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Cindra Ladd (pictured), a philanthropist, former entertainment executive and wife of Oscar-winning Hollywood producer Alan Ladd, Jr. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:53:49 +0000
Nas (pictured) isn’t holding his tongue with regards to Eric Garner and police brutality, as evidenced in a recent GQ interview. SEE ALSO: “Mr. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 04:19:50 +0000
On Sunday, Viola Davis won a Screen Actor’s Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for ABC’s smash hit, “How… View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:57:59 +0000
“Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America” (Spiegel & Grau), by Jill Leovy The killings of unarmed Black men by police in Missouri and… View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:17:55 +0000
Guns and the Civil Rights movement sound like total opposites because we have always heard about the movement being a non-violent one. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:11:47 +0000
Fitness writer, certified personal trainer and owner of LabFit GiGi, GiGi Nash joined Roland Martin Monday on “NewsOne Now” to share her 5-minute “Deskercise” routine that is… View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:23:22 +0000
Disturbed Home Depot employee Calvin Esdaile Jr. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:46:13 +0000
Yale’s president, dean and the chief of police, in an e-mail sent to the campus community Monday, described how even though Charles Blow’s son—a junior at Yale—fit the description of a burglary suspect at the time he was detained, the fact that the o View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:07:42 +0000
Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA officer, was found guilty Monday of leaking classified information to a New York Times reporter, the Associated Press reports. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:11:29 +0000
Last week, Larry Wilmore—host of Comedy Central’s new late-night gig The Nightly Show—began his monologue with this: “Man, all of the good bad-race stuff happened already. Seriously. There’s none left. We’re done. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:47 +0000
This image is part of a weekly series that The Root is presenting in conjunction with the Image of the Black Archive & Library at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:32 +0000
It’s miserable across the Northeast, and while some of us may very well be confined indoors, that doesn’t mean our imaginations are confined to the four walls. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:17 +0000
Does love know no color? View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:00:02 +0000
Seven days after giving birth to twin boys, 56-year-old Lisa Swinton McLaughlin died on Jan. 4 from a “bowel obstruction,” the Daily Mail reports. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:25:00 +0000
A York, Pa., man faces two counts of felony aggravated assault and reckless endangerment after he allegedly shot a 15-year-old who was reportedly part of a group throwing snowballs, Fox 43 reports. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:24:00 +0000
Benedict Cumberbatch apologized on Monday for using the phrase "colored actors" on the Tavis Smiley PBS show, and said he was "devastated to have caused offense. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:46:53 +0000
This post is a collaborative effort between the Clay Center For Young Healthy Minds affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and Alexia Norton Jones, the daughter of Martin Luther King's speechwriter and friend. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:43:59 +0000
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leaders in nation's largest Protestant denomination are preaching that integrated churches can be a key driver of racial justice in society. But that could be a hard sell to those sitting in Southern Baptist Convention congregations. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:26:24 +0000
Working in fashion and being surrounded by incredibly stylish women inevitably means that we've pick up on a few things as HuffPost Style editors. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:00:17 +0000
Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and all-around scientific badass, said on Monday that New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is full of hot air when it comes to Deflategate. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:11:55 +0000
A few weeks ago, former Governor Deval Patrick took his ceremonial "lone walk" out of the Massachusetts State House to cap-off what had been a historic eight years as the first African American governor of a state that is roughly 83 percent white. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:17:20 +0000
This year’s annual Screen Actors Guild Awards prompted many touching moments including two empowering acceptance speeches from “Orange Is The New Black” star Uzo Aduba, as she took home the award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy series and “How To View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:14:19 +0000
Get it in… Rapper Riff Raff is on tour—and is set on fueling his body the right way. After a series of dietary mishaps on his road to getting buff, Riff Raff decides it’s time to make a change. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:54:28 +0000
56 Year Old Baltimore Woman Does After Giving Birth To Twins This is so sad… Via The Grio reports: Lisa Swinton McLaughlin wanted to have kids for more than 30 years. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:52:25 +0000
Greg Anthony Agreed To Pay Escort $80 For SexHoes workin’ on a wage curve these days…?Via WashingtonPostFormer NBA player turned CBS sports commentator Greg Anthony agreed to pay a D.C. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:51:59 +0000
#KimsDataStash | T-Mobile Commercial Kim Kardashian West has an important message for everyone about unused data. Stop letting your carrier take back those unused megs & gigs at the end of each month. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:45:29 +0000
Kylie Jenner Shows Fresh Face In New Selfie Kylie finally doesn’t look like big sis Kim! Via Rumor Fix reports: Kylie Jenner’s real lips are on full display in a new selfie. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:36:39 +0000
Benedict Cumberbatch Says He’s An Idiot For Calling Blacks Colored Oscars nominee Benedict Cumberbatch has issued an apology beating up on himself for using the outdated term “colored,” in an interview last week. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:32:40 +0000
Gunmen Attack In Tripoli Jesus take the wheel in Tripoli! Fox News reports: A Libyan security official says that gunmen have stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli and taken an unknown number of hostages after killing at least three guards. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:20:22 +0000
Ne-Yo burst onto the R&B scene in 2006 with his debut album, 'In My Own Words' which spawned hits such as 'So Sick', 'When You're Mad', and 'Sexy Love'. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:14:07 +0000
On Saturday evening, New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow tweeted that his son, a Yale junior, was accosted by a campus police officer and held at gunpoint. View
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:21:07 +0000
Terrorist group Boko Haram launched attacks on two Nigerian towns yesterday morning, advancing toward Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, reports CNN. Hundreds of gunmen seized the town of Monguno, as well as the military barracks within city limits. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:56:29 +0000
It’s no secret that Lupita Nyong’o was a stand-out beauty at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:29:23 +0000
The unstoppable Ava DuVernay is at it again! DuVernay is teaming up with Selma star David Oyelowo and Participant Media for an untitled Hurricane Katrina drama. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:35:05 +0000
Octavia Spencer knows a thing or two about awards season. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:25:41 +0000
<ess_youtube<[YOUTUBE-ID:gSLsUe40ZiE]Naomi Campbell wants you to know that she did not get where she is by posting Instagram selfies! View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:05:32 +0000
Would you change the way you dress to please your man? That's what one married woman in Oregon did. View
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:45:34 +0000