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A Boston police officer was shot and remains in a medically induced coma after he was shot in the Roxbury section of the city on… View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:54:02 +0000
After official complaints from two black women who said they were racially profiled by their “sisterlocks” hair styles, the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) on Thursday… View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:18:03 +0000
In a bit of good news in a landscape in which many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are facing tough times, a trustee from Morris… View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:53:04 +0000
It has been more than 130 days since Loretta Lynch was nominated by President Barack Obama to become the next United States Attorney General. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:53:37 +0000
Members of the star-studded cast of the stage play “Things Your Man Won’t Do” stopped by the set of NewsOne Now to talk about the production and spent… View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:36:47 +0000
On Thursday, the 20-year-old University of Virginia student who was injured in a violent arrest at the hands of state Alcoholic Beverage Control officers appeared in… View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:31:15 +0000
Fans of FOX’s smash hit Empire were shocked when (spoiler alert) Malik Yoba’s character Vernon was killed during the season finale of the drama. View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:45:13 +0000
At the annual Black Girls Rock! ceremony Saturday in New Jersey, Michelle Obama celebrated “the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education,” The Associated Press reports. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:12:20 +0000
Mental illness, still very much a taboo subject in the African-American community, is tackled head-on in the new movie Knucklehead, starring Alfre Woodard and Gbenga Akinnagbe. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:00:03 +0000
As a child, Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal suffered from a severe speech impediment that prevented her from speaking clearly. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:00:03 +0000
Detroit residents gathered Friday to bid farewell to two siblings whose bodies were found this week in a freezer—allegedly put there by their mother—and to call on the community to unite against child abuse, according to the Detroit News. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:46:00 +0000
Nearly two weeks after issuing a strong condemnation of a racist chant that reverberated across the nation and resulted in the closing of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, SAE leaders on Friday acknowledged that the song was likely taugh View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:44:51 +0000
Taraji P. Henson was roundly applauded on social media this week over actions she took after having claimed that police in Glendale, Calif., racially profiled her son, Marcell, during a traffic stop. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 12:20:00 +0000
A surname like Civil almost begs to be branded, but life wasn’t always that simple for a Haitian woman who grew up in New Jersey and once dressed in Goth gear and listened to the Backstreet Boys. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 07:00:18 +0000
Hollywood's youngest entertainers paraded around at the 2015 Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday. While most attendees are aware they have a pretty high chance of getting slimed, everyone wore their best spring attire. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:30:53 +0000
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:12:50 +0000
A new "religious freedom" law in Indiana has NCAA basketball analyst and NBA legend Charles Barkley calling foul -- and calling on officials to move next week's March Madness Final Four tournament out of the state. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:50:02 +0000
GUIYANG, China (AP) — Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor outsprinted teammate Bedan Karoki to capture the men's title at the world cross country championships on Saturday, while 19-year-old Agnes Tirop of Kenya became the youngest winner in the women's race in 30 years. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:56:48 +0000
Attempts to correct unthinking prejudice with pro-active steps are always met with backlash. Science fiction author K.T. Bradford’s now-notorious “No White Male Authors” Challenge is no exception. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:33:12 +0000
Each week HuffPost Women rounds up the most hilarious 140-character jokes from women on Twitter we could find to brighten your day. We've got to hand it you ladies, these keep us laughing every single week. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:57:36 +0000
By Zeba Blay I try to remind myself that no one ever said online dating would be a wholly pleasant experience. There is an inherent awkwardness that comes with entering the world of swipes and algorithms, and it's simply unavoidable. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:33:03 +0000
Is Kylie Jenner Beginning To Look Like Blac Chyna? At the tender age of 17…Kylie Jenner already has to battle her boyfriend’s baby-mama. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:45:07 +0000
Seek To Inspire: 17 Of Oprah’s Empowering Quotes Oprah is not only the Queen of media; she’s also the Queen of inspiration. Lady O let her hard work and perserverance lead her from poverty to billionaire status. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:38:16 +0000
This is the same idiot we asked about Social Issues at the BET Hip Hop Awards and he said Rappers shouldn’t talk about Bolitics… And now this goof ball has the nerve to say what he is saying on the View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:35:16 +0000
  Happy Hues: The Boldest And Most Beautiful Hair Color Of The Season In most parts of the Northern Hemisphere, the weather is breaking and plants are readying themselves for flowers to bloom. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:34:52 +0000
    15 Reality Stars Featured In Throwback Music Videos That really is whats-her-name! View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:28:01 +0000
Well… OK. Even at 52 years old, Michael Jordan can still dominate his opponents on the basketball court. While hanging out in the Bahamas, Jordan showed off his skills while talking some trash in a pickup game. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:09:06 +0000
Well… He likes them cakes XL. View
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:01:55 +0000
Taraji P. Henson is apologizing to cops for racial profiling allegations she made after her son was stopped by police in Glendale, California. According to E! View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:16:48 +0000
President Obama revealed that he is a huge fan of critically acclaimed HBO series, The Wire, calling it one of the greatest television shows in the last couple of decades. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:11:45 +0000
Mo’ne Davis isn’t your average 13-year-old. The eighth grader smashed records after throwing two shut-out games in the Little League World Series last August, becoming the first girl to do so. And she’s still not done. View
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 10:47:21 +0000
Air travel just got a little easier for Black women. View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:32:09 +0000
Outrage among Democratic and Republican politicians continues to grow as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refuses to schedule a date for attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch's confirmation vote. View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:46:24 +0000
On Wednesday, March 25, Dallas resident Denise Rochelle Ross was arrested for illegally administering butt injections, which possibly left one woman dead. In the November 2012 issue of ESSENCE, we examined the growing trend. View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:18:57 +0000
Stevie Wonder told us that all in love is fair but a blond man-whore in a bar? That seems unfair. View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:25:08 +0000
At first glance, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart are polar opposites. But their movie Get Hard (March 27) may be the start of a beautiful bromance. ESSENCE: What drew you both to Get Hard? View
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:51:06 +0000