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Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Adds Sterling K. Brown to Its Lineup’

The cast of the highly anticipated "Black Panther" movie continues to take shape as Sterling K. Brown comes aboard as the newest addition to the group. The star of the hit NBC drama "This...

HBCU Cancels Kim Burrell’s Radio Show Following Backlash From Her Comments on Homosexuality

A historically Black university in Texas has decided to stop airing Kim Burrell's radio show after her remarks about "perverted" homosexuality continue to incite backlash. Texas Southern University announced in a media release obtained by...

Coca-Cola Sued by Nonprofit for Paying Experts to Deceive Public About Soda’s Link to...

Coca-Cola and its trade group American Beverage Association are being sued by a nonprofit over allegations they have tricked the public into thinking the sugary soda doesn't negatively impact health, only lack of exercise does. The...

Michelle Obama Moved to Tears as She Gives Her Last Address as FLOTUS

"Being your First Lady has been the greatest honor of my life, and I hope I made you proud." —The First Lady https://t.co/8INNaOIdt1 — The First Lady (@FLOTUS) January 6, 2017 Michelle Obama fought back tears...

Montel Williams ‘Not Interested’ In ‘Tough Life’ of Black Facebook Users Accused of Torture

TV personality Montel Williams blasted the four Black people in Chicago who broadcast the torture of a mentally disabled white man on Facebook Live. Williams held nothing back in the Facebook post he made...

NASA Makes History by Adding First Black Crew Member to International Space Station

On the eve of the wide release of the Black female space scientists film "Hidden Figures" on Jan. 6, NASA revealed it is gearing up to add the first Black crew member to the International...

Former Florida State Coach Claims Players’ Absent Fathers Lead Them to ‘Be Like Their...

Oh boy. Bobby Bowden on players not having dads. "They wanna grow up to be men, like their momma. That's why they wear earrings." pic.twitter.com/iBhUueqEqw — Dr Cork Gaines (@CorkGaines) January 4, 2017 Retired Florida State...

Jamaican Patois-Speaking Doll Gains Massive Traction Across the Globe, Especially from Europe

A patois-speaking doll created by a Jamaican teacher is taking the world by storm and greatly surpassing sale expectations. Saffron Jackson developed the doll, named Toya, after becoming pregnant with her first daughter and now...

Shirley Caesar Thinks Kim Burrell Should Have Blasted Homosexuality When Obama ‘Made That Stuff All Right’

"You (Kim Burrell) should've said something 4 years ago when our President made that stuff alright" - Shirley Caesar Fuck you. #Cancelled pic.twitter.com/goM0gSqa3X — J-Sun (@SUN_Of_Uhhh) January 5, 2017 Grammy winner Shirley Caesar recently came to the...

Soulja Boy Apologizes for Recent Behavior: ‘I Know My Mom’s Not Proud’

After lashing out online and beefing with Chris Brown, Soulja Boy is ready to make amends. The 26-year-old rapper issued an apology on Twitter explaining why he has been acting out of late. On Tuesday,...

Reggae Singer Buju Banton Reportedly Up for Early Release from U.S. Prison

Incarcerated reggae singer Buju Banton may have a year removed from his 10-year mandatory sentence, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. The site is reporting that the artist's new release date is Dec....
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Omarosa Officially Joins White House Team as Trump’s Public Liaison

President-elect Donald Trump's right-hand Black woman, Omarosa Manigault, is officially joining his White House team. The former contestant on "The Apprentice" will become part of the Republican's staff as his public liaison, a transition official...

Winnie Harlow Unwilling to Continue Being Spokesperson for Vitiligo: ‘You Can Do Your Research’

Canadian model Winnie Harlow doesn't let her vitiligo define her and the former "America's Next Top Model" contestant is so adamant in that stance that she has declared she is not a spokesperson for the disease. The 22-year-old...

7 Things to Know About Chris Brown and Soulja Boy’s Never-ending Beef Over Karrueche

https://www.instagram.com/p/BOfq5lRAtkB/?taken-by=karrueche Chris Brown Just Can't Get Over His Ex Singer Chris Brown has been commenting on Karrueche Tran's Instagram photos for the last week reportedly in attempt to get back with her since their 2015 break-up. What...

Lee Daniels On #OscarsSoWhite: ‘Let Your Legacy Speak and Stop Complaining’

Director Lee Daniels has had enough of actors who continue to speak out about #OscarsSoWhite, the hashtag that first emerged ahead of the 2015 Oscars and came up again the following year. His advice...

Puzzled, Stunned Reactions Follow After Alabama HBCU Accepts Trump Inauguration Invite

A historically Black college in Alabama has accepted an invitation to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration, leading to an onslaught of criticism on social media. Talladega College is the state's oldest private liberal HBCU and...

Beyoncé’s Mom Issues Apology to Jennifer Hudson After Social Media Calls Out Perceived Diss

Beyoncé's mother Tina Knowles has apologized to Jennifer Hudson after social media users criticized her for liking a comment about the Oscar winner's poor vocals. Knowles made the mistake on a Beyoncé fan page featuring...

Gambia President Jammeah Slams ECOWAS for ‘Declaring War’ In Defense of Election Results

"Let me make it clear that we are ready to defend this country against any aggression and there will be no compromise for that." Those are the words of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh in...

Jesse Williams Disappointed in ‘Empty,’ ‘Vapid’ Criticism of His Activism: ‘They Just Want You...

Actor and activist Jesse Williams is discussing the circumstances surrounding his incredible BET Awards speech for the first time and detailing his future goals. In 2016, the star of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" stepped outside of...

Tyler Perry Cries ‘Reverse Racism’ Amid Criticism for White-Led TLC Drama 

Tyler Perry is fiercely defending his new TLC series "Too Close to Home" and calling the judgment against his white lead actors "reverse racism." Upon the series' debut in Aug. 2016, many on social media...

Lyft, Exposed for Racist Driving Habits, Promises to Do More for Anti-Discrimination

Ride-sharing app Lyft is taking results from a recent study to heart by tracking drivers' racist practices when they pick up passengers. Both it and Uber were found to have discriminated against Black riders by declining to...

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