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Minnesota State Rep Offers 6 Ways to Reduce Police Brutality – Start by Not...

A letter to the editor sent by Minnesota State Rep. Tony Cornish has unleashed controversy among readers, including the local NAACP. In it, the official warns those who get questioned by police not to...

11 Dope Swimsuit Brands Designed by Black Women That Will Set Your Summer Right

Kamokini Kambili Ofili-Okonkwo, a Nigerian designer, founded Kamokini when she was looking for "stylish bikinis at high street prices." She created the line to take charge of what women expect to find in swimsuits – affordability, style...

Cissy Houston Clocks Bobby Brown’s ‘Disturbing’ Interview About Her Daughter: ‘It Seemed to Be...

Bobby Brown has been making headlines for his claims about the late Whitney Houston, his ex-wife and mother of the pair's only daughter, the late Bobbi Kristina Brown. The New Edition member is promoting...

Do For Self: Black-Owned Noirebnb and Noirbnb to Serve African-American Travelers in Light of...

As African-Americans continue their struggle to find temporary housing through Airbnb, a group of Black entrepreneurs may give them a run for their money. Noirbnb and Noirebnb – two tech start-up companies with similar names...

Alicia Keys’ #NoMakeup Movement Apparently Doesn’t Apply to All Natural Beauties

Alicia Keys has returned to music and ushered in a makeup-free look along with it, but her new beauty trend seems to extend to her only as far as the internet is concerned. During...

Actress Helen Mirren Thinks Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez Should be Thanked For ‘Allowing’ Big...

Helen Mirren may be known for her Oscar-winning performances, but the dame got it wrong when she dissed numerous Black celebrities by crediting Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian for making big butts acceptable. In a new...

Serena Williams Slays New Magazine Cover, ‘Super Influenced’ by Black People Who Paved the...

Serena Williams stuns in her latest magazine cover. The 34-year-old tennis champion boasts her toned arms and legs in a bold white body suit, but the star is not just showing off her physique....

7 New Poignant and Political Books by African Authors to Read This Year

"The Face: Cartography of the Void" by Chris Albani  Nigerian native Chris Albani shares a memoir about his exploration of personal identity. The author analyzes his own face to explore his childhood beginnings in Igbo culture....

Beyoncé Reveals Drive to Design Own Pieces as She Accepts CFDA Fashion Icon Award: ‘High-End...

Beyoncé took a breather from her Formation World Tour to attend the annual CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City Monday night. The "Lemonade" hitmaker was accompanied by her husband rapper Jay Z and...

David Banner: Nothing Will Change Until We Have the ‘Fortitude to Love Ourselves’

In a new interview, politically and socially outspoken rapper David Banner continued to say exactly what's on his mind by challenging hip-hop culture. When it comes to politics, the MC believes many media outlets...

Legendary Street and MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice Dies at 42 of Reported Heart Failure

Mixed martial artist and boxer Kimbo Slice has died at age 42. His cause of death has not been confirmed, but it is believed the professional fighter may have died of a heart failure. TMZ...

12 Incredible Black History Museums Everyone Should Visit

  California African American Museum – Los Angeles Founded in 1981, the California African American Museum has three full-size exhibition galleries, a theater hall and a courtyard glass ceiling measuring 14,000 square feet. A permanent exhibition...

Prosecutor Makes Extremely Idiotic Reference to Cincinnati Mom ‘Smoking Crack’ While Announcing No Charges...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mFxKKjt7-Y The parents of the 3-year-old boy who fell into a gorilla enclosure at a zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio will not be charged. The news follows an investigation into the 450-pound animal's death, Hamilton County,...

Muhammad Ali ‘Transcends Race?’ Twitter Isn’t Here For it or Piers Morgan’s Claim the...

After news broke of boxing legend Muhammad Ali's death June 3, reports stated the three-time heavyweight title winner "transcended race," while former CNN host Piers Morgan tweeted the following two days after Ali's death. https://twitter.com/piersmorgan/status/739375193647353857?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Twitter wasn't having any...

Researcher Asks ‘Why Use Talcum Powder’ After Study Shows Black Women Have Increased Risk...

A new study on the heels of last month's report on Johnson & Johnson's cancer-causing talcum powder lawsuit shows there is a link between use of the product and ovarian cancer. Compared to women who...

‘Dope’ Director Rick Famuyiwa Signs on to Direct ‘The Flash’ Movie

Black filmmaker Rick Famuyiwa will replace another director for the upcoming Warner Bros. feature The Flash. The Nigerian-American most recently completed work on his HBO movie Confirmation, and will replace the original director who also wrote the...

Snoop Dogg and Roland Martin Are Actually Feuding Over Importance of Slave Narratives on...

Snoop Dogg and Roland Martin are in the middle of a feud over their opinions on how Black history should be portrayed in the media. It began when the first part of the Roots remake aired...

Bank of America Employee’s Racist Facebook Rant Causes Her to Lose Her Job

  After an Atlanta Bank of America employee posted a racist tirade on Facebook, the woman has been terminated. Christine Mcmullen Lindgren worked as a personal banker at the company according to her page on...

Beyoncé Gives Afro-Wearing Fan Seal of Approval After She Felt Her Hair Was ‘Bothering’...

Two young Black women went to see Beyoncé in concert at her Formation World Tour in Seattle and one of them was stunned when the singer complimented her huge afro. BuzzFeed reports blogger and retail...

UWI Principal Calls on Barbados Government to Push Laws Allowing Medical Marijuana Research

The Principal of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, Professor Eudine Barriteau has called on the Freundel Stuart administration to introduce the necessary legislation to allow the institution to conduct research...

Innovation in Energy Sectors May Lead to Major Collaboration Between Trinidad and Tobago &...

Hardly anyone paid attention when Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley visited Ghana early in May 2016. The lack of interest was probably because of economic realities. Major markets like the US...

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