Forest Whitaker will helm Codeblack Films’ upcoming Angela Davis biopic movie project as an executive producer. The untitled biopic will be based on Davis’ book, Angela Davis: An Autobiography.
Slick Rick’s classic song “Children’s Story” is truly about to become a children’s book, with the help of Boston-based record label and premium online boutique, Get Down.
Ebony Banks is a Houston, TX high school senior and is currently battling stage IV cancer. Although the school year isn’t over yet, Banks’ high school granted her one wish, which was to graduate early, but they also pulled off another wish with the help of Houston native, Beyonce´.
The United States Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously that school districts must provide students with disabilities the opportunity to make “appropriately ambitious” progress in their education, and that decision will likely have an impact on the 6.5 million students with disabilities in the United States.
Imagine there was a police department that sent video teams to record Black Lives Matter and Occupy protests hundreds of times over the course of a few years, going against specific department guidelines for when and how such operations are to take place, and when called and questioned on it, reportedly refused to…
The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California on Wednesday filed two claims with the federal government on behalf of two sisters who were allegedly sexually assaulted by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection last year.
A 15-year-old teen in Southern California was arrested Tuesday after allegedly making threats against his former high school on Twitter and suggesting that he would repeat the Columbine massacre, according to authorities.
Disclaimer: I’m not sure I’m a Drake fan, but I’m not NOT a Drake fan, either. I listen to all the albums and have listened to Drake songs when washing dishes, changing diapers and eating brussels sprouts. I’m an informed listener, so I’m speaking on More Life as a music enthusiast and avid consumer who respects Drake…
A white man from Baltimore, who allegedly stabbed a 66-year-old black man to death in New York City, reportedly traveled all the way to New York to commit the crime in the “media capital of the world” and make the biggest statement he could, police said.
Yes, lawd! Empire returns tonight with the second half of its third season. Back in December, the midseason finale ended with a bang—and for once it didn’t involve Lucious shooting someone or him getting shot.
A 15-year-old Chicago girl who allegedly suffered through being sexually assaulted on a Facebook Live broadcast is now the target of online threats, adding insult to an indescribably horrific injury.
Jimmy Breslin, who died Sunday at 88, was described by the Associated Press as “the Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of wise guys and underdogs who became the brash embodiment of the old-time, street smart New Yorker.”
Admittedly, I watch congressional hearings even when I’m not covering them. I also watch Supreme Court confirmation hearings, but not because I believe anything will change because of them. It’s like watching professional wrestling: We all know the fights are scripted, but it doesn’t stop us from cheering for a winner.
Demitrius Manderfield, 20, is currently sitting behind bars in Michigan, awaiting trial, after being charged with a very serious crime: sex trafficking. However, his mother, Tia Sumner, is faced with the bigger concern that her son—innocent or guilty—might not even live to see his trial through because of the…
The midseason finale is here, and Mary Jane just might finally have what she’s being working so hard for: Ronda’s anchor chair. Or at least that’s what it’s been twisted into, since Mary Jane was forced to play dirty with the woman who was once her supreme idol.
Paul Manafort, a former campaign chairman for President Vladimir TrumPutin, once worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the efforts of the Russian president.
Oscar Grant. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Freddie Gray. Anthony Hill. Philando Castile. Alton Sterling. These are just a few names from a much longer list of black men who have died at the hands of law enforcement in less than a decade. So when the new Fox show Shots Fired ran early trailers zoning in on a black cop,…