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The ask for a statue of the abolitionist has been brought forth before but failed in 2012 and 2013. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:10:16 +0100
According to reports, Lochte will have the opportunity to decide on introducing a defense in Brazil. The International Olympic Committee's ethics commission will also receive the indictment. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:08:43 +0100
Georgia doesn’t have a hate-crime law, but the FBI launched a hate-crime investigation regarding the incident, in March. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:49:46 +0100
Everything began Tuesday when Carl Williams, 48, made a frantic call to police at 4:34 a.m. pleading for help after his wife said she was robbed by gunpoint where her car keys were stolen. View
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:50:24 +0100
Destyni Triplett was arrested after security found the unattended 18-month-old child crying in an unlocked air conditioned car. View
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:13:28 +0100
Experts say Johnson's medical path is the determining factor in comprehending his mindset on the fateful night of July 7, when he opened fire at a peaceful anti-police brutality rally. View
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:40:59 +0100
White and Porter are the third and fourth officers to receive backpay, after three officers were previously acquitted and charges against the remaining officers were dropped in Freddie Gray's death. View
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:13:53 +0100
Retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré discusses the aftermath of the historic Louisiana floods. View
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:30:53 +0100
A California massage therapist is facing charges that he sexually assaulted one of his clients, the Los Angeles Times reports. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:43:29 +0100
Like we always do at this time (Kanye voice), we back, y’all! More importantly, I’m back, y’all, with two co-workers who are here because of a court order. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:15:52 +0100
Earlier this week, Atlanta police received a call about a “domestic dispute” between singer and reality-TV star Tamar Braxton and her husband, Vincent Herbert. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:33:08 +0100
After a monthslong legal battle in which a California family fought to keep a brain-dead 2-year-old boy alive, the child, Israel Stinson, was removed from life support at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Thursday, CBS Los Angeles reports. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 16:18:41 +0100
Midland City, Ala., Mayor Patsy Capshaw Skipper insists that she did not write a racist Facebook comment after losing to a black candidate Tuesday night, citing recent heart surgery and technical problems with the social media site, AL.com reports. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:25:53 +0100
There’s Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous … and then there’s Racists Anonymous. According to WCNC, a Concord, N.C. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:01:15 +0100
Two suspects have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zaevion William Dobson, a Tennessee high schooler who jumped on top of his friends and shielded them from gunfire, saving their lives, CNN reports. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:01:34 +0100
An accused public masturbator who was seen on video being shamed off a New York City No. 2 subway train after allegedly touching himself was turned in to police by his mother, NYPD officials say, DNAinfo reports. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 11:59:27 +0100
NEW ORLEANS — It’s been 11 years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Upper Ninth Ward, a predominantly African-American neighborhood. Yet, the area remains littered with remnants of former residents’ shattered lives. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:25:39 +0100
Perhaps Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) thought he had been too subtle in expressing his views on black and Hispanic people in the past. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:40 +0100
Women’s Equality Day was declared on August 26, 1971, to honor the ratification of the 19th amendment ― the amendment that legalized a woman’s right to vote. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:49:07 +0100
When was the exact moment Beyoncé transcended this earthly plane to become a universally recognized deity? Was it “Carmen: A Hip Hopera”? After we forgot about the “Pink Panther”? Or that time she made the world stop? Carry on. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:42:29 +0100
Common wants to support students at historically black colleges and universities in a major way.The rapper/actor/activist has teamed up with Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation to raise up to $250,0000 in scholarship funds for students at HBCUs. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:31:58 +0100
Donald Trump’s efforts to woo black voters have been, for lack of a better word, unconventional. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:29:43 +0100
In a country where the earnings and lifestyles of the richest and poorest citizens are increasingly disparate, education researchers are offering up a rare piece of good news: Despite a societal backdrop of widening income inequality, kids on opposite ends of the View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:01:11 +0100
The University of Chicago sent a welcome letter to incoming freshmen, posted online Wednesday, where they made it abundantly clear that they do not support “trigger warnings” or “safe spaces” in classes or on campus. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:52:59 +0100
On this week’s episode of Bossip Weekly Recap, Maura and Tyler talk Leslie Jones’ website hack, Tamar Braxton’s domestic dispute with Vince, Usain Bolt’s cheating scandal and more! Let us know your thoughts in the comments below! View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:06:12 +0100
Win Tickets To Bossip’s Exclusive Screening Of New Fall Series On FOX It’s time for another giveaway! Bossip is hosting a special advanced screening of two NEW upcoming television series on FOX! View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:52:52 +0100
Ashanti Showing Off Her Curves Ashanti is one of those women who doesn’t seem to age and not only that she seems to get thicker by the day. In a good way. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:41:06 +0100
On this week’s episode of Panty Melters, Janeé and Paige discuss Laz Alonso, Vin Diesel, Nick Jonas and many more hot celebrity baes. Let us know if you agree or disagree and share your favorites in the comments below! View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:04:22 +0100
…African-American entrepreneur Michelle Timberlake-Jackson is taking a bite out of the industry. Her 25-year-old Marjorie’s Beef Jerky Inc. produces a selection of beef jerky made from fine cuts of beef. Marjorie’s Beef Jerky Inc. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:33:57 +0100
Donald Glover’s “Atlanta” Premiere Was A Star-Studded Affair “Atlanta” is clearly the place to be! Last night, FX hosted the official premiere screening for their new original comedy. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:35:26 +0100
HILARIOUS Yung Joc Memes Grammy-nominated rapper-turned-hilarious reality star shenanigan Yung Joc is currently being memed to high heaven for his wonderfully silkylicious perm that has social media in COMPLETE SHAMBLES. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:06:41 +0100
35-Year-Old Owns 2 IHOPs And Manages $225 Million Real Estate A Liberian refugee, who now lives in New Jersey, recently shared her inspiring story of becoming a successful entrepreneur owning two restaurants after fleeing the bloody civil war in View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:00:58 +0100
Ever wondered where musicians find inspiration? On this week’s episode of ESSENCE Live, singer-songwriter Sevyn Streeter stopped by and spilled the tea on all things relationship related, and how her own influence her work. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 21:14:42 +0100
We first met longtime couple Chrissy Lampkin and rapper Jim Jones on ‘VH1’s Love & Hip Hop.’ Now the love birds are headed back to small screens with WE tv's forthcoming show ‘Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:43:46 +0100
Early voter registration becomes even more important as Republicans continue to limit voting opportunities for Black residents. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:35:53 +0100
Mr. Reed's class is about to be lit. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:33:01 +0100
Tony Award Winning actress Anika Noni Rose blew us away with her fierce performance as LaVerne “Jukebox” Ganner on Season 3 of STARZ’s hit drama, ‘POWER. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:16:05 +0100
Police brutality has to stop but should citizens be forced to pay for it? View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:03:38 +0100
The 'How to Get Away With Murder' star is leading the "Hungry for More" campaign to continue the fight to eradicate childhood hunger in the U.S. View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:49:03 +0100
Supermodels Ashely Graham and Lana Ogilvie sat down with ESSENCE assistant fashion editor Dominique Hobdy to chat about everything from the changing face of the fashion industry and diversity to the magic of NYDJ jeans and why every woman needs a pair to "suck it View
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0100