- newSavannah State becomes first HBCU to win National Cheerleading Award
Savannah State made history at the CheerSport Nationals in Atlanta, taking home first place--the first HBCU to win that honor.
- 17 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 3:39pm -
- newRihanna earns landmark 30th Top 10, dethrones Michael Jackson
Rihanna has just earned her landmark 30th Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart with "Love on the Brain."
- 17 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 3:26pm -
- newBridget Kelly, Brooke Valentine join ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’
Bridget Kelly and Brooke Valentine are set to join the upcoming season of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.
- 18 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 3:11pm -
- newRichard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ to be adapted as film
A new film version of Richard Wright's iconic Native Son is in the works. The announcement gives fans hope that it'll be better than previous attempts.
- 18 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 3:02pm -
- newTrump property doorman says he was ordered to discriminate against blacks
Recently, the FBI’s FOIA website published over 400 pages relating to the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division’s lawsuit against Trump Management Company in 1973 alleging racial discrimination in housing.While Trump settled the la…
- 18 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 2:40pm -
- newJamie Foxx target of racial slur in Croatia
While Jamie Foxx was on location in Croatia, he was reportedly the target of a racial slur.
- 19 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 2:19pm -
- newBoy in touching Obama photo looks back on viral moment: ‘It felt just like my hair’
Jacob Philadelphia's barber once told him he had the same hair as President Obama...
- 20 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 1:00pm -
- newNick Cannon threatens to sue over claims of mental breakdown
Nick Cannon slams The Enquirer for a story alleging he suffered from mental issues and that Mariah Carey was trying to get sole custody of their children.
- 20 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 12:43pm -
- newRasta says Trump deportation policy is a sign for blacks to return to Africa
Priest Prince of the Ethiopian Africa Black International Congress calls for the repatriation of black people back to Africa.
- 21 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 11:59am -
- new‘Real Housewives of Potomac’ season 2 trailer released
Season 2 of The Real Housewives of Potomac premieres on April 2, and if the trailer is anything to go by, there will be plenty of drama to go around.
- 21 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 11:41am -
- newTrump’s claim of being ‘first in his class’ at Wharton debunked
Records from Pennsylvania University's Wharton School of Business indicate President Donald Trump was not even in the top 15 of his graduating class.
- 21 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 11:26am -
- newBlack women at risk for heart disease report greater loneliness
African-American women who are at risk for heart disease are twice as likely to report that they are lonely when compared to their white counterparts, according to a new study that was part of a nursing symposium at the American …
- 22 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 11:13am -
- newJordan Peele’s ‘Get Out’ earns rare perfect critics score
Jordan Peele has made his directorial debut with the multi-genre thriller Get Out and all the reviews are coming back positive. Literally, all of them.
- 22 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:32am -
- newSnippet released of Azealia Banks short film ‘Coco’ starring Jill Scott
Azealia Banks’ short film, Coco, has just released a short snippet online even while many are worried that her feud with the people involved would lead Lionsgate to bury the film.The film, which stars Common, Lorraine Toussaint, Lucien …
- 22 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:23am -
- newWNBA star says she was bullied for being straight, 98 percent of league gay
- 23 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 10:06am -
- newWyclef Jean tells Trump to remember sacrifices of black people
Wyclef Jean hopes that President Donald Trump’s visit to the National Museum of African American History taught him something about the suffering and sacrifices that black people in this country have endured.“The fact of history is that, you kn…
- 23 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 9:50am -
- new‘Blacks For Trump 2020’ the latest con in Trump’s permanent campaign for acceptance
President Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign got under way with a bang and a few familiar black faces this past weekend at an airport hangar in Florida...
- 24 hours ago 22 Feb 17, 9:15am -
- Sean Kingston and rap group Migos get into fight, shot fired
Singer Sean Kingston reportedly got into a fight with rap group Migos and was badly beaten.
- 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 8:21am -
- Dylann Roof drove to second black church following Charleston massacre
Prosecutors in South Carolina say GPS evidence shows Dylann Roof drove toward a second black church the night he shot nine people to death during a Bible study.
- 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 7:38am -
- Jay Z to expand empire with launch of venture capital firm
Jay Z is reportedly starting up his own venture capital firm.
