- newSen. Kamala Harris to deliver Howard commencement address
Senator Kamala D. Harris will be delivering the commencement address at Howard University on May 13, according to an announcement from the university.
- 15 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 2:17pm -
- new‘Campaign Zero’ launches tool on how to fight Trump’s agenda
Campaign Zero launched online tool, Our States, to identify laws that would threaten civil rights being considered on a state-by-state basis.
- 18 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 11:14am -
- newBill O’Reilly insults Maxine Waters, calls her hair a ‘James Brown wig’
Fox host Bill O'Reilly says he can't listen to Maxine Waters, not because of her views, but because of her hair.
- 18 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 11:03am -
- newDisney reportedly rejects Will Smith $20 million request for role
Will Smith wanted $20 million in order to appear in Disney's upcoming live remake of its animated classic Dumbo, but Disney turned him down.
- 18 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 10:32am -
- new‘Moonlight’ director developing ‘Underground Railroad’ series
"Moonlight" director Barry Jenkins will follow up his Oscar-winning film with a series for Amazon based on Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad."
- 20 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 9:07am -
- newWe need more black prosecutors like Aramis Ayala
Remember the name Aramis Ayala. She is a black woman and a Florida prosecutor who is taking a stand against the death penalty, and she is catching hell for it. It’s a lesson we know all too well: when …
- 20 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 8:30am -
- newTrump: Panel should investigate Hillary Clinton, not me!
President Donald Trump took to Twitter to disparage the investigation into ties between the Russian government and his administration and campaign.
- 21 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 8:19am -
- new‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ cast reunites without Uncle Phil
Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, took to Instagram to share a picture of himself and his former castmates.
- 21 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 8:05am -
- newJames Jackson gets terrorism charge for Timothy Caughman’s murder
James Jackson, the man who admitted to coming the New York City with the intent of killing black men, was charged with murder as an act of terrorism.
- 21 hours ago 28 Mar 17, 7:49am -
- Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle do surprise stand-up set in NOLA
On Saturday night, Chris Rock was at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on the first stop of his The Total Blackout Tour when none other than Dave Chappelle joined him on the stage.“Tonight, you are all part …
- 1 day ago 27 Mar 17, 6:40pm -
- Infamous ‘Nazi dad’ legally changes last name to ‘Hitler’
A New Jersey man has officially changed his last name to Hitler. Heath Campbell got the approval for the name change on Friday.“I’m named after a hero. The judge approved it. My name is Hitler now.”The name change, …
- 1 day ago 27 Mar 17, 5:14pm -
- Joe Biden regrets not being POTUS: ‘I think I could have won’
On Friday, former Vice President Joe Biden was at Colgate University, and while he was there, he spoke to the question everyone has been wondering since the 2016 election: Does he regret not running for president?“The answer is that …
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 4:51pm -
- A Lens on Trump’s Proposed Budget: Killing the Arts
“A Lens on Trump’s Proposed Budget” is a series of articles highlighting the potential impacts of President Donald Trump’s 2018 proposed budget.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 4:47pm -
- Rachel Dolezal: ‘I don’t identify as African American, I identify as black’
Rachel Dolezal is promoting her memoir, “In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World.” As part of her tour, she stopped off at NBC’s The Today Show, where she made a distinction about the way she …
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 4:46pm -
- En Vogue signs new deal, announces album ‘Electric Cafe’
En Vogue has just signed a worldwide deal with Entertainment One ahead of the release of their new album, Electric Cafe, which is scheduled for this summer.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 4:06pm -
- ‘Top Model’ contestant Brandy Rusher shot in Houston
Brandy Rusher, a former America's Next Top Model contestant, was reportedly shot in Houston.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 3:49pm -
- Steve Harvey pays for Disney Dreamer teen’s college tuition
On his talk show, Steve Harvey surprised William Williams, a 16-year-old boy born with albinism who gave a powerful speech at the Disney Dreamers Academy.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 3:06pm -
- Holly Robinson Peete wants police to know Autistic Lives Matter, too
