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Abigail Fisher Easily Becomes the Butt of the Joke After Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative...

  The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled in favor of the affirmative action program at the University of Texas-Austin. The court's 4-3 vote will uphold the institution's "race-conscious" admissions program which has provided...

Lawsuit Alleges NYPD Officers Stood Over Dying Man for 10 Minutes Without Administering CPR

A 2013 surveillance video captured at the Yankee Stadium subway station shows the arrest of a 25-year-old New York man as NYPD officers failed to administer CPR when he suffered a severe asthma attack...

Congressional Black Caucus Members ‘Deeply Concerned’ by Racism on Airbnb, Push Company CEO to...

Amid recent complaints of racial discrimination against African-Americans looking to book rooms on bed and breakfast site Airbnb, members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the company's CEO to do something to address...

Guess Who’s on Snapchat? First Lady Michelle Obama

First lady of the United States Michelle Obama celebrated National Selfie Day by becoming the newest user of popular social media app Snapchat. Mrs. Obama joined the messaging app Tuesday to further promote her Let...

GOP Congressman Files Legislation that Would Bar U.S. Treasury from Putting Harriet Tubman on...

The announcement that Black abolitionist and women's suffragist Harriet Tubman would be replacing former president Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill was met with much joy and excitement. Finally, a woman — an African-American...

The Obama Effect: Study Finds Educated Black Parents More Likely to Give Children ‘African-Sounding’...

What's a sure fire way to boost the collective self-esteem of African-Americans? How about electing the nation's first Black president? Ever since Barack Obama won the U.S. Presidency in 2008, scientists have noticed an...

Anchorwoman Ousted Over Racially Insensitive Facebook Post Sues Former Employer, Claims She Was Fired ‘Because...

A veteran anchorwoman at Pittsburgh-based WTAE-TV is suing the news station after she was fired for making racially insensitive comments about Black people on Facebook. Emmy Award-winning anchor Wendy Bell filed a lawsuit against her...

After 3 Years, DOJ Announces No Federal Charges in the Death of Kendrick Johnson

After a three-year-long investigation into the mysterious death of Kendrick Johnson, the Department of Justice says there's isn't enough evidence to prove foul play in the teen's death. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, authorities announced...

Avid Trump Supporter Encourages ‘Patriots’ to Open Fire on African-American Protesters At Upcoming GOP...

An ex-cop and avid supporter of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump took to YouTube Sunday to incite violence against Black protesters who might disrupt the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. The seven-minute-long video features...

Judge Denies Motion to Allow Black Woman to Avoid Jail Time for Sending Fake...

A Black woman who attended Kean University in Union, New Jersey is facing jail time after she confessed to sending fake threats on Twitter aimed at fellow Black students. Kayla McKelvey, 25, was sentenced to...

Texas HBCU Launches Think Tank to Groom Next Generation of Black Leaders

One of the oldest HBCUs in the nation is working to cultivate the next generation of Black leaders through a new Black think tank. Last week, Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell announced the launch...

‘I Love My Natural Tresses’: Bride’s Beautiful Wedding Photos Featuring Her Curly-Haired Bridesmaids Go...

When 27-year old Nakyia Whitty uploaded photos from her wedding by the sea, she had no idea they'd ultimately take the internet by storm. Whitty and her husband Javonte Davis tied the knot on June...

‘I’d Rather Death of a 10-Year-Old Criminal Than a Family Policeman,’ Supporter Says as...

Tensions remain high in Sao Paulo, Brazil after military police shot and killed a 10-year-old boy accused of stealing a luxury car. Outrage over the incident has sparked heated protests between Black militants and...

FLOTUS Michelle Obama Teases About Post-White House Endeavors

At the inaugural United State of Women Summit in Washington, D.C., first lady Michelle Obama hinted at what she plans to do after her family leaves the White House. Amid a crowd of over 5,000...

‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Host Doctor Dré Loses His Sight to Diabetes

As host of the landmark 90's hip-hop show "Yo! MTV Raps," Doctor Dré was at the forefront of the rap music wave. Alongside co-host D.J. Ed Lover, the duo introduced a show that would ultimately...

Man Accused of Harassing Black City Council Official with KKK Drawings Sues City for...

In May, police arrested a Los Angeles attorney accused of sending a racially insensitive drawing to the city's first Black council president. Now that man is suing the city for millions of dollars in...

Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios Buys African-American Digital News Site ‘TheGrio’

African-American news site, TheGrio, is now under new management. According to The Wrap, Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios announced its acquisition of the New York-based website Tuesday. Allen launched his television production company in 1993 and...

Anonymous Donor Pays Hefty Court Fees That Would Have Delayed Release of Man Who...

A 23-year-old Detroit man is finally reunited with his family after spending nearly nine years behind bars for a string of murders he didn't commit. But the joyous reunion almost didn't happen, as the...

4 Alligators Killed in Search for Toddler Attacked Near Disney Resort, Family Receives Mixed...

A 2-year-old boy is presumed dead after an alligator pulled the child into a nearby lagoon at Disney World's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa Tuesday night. According to CNN.com, the toddler, on vacation with his...

Seattle Teacher Pepper-Sprayed by Police to Donate $100K Settlement to Social Justice Causes

A high school teacher in Seattle, Washington plans to donate the $100,000 settlement he received from the city after being wrongfully pepper-sprayed in the face by police in January 2015. Jesse Hagopian had just finished...

Victims of Boko Haram Bounce Back with Innovative Business Ventures

Maiduguri — Over 15,000 people have been killed and 2 million displaced in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon With more than one million people living in camps around Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, having fled...

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