Today's Headlines
News One
The Root
Black Voices
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday evening. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:54:36 +0000
A commentator described Williams' tactics as a 'gorilla effect.' ESPN pulled him from the broadcast booth. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:28:30 +0000
Instead of watching the orange one lift his hand to pledge allegiance to the presidency, here's 5 things Black people can do to make January 20th a little less painful. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:52:18 +0000
Cook County Judge Donald Panarese, Jr. ordered the release of Chicago officer Lowell Houser after the cop was charged with murder in an off-duty fatal shooting. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 02:02:42 +0000
In his final day in the White House, President Barack Obama commutated sentences for 330 drug prisoners. The outgoing president has now issued 1,715 commutations. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:41:46 +0000
The "Trayvon Martin" speech was a watershed moment for President Obama. It proved to the Black community that he understood the plight faced by young Black men in America. View
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:47:31 +0000
Singer Chrisette Michele has faced lots of “stones” since she confirmed on Thursday that she would be singing at Donald Trump's inauguration. She's even losing work. View
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:57:19 +0000
To soothe any doubts, the 41st wrote a letter filled to the brink with eloquent shade and declined the invitation to the inauguration. View
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:43:57 +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
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday. After he took the oath of office, Trump gave a speech that struck a dark tone, speaking on “American carnage” of the past. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:40:25 +0000
Like it or not, Donald Trump just officially completed his transformation from billionaire businessman, reality TV star and old man yelling on Twitter to 45th president of the United States. And he didn’t even have to give up his other titles to do it. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:36:36 +0000
Donald Trump just became the 45th president of the United States, which means for the first time since its inception, the @POTUS Twitter account has changed hands. Mere seconds after his noon swearing-in, the @POTUS account has Trump’s name on it. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:34:10 +0000
Detroit native Myya D. Jones hasn’t graduated from college yet, but that didn’t stop the Michigan State University senior from announcing her candidacy for mayor of her hometown earlier this month. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:27:14 +0000
Well, Inauguration Day is here ― the day Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:21:33 +0000
In the wake of the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, Shia LaBeouf has launched another video project ― and this time he’s getting political. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:11:35 +0000
Hillary Clinton may have lost the presidential election, but her defeat motivated thousands of women to consider running for office. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:44:16 +0000
This weekend, millions around the country will take to the streets to protest the inauguration of our 45th president, Donald Trump, whose administration has threatened the future of women’s rights, immigrants’ rights, public education, healthcare, freedom of View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:51:49 +0000
Donald Trump Got A Stone Cold Stunner On WWE Back in 2007 Donald Trump teamed up with WWE’s Vince McMahon to bring a billionaire’s bloodbath to wrestling fans all over the world. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:57:03 +0000
Clarence Thomas Becomes First Black Person To Swear In A Vice President Uncle Tom Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will become the fist African American to swear in a VP today reports AJC. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:35:50 +0000
Sheriff David Clarke Detains Flight Passenger For Shaking His Head At Him We’ve been s#ittin’ on Trump bootlicker Sheriff David Clarke for a long time and rightfully so. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:07:30 +0000
In this week’s episode of the Bossip Weekly Recap, we highlight all of the black people who support Donald Trump and have been dragged to it. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:41:53 +0000
The Absolute GREATEST President Obama Memes In honor of President Obama’s precious last moments as Commander-in-Chief, we compiled the GREATEST (and FUNNIEST) moments of his iconic Presidency to make you laugh to keep from crying in Trump’s racist, divided, View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:41:40 +0000
New Challenge Is Pure Joy We all need a bit of a smile today. That’s why the #OptimisticChallenge is here. It was started by The Real Versace when he and his boys were dancing in the street. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:27:22 +0000
Jordyn Woods Father John Dies After Battling Cancer We are so sad to learn that Jordyn Woods has lost her beloved father, John Woods. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:11:43 +0000
Very rich… Alleged RHOA Season 9 Salaries Even after the departure of NeNe Leakes, its looks like the ladies of Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” are still “very rich.” A list has surfaced via OK! View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:03:53 +0000
Cynthia Bailey of RHOA dishes on her divorce with Peter and why she may never get married again. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:30:52 +0000
Among President Obama’s 330 prisoners who received shorter sentences on his last day, one man was spared a full 10 years. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:24:45 +0000
As the nation prepares to usher in a new era of GOP-lead politics, people around the nation are feeling the burdening sadness of seeing the first Black president end his last term. And surprisingly, this historic changing of hands is not lost on children. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:08:38 +0000
Uncle Charlie's newest tune "Chills" is everything R&B is made of. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:00:23 +0000
One member of the Johnson family is breaking out on her own. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:46:10 +0000
When I was pregnant three years ago, I had the best hair of my life. But a few months after giving birth, I had my worst mane to date. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:24:26 +0000
Black excellence was at an all-time high during Busboys and Poets 'Peace Ball,' held at the National Museum of African American History and Culture the night before Donald Trump's inauguration. View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:22:03 +0000
"When the most stylish woman in the world is Black it's harder to question my legitimacy as a member of the fashion community. Or is it? View
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:15:43 +0000