A long-delayed TV series focusing on Mamie Till-Mobley, the mother of Emmett Till, will finally see daylight, thanks to executive producers Jay-Z and Will Smith.
FX announced that it will renew Donald Glover’s critically acclaimed TV show, Atlanta, for a fourth season—effectively giving fans two more seasons to see if Earn, Paper Boi, Darius and Van will get their shit together...or not (my money is on “not!”).
Once upon a time, there was a widely held—if never fully realized—belief that the country’s president ought to serve as a moral compass. If not that, at least, they ought to emphatically articulate and speak to the nation’s highest values. This is especially true in times of turmoil and tragedy.
We are in the final throes of summer, and if Megan Thee Stallion has it her way, we’ll be heading into the fall fully scorched.
An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have left on this country.
A$AP Rocky had cause for praise this past Sunday. (I know, I know, the more devout amongst us would say every day there’s cause to praise the Lord, but nevertheless!) The 30-year-old rapper, born Rakim Mayers, seemed in high spirits after arriving stateside this weekend, after spending more than a month in a Swedish…
Memorials now line the streets of Dayton, Ohio,’s historic Oregon District, just one day after a masked gunman shot and killed nine people early Sunday morning.
Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, according to a recent poll.
A$AP Rocky will spend at least three weeks in a Swedish jail before being charged with a crime.
An independent civilian board voted Thursday night to fire four Chicago police officers for their involvement in covering up the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Baton Rouge, La., police announced on Tuesday they had a suspect in the death of beloved community activist, Sadie Roberts-Joseph. The 75-year-old community leader and founder of the city’s African American Museum was found dead in the trunk of her car last Friday afternoon.
On the fifth anniversary of Eric Garner’s death, New Yorkers will once again return to the streets in protest—this time, at the forefront of their minds will be the Department of Justice’s recent decision not to pursue civil rights charges against the NYPD officer who placed Garner in a deadly chokehold.
As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early.
Donald Trump, in a series of tweets from Sunday night well into Monday morning, doubled down on his racist, xenophobic criticism of four Democratic congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. After calling on the congresswomen to go back to their countries and fix them
I have gone this far in 2019 without wondering even once what Jermaine Dupri thought about anything. Unfortunately, on Thursday, that streak came to an end when Dupri decided to share a wadded up Kleenex masquerading as a thought on his feelings about women rappers.
American Airlines has formally apologized to Dr. Latisha “Tisha” Rowe for pulling her off a flight from Jamaica to Miami because her romper was deemed inappropriate by a flight attendant. But in an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Rowe reiterated that the apology wasn’t enough, calling for a full…
Just when you thought you were tired of “Old Town Road,” Lil Nas X has dropped yet another remix that threatens to give the 14-week number 1 an even longer run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. This time, Young Thug and Mason Ramsey (you know him as the Walmart yodeling boy) hopped on the viral hit.
Department of Homeland Security officials have told the New York Times that mass arrests of undocumented immigrants will hit at least 10 U.S. cities on Sunday. The Donald Trump-sanctioned operation had been postponed weeks ago, though the president recently hinted that immigration raids would begin soon.
The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come.
Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon, the Congresswomen in question included Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.)…