CBC leaders met with Trump Wednesday and raised “several areas of concern,” including his description of Black communities as “completely lawless,” proposed cuts to domestic programs that will harm low-income people, troubling positions on law enforcement View
A Seminole County employee in Florida posted to Facebook that Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala, who is Black, should be "hung from a tree" before being suspended without pay from his job Monday. View
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
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
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
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
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
A historic church recently purchased by an avowed white supremacist caught fire and burned to the ground Wednesday in North Dakota, sparking an investigation by fire officials, according to local media reports. View
Eight years ago, RuPaul Charles brought nine relatively unknown drag queens from across America into one workroom for a reality-based competition series best described as a hybrid of “America’s Next Top Model” and “Project Runway. View
A cloud of fear has settled over many Americans since Donald Trump was elected president.
Since Nov. 8, people have been shot, synagogues have been threatened, and even children aren’t spared from bigotry. But how much are these acts of hate on the rise? View
See How Drake Is Living In His $8 Million Hidden Hills, California House
If the check the credits of Drake’s new “playlist” More Life, you’ll see songs that were recorded at “Sandra Gale Studios, Yolo Estate, California”. View
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Google Opening Howard University West
Google is announcing big plans with one of the nation’s most premier HBCUs.
Google and Howard University have teamed up to launch computer science residency in Silicon Valley. View