- newNew York man claims Ambien made him sleepwalk and murder his girlfriend
On Friday, a New York man was sentenced for strangling his girlfriend in her home, though he claimed that the sleep aids that he was taking induced him to violence and that he did not remember the murder.
- 23 hours ago 6 Feb 16, 1:10pm -
- Mother petitions to bring wrongfully imprisoned daughter and partner home from Kuwait
Monique Coverson and her girlfriend Larissa served in the Army for seven years and then returned to Kuwait independently as contractors. However, just before they were going to go back home, they were arrested when an ounce of a substance resembling…
- 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 11:32am -
- ‘Stop making excuses’: Mac Miller addresses ‘white guilt’
In a new 12-minute documentary from Fader entitled Stopped Making Excuses, Mac Miller touched on the subject of being a white rapper as well as the issues of "white guilt" and the Black Lives Matter movement.
- 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 11:17am -
- ‘Give me the f—ing money’: 8 year old boy attempts armed robbery with gun stolen from mother
On Wednesday, an 8-year-old Florida boy surprised staff at the King Foods and Meat Bazaar in Florida when he entered the store with a gun and tried to rob the place.
- 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 10:49am -
- Off-Duty NYPD officer beaten by police in his home wins suit
An off-duty NYPD officer who was beaten by his fellow police officers inside his own home has been awarded $15 million by the city as of Wednesday.
- 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 9:56am -
- CDC’s warning to women about drinking and birth control is long overdue
The CDC has finally taken substantial action on the problem of fetal alcohol exposure...
- 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 9:20am -
- Solange Knowles slams New York Times critic in Twitter tirade
Solange Knowles is so done with New York Times pop music critic Jon Caramanica.
- 1 day ago 6 Feb 16, 8:07am -
- Kenya Moore says Kim Fields should leave ‘RHOA’: “She’s there to collect a check”
Kenya Moore says Kim Fields, aka Tootie from 'The Facts Life' should not return for another season of 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'...
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 3:15pm -
- Maurice White leaves behind unparalleled musical legacy
It is impossible to overstate Maurice White’s contribution to music.
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 2:52pm -
- No more silence: Black church needs to play a more critical role in raising HIV awareness
Black churches are more than places of worship. They are also change agents for their communities, uniting people around the world to take action and improve conditions for marginalized populations...
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 2:50pm -
- Chris Rock goes off about black women being dissed in Hollywood: ‘It’s a real problem’
Chris Rock sounds off about inequalities black women face in Hollywood...
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 1:33pm -
- Gov. Rick Snyder, the best thing you can do for Flint is resign — like today
Now is the time for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to show himself the door — like today. Because at this point, resignation is about the best scenario for Snyder and for the poisoned city of Flint.Contrary to what the …
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 12:58pm -
- Oprah gives Nate Parker’s Nat Turner biopic rave reviews
Oprah Winfrey is now adding her name to the growing list of celebs supporting Nate Parker's 'Birth of a Nation'...
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 12:26pm -
- Wife shows up at her own funeral, shocks husband who paid hitman to kill her
Noela Rukundo was supposed to be dead. In fact, her husband, Balenga Kalala, had paid to have her killed, and he was just walking out of the funeral when he saw Rukundo step out of a car to confront him...
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 12:20pm -
- Kanye West says ‘Waves’ is a ‘gospel album with a lot of cursing,’ gets help from Kirk Franklin
Kanye West says that his new album is receiving a little heavenly help.
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 11:50am -
- Janet Hubert on Will Smith feud: He was ‘caught up in a lie’
Janet Hubert is setting the record straight on her 'beef' with Will Smith once and for all.