On a recent episode of the OWN network’s For Peete’s Sake, Holly Robinson Peete hosted a town hall that was meant to bring together the special needs community and the law enforcement community.In particular, the town hall was …
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 10:58am -
- Ebony Banks, teen who Facetime’d Beyoncé from hospital bed, dies
Ebony Banks, the teenage cancer patient who recently met her idol, Beyoncé, over Facebook last week, has died.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 10:43am -
- Nicki Minaj reminds Trey Songz he was her opening act
After Trey Songz suggested that he helped boost Nicki Minaj's career during an interview with The Breakfast Club, Minaj took to Twitter to return the shade.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 10:24am -
- Trump’s son-in-law gets new gig to reform government as a ‘business’
On Monday, President Donald Trump is expected to announce the creation of the White House Office of American Innovation, which will focus on reforming the government through solutions from the private sector. His son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is expect…
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 9:56am -
- D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to form task force for missing girls
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said that a task force would be created in order to devote more attention to children who go missing after recent public outcry.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 9:35am -
- Fetty Wap reportedly involved in New Jersey gun fight
Rapper Fetty Wap was reportedly involved in an argument leading up to gunfire in New Jersey before police were called to the scene.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 8:18am -
- Man killed Timothy Caughman for a ‘rush’, wanted someone younger
James Harris Jackson expected a "rush" from the fatal stabbing of 66-year-old Timothy Caughman, who was targeted because of his race.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 8:01am -
- NYPD cop who killed Ramarley Graham quits to avoid firing
Officer Richard Haste, who in 2012 killed unarmed teen Ramarley Graham in his own home, resigned rather than being fired.
- 2 days ago 27 Mar 17, 7:42am -
- Neo-Nazi fears stabbing of black man may lead to ‘unfair’ backlash against white supremacists
Andrew Anglin, founder of the neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer, condemned a racially-motivated stabbing in New York city by a man who claimed to be a white supremacist.The reason? Anglin thinks that the stabbing “does not represent White Suprem…
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 3:18pm -
- Tomi Lahren has been permanently banned from The Blaze
Conservative mouthpiece Tomi Lahren has been “banned permanently” from The Blaze, which was the home of her controversial television show.She was suspended recently after saying she was pro-choice in an interview on The View. This came after sta…
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 12:34pm -
- ‘Orange Is The New Black’ star Samira Wiley ties the knot in D.C
After announcing their engagement last October, Orange Is The New Black star Samira Wiley and writer Lauren Morelli have gotten married.The 29-year-old actress, who played Poussey Washington on the Netflix original series, married her long-term part…
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 12:09pm -
- Fox News fires exec who made racist comments to black employees
Fox News has taken steps to fire veteran comptroller Judy Slater after she was accused of demeaning her African-American colleagues.In one instance, Slater asked a black employee if all three of her children had the same father.In yet …
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 11:49am -
- Missing DC teen tells the real story behind her disappearance
A D.C. teenager who was classified as “missing” is now telling her story, saying that she was not “missing” but had run away because “I felt like my foster mother was mistreating me.”The teenager, speaking to WUSA9, said that …
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 11:26am -
- Fake Dolphins player accused of scamming white women
A fake Miami Dolphins player has been scamming white women into believing that he is a pro baller so that he could convince them to sleep with him.“Maserati Rick,” real name Ricardo Agnant, has been keeping up his scam …
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 11:08am -
- California Trump rally turns violent
A Make America Great Again rally turned violent in Huntington Beach, California, this Saturday when a protester sprayed a Trump supporter with pepper spray before being attacked by Trump supporters.The masked man was tackled to the ground by flag-wa…
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 10:47am -
- Georgetown employee finds out university sold his slave ancestor