- 1 day ago 22 Feb 17, 7:28am -
- CIA analyst resigns because of Trump’s ‘disturbing’ actions in office
Edward Price joined the Central Intelligence Agency over ten years ago and fully intended to make a lifetime career out of his time with the CIA. But now, he is resigning, and he says Donald Trump is to blame.“Despite …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 8:40pm -
- The erasure of Black History in our classrooms is a crime
It was my first time visiting the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, and the name plate read “Araminta Ross.” I stood in disbelief as if someone was going to pull my Black Card, because while I knew the …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:10pm -
- ‘It took an emotional toll on me’: Drake talks racism, Grammy snubs and Meek Mill
In an interview with DJ Semtex, Drake opened up about the Grammys as well as his ongoing beef with Meek Mill.In regards to the Grammys, Drake said that he felt “weird” getting an award from them.“I won two …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 5:27pm -
- Smithsonian African American Museum reaches 1 million visitors
Last week, the National Museum of African American History and Culture announced that it had reached an important milestone: it has now had one million visitors. The museum opened on Sept. 24, 2016, so this is an incredible milestone for …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 4:55pm -
- Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart
On Tuesday, Milo Yiannopoulos resigned from Breitbart news, where he had been the tech editor for the outlet.His resignation came after a wave of controversy followed him when he seemed to make comments in support of pedophilia.“I wouldn’t …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 3:50pm -
- Magic Johnson is now in control of the LA Lakers
There has been a shakeup with the Lakers, and now, Magic Johnson is in control.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 3:35pm -
- Mike Epps arrested for allegedly attacking man in casino
Early Saturday morning, Mike Epps was arrested, along with one other man, for allegedly attacking a tourist.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 3:20pm -
- Karrueche gets restraining order against Chris Brown
Karrueche Tran has filed legal documents to get a restraining order against Chris Brown, alleging that he had beaten her and threatened to kill her.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 2:36pm -
- Actor Clifton Powell says old rape allegations cost him gigs
The civil rape case against Clifton Powell has been thrown out after four years, but still, Powell says, it has cost him dearly.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 2:21pm -
- Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment claims
Eric Holder, the former US attorney general, has been hired by Uber in order to investigate claims that were made over the weekend by a female employee who alleged that she had been subject to sexual harassment and discrimination.Susan …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 1:17pm -
- Trump administration expands immigration enforcement policy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents release…
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 12:36pm -
- On 90th birthday, Sidney Poitier is oldest living Best Actor Oscar winner
When he turned 90, Sidney Poitier became the oldest living actor to have received the Oscar award for Best Actor.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:47am -
- Trump pledges to unite ‘divided country’ during African American museum visit
During his first visit at the National Museum of African American History, President Donald Trump vowed to combat bigotry and unite a "divided" country.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:39am -
- Hoda Kotb announces adoption of baby girl
On Tuesday, Hoda Kotb announced an amazing surprise: she's adopted a baby girl!
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 11:11am -
- US worried about rise of ISIS recruits from Trinidad
In Trinidad and Tobago, officials are scrambling to deal with a new problem: young people are running to ISIS in droves from that area.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 10:47am -
- Laverne Cox reveals she turned down offer to appear in ‘Lemonade’
Laverne Cox could was offered a chance to be part of Lemonade and its visual album, the actress told People magazine.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 10:01am -
- TSA allows JFK passengers to bypass security checkpoint
On Monday, eleven passengers at the JFK Airport went unscreened after Transportation Security Administration agents left an area unsupervised, allowing the passengers, three of whom set off the metal detector, to proceed through into the airport wit…
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 9:47am -
- Russian officials reportedly looking into Trump’s mental health
Russian president Vladimir Putin is preparing for his first meeting with Donald Trump since Trump won the 2016 presidential election, and according to NBC News, part of the prep work on Russia’s side includes a dossier that Russian officials …
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 9:33am -
- Boxer Yusaf Mack beats down man in barbershop over gay taunts
On Saturday, Yusaf Mack, an openly gay boxer, confronted a man who had been harassing him online because of his sexuality.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 7:38am -
- Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a President's Day protest dubbed Not My President's Day.
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 7:24am -
- Whoopi salutes President Barack Obama with impassioned speech
Whoopi Goldberg delivered an impassioned salute to Barack Obama, using the opportunity to remind Trump and his supporters "what a president does."
- 2 days ago 21 Feb 17, 6:30am -
- MMA fighter taunts opponent with victory dance, then gets knocked out
Karma is a real thing, and that’s what one MMA fighter found out during a fight on the British Challenge Mixed Martial Arts card on Saturday in Colchester, England.Joe Harding thought that it was a good idea to drop …
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 6:30pm -
- Ex-NFL star arrested while trying to break into a home naked
Stanley Wilson II, a former cornerback for the Lion, was arrested on Saturday after trying to break into a home. When police arrived, Wilson had no clothes on.A 911 caller reported that Wilson was making “alarming statements” to a …
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 5:01pm -
- Lauryn Hill becomes a grandmother
Congratulations to Lauryn Hill and her family!The iconic emcee’s son, Zion Marley, has just welcomed a son into the world with his girlfriend, and the adorably baby boy has been named Zephaniah.“In that day it shall be said …
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 4:28pm -
- Woman jumps on back of man attacking Baton Rouge police officer
On Sunday morning, Vickie Williams-Tillman was just running errands when she saw a police officer engaged in a heated argument with a man who had pulled over to the side of the road.The officer reportedly attempted to put the …
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 3:38pm -
- Future makes move on Larsa Pippen after reuniting with husband?
Rapper Future may have added some legitimacy to rumors that had an affair with Larsa Pippens, the wife of NBA legend Scottie Pippen.
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 2:45pm -
- James Brown’s ‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73
Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73.
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 12:00pm -
- ‘Barack Obama Day’ held at Morehouse on President’s Day
This President's Day, Morehouse College has declared the day to be Barack Obama Day.
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 11:38am -
- McCain on Trump’s attack on media: ‘That’s how dictators get started’
John McCain continued his public condemnation of President Donald Trump, slamming the commander-in-chief's assault of the press as a sign of dictatorship.
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 9:44am -
- Kandi Burruss accuses Porsha Williams of offering oral sex
During Sunday's airing of Real Housewives of Atlanta, viewers were shocked when Kandi Burruss accused co-star Porsha Williams of offering her oral sex.
- 3 days ago 20 Feb 17, 9:12am -