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 11:29am -
- Jazmine Sullivan: “There’s an injustice” that black R&B artists aren’t successful as whites
Search the name Jazmine Sullivan online, and you’re likely to find the name of another powerful vocalist-slash-songwriter: Adele. There are Twitter pleas for collaborations between the two, year-end lists including them both, and perhaps, more oft…
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 10:10am -
- James Franco to direct film based on ‘Zola’s’ epic Twitter story
In October, a stripper named Aziah "Zola" Wells captivated the Internet as she told #TheStory about her harrowing experience with trafficking and a horrible road trip gone wrong...
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 8:47am -
- Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders spar on issues, ideas and income in first one-on one debate
DURHAM, New Hampshire (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of Amer…
- 2 days ago 5 Feb 16, 7:28am -
- Maurice White, founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire dead at 74
NEW YORK (AP) — Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died...
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 5:47pm -
- Beyoncé’s rep reveals why the star ditched her management team
Beyoncé and her general manager, Lee Anne Callahan-Longo, who has been her manager for the last five years, have split...
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 2:52pm -
- 50 Cent blames Diddy for murder of Tupac: ‘he killed Tupac’
Rapper 50 Cent is weighing on a new documentary alleging that Diddy murders Tupac Shakur..
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 2:37pm -
- High school basketball players suspended, banned for rest of season following rap video
Nine basketball players at Lehigh Senior High School have been suspended and banned from playing for the rest of the season, including Wednesday's district semifinals, after video surfaced showing them participating in an explicit rap video...
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 2:22pm -
- Once an orphan, Nadja West will become the 1st black female three-star general
On Tuesday, February 9, Lt. Gen Nadja West will be honored in an official ceremony formalizing her promotion to three-star general, making her the first African-American woman to achieve that rank in the United States Army. She is also the …
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 1:35pm -
- Stacey Dash on white actor cast as Michael Jackson: ‘Bravo! Roles should not be based on color’
Stacey Dash is at it again. This time, she has taken to her blog in order to celebrate the casting of white British actor Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson...
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 12:51pm -
- ‘Rolling Stone’ and Kanye West battle on Twitter over ‘unauthorized’ magazine cover
Kanye West is up to some more Twitter antics, and this time, he's taking on Rolling Stone.
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 12:20pm -
- Kanye West reportedly attacks Wendy Williams in new diss track: ‘you a man like me’
Kanye West has reportedly recorded a diss track in an ongoing beef against talk show titan Wendy Williams
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 11:44am -
- Bow Wow makes plea to ladies on Facebook: ‘stop DM’ing me nude photos’
Bow Wow may have an on-again, off-again relationship with Erica Mena, but that doesn't mean he wants too much aggressive attention from interested ladies.
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 11:28am -
- Viral photo has Internet asking: Which one’s the mom?
Social media is going crazy over a mother and her twin daughters who all look identical...
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 11:19am -
- Judge refuses to throw out sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A judge refused to throw out the sexual-assault case against Bill Cosby on Wednesday, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago...
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 10:35am -
- “White privilege glasses” show whites how black people see things
A new video campaign by Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS) is using fictitious “White Privilege Glasses” to show people the difference between how white people experience the world and how black people experience it.According to the seminary’…
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 9:31am -
- Jeb Bush asks audience to ‘please clap’ after his speech draws crickets
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush was at an event in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Wednesday when he had to stop and ask the audience to clap after his speech drew nothing but crickets.Bush went on a short rant about …
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 8:48am -
- #BlackLivesMatter activist DeRay McKesson runs for Baltimore mayor
BALTIMORE (AP) — Civil rights advocate DeRay Mckesson has joined the field seeking the Democratic nomination for mayor of Baltimore.Mckesson is a well-known activist in the Black Lives Matter movement, particularly in protesting the deaths in poli…
- 3 days ago 4 Feb 16, 4:56am -
- Halle Berry finds it ‘heartbreaking’ diversity in Hollywood hasn’t improved much since her win
Almost 15 years ago, in 2002, Halle Berry made history as the first black woman to receive an Oscar in a leading role. But she isn't all that thrilled with Hollywood's diversity record since then.