Jeremy Alexander, an executive assistant in Georgetown’s office of technology commercialization, had his DNA tested in 2014 so that he could find his ancestors, and he was able to find his great-grandmother, Anna Jones, before he hit a dead end.…
- 3 days ago 26 Mar 17, 10:30am -
- Designer Tory Burch sparks backlash with ‘Juju On That Beat’ remake
Tory Burch came under fire on Tuesday when they premiered an ad for their spring/summer 2017 collection.The ad features English model Poppy Delevingne, as well as two other white models, dancing along to Zay Hilfigerrr & Zayion McCall’s “Juju…
- 4 days ago 25 Mar 17, 4:27pm -
- Trump supporter shocked her husband is facing deportation
Roberto Beristain came into the United States from Mexico Nineteen years ago. He became the owner of Eddie’s Steak Shed in Granger, Indiana, and he has four children with his wife, all of whom were born in the United States.…
- 4 days ago 25 Mar 17, 2:14pm -
- Ed Sheeran admits ‘Shape Of You’ is influenced by ‘No Scrubs’, gives Kandi and Tiny credit
For weeks, people on social media have been pointing out the similarities between Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” and TLC’s 1999 single “No Scrubs.”So, finally, Sheeran added Kandi Burruss and Tameka “Tiny” Cottle to the song credits…
- 4 days ago 25 Mar 17, 11:02am -
- Chicago girl gang raped on Facebook Live now receiving threats
A Chicago girl who was gang raped on Facebook Live has had to be relocated after receiving threats.Chicago Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said that the girl and her family had been offered relocation services. Guglielmi went on to say, …
- 4 days ago 25 Mar 17, 10:32am -
- Mindy Kaling agrees to dinner with Cory Booker over Twitter
A joke on Minday Kaling’s “The Mindy Project” led to a date between her and Senator Cory Booker.On the show, her character made a joke after hearing that Booker was going to her colleague’s event, saying, “I guess anything …
- 4 days ago 25 Mar 17, 10:18am -
- Hillary Clinton celebrates Trump’s healthcare fail
On Friday, Hillary Clinton took to Twitter to celebrate the downfall of the Republican plan to “repeal and replace” Obamacare.“Today was a victory for the 24,000,000 people at risk of losing their health insurance, for seniors, for families ba…
- 4 days ago 25 Mar 17, 9:43am -
- President Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly...
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 4:18pm -
- Jay Z to make Trayvon Martin film and documentary series
According to Variety, Jay Z and Weinstein Company are partnering to make a film and documentary series about Trayvon Martin.
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:37pm -
- Tiny says T.I.’s rumored side woman has been ‘passed around’
Tameka "Tiny" Harris apparently isn't too worried about rumors that her husband, T.I., has been messing around with Bernice Burgos.
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:06pm -
- Trey Songz says Nicki Minaj “ain’t had sh*t before ‘Bottoms Up'”
Trey Songz feels disrespected after what went down between Nicki Minaj and Remy Ma, especially after Minaj accused him of not doing enough to defend her.
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 2:08pm -
- White artist’s Emmett Till painting under fire at NY museum
NEW YORK (AP) — An abstract painting of lynching victim Emmett Till on display at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York was the subject of a weeklong protest by a black artist who decried the canvas as "an injustice to the black community"…
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 2:08pm -
- Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort offers to talk to House panel on Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in…
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 1:54pm -
- Taraji P. Henson and Nia Long’s alleged falling out stemmed from joke
Taraji P. Henson and Nia Long's reported feud allegedly started when Henson joked that Long was on her period.
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 12:26pm -
- Black lawmakers call on FBI to help on missing black girls
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black members of Congress are calling for the Justice Department to help police investigate a large number of missing children in Washington, D.C...
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:16am -
- Trump gives GOP ultimatum: Pass health care bill or keep Obamacare
If the American Health Care Act isn't passed, the president said, he will simply move on to other things and leave Obamacare as it is.
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:08am -
- Sen. Kamala Harris: I cannot support Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris joins several other Democratic colleagues who have said they will vote against Gorsuch...
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 11:07am -
- Chris Brown to guest star on ‘Black-ish’
Chris Brown is set to make a guest star appearance on Black-ish.
- 5 days ago 24 Mar 17, 10:53am -