So remember last week when we discussed how much we would love for Cardi B to appear in a reboot of the popular ’90s sitcom The Nanny? And remember how we told you that Fran Drescher was also in favor of the idea? Well, apparently Fran is about her business because the latest news is that she is actively trying to…
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What do you do if you are a white woman who suddenly becomes the star of a viral video on social media which shows you harassing a black man who lives in your building and was just trying to get home to his apartment one Friday night—especially if that video leads to you being fired from your job?
Today is national black poetry day and I am, among many things, a black poet. I could link to Maya Angelou’s “Phenomenal Woman” or some other literary poets, but there are these things called books that you should totally check out.
Colin Kaepernick has done more than most to increase the urgency for criminal justice reform and racial equality. He has withstood being vilified by those who care more about a quiet state of injustice than an uncomfortable peace, including President Donald Trump. He has lost the ability to use his enormous athletic…
Pusha T, aka the rapper who tried to single-handedly end Canadian Screech’s rap career by exposing all of the baby mama drama, is talking to rapper-turned-journalist/gossip blogger Joe Budden.
It may look like just a basic blazer, but when it comes to close friends Serena Williams and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, it’s also a sign of their sisterhood and solidarity. With even more of the world’s eyes on Meghan since her pregnancy announcement on Monday, she chose to rock a look from Serena’s eponymous line on…
Before flying there for Essence Fest in July, I’d never been to New Orleans. Since then, I’ve been there twice, once for Panama’s bachelor party, then Sunday and Monday of this week to speak at Tulane University.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller, aka Omar Little in the White House’s The Wire, is expected to once-and-for-all
confirm release the findings as to whether or not Russia colluded to help President Buster von Loonius steal the Oval Office from the American people.
Cynthia Erivo is on a roll. Currently, she’s starring in the highly touted thriller, Bad Times at the El Royale, and will soon move on to filming Kasi Lemmons’ biopic on Harriet Tubman, playing the abolitionist herself.
At this point in history, we should already be accustomed to the fact that Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter has nary a piece of respect for our edges nor our bank accounts. At any given moment the Queen could drop a visual album and make the world stop, so it’s not too farfetched for her to be working on a project with…
A Cobb County police chief defended the actions of a brave police officer who heroically apprehended a 12-year-old black boy after the child criminal curiously assumed it was OK to sell stuff at a place where people go to buy stuff.
You’ve probably heard a lot about CBD oil lately, and its ability to relieve everything from pain to anxiety to acne. If you want to try it out yourself, Groupon’s discounting CBD-infused gummies right now, starting at $21 for a small jar with 250mg of CBD, ranging up to $54 for 1,000mg.
“I’ve been in the room when we played racist politics. ... We played the race card and I’m not proud of it.” - Carter Wrenn, N.C. Director of Ronald Reagan for President.
We thought rosé season wouldn’t come around again until next spring, but leave it to Virgil Abloh to switch it up on us. Proving that everything is more chic with his personal touch—including Jimmy Choos, Louis Vuitton, Nikes, the world’s most famous tennis star, Serena Williams and Ikea—Abloh has now gotten into the…
Jeremiah Harvey didn’t ask for any of this. He was merely leaving a bodega in Brooklyn, New York, when his book bag—which was unaware of racial dynamics, white woman victimhood, or Emmit Till, made the costly mistake of brushing against a white woman’s backside.
San Mateo County officials are looking into the death of an unarmed black man who died shortly after being arrested and Tased by sheriff’s deputies two weeks ago.
Former congresswoman and interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics Mary Bono was a thing and now she’s gone... Just like that. Four days after she was hired, she’s resigned.