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Da Lucky Spot

Da Lucky Spot: Meet the Charlotte Man Behind Walmart’s First Black-Owned Barbershop

The philosopher Seneca said luck is where opportunity meets preparation. For Charlotte, North Carolina, barber Shaun "Lucky" Corbett, his golden opportunity paved the way for what would become Walmart's first Black-owned and operated barbershop. On...
Jordyn Jones

New Evidence Reveals Barron Brantley’s DNA Was Found Inside Alexis Crawford and Roommate Lied...

Jordyn Jones, one of two suspects accused of murdering Atlanta college student Alexis Crawford, was denied bond at a hearing early Thursday morning. Jones, who was Crawford's good friend...
Richard Tobin

FBI: New Jersey Neo-Nazi Sat In Parking Lot Plotting to ‘Let Loose’ on Black...

An 18-year-old New Jersey man is behind bars after federal authorities say he ordered the vandalism of two Midwestern synagogues earlier this year, and plotted to commit other violent acts. A federal complaint filed last...
Jarred Karal

UConn Student Charged After Yelling N-Word Through the Streets, Now Seeks to Have It...

A University of Connecticut student accused of shouting racial epithets outside a campus apartment complex last month is now taking steps to have the charge scrubbed from his record. Jarred Karal, 21, applied for an...
Ilhan Omar

New York State Man Facing 10 Years Behind Bars After Pleading Guilty to Threats...

An Addison, New York, man is facing jail time after admitting to making a threatening phone call to the office of Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar earlier this year. Patrick...

Suspects Accused In Murder of CAU Student Alexis Crawford Expected in Court for Bond...

A bond hearing is scheduled Thursday for two people accused of killing a Clark Atlanta University student last month. Jordyn Jones, 21, and Barron Brantley, also 21, are charged with felony murder in the death...
Marian Scott

Michigan Girl, 8, Stuns In New Photo Shoot After She Was Denied School Photos...

Marian Scott, 8, says she lost her confidence when she was denied a school photo last month over her red, braided hair extensions To turn her frown upside down, a professional photographer reached out to...
Bethel AME Church

Police: 16-Year-Old Girl Charged With Plotting Deadly Massacre at Black Georgia Church

A 16-year-old girl is in custody after authorities say she plotted to attack members of a predominately Black church in Gainesville, Georgia. The teen, who's white, allegedly had a notebook detailing her plans to kill...
Ebenezer Azamati

Watch: Bystanders Do Nothing as Black Blind Student Is Harassed, Forcefully Dragged from Debate...

One of Oxford University's most prestigious societies is facing scrutiny after a Black blind student was allegedly "dragged by his feet" from a debate hall last week in a "disgraceful" incident caught on video. Ebenezer...
Jeremiah Travis

5-Year-Old Drumming Prodigy Lands College Band Scholarship to HBCU Alcorn State

Most kindergartners spend their time playing games, watching TV or frolicking outside when their faces aren't glued to a phone screen. For 5-year-old Louisiana boy Jeremiah Travis, drumming is his favorite pastime. His mother says...
Jamaal Byrd

D.C. Activists Call for Answers Into Mysterious Demise of Black Inmate Who Died Just...

Washington, D.C., officials are investigating the sudden death of an inmate found slumped and unresponsive in his cell last month amid demands for answers from the man's family and local activist groups. Authorities arrested Jamaal...

Steamy Phone Sex and Other Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Whoopi Goldberg

Actress and comedienne Whoopi Goldberg has riveted audiences with her on-screen performances for the last 30 years. Starring in movies like "The Color Purple," "Sister Act" and "Ghost," Goldberg, 64, has made...
Diamond Reynolds

Philando Castile’s Girlfriend Sues Minn. Mayor Who Falsely Assumed She Would Blow $800K Settlement...

Diamond Reynolds, who filmed the bloody aftermath of her boyfriend Philando Castile's fatal shooting by a policeman in 2016, is suing the mayor of Elysian, Minnesota, for defamation after he authored a social media...
Michael Bloomberg

‘I Was Wrong’: Former N.Y. Mayor Michael Bloomberg Apologizes for Years of Stop-and-Frisk Policing...

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg stunned congregants Sunday when he apologized for his administration's reliance on stop-and- frisk policing, telling a crowd of Black churchgoers, "I was wrong." The mea culpa brought an...
Syracuse University

Syracuse University Suspends All Fraternity Activities, Offers $50K Reward After Black Student, Others Suffer...

Syracuse University officials have halted social activities for all fraternities after a spate of racist and anti-Semitic incidents reported across campus. For the second time in just three days, Chancellor Kent Syverud addressed students in...
Barack Obama

#TooFarLeft: Obama Slammed After Warning Dems Against Becoming Too Radical, Liberal with Their Policies:...

Former President Barack Obama has come under fire for his comments warning Democratic presidential hopefuls against going too liberal when it comes to their policy proposals — a suggestion many in the party's left...
Alexis Crawford Funeral

Alexis Crawford: Hundreds Attend Funeral for Murdered Clark Atlanta Student

Family, friends and classmates of Alexis Crawford gathered this weekend to pay their final respects to the slain Clark Atlanta University student. Crawford, 21, was laid to rest Saturday, Nov. 16, following an emotional service...
De'Von Bailey

‘A Kick in the Gut’: Colorado Officers Won’t Face Charges in Deadly Shooting of...

No criminal charges will be filed against two Colorado Springs, Colorado, officers involved in the fatal shooting of an African-American teen. This week, a grand jury ruled officers were justified in using deadly force against...
DeKalb County Teens Fight

Watch: Atlanta-Area Woman Facing Criticism, Possible Charges After She’s Seen Encouraging Daughter to Attack...

The father of a metro Atlanta teen attacked in a caught-on-camera brawl is pushing for charges against a woman seen encouraging the young ladies to fight. The clip, which surfaced this week, shows a pair...
Disney Plus Warns of Racist Stereotypes

‘Outdated Cultural Depictions’: Disney+ Disclaimer Warns Viewers of Potentially Racist Movies On Its Platform

For over 90 years, the Walt Disney Company has brought joy to audiences young and old with its original animated classics, enchanting fantasies and live-action remakes. Its newly debuted streaming service, Disney Plus, has...
Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg Has an Idea Why Fans Think She and Meghan McCain, Other ‘View’...

Whoopi Goldberg has spent many a time defusing heated debates between her co-hosts at "The View," but the longtime moderator insists her job isn't as stressful as it seems. Appearing on "Late Night with Seth...

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