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‘Tell Your Friends to Pull up’: Rihanna Gathers NAACP Crowd and Encourages Them to...

Rihanna might want to take a bow after she stood up and called on her friends to call out people of other races to join forces in the fight for equality. 

Video: Minister Louis Farrakhan Urges Gayle King to Repent, Defends Snoop Dogg’s ‘Anger’ Over...

On Sunday, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan weighed in on the Gayle King controversial interview with Lisa Leslie that probed into Kobe Bryant's past sexual assault case. Farrakhan defended, in part, Snoop...

14 Black Women Take Over Disneyland as Disney Princesses in African Print

Audrey Lee Young’s got a serious affection for Disney.  Her love for the “Happiest Place on Earth” goes beyond visiting the parks and taking selfies with Minnie and Mickey....

Rare Gilded Crown Returned to Ethiopia After it was Stolen More Than Two Decades...

A rare 18th century gilded crown has been returned to its rightful place and is in the Ethiopia government’s possession decades after it was stolen.  On Thursday, a ceremony...

Michelle Obama’s Thigh-High Slit is the Talk of the Internet in Throwback Pic to...

Michelle Obama is trying to help rock the vote and get young people to the polls.  The former First Lady has joined forces with When We All Vote and...

Former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Joins Presidential Candidate Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign

Former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has joined former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s presidential political team as co-chair of his campaign.   The new position is probably one Rawlings-Blake is...

Black Syracuse University Students Stage Sit-In Protest Against Racism at the School

A coalition of student activists at Syracuse University say the administration is trying to put an end to a sit-in protest and is refusing to address their concerns about alleged racist incidents...

Kobe Bryant Fans Are Bombarding the Wrong Cemetery Plot, Causing Havoc at a California...

A California cemetery is getting slammed with visits by Kobe Bryant mourners, but the problem is folks are paying their respects at the wrong gravesite. A correction on the...

‘I’m Insulted. I’m Offended.’: California Mom Says Race a Factor After 7-Year-Old Black...

A California mother says she believes her 7-year-old son's race was a factor when his elementary school called the sheriff's department after a white peer, who'd reportedly been bullying the child, falsely...
Cecil B. Moore

Racist Graffiti Found Scrawled Across Mural of Prominent Philly Civil Rights Activist Cecil B....

Racist graffiti scrawled across the mural of prominent Philadelphia civil rights activist Cecil B. Moore has upset community members, and police are looking for the culprits.  On Saturday, City...

‘A Wedding In Wakanda’: 12 Couples Tie the Knot at Atlanta-Area Church Free of...

A metro Atlanta church married 12 couples on Feb. 16 in a wedding inspired by the epic Marvel movie “Black Panther.” For the most part, American weddings typically take...

Video: Citizens Confront D.C. Transit Police Who Handcuffed 13-Year-Old Over Accusations of Disorderly Conduct:...

A video of a 13-year-old Black boy who’d been handcuffed by DC Metro Police is making waves around social media and bringing into question officers' use of force when handling minors. 

Ida B. Wells High School? Students From Atlanta’s Grady High Petition Board to Change...

A group of Henry W. Grady High School students are fighting to change the name of the Atlanta school from that of a segregationist ahead of its multimillion-dollar renovation project.  
Kailey McGuire

8-Year-Old Chicago Student Wins National Competition with Portable Sink Invention, Debuts It On ‘Strahan,...

Two brainy and innovative Black girls from Chicago won a national competition for an invention that makes it easier to wash your hands while on the go. Move over,...

Remains Found Under Home in Washington Could Be Those of 18th Century Enslaved Man...

On Feb. 4, the basement of a home on the 3300 block of Q Street NW across from Volta Park in the nation’s capital was being renovated when workers found four human...

‘That Stuff Hurts’: Michelle Obama Opens Up About the Body-Shaming She Endured as First...

Former first lady Michelle Obama, who has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism over the years about her body, says it’s “ridiculous” for people to think anyone’s youthful looks...

‘Face Is Terrible’: Kobe Bryant Mural Removed After Getting Mocked on Social Media

As people across the country paid homage to the legacy of Kobe Bryant through makeshift memorials and paintings following his fatal helicopter crash last month, one mural plastered on a wall in...
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School Principal Steps Down After Implying Kobe Bryant’s Death Was ‘Karma’

A Washington state high school principal who alluded to karma being the catalyst behind Kobe Bryant’s death has resigned from her post after getting hit with a barrage of backlash.
Deng Hailan

Illegal Chinese Chef Charged for Caning Black Employee In Kenya

A Chinese chef is under fire and has been arrested after a disturbing video surfaced of him brutally caning one of his Kenyan workers at a restaurant in Nairobi.

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