- newTracee Ellis Ross does impromptu emotional performance at Diana Ross’ concert
In a touching mother-daughter moment, Tracee Ellis Ross, daughter of Diana Ross, took the stage at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas to sing one of her mother's famous songs...
- 2 hours ago 30 Nov 15, 9:30am -
- newKobe Bryant announces he will retire at end of season
After 20 years in a Lakers uniform and a lifetime in basketball, Kobe Bryant determined that his aching body and his passion for the game had both grown weaker than his excitement about the future.
- 3 hours ago 30 Nov 15, 8:38am -
- newFirst cop accused in Freddie Gray’s death goes to trial
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's police chief says "the future of the city is at stake" as the first trial in the death of Freddie Gray gets underway.
- 4 hours ago 30 Nov 15, 8:09am -
- newFather accused of murdering 7-year-old son and feeding his remains to pigs
Kansas police fear that a father may have beaten his seven-year-old son to death and fed his remains to pigs.
- 21 hours ago 29 Nov 15, 2:45pm -
- newNew video shows gunman attempting to shoot ‘hero’ who stopped kidnapping
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans magistrate commissioner has ordered a man accused of shooting a medical student held until a bond hearing next week.
- 23 hours ago 29 Nov 15, 1:23pm -
- Chris Brown pledges $1 from every new album sold to children’s charity
In a stroke of marketing (and altruistic) genius, Chris Brown has decided to split the royalties from his new album Royalty.
- 1 day ago 29 Nov 15, 10:44am -
- Burger King manager claims police wiped an hour of Laquan McDonald surveillance footage
CHICAGO (AP) — A Burger King manager who accuses Chicago police of erasing surveillance video in the case of a black teenager shot last year by a white officer says he has testified before a federal grand jury investigating the shooting.
- 1 day ago 29 Nov 15, 10:06am -
- Black religious leaders refuse to endorse Donald Trump
It appears Donald Trump isn't as popular with the black community as he thinks he is.
- 1 day ago 29 Nov 15, 9:36am -
- President Obama shops with daughters on ‘Small Business Saturday’
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is keeping tradition to support small businesses...
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 7:02pm -
- ‘I love trannies’: Outed boxer Yusef Mack makes problematic declaration
Last month, boxer Yusef Mack was unceremoniously outed as a gay man when fans recognized him in a gay porno. After weeks of denying his sexuality, the 35-year-old athlete is now admitting he's not only gay but also attracted to transgender women.
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 4:44pm -
- Does 50 Cent stash wads of $100 bills in his refrigerator?
Even though 50 Cent claims he’s bankrupt he apparently keeps bundles of $100 bills in his refrigerator.
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 3:16pm -
- ‘F*ck the Muslims… Trump for President’: Cop under investigation for Facebook rant
A New Jersey police officer is now under investigation after posting a lengthy anti-Muslim Facebook rant this week.
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 1:18pm -
- Woman rips veggie steamer from child’s arms during Black Friday brawl
It is widely accepted that Black Friday can bring out the worst in people, and this weekend a video has surfaced that shows even children aren't safe in midst of the frenzy.
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 12:41pm -
- Laquan McDonald video inspires viral conservative vlogger to leave GOP
A 13-year old YouTuber who went viral due to his conservative videos criticizing President Obama is now admitting that his conscious is making him leave the Republican party.
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 10:49am -
- ‘Black lives matter — not Black Friday’ protest draws hundreds in Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say hundreds of people marched through the streets and shops of downtown Seattle as part of a Black Lives Matter protest on Black Friday.
- 2 days ago 28 Nov 15, 9:17am -
- Donald Trump says he has support of 100 black ‘religious leaders’
A hundred black pastors and religious leaders supporting Donald Trump? There is likely no better way to ruin a perfectly good Thanksgiving holiday...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 2:09pm -
- Protesters march in Chicago shopping district
A protest march has begun in Chicago's shopping district, with the Rev. Jesse Jackson in the middle of a crowd that's shouting, "What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now!
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 1:05pm -
- Spike Lee says ‘Chi-Raq’ will inspire sex strikes on college campuses
This week, Spike Lee joined Stephen Colbert on The Late Show to discuss his upcoming film Chi-Raq...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 12:36pm -
- UNICEF: AIDS leading cause of death for African teenagers
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — While the global push to eradicate HIV may have saved over a million babies, AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe, the United Nations' ag…
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 11:52am -
- Patti LaBelle, James Wright Chanel sing duet at Thanksgiving
James Wright Chanel went from reviewing Patti LaBelle's pies on YouTube to singing with Patti together in her home on Thanksgiving. Only in 2015...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 10:40am -
- 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor involved in fight outside Boston club
Philadelphia 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor was involved in a street fight Wednesday night in Boston.
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 10:18am -
- Chicago police arrest man in 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee’s fatal shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested in the fatal shooting this month of a 9-year-old boy on the city's South Side...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 9:52am -
- Mississippi man allegedly stabbed parents over fast food
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi man is accused in Louisiana of killing his father and stabbing his mother because they ordered fast food and didn't get any for him.
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 9:19am -
- White House undergoes holiday lockdown after man jumps fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 8:59am -
- Tichina Arnold sets sights on music career
Tichina Arnold's singing has never been a secret, but for the first time she's got her sights set on releasing an album...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 7:30am -
- Where’s death penalty in push for criminal justice overhaul?
