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A grand jury declined to indict the police officer who pinned down a Black girl at a pool party. The police will hold a community meeting to discuss moving forward. View
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:13:10 +0000
According to The Hill, Tyler's campaign website offers other billboard options such as, "Fight federal tyranny / Stop the Muslim invasion," and "Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be miscegenators. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:09:58 +0000
The Court failed to reach a decision on United States v. Texas, No. 15-674, likely due to the empty Supreme Court seat. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:01:32 +0000
The plaintiff, Abigail Noel Fisher, charged the ruling was unfair and that she was a victim of racial discrimination. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:30:22 +0000
Who Is Judge In Baltimore Cop Trials? View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:25:52 +0000
Authorities say they were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin, where they allegedly found Genele Laird yielding a knife. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:22:31 +0000
GOP leaders also shuttered C-SPAN's live coverage of the protest, but that did not stop policy makers from tweeting and posting live feeds on Facebook and Periscope to disseminate their cause. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:18:21 +0000
Cleveland had one of the biggest celebrations that the city has ever seen, as scores of fans gathered to celebrate the Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA title on Wednesday. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:48:27 +0000
Celebrating Black fatherhood with #7DaysofBlackDads. Use the hashtag on Twitter or Instagram & tag us with yours!pic.twitter. View
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 17:24:54 +0100
Zoe Saldana sounds off on the #NinaSimone biopic and asserts her blackness: 'I am black' pic.twitter. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:20:13 +0100
#Prince has been inducted to the #ApolloWalkOfFame: pic.twitter. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:55:26 +0100
Remember to let your father know how much you love him before it's too late. Watch Carl and… https://www.instagram. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:44:58 +0100
#7DaysOfBlackDads - Kenny & Kennelia...A1 since Day 1!pic.twitter. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:23:11 +0100
#7DaysofBlackDads My hero. @TheRootpic.twitter. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:27:55 +0100
Miss you, Big Guy! #7DaysofBlackDadspic.twitter. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:41:08 +0100
#TracingYourRoots: One man's hunt to find information on his runaway slave ancestor. pic.twitter. View
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:33:48 +0100
Recently, Ray Lewis, the African American former NFL player for the Baltimore Ravens, put a video on his Facebook page where he expressed his pain over the high homicide rate in African American communities. I am highly sympathetic to his remarks. View
When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You're still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But eventually, you're bound to encounter some roadblocks that will test your love. View
Everyone can learn a thing or two from these instant BFFs. A photo recently shared on Facebook by mother Ayanna Barrows of Randallstown, Maryland, shows her 3-year-old daughter, Cyrah, hugging a 4-year-old boy. View
Bless those of you who were able to make it through the Season 12 trailer for "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" and not roll your eyes at the sight of Rob Kardashian. View
Melissa Harris-Perry was at 30 Rockefeller Center prepping for her MSNBC show last month when she witnessed the taping of an all-white panel of journalists and analysts discussing black voters in South Carolina. View
WASHINGTON — Saa’s life has changed beyond recognition in the two years since she escaped the most notorious mass kidnapping by Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. View
Wendell Pierce has a solution to help Baltimore’s local economy recover from the violent protests against police over the 2015 death of Freddie Gray. View
An all-male panel in the House of Representatives considered a bill on Thursday that would ban sex-selective and race-based abortions in the United States, saying such a bill is needed because women of color have higher than average rates of abortion. View
Woman Arrested For Discipline After Children Rob Local Home A Baton Rouge mother was taken into police custody and booked on charges of child cruelty on Monday after beating her three sons with an RCA electrical cord. View
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:55:27 +0100
The Internet Explodes Over Derrick Rose Trade Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose had a sometimes great, sometimes struggly run with the Chicago Bulls plagued by injuries (and injury slander) that slowly started to define his once enviable career. View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:17:54 +0100
Will Smith Regrets Trying To Be The Biggest Movie Star For years Will Smith was legendary for being a major box-office draw. View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:13:36 +0100
The Cavs Championship Parade Breaks The Internet The 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavs are shattering the internet with a massive parade (1.3 MILLION PEOPLE???) in one of the biggest (and funniest) championship celebrations you’ve probably ever seen. View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:53:31 +0100
Martha Stewart Aggressively Lusts After Jason Derulo On Twitter Listen, people are attracted to all sorts of things, but never in a million years would we think that Martha Stewart would be lusting after Jason Derulo in 140-characters or less… View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 22:38:58 +0100
Trey Songz Denies Backstage Conflict With Cop At Birthday Bash In teen gotta lie Craig news… Trey Songz has been getting sassy on social media this week after BOSSIP exclusively reported about his alleged backstage conflict with a female officer View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:58:56 +0100
Shade files… Sky Responds To Rah Ali’s Motherhood Disses Remember on the latest episode of “Black Ink Crew” when Rah Ali and Sky got into a brawl over eyelashes??? View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 21:42:32 +0100
What a low-life. SMMFH! On Saturday, hundreds of people were captivated by an impromptu speech by Clint Lampkin, a man who claimed to be a survivor of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting in Orlando. View
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:55:04 +0100
There was something special about Lemonade that I couldn’t quite put my finger on—something richly familiar that was being conveyed perfectly. It came to me in a rush after my third viewing. View
The Obamas continue to represent nonstop stability and love within their marriage. View
We finally know what Beyoncé’s highly-anticipated Lemonade premiere was about – and we are so here for it.Lemonade is a celebration of Black art, Black history, Black love, Black beauty, Black pain and Black triumph. View
Underground fans, it's time to rejoice!The runaway slave drama that has captivated the minds and hearts of 3 million viewers every week has been renewed for a second season, said Matt Cherniss, president and general manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios. View
Lil Kim is making waves on social media after sharing a series of Instagram selfies on Sunday where the famed rapper looks virtually unrecognizable.  Lil Kim, born Kimberly Denise Jones, has never been shy about her cosmetic surgeries. View
Prince was more than a musical legend – he was a friend.That’s how singer Meli’sa Morgan knew him. She became acquainted with him in 1986 when he allowed her to cover his song “Do Me, Baby. View
It seems everyone was glued to a screen watching the premiere of Lemonade Saturday night, and those who weren't quickly caught up. Queen Bey's visual album and HBO special had everyone talking, including your favorite celebs. View
Shortly after Lemonade premiered, fashion designer Rachel Roy posted a photo to Instagram with the caption, "Good hair don’t care, but we will take good lighting, for selfies, or self truths, always. View