The Deputy Chief of the Detroit Police Department will be moving on and up to become the first Black woman Chief of Police in the Dallas Police Department.
In the late ’90s, I was working at an urban entertainment magazine. R. Kelly’s career was scorching hot, as it had been since day one, even though by this point the Aaliyah debacle was still on everyone’s mind. Did he really marry her when she was 15? Did R. Kelly have her parents’ permission? The alleged marriage was…
Deplorables are easy to spot, since they’re usually wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat or a white hood or something by Ed Hardy. Another way to tell if you are a deplorable is if prostitutes threaten to quit if you get a job where they work.
Madame Tussauds caught hellfire when Beyoncé’s wax figure hit social media. The statue looked more like Kate Hudson and nothing like Beyoncé. From the lighter complexion to the facial features, many people guffawed about the fact that the museum hadn’t done a better job.
Noooooooooooooooooooo!!! I can’t deal with this life! The one shining star in President Donald Trump’s abysmal and hopelessly clueless Cabinet was White House press secretary Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer.
For years, rumors that they’re swingers have circled around the marriage of Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, and that being in the swinging lifestyle is what has kept their marriage going strong. Finally, Pinkett Smith is speaking about what she refers to as the most absurd rumor of them all.
For 15 years I worked at the Washington Post, and I can say without hesitation that I have never met a more talented group of journalists who are relentless. I was in the Post newsroom when Jayson Blair was pushing out fake pieces for the New York Times about the Washington, D.C., sniper, and Post brass were going…
Video of a California police officer forcefully arresting a woman who was selling flowers without a permit near a high school graduation last month has sparked social media backlash because of the tactics the officer used.
Editor’s Note: Trigger warning, this post talks about the subject of suicide, and was written before the death of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington.
Representation matters. We know this and still, representation is missing from the media we consume. For Matthew A. Cherry, seeing other black directors in action assured him that filmmaking was an attainable goal after he transitioned from the NFL.
The bonds between black women are not something you can watch on reality-TV shows or easily catch on any TV shows right now, except maybe Insecure. (Shoutout to Issa and Molly!) Black women’s friendship is more than boozy brunches, epic catfights and screaming “Yasss Queen” to one another. I mean, don’t get me…
Eleven-year-old AbbieGail Smith was killed in New Jersey last week in a tragedy that has shocked her entire family. Now the little girl’s grieving father and older sister, both of whom reside in Jamaica, are pleading with President Donald Trump to allow them into the U.S. to attend the little girl’s funeral this…
Summer is indisputably a season tailor-made for black joy. ’Tis the season of cookouts, stoop-sitting, rooftop bars, music and food festivals, block parties, hand fans, summer jams and all-white affairs (“Diner en Blanc,” if you’re bougie).
In undergrad, there was a frat brother who would watch fictional movies and randomly announce which characters he thought would have tried to join black Greek organizations.
Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are responding to the backlash concerning their new HBO series, Confederate. The alt-history series, which is built around the fictional premise of the Confederacy having won the war and slavery still existing, was met with criticism after HBO announced the show…
Authorities in Cocoa, Fla., say that a group of teens callously watched and laughed as a 32-year-old disabled man drowned in a retention pond last week.
If you’ve never checked out Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, what are you even doing on Kinja Deals? The retailer puts thousands of fall and winter styles, plus Nordstrom Beauty Exclusives, on sale way before they go into the stores. Once the sale is over, you’ll only be able to get them for full price, so you’d better…
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