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The Savannah State Tigers cheerleading squad won first place at CheerSport Nationals, marking the first time an HBCU squad has ever won. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:00:02 +0000
The project follows a 17-year-old Black boy named Jacobi Nelson as he travels throughout his day, ultimately leading to a shattering encounter with the police. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:49:14 +0000
Voter survey shows Ellison leading Perez for DNC chair. But some predict that a consensus candidate could emerge. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:47:45 +0000
On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof left Mother Emmanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church, about 30 minutes away, planning to attack that Bible study as well. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:08:28 +0000
Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks will adapt the novel into a script. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:48:10 +0000
Shawn "Jay Z" Carter will partner with venture capital firm Sherpa Capital, which has funded like Uber, Airbnb and Slack, in a new VC fund mostly invested in technology. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:49:29 +0000
British lawmakers call Trump 'racist & sexist.' They urge the prime minister to withdraw her invitation for a state visit. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:01:32 +0000
A racist and hate-filled video sparked outrage this week across Old Dominion University campus; the horrifying clip showed a woman rapping about White power and waving a gun. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:17:01 +0000
Students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla., staged a sit-in earlier this week demanding a change in the way African-American history is taught in Duval County Public Schools, Action News Jax reports. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:19:46 +0000
Updated Jan. 12, 2017; 12:48 p.m. EST: Ben Carson sat before a Senate committee Thursday morning to make the case that he should be confirmed to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:57:46 +0000
Two women were arrested in Florida on Wednesday for helping a man wanted in the fatal shooting of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando, Fla., police officer, officials announced, according to Reuters. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:53:08 +0000
President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since winning the presidency to less-than-stellar reviews. Trump was combative and elusive when questioned about Russia’s involvement in his bid to become president and compared the U.S. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:45:04 +0000
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has come out against President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general pick Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), noting that he doesn’t believe Sessions will be willing to go against Trump should the law require he do so. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:54:49 +0000
The Florida teen who is already facing multiple charges for allegedly pretending to be a doctor is now facing even more charges in a separate Virginia fraud case, NBC News reports. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:18:06 +0000
LaQueena Hunter Grover, now a mother of four, is accustomed to big babies. Her first two children weighed just over 7 pounds and her third child was a whopping 11.9 pounds. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:01:38 +0000
As a majority of Americans await the inauguration of a president they didn’t vote for, even more Americans face an unclear future about their health care coverage. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:21 +0000
The actor Jordan Peele is best known for his comedy, or his impression of former President Barack Obama. That may change this weekend, based on early reviews of his inaugural film ― a fusion of comedy and horror set to debut in the U.S. on Friday. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:44:04 +0000
Social media is all about keeping up appearances: That casual selfie you took with your boo and posted to Instagram? No one needs to know that was your 35th try and the other 34 pics are total garbage. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:37:06 +0000
If you’re a millennial or simply a fan of “Mad Men,” the odds that you own a mid-century modern style sofa are high. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:13:51 +0000
A photo of a 2-year-old Nigerian boy is going viral after he lost a race for an absolutely adorable reason. On Tuesday, Imoh Umoren tweeted a photo of his toddler son, Imoh Umoren II. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:12:27 +0000
A Clemson University Ph.D. candidate decided to forgo a traditional dissertation for a more creative platform: a 34-track rap album.  A.D. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:53:16 +0000
The 89th annual Academy Awards are fast approaching, and as we love to do, HuffPost is taking a look back at a past Oscar ceremony. The year was 1987. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:44:08 +0000
Jay Z is having a pretty great year. The rapper, who’s expecting twins with wife Beyoncé, has gone from “bricks to Billboard, from grams to Grammys,” and now he’s a Hall of Famer. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:38:09 +0000
Trevor Noah recently released a hilarious stand-up special for Netflix ― and during it he made sure to praise pussies. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:11:18 +0000
Future is just everywhere these days, isn’t he? Are you feeling this one? View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 04:11:01 +0000
Trump Inauguration Singer Criticizes Presidential Policy It’s all fun and games and “He won…just get over it,” until Trump’s policies hit folks in a spot that’s personally uncomfortable for them. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:38:05 +0000
Sean Kingston Denies Getting Jumped By Migos In Vegas Despite multiple eyewitness reports, footage of Kingston getting questioned by cops, and general hilarious believability of the tale…Sean Kingston vehemently denies that he got his eye dotted at a Vegas t View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:40:17 +0000
This snippet has been making the rounds on social media, and judging from the comment section, it seems like this is the same move a lot of you ladies would have made. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:51:03 +0000
Darius McCrary’s Wife Files Restraining Order Citing Abuse Darius McCrary, best known as “Eddie Winslow” from 90’s sitcom ‘Family Matters,’ is facig some serious allegations from his wife. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:02:58 +0000
Stevie J Rebounds With Fellow Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Star Viewers of ‘Leave It To Stevie’ this season saw firsthand the rise and fall of Stevie’s romantic relationship with his longtime friend Faith Evans. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:26:55 +0000
Passengers Aboard United Flight Cheer As Racist Man Is Removed, Proving America Is Great This story is a great one. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:29:16 +0000
Is it hot in here or is it just Omari? View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:25:00 +0000
BET’s 'New Edition' cast were not the only ones who thought Issa Rae was “bae” at the ABFF Honors. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:17:59 +0000
After 11 years as husband and wife, baby will make the duo a family of three! View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:43:56 +0000
Before her debut album electrified the world 20 years ago, Badu was just another musician trying to make it   View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:05:34 +0000
The court granted Texas death row inmate Duane Buck a new hearing after ruling that his original defense deprived him of effective counsel. View
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:27:39 +0000
A visit to Atlanta becomes the perfect moment for Lee to bond with the Patterson family. View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:52:03 +0000
The stars were out for BET's American Black Film Festival Honors event in Los Angeles California. Queen Latifah, Issa Rae and Nia Long were just a few of our favorite celebs in attendance. See who else set the red carpet ablaze here! View
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:48:11 +0000