Whatever your thoughts about the gross dynamic that sees colleges make billions off of (mostly black) athletes when said athletes receive nary a dime or are penalized for getting a nickel aside, allegations of impropriety in college sports always seem to make some folks feel morally superior to those who “break the…
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson may be a petulant ass-wipe, but he has still managed to stay rich, and even relevant.
Anyone not new to Kendrick Lamar knows that his seminal debut, Good Kid mA.A.d City, was so incredible because it vividly captured his complicated, heartbreaking, musical coming of age in Compton, Calif.
Sexual harassment is apparently not the only thing toxic about Fox News’ culture.
As has happened to other holdovers from the Obama administration, reps of Team Trump asked U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy to resign Friday.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is echoing the thoughts and feelings of many by calling for an end to Facebook Live—at least temporarily. Jackson and other Chicago officials want the company to drop its live function for 30 days In the wake of the death of 74-year-old Robert Godwin, who was shot and killed by Steve Stephens on…
Looks like those “California girls” (in this case elected officials) continue to tell it like it t-i-s.
Impossibly, the life and death of former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez is becoming ever more tragic. His longtime lawyer now alleges that his family got information about his suicide earlier this week via “salacious details on Twitter.”
“From Kenny G. to the Notrious B.I.G., now, that’s distance,” quipped record mogul Antonio “L.A.” Reid in the documentary on the musical life of Clive Davis, which opened the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City on Wednesday.
The Tribeca Film Festival, the badass downtown sister to golden girl Sundance, is back on these screens April 19-28. Like the New York neighborhood it’s named for, every year TFF becomes richer; fortunately, as with Hollywood (though not the nabe so much), black images, people and stories abound. There is much at the…
Updated Sunday, April 16, 2017, 6:40 p.m. EDT: All-Star Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas took to the court with a heavy heart on Sunday to start Game 1 of the NBA playoffs against the Chicago Bulls, the day after his younger sister, Chyna Thomas, died in a car accident.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), Auntie Maxine to us, continues to speak truth to power. On Saturday the congresswoman kept it real and succinct as she spoke on President Donald Trump: “We’ve got to stop his ass,” Waters said to a cheering crowd.
President Donald Trump’s lawyers are working double time to get yet another lawsuit against him dismissed, even going so far as to claim that he can’t be sued because he is president of the United States.
Comedian Dave Chappelle gave his late friend Charlie Murphy a touching tribute at a John Mayer concert this week. Arguably the person who introduced Murphy to the masses, Chappelle made a surprise appearance at Mayer’s Columbus, Ohio, show on Wednesday, where he dedicated the Mayer song “You’re Gonna Live Forever in…
Former basketball star Shaquille O’Neal will cover the funeral expenses for Malachi Hemphill, the 13-year-old Georgia teen who accidentally shot himself on Instagram Live.
This nuh. Former pro-baller Gilbert Arenas recently spewed his hateful ignorance all over Instagram and was summarily (and rightly) dragged for it.