Viola Davis is a national treasure. And even before her Oscar win on Sunday, Harvard University named Davis their Artist of the Year. On March 4, Davis will accept Harvard Foundation’s arts medal during the 32nd annual Cultural Rhythms Festival in Memorial Hall’s Sanders Theatre.
It was almost three years ago when TLC launched a Kickstarter to fund their 5th and final album. Fans basically threw money at them, including Katy Perry who donated $5,000 to help T-Boz and Chilli out. But those same fans began to question whether or not they were bamboozled when a year later, they got nothing in…
A North Carolina law which bars registered sex offenders from using Facebook, Twitter and similar sites is up for debate in the U.S. Supreme Court, and Monday’s argument turned into a discussion of just how much social media has transformed American civic discourse.
Muhammad Ali Jr., who made news last week after it was reported that he and his mother had been detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport because of their Muslim names, is speaking out about his ordeal and said Monday that he felt “violated” when he was asked about his religion.
A popular transgender performer was fatally shot outside a New Orleans shopping center on Saturday night.
The Los Angeles Police Department has released the name of the off-duty police officer who was caught on video last week firing his gun while involved in an altercation with teenagers in Anaheim.
A national black American gun club has doubled its membership numbers since Election Day, and more black Americans seem to be taking an interest in their constitutional right to bear arms. Gun sellers say they have noticed more black customers buying firearms since the election.
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I would say this current administration is looking funny in the light, but truth be told, it was looking funny in the dark to begin with. And now, on Monday, in a huge reversal, the Justice Department under the Trump administration has decided to drop the department’s position that Republican state lawmakers pushed…
This morning—and every morning since Jan. 20—if you turned on your TV, you were likely to hear pundits and experts talk about how Americans are fighting against, upset with and resisting the presidency of Donald Trump. (It has been a month and I still dry-heave when I say it.) The consensus from every media…
During his presidency, George W. Bush was destroyed by the media and Saturday Night Live on a consistent basis; but while we can all agree that Dubya wasn’t the brightest light bulb to ever light-bulb, he took his ribbing gracefully.
Where’s a church fan when you need one?
St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile on Monday, signaling that the case will head to trial.
There was no church scene. There were no tambourines or drums, no preachers loudly proclaiming Leviticus 20:13, Romans 1, and 1 Corinthians 6:9. There were no flamboyant choir directors, teenagers named Arthur or bluesmen named Jimmy; no John or Gabriel Grimes; no Elishas.
Honestly, is it really that hard to just see people and leave them alone? The answer is apparently a “yes” for 35-year-old Robin McGreer of McLean, Va., who, according to authorities, is facing hate crime charges after allegedly biting another man’s face during a November confrontation in which he allegedly used…
Thank God for mamas.
Racial perpetrator Rachel Dolezal is reportedly unable to find work and lives off public assistance these days. Perhaps she’s now getting the downside of being black in America.*
Since the FBI won’t do the White House’s dirty work, it looks like White House press secretary Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer is going full Encyclopedia Brown all on his own.
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