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12 Important Twitter Reactions to the Charleston Church Massacre That Accurately Frame the Issue

  On the Initial Reaction The media should be ashamed. 3 hours to get on air and then gives detailed suspect description WITHOUT mentioning his race. #Charleston — Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) June 18, 2015 On Correctly Labeling the...

10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known Were Diagnosed With Lupus

Actor Nick Cannon experienced near kidney failure due to complications from the chronic, autoimmune disease lupus. The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, was diagnosed with lupus in 1986. Singer Toni Braxton has shared her ongoing battle with lupus on...

15 of the Top US Neighborhoods with the Most Black Residents

The Higley 1000 list calculates the top neighborhoods in America based on U.S. census data and other surveys. According to the site: " methodology consisted of aggregating contiguous block groups with a mean income over...

10 of the Most Expensive Black Celebrity Divorces

Bob and Sheila Johnson Sheila Johnson, who founded BET with her former husband, walked away from her marriage with $400 million. Michael and Juanita Jordan Juanita Jordan reportedly got $168 million in her divorce from the NBA great. Tiger and...

46 Famous Black People Who Are in Fraternities and Sororities

Basketball’s G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time), Michael Jordan, is a member of Omega Psi Phi. Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha. Comedian and actor Cedric “The Entertainer” is a member...

8 Black Athletes Who Are Also Accomplished Artists

Tennis star Serena Williams is an accomplished painter and has a line of paintings called Expressions. Former NFL player Larry Johnson paints pop art in his spare time. Track and field superstar Usain Bolt is an...

19 of the Most Racist TV Shows of All Time

Cops For years, this show almost exclusively focused on painting Black and brown people in a negative light as criminals. Friends Six friends living in New York City, but not one of them was Black? This seemed so...

The Exclusive Club: 6 Black Celebrities Who Have Owned Private Islands

Actor/comedian Eddie Murphy owns an island a few minutes away from Nassau, Bahamas, called Rooster Cay. Musician Lenny Kravitz owns an island in the Eleuthera archipelago in the Bahamas. Motown legend Diana Ross owned an island in...

12 Blockbuster Movies Where the Black Person Dies First

300 (2007) Actor Peter Mensah Scream 2 (1997) Actor Omar Epps Aliens (1986) Actor Ricco Ross (first named character killed) X-Men: First Class (2011) Actor Edi Gathegi Red Dawn (1984) Actor Frank McRae Ghost Ship (2002) Actor Isaiah Washington Day of the Dead (2008) Actor Ving Rhames One...

7 Black Child Stars Who Died Too Soon

Disney child star Lee Thompson Young died in 2013 at age 29. Family Matters star Michelle Thomas (who portrayed Myra Monkhouse on the TV sitcom) died in 1998 at age 30. Actress Tara Correa-McMullen, who starred...

65 African Icons Every Black Person Should Know

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Former president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah   President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South African President Thabo Mbeki Ghanaian diplomat Kofi Annan Anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko Activist...

10 of the Richest Neighborhoods in Nigeria

Banana Island This man-made island is paradise for the world’s elite. This area is quite secluded, and houses easily cost upwards of $2 million. Maitama Home to many embassies, this exclusive area was built for the crème...

Top NBA Cities And What Their Teams Would Look Like If Players From Surrounding...

Brooklyn, New York Kyrie Irving Lance Stephenson Taj Gibson Al Harrington Kenneth Farried Cleveland Kevin Martin Trey Burke Jared Sullinger Kosta Koufos LeBron James Charlotte, North Carolina Chris Paul John Wall Stephen Curry John Henson Chris Wilcox Chicago Derrick Rose Dwyane Wade Jabari Parker Shawn Marion Anthony Davis Oakland, California Jeremy Lin Damian Lillard Paul Pierce Matt Barnes Drew Gooden Los Angeles James Harden Jrue Holliday Klay...

14 Amazing Facts You Did Not Know About Trinidad and Tobago

The Trinidad Moruga “Scorpion” Pepper has officially been ranked as the world’s hottest pepper by the Guinness Book of Records. The Trinidad accent ranks 10th among CNN’s top 10 sexiest accents in the world. It is the birthplace...

50 Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Rihanna

1. Rihanna is her middle name. 2. She was born Feb. 20, 1988, in St. Michael, Barbados. 3. Her mother is Guyanese. 4. Her parents divorced when she was 14. 5. All her siblings' names start with the...

15 Black Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had Major Money Problems

Ludacris In a child support battle, the Atlanta rapper said he only made $55,000 in 2013 and was unable to make child support payments. Sinbad The comedian filed bankruptcy for a second time last year saying that...

104 Black Celebs You May Not Know Are of Caribbean Descent

Singer Usher's father is from Haiti. Actress Kerry Washington's mother is Jamaican.   Superstar singer Beyonce's father, Mathew Knowles, is Bahamian. Actress Zoe Saldana's mother has Haitian roots. R&B singer...

22 Stunningly Beautiful Black Women of Bajan Descent

Actress Jada Pinkett Smith Actress Meagan Good Actress Stacey Dash Model Melyssa Ford Pop star Rihanna Singer/songwriter Shontelle Model Lene Hall Actress Mari Morrow Model Tennille Stoute Singer Amanda Reifer Singer Alison Hinds Singer Livvi Franc Model Leah Marville Model Zoe Trotman Model Erin Griffith Former Miss Barbados Sedia...

5 of the Richest Neighborhoods in Barbados

Platinum Coast This area is appropriately named as it hosts not just some of the most expensive houses in the country, but in the world. It is a hotspot for wealthy global people, and many...

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