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making a hard case for overhauling the U.S. criminal justice system, but where he stands on the death penalty is unclear...
- 3 days ago 27 Nov 15, 6:51am -
- Charleston’s Emanuel AME to donate $1.5M to church shooting victims
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina church where nine parishioners were shot and killed in what police called a racially motivated attack earlier this year is sharing about half of the money donated to it with survivors of the attack and the…
- 4 days ago 26 Nov 15, 11:07am -
- Will Smith says there ‘might be a future’ for him in politics
The President of Bel-Air? No, it's not an upcoming Fresh Prince TV spin-off, but maybe it could be. Will Smith told The Hollywood Reporter this week that there maybe a future for him in politics...
- 4 days ago 26 Nov 15, 10:20am -
- Tracy Morgan says he talked to God during his recovery from coma
Tracy Morgan's recovery from a massive car crash last summer hasn't been easy...
- 4 days ago 26 Nov 15, 9:49am -
- College student, 22, dies following annual jump in freezing waters
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio State University says it will move to end an annual jump into a campus lake after a third-year student experienced a fatal medical emergency while participating in the tradition...
- 4 days ago 26 Nov 15, 8:29am -
- White Fox News host asks black female colleague, ‘Do you make Kool-Aid?’
Fox News host Brian Kilmeade just couldn't help himself. He found a way to insult Harris Faulkner - a fellow Fox host - in the most Fox News way possible...
- 4 days ago 26 Nov 15, 7:50am -
- President Obama pardons National Thanksgiving Turkey
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the time…
- 4 days ago 26 Nov 15, 7:22am -
- 15 sides that make the perfect Thanksgiving meal
May the heavens shine down on us as Thanksgiving is right around the corner...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 8:00pm -
- Black Twitter has your Thanksgiving Entertainment
Whether you are firmly entrenched in the hood or a dedicated avoider of certain relatives, if you are an African American, you can relate to the memes and sentiments in #thanksgivingwithblackfamilies .
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 12:53pm -
- World Wide Nate visits Morro de São Paulo
I’ve been chasing paradise all my life, and the race finally ended when I stepped foot on Morro de São Paulo.
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 12:06pm -
- Jennifer Hudson calls all-white Hollywood Reporter cover ‘unfortunate’
Jennifer Hudson talks about her Broadway debut in 'The Color Purple'...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 11:07am -
- Adele, Jimmy and The Roots performing ‘Hello’ with classroom instruments will give you chills
Record-breaking recording artist Adele joined the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday night and performed a brand new version of her hit single "Hello."
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 10:17am -
- Fetty Wap throws thousands in cash to shoppers over mall balcony
Fetty Wap was so happy to go shopping with his daughter that he threw thousands of dollars in cash over a mall balcony...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 9:54am -
- Fox anchor wonders if protester ‘staring’ at officer is ‘appropriate’
Megyn Kelly is concerned ya'll. A unidentified protester was captured on video 'staring' at a Chicago police officer. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets following the release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 9:48am -
- Donald Trump says he can predict terrorism: ‘I can feel it’
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina (AP) — Donald Trump's wife campaigned with him for the first time in South Carolina on Tuesday, telling voters she loved them and saying her husband would be "the best president, ever."
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 9:20am -
- NFL wide receiver Stedman Bailey shot in head twice
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot in the head twice Tuesday night, according to an NFL statement.
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 8:49am -
- 3 arrested in Minneapolis protest shooting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police were holding three white men in custody as they investigated the shooting of five people who were protesting the police killing of a black man in the Midwestern city of Minneapolis.
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 8:25am -
- Man camps out one week in advance for Black Friday, has no chill
Jarvis Johnson will undoubtedly be the first customer to enter a Phoenix-area Best Buy for Black Friday shopping deals this year...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 8:18am -
- 6 Denver deputies on restricted duty after jail inmate dies
DENVER (AP) — Six Denver sheriff's deputies are on restricted duty while authorities investigate an incident at the downtown jail involving an inmate who later died...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 7:57am -
- 16 bullets: Why Laquan McDonald’s life will always matter
Laquan McDonald was a human being. But in the video footage of his murder, Officer Jason Van Dyke treated Laquan as less than human--an object--and used the 17-year-old for target practice...
- 5 days ago 25 Nov 15, 6:00am -
- Newborn found ‘alone in a manger’ of a New York church’s nativity scene
Monday, a newborn was discovered inside the manger of a nativity scene at a New York church with his umbilical cord still attached.
- 6 days ago 24 Nov 15, 7:34pm -
- Chicago releases video of officer fatally shooting LaQuan McDonald
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials have released a video of a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager last year...
- 6 days ago 24 Nov 15, 7:06pm -
- Pennsylvania police chief apologizes for using n-word: ‘I am truly sorry’
FARRELL, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police chief is apologizing for using a racial slur in a fundraising email...
- 6 days ago 24 Nov 15, 5:10pm -
- 15 Ben Carson quotes that will make you cringe in agony
Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon taking a swing at politics, has no qualms when it comes to saying what's on his mind.
- 6 days ago 24 Nov 15, 5:00pm -
- 15 Do’s and Don’ts of Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and there are so many great things to look forward to.
- 6 days ago 24 Nov 15, 5:00pm -