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9 Strange Phobias that Frighten These Top Black Celebrities

Oprah Winfrey and Gum America's favorite talk show host, who is known for captivating the hearts of women and making men cry, may have a tearjerker of her own. Winfrey's fear of gum is so...

The Cast of ‘New Jack City’ — Where Are They Now?

It has been 25 years since the Black classic crime thriller, "New Jack City," first hit the big screen. An unforgettable look into New York City's drug ring during the 1980s, Nino Brown and...

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Responds to Disturbing Video of Volunteer Verbally Attacking Black...

https://youtu.be/pbTXVPqORTU   After a disturbing video that captured the misconduct of a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center volunteer, the hospital offered an apology to the two families affected by the workers indecent behavior. "Wake Forest Baptist Medical...

Watch: Joy Reid Shuts Down Omarosa’s Spirited Defense of Trump’s ‘Broad Support’

https://youtu.be/7KZx8XoIiVk   MSNBC correspondent Joy Reid exchanged political blows with Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault during a heated debate over Donald Trump's unfavorable ratings with both the general public and former Apprentice stars. "I'm sorry that they  have sour...

NAACP Leader Kicked Off Flight After Face to Face With Racist Passenger, Draws Heat...

North Carolina NAACP leader Rev. William Barber II was kicked off a late flight Friday, after reportedly having a few words with a racist passenger. And the incident has led to harsh criticism of...

Health Group, Clergy Team Up to Fight Illnesses That Harm the Black Community Most

Several members of clergy and the Health Promotion Action Coalition gathered for a weekly luncheon Thursday to discuss plausible solutions for alleviating health disparities found so commonly among African-Americans. As pastoral leaders filled the seats of...

Obama to Deliver One of Final Commencement Addresses as President at Howard University

President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver one of his final commencement addresses as commander in chief next month at Howard University. Howard President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, announced in a news release that Obama...

Guyanese Teen Accepted Into 8 Ivy Leagues and 13 Other Schools, Talks Sacrifices Made...

It is every parent's dream for their child to attend a prestigious college or university. So when 17-year-old Kelly Hyles received offers from all eight Ivy League schools, imagine her mother's surprise. “I knew I had...

Proof of Life: 15 Nigerian School Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram ‘All Well’ in New...

https://youtu.be/DijqVWcixbo Two years after their abduction, 15 Nigerian Chibok schoolgirls were pronounced "all well" this morning during a two-minute video that was apparently sent to negotiators as a sign of life. Parents of the girls received...

Zoe Kravitz Stands on Her Own, Calls Out Racism in Hollywood

Though she's the daughter of two of Hollywood's most prominent stars, Zoe Kravitz reveals to fans that she has a mind of her own while rising above the standard of the film industry for...

16-year-Old Chicago Boy Killed by Police, Officers Allegedly ‘High Five’ One Another at Scene

Yet another vigil for a slain Black teen sparked protest Tuesday night, as Chicago witnesses noticed officers exchanging "high-fives” at the scene. More than 100 people gathered in the 3400 block of West Grenshaw Street yesterday...

Rahm Emanuel Appoints Task Force to Review Chicago Police Dept. Policies, What Came Back...

An official report for the Chicago Police Department — ordered in the wake of the 2014 Laquan McDonald shooting — is available for public viewing. The task force that Mayor Rahm Emanuel established to look...

Black History Banner Defaced with Bananas, Prompts #BeingBlackAtClemson by Students, Faculty

A racially charged gesture influenced the hashtag that flooded the social media feeds of several Clemson University students Monday, after a banner that was meant to commemorate Black history on campus was vandalized with bananas. The...

Actor Wendell Pierce Announces Plans to Invest $20M in Baltimore Housing Project, Create Jobs

Actor Wendell Pierce announced plans for a private residential venture that will return jobs to Baltimore. Pierce is best known for his role as detective Bunk Moreland in the Baltimore-based HBO drama 'The Wire,' and...

Phylicia Rashad Avoids Trap to Criticize Bill Cosby in Recent Interview: ‘Let it Play...

Bill Cosby's longtime TV wife, Phylicia Rashad, dodged topics pertaining to her former co-star's sexual assault charges during a recent interview with The New York Times. The co-star and friend whom Rashad called a"kind genius"...

Watch: Sunny Hostin Passionately Defends a ‘Misunderstood’ Raven-Symoné Against Her Critics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk-fxxH7YuQ ABC's senior legal correspondent and analyst Sunny Hostin speaks passionately in this minute-long video about the bravery of her "The View" cast member, Raven-Symoné. Hostin, who is often scrutinized by political critics and commentators...

Ex-South Carolina Cop Gets Probation in Slaying of Unarmed Black Motorist: ‘We Couldn’t Ask...

Former South Carolina police officer Justin Gregory Craven was sentenced Monday to three years of probation for the fatal February 2014 killing of an unarmed Black motorist. Craven, a former North Augusta police officer, pleaded guilty...

25 Years Later, Anita Hill Opens Up About Clarence Thomas Scandal as HBO’s ‘Confirmation’...

Anita Hill revisits her 1991 testimony on Capitol Hill, as the subject resurfaces in the upcoming HBO film 'Confirmation.' The film stars actress Kerry Washington as Hill, who is known for her heart-wrenching public...

Zara Employee Files Complaint After Managers Ask Her to Take Down Braids: ‘It was...

The Toronto Spanish retailer  Zara, received heat from an employee Friday, after she was told by managers that her braided hairstyle didn't comply with the company's brand. Cree Ballah, 20, said she showed for work at Zara's...

Longtime Comic Book Collector Opts to Sell Entire Collection to Send Daughter to College

Nowadays, for 53-year-old vintage comic book collector Al Sanders, somethings are more priceless than reading of super heroes draped in flowing capes, things like seeing his daughter attend college. Sanders has been a collector of...

Melissa Harris-Perry Talks Leaving MSNBC: It Was ‘Painful to be Discarded in that Way’

Former MSNBC anchor Melissa Harris-Perry recalled not wanting to be treated as a "little brown bobble head"by former employers at the news network. Harris-Perry told Democracy Now! that in the heat of the election, MSNBC...

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