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African migrant Israel

He Was Offered Thousands to ‘Voluntarily Deport’ Himself, Now He Sheds Light on What...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Inside the immigration office in Tel Aviv, Yohannes Tesfagabr considered his options. He could not dare return to his native Eritrea, a country he risked his life to flee in...
black panther

White Folks Are Going Out of Their Way to Discredit ‘Black Panther’ with Disgusting...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Black Panther" is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office but not without a couple hiccups. Baltimore Cinemark was issuing apologies after several...

Does America Have a Gun Problem or a Mental Health Crisis? Classmates Recall Disturbing...

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students and neighbors describe the suspect in the deadly rampage at a Florida high school as a troubled teenager who threatened and harassed peers, talked about killing animals, posed with...
Florida shooting gas mask

19-Year-Old Equipped with Gas Mask, Smoke Grenades and Multiple Magazines Kills At Least 17...

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A former student opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending scores of students fleeing into the streets in...
Serena Williams comeback

Serena Loses In First Match After Giving Birth But Promises Return to Grand Slams...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Serena Williams lost on her return to competitive tennis after giving birth, going down to French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko in an exhibition in the United Arab...
Erica Garner died

‘We Didn’t Deserve Her’: Erica Garner, Daughter of Eric Garner, Passes Away at 27

Erica Garner died this morning, Saturday, Dec. 30 at Woodhull hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Garner died nearly one week after suffering a massive heart attack on Christmas Eve. The cardiac arrest led to...
Erica Garner heart attack

Eric Garner’s Daughter Erica Remains In Critical Condition After Suffering a Heart Attack

After Eric Garner's death in 2014 at the hands NYPD police officer Daniel Pantaleo, his daughter Erica Garner became a fierce advocate against police brutality. Now she is fighting for her life in intensive care...
Global Grub potluck

Global Grub Potluck: 14 More Recipes from Black Bloggers to Get you Through the...

Family, friends, good food and drinks. These ingredients make for a perfect holiday season. In that vein, Atlanta Black Star has connected with some awesomely talented Black food bloggers with cuisine from across the...
Global Grub potluck

17 Mouthwatering Recipes from Black Bloggers for This Holiday Season (Global Grub Potluck)

Family, friends, good food and drinks. These ingredients make for a perfect holiday season. In that vein, Atlanta Black Star has connected with some awesomely talented Black food bloggers with cuisine from across the...
Tavis Smiley sexual misconduct

Obama Dragged Into News Of Tavis Smiley’s PBS Show Suspension 

It's no secret that Tavis Smiley wasn't a huge supporter of former President Obama. Smiley has now been thrusted into the growing sexual harassment scandal that's overtaking Hollywood and other industries with his own...
Texas church shooter identified

Gunman Opens Fire In Texas Church, Killing At Least 20 People, Several More Injured

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding others before being "taken down," authorities said. Authorities said...

NFL Protests: More Than 200 Players Choose to Not Stand for National Anthem (Photos)

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their...
LeBron James

Trump Withdraws White House Invitation from Steph Curry; LeBron James Comes Through with the...

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Stephen Curry and President Donald Trump agree on one thing: The Golden State star is not going to the White House anytime soon. Trump tweeted Saturday that Curry is no longer...
Italian refugees

Italian Police Use Water Cannons to Force Migrants from Rome Piazza

ROME (AP) — Migrants in a Rome piazza threw rocks, bottles and gas cans at riot police using water cannons to clear out about 100 mostly Ethiopian and Eritrean asylum-seekers early Thursday as part...

Minneapolis Mayor, Others Speak Highly of New African-American Police Chief: ‘He Knows the Community,...

People who have worked closely with the man tapped to lead Minneapolis' embattled police department say he has qualities that will fit well with the role: He's friendly, forthright, has deep city roots and...

Michele Bachmann Calls Minneapolis Cop An ‘Affirmative-Action Hire,’ Adding to Unwanted Attention Brought to...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The killing of an unarmed Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer who is a Somali-American has turned an unwelcome spotlight on the city's beleaguered Somali community, where many again find...

Beyoncé Shares First Photo of Twins Sir and Rumi Carter

Ever the queen of well-planned surprises, Beyoncé unveiled a photo her twins Sir and Rumi Carter on their one-month birthday. The mother of three and husband Jay-Z welcomed their twins under a cloud of...

Migos Were Kicked Off a Delta Flight But the Reactions to Their Treatment Left...

https://twitter.com/PopCrave/status/883491580329545728 It seems Migos' growing reputation for making comments perceived to be homophobic is earning them continued backlash. The Atlanta-based group and their manager were kicked off a Delta Air Lines flight heading to Des...

Draymond Green, Others Listen Intently As LeBron James Recalls He and His Family’s Reaction...

https://twitter.com/JordanHeckFF/status/873236215306342400 As LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors gear up for Game 5 in Oakland on Monday night, NBA fans were treated to a 30-minute barbershop conversation...

Bill Maher’s Reaction to Ice Cube’s Critique Does Not Fly with Viewers

https://twitter.com/billmaher/status/873407026126245890 Bill Maher was the center of attention on the Friday night broadcast of "Real Time with Bill Maher." The political commentator and comedian could not avoid addressing his reference to a being a "house...

UK Police: 19 Confirmed Dead In Explosion at Ariana Grande concert

LONDON (AP) — An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater...

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