ESPN laid off about 100 people on Wednesday, in what seemed like the end of the world if you followed the news unfolding on social media. These 100 people, who probably had over six figure salaries, were on-air commentators with huge followings and probably an even bigger severances. Sure, it’s horrible when one loses…
The time has come when all of us have to accept defeat. TrumPutin is president now and as has been evidenced in his first 100 days, he will do and say anything, including making up stuff because he is delusional and he puts ketchup on his steaks.
It seems as though Bill Cosby and his family members are trying their best to have him seen in a better light. Despite the fact that more than 40 women have accused the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting them, and with a criminal trial looming over his head, the Cosby PR train is moving at full steam.
Here Comes the Sun, the stunning debut novel by Jamaican author Nicole Dennis-Benn, offers readers a different view of the island paradise. The book follows a mother working as a prostitute to make ends meet for her two daughters in a town strongly dependent on tourists. Many issues are brought to the surface: sexism,…
Although diverse communities in cannabis are growing, for black and brown women, the old adage rings true: “All the women are white, all the blacks are men, but some of us are brave.” Supernova Women is turning that reality on its head. Founded in 2015 by three black and one multiracial woman, the Oakland,…
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A Mississippi man has filed a lawsuit against R. Kelly for allegedly popping on a little 12 Play and doing a little bumping and grinding with his wife.
Being an Uber driver nowadays is tough. Just ask one driver in Palm Beach, Fla., who was robbed and blinded when she was sprayed with pepper spray.
So far this year, there have been 100 homicides in Baltimore, and city Mayor Catherine Pugh wants the FBI’s help. During her weekly address Wednesday, Pugh said she wanted to get a hand on the murder rate before the summer begins.
Friday will mark the one-year anniversary of the creation of the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls. The caucus, created by U.S. Reps. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.), Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) and Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.), was the first of its kind, with the main goal of creating public policy that “eliminates…
A 12-year-old in Baytown, Texas, received a hair-raising ultimatum from his school after being told his haircut was unacceptable. Xavier Davis, a sixth-grade student at Cedar Bayou Junior High School, was told to either cut his hair or face in-school suspension.
A 6-year-old girl and her mother have created a coloring book that educates young children about black indigenous cultures around the world, while exploring the histories of native-born black people in Africa and America.
Prosecutors in the Office of Orleans Parish (La.) District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro Jr. have been engaging in the unethical and possibly illegal practice of sending fake subpoenas as a means of pressuring witnesses in criminal cases to come speak with them.
House Republicans introduced a health care amendment Tuesday night that would allow individual states to opt out of Obamacare’s provision prohibiting insurers from charging higher rates for those with pre-existing conditions, with one catch: Members of Congress and their staff would be exempt from the higher premiums.
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It’s been almost two years since the tragic death of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of two R&B titans, and TV One is planning a made-for-TV movie about her brief, 22 years of life in the spotlight. The teaser clip from the film Bobbi Kristina, set to debut this summer, was one of the many standouts during TV One’s…
Bill Cosby’s youngest daughter, Evin Cosby, says that her father isn’t a rapist and “loves and respects” women. Evin, one of the first family members to speak out about the embattled comedian, says that he’s being judged unfairly.
Jessamyn Stanley describes herself as a fat, black, queer femme. The best part: She couldn’t care less about what you or anyone else thinks. #Winning.