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 4:09pm -
- Tank confesses sexual preferences in radio interview : ‘I don’t mind putting my legs up’
R&B singer Tank has everyone talking after revealing some of his sexual desires during an interview with 'The Breakfast Club'...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 3:59pm -
- Gary Owen celebrates being traded for Stacey Dash in ‘racial draft’
Comedian Gary Owen is very popular on social media and has always been open about his interracial marriage and the deep love and respect he has for the black community.
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 3:51pm -
- Mother seeks ‘justice’ from Nike and Michael Jordan for son’s death
Dazie Williams’s 22-year-old son had just picked up three pairs of the hotly anticipated Air Jordans at the 2012 release event right before Christmas when he was shot and killed.Williams said that she told her son, Joshua Woods, …
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 3:31pm -
- MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry escapes attack during Iowa caucuses
Monday evening, MSNBC weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry shared an account of how she very narrowly escaped a tense and potentially violent altercation with a man in Iowa.
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 3:10pm -
- K.Michelle battles Toya Wright on Instagram: ‘You tried to make my life hell’
K. Michelle and Toya Wright are at war with each other on Instagram...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 1:37pm -
- Meagan Good slams rumors she slept with Jamie Foxx, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, and Nick Cannon
Meagan Good sets the record straight on her celebrity hookup rumors...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 1:17pm -
- CDC tells young women to avoid alcohol if not using birth control
CDC tells young women to avoid alcohol if not using birth control
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 12:45pm -
- Black Chyna defends boyfriend Robert Kardashian on Snapchat: ‘Y’all ain’t about to run him back in’
When haters took to social media to bash her relationship with Rob Kardashian, Blac Chyna shot back a scathing response on Snapchat.
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 12:34pm -
- Judge blasts ‘racist’ cop for beating unarmed innocent man, sentences him up to 10 years
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area police officer whose bloody beating of a motorist was captured on dashboard cameravideo was sentenced to at least 13 months in prison Tuesday, with the judge rebuking him for "Dirty Harry tactics" but still handing dow…
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 12:28pm -
- #TeaTime: Kenya Moore spills the tea on Donald Trump, Stacey Dash, and Kanye West
Kenya Moore stopped by theGrio to dish on her fellow Atlanta peaches and took some time to sip tea and weigh on some of this week's biggest trending topics...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 12:02pm -
- Brandy celebrates ‘Moesha’ 20 years later, says she wants to do a reboot
Brandy opens up about 'Moesha' 20 years later, and says she wants to do a reboot of the series...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 11:53am -
- I’m hooked: ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson’ is must-watch TV for the next 16 weeks
The verdict is in, the People vs. OJ Simpson is appointment TV for the next 16 weeks...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 11:19am -
- Boko Haram is deadlier than ISIS, but nobody cares because they kill Africans
On November 13, 2015, ISIS members coordinated a bombing attack throughout France that brutally massacred 130 innocent souls from Paris to Saint-Denis. The world sat in disbelief at the audacity of the attacks, and prayers everywhere went out to…
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 11:15am -
- 5-year-old witnesses parents’ double murder, calls 911
Chattanooga, TN — On Sunday night, a child called 911 to report that his parents had been shot.Chattanooga police say that George Dillard, 24, and Lakita Hicks, 25, were both killed inside their duplex home. Their five-year-old son was …
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 9:27am -
- Don Cheadle gives stunning portrayal as Miles Davis in new biopic trailer
A new trailer has dropped for the Miles Davis biopic Miles Ahead, and now we’re getting a great look at Don Cheadle playing the trumpet master.Cheadle had an inkling he was going to play Davis since ten years …
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 8:54am -
- President Obama to make first visit of his presidency to a US mosque
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's first visit to a U.S. mosque comes as Muslim-Americans say they're confronting increasing levels of bias in speech and deeds...
- 4 days ago 3 Feb 16, 7:44am -