Black Grandmother Who Could Have Been Freed for $30 Died After Spending the Last 150 Days of Her Life in Jail

Let’s talk about the injustice that is inherent in the cash bond system and how it disproportionately impacts people of color. Let’s discuss the criminal justice system’s inability to properly deal with those suffering from mental illness. Let’s talk about how those two things combined recently contributed to the…

Badass: Marketing Maven Bozoma Saint John to Star In Her Own Starz Docuseries

She’s known for transforming corporate images—and boardrooms—in her own inimitable, unapologetic style. But in-demand marketing maven Bozoma Saint John just secured a new bag, as star and producer of her own documentary series on the Starz network, titled Bozoma: Being Badass. (Notably, @badassboz is Saint John’s IG…

Angela Bassett Finishes Another Huge Year as the First Female Robot in Transformers Franchise Flick, Bumblebee

The queen that is Angela Bassett has had yet another huge year in film and television. The 60-year-old veteran actor (yes, that’s right. SIXTY.) was busy with major hits in 2018, including Black Panther, Mission Impossible: Fallout and 9-1-1. Now she’s finishing strong with her role as the first female robot in the…

A Rosa Parks Feature Biopic May Be Coming to Theaters for the First Time

Rosa Parks’ legacy has been depicted in several forms, including the 2001 Academy Award-nominated documentary Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks, and the 2002 TV movie The Rosa Parks Story, starring Angela Bassett. Still, we have yet to see an epic feature biopic on the big screen about the iconic civil rights…

It's Race to Buy Marked Down Shoes, Apparel, and Accessories at Nordstrom Rack's Adidas Flash Event

Run — don’t walk — to take advantage of this Adidas Flash Event at Nordstrom Rack before the holiday shipping deadlines hit. Right now, everything from new kicks, gloves and backpacks to apparel for men, women, and kids are on sale, so you’ll definitely find the last few things you need take you over the finish line…

Advertisers Are Leaving Tucker Carlson After Finally Realizing He Is Who He's Always Been

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson just proved that even a Fox News host can never go full racist, unless he’s Sean Hannity. Advertisers are reportedly dropping from Carlson’s primetime program Tucker Carlson Tonight after he claimed on his show, on Thursday, that immigrants make America “poorer and dirtier and more divided.”

How We Got That Glow: What Were the Glow Up's Favorite Black-Owned Beauty and Hair Finds of 2018?

This time last year, The Glow Up was but a babe, just learning to strut these beauty and fashion journalism streets in our brand new heels. One awards season, two fashion months, countless beauty and fashion drops, collabs, controversies and awards later, we’ve had ample time to consider our favorite moments,…

The Devil's Mouthpiece Says Trump Will Find Other Ways to Fund His Dumb Wall and We Have Some Ideas

President Trump doesn’t run the White House. He doesn’t run the Waffle House, Run’s House, the House of Pancakes or any house. And as such, once the president got home with the GOP lagging behind him, he calmly suggested—the way that suggestions sounds like a mom telling you to change out of your shorts and put on…

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