:00 +0000
Deidra Reid and Reginald Lane Jr. thought they were just going to visit a friend Monday, maybe hang out by the pool, but an encounter with a young boy whose father is a Orange County, Fla. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:39:00 +0000
Turns out that the gin bottle Samuel Dubose handed to a University of Cincinnati officer, who would later kill him with a single gunshot to the head, didn't contain gin at all, but was, in fact, filled as Dubose said: with air freshener. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:57:00 +0000
There will be an investigation into the death of mother of eight Raynette Turner, who died in a Mount Vernon, N.Y. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:48:00 +0000
Lions? Yes. Humans? Not so much. Four Democrats in the U.S. Senate were lightning-quick to offer legislation to prevent what happened to Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe from happening again. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000
Bishop T.D. Jakes thinks it is "absolutely" possible for the LGBT and black communities to coexist.  Jakes, who joined HuffPost Live on Monday, opened up to host Marc Lamont-Hill about his thoughts on the relationship between these communities. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:07:26 +0000
Long before Jada Pinkett Smith gained stardom, met Will and started a family, she was a young girl who roamed the streets of Baltimore, Maryland and battled the harsh reality that came with it. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:35:01 +0000
Reddit is one of my favorite websites -- or, it used to be. I joined a couple of months after I had my first child. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:30:11 +0000
There is a virus spreading across the United States of America, and no one is safe, no matter how rich or how famous they are.  The virus doesn't kill you. It doesn't even make you sick. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:06:19 +0000
By Lynne d. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:54:26 +0000
You didn’t think Jeezy cleaning up a neighborhood in Atlanta was just to promote a concert celebrating TM101, did you?  -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:45:28 +0000
I was never very good at being an object. At first, my failure was aesthetic. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:40:40 +0000
Willow Smith Laughs Off Will And Jada Pinkett-Smith Divorce Rumors Will and Jada’s daughter apparently had a hearty guffaw yesterday over reports that her parents were heading for a divorce. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:47:10 +0000
There’s less than one week until the series premiere of She’s Got Game and we have a supertrailer that will definitely tide you over until then. This show isn’t your typical dating competition show, oh no. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:24:04 +0000
Homophobic Man Gets Beaten After Attacking West Point Gay Couple A would-be gay-basher got more than he bargained for when the two men he attacked in a New York City bodega turned out to be trained graduates of the U.S. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:08:48 +0000
Are you happy the little dude isn’t black? The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against a Kenton County sheriff’s deputy over the shackling of two children at a school. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:57:34 +0000
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta is heavy on cast members with delusions of grandeur. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:57:24 +0000
Did Meek Mill’s Ghostwriter Put Him On Blast Things are going from bad to worse for one Meek Mill. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:51:46 +0000
That life of a ready-made family isn’t for everyone, and some rich and famous folks would rather hoard their millions than be a stepparent… Continue View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:49:16 +0000
Two people were killed in and around Toronto’s Muzik nightclub during an afterparty hosted by rapper Drake. The club was packed with people attending a party after OVO Fest, the annual Toronto music festival run by Canadian-born rapper. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 17:36:14 +0000
<ess_youtube<[YOUTUBE-ID:9RAxSoxP16M]When it comes to block parties, food, music and dancing are the three crucial ingredients. These days you can add the inescapable "Whip/ Nae Nae" to the mix as the must-have song at every summer gathering. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:45:10 +0000
<ess_brightcove<[BRIGHTCOVE-ID:4397991824001]Soulful R&B songstress Carmen Rodgers and Anthony David's electryfing chemistry is as beautiful to watch as they are to to listen to. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:00:48 +0000
Can a White woman wear an afro?This is the question up for major debate today as Allure comes under fire for a spread in its August issue depicting a White woman with a "loose Afro. View
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 15:45:51 +0000
A New York state-appointed prosecutor is investigating the death of 43-year-old Raynette Turner, a mother of eight who was found dead in a Mount Vernon, New York jail cell last week. View
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:25:40 +0000
For most of us, the word "oreo" evokes thoughts of either the famous sandwich cookie or the harsh nickname given to Black people who “act White” (whatever that means). View
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 21:15:43 +0000
A group of civil rights activists have set out on "America's Journey for Justice," a historic trip that will take them 40 days and 40 nights to complete, marching from Selma, Ala., to Washington D.C. to fight for civil rights. View
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:45:42 +0000
This article first appeared in MIMI. Summer's in full swing here in New York, which means that my uniform of spaghetti straps and sundresses has become crucial to my survival in this world of spotty air conditioning and sun soaked cement. View
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:28:41 +0000
The Obama administration is set to unveil a major climate change proposal they're calling the "Clean Power Plan."According to CNN, the plan is aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's coal-burning power plants. View
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 14:30:33 +0000