Robert “R.” Kelly is reportedly seeking out one of the most in-demand criminal attorneys in the business: Tom Mesereau, a lawyer best known for successfully defending Michael Jackson during his 2005 child molestation trial.
Starting next year, Essence magazine will move from a monthly to a bimonthly publishing schedule, signaling the end of an era while promising that the best is yet to come.
Beloveds, Normani has landed.
On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The decision, announced by Attorney General William Barr late last month, marked the end of a 16-year hiatus on federal…
A New Jersey bartender has filed a lawsuit against CNN anchor Don Lemon for an alleged assault that took place in a Hamptons, N.Y., bar last summer. Filed on Sunday, the suit seeks unspecified damages for the “demeaning, unprovoked and offensive assault.”
Jay-Z and his entertainment and sports company, Roc Nation, will be partnering up with the NFL starting this year to serve as the league’s “live music entertainment strategist.” The collaboration comes despite Jay-Z having been, for a time, a vocal critic of the league, due to the way they handled widespread police…
A Baltimore high school principal is speaking out about an incident with a white county cop in which the officer degraded and demeaned him in front of his son.
For years, producer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris’ relationship helped inspire plotlines on Black-ish, Barris’ acclaimed and widely-watched ABC sitcom. Now, the two are parting ways.
Here it comes: your regular reminder that Simone Biles is the most dominant athlete alive—and, at 22, the Greatest Gymnast of All Time.
Florida cops arrested a 26-year-old man Friday after he threatened to shoot up a Walmart—an instant callback to the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, last week that claimed 22 lives.
The Leader of the (allegedly) Free World is once again circulating baseless conspiracy theories—this time concerning the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted sex offender who was accused of operating a global sex-trafficking ring in which underage girls were sexually abused and raped.
It’s a data point as American as it is macabre, but a new study has identified police killings as a leading cause of death among young American men.
Idris Elba is swapping out the tailored suit for some denim-on-denim action.
Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confederate flags,…
Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is.
Her screams were bloodcurdling.
Today marks five years since Darren Wilson gunned down 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was far from the only black man to die at the hands of the police that year; other high-profile cases—Eric Garner died in New York months earlier, Laquan McDonald would be shot and killed later that…
Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, said he has struggled with mental illness for years—and that his condition was well documented.
In what Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are touting as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s history,” nearly 700 undocumented immigrants were detained in raids at food processing plants in Mississippi on Wednesday.
We are one day away from the release of Megan Thee Stallion and Nicki Minaj’s much-anticipated collaboration, “Hot Girl Summer,” but Meg found it in her heart to gift us with one more blessed hangout: her and the incomparable Lizzo.