While elected officials such as Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and designer brand Gucci drew outrage after attempting to derail Black History Month with a pair of ill-conceived blackface scandals, nobody bats an eye when a sea of Atlanta Braves fans busts out the Tomahawk Chop—their signature celebration that was adopted…
While Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke spent his weekend acknowledging the myriad of advantages that white privilege has afforded him over the course of his life, our Commander-in-Tweet predictably spent his doing the complete opposite.
As somebody who’s never spent a day in jail in my life, I can’t imagine calling up one of the homies and being like “Yo, I know these charges look crazy, but this million dollar bail ain’t gon’ pay itself. So you got me, right?”
On the heels of a New York Times best-selling book, coupled with a promotional tour that somehow sold out stadium after stadium throughout Trump’s America, Michelle Obama is returning to her roots of sorts—or at least her namesake. Because on Thursday came the announcement that her high school alma mater—Whitney M.…
As our fallen angel Whitney Houston once sang, “I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way...”
While the concept of digital blackface is still very much worthy of discussion, diverse representation is just as important online as it is in our every day lives.
In a past life, country music icon Garth Brooks held the all-time attendance record at Houston’s rodeo. But after selling out her RodeoHouston debut in 40 minutes for a jaw-dropping 75,580 attendees, it’s safe to say that Cardi B is breaking more than records these days—she’s breaking boundaries.
Pastor Eugene Keahey has been identified as one of the victims who died Thursday in a house fire that officials believed was set intentionally.
Never to be outdone by its own bigotry, the GOP went peak GOP again.
While Jaden Smith is most commonly known for his acting chops and blossoming rap career, on the low, the son of Jada and Willard is quite the philanthropist too.
“See, what had happened was ...” is a staple phrase in black households that typically proceeds a preposterous explanation for questionable behavior.
After conquering the entertainment industry, and leaving an indelible mark on music, film and television, multi-hyphenate Queen Latifah is looking to extend her reign by giving back to her hometown of Newark, N.J.
Imagine dropping your 5th grader off at school for the Black History Month field trip that they won’t stop talking about, only to turn your TV on afterward and see your child on the local news picking cotton.
CBS News reports that after turning himself into Chicago police on Friday, an Illinois judge set a $1 million bond for R. Kelly on Saturday, a day after he was formally charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse.
According to Yahoo Lifestyle, a Wisconsin teacher has been placed on administrative leave after allegedly tackling an 11-year-old student and ripping out three of her braids.
While I’ve made it my mission in life to ignore the resurrections of Murphy Brown, Full House, and other televised ghosts from primetime past, we finally have a reboot I might actually watch.
If Olympic organizers get their way, “Niggas in Paris” will take on an entirely new meaning. As they’ve formally submitted one of the five elements of hip-hop—breakdancing—as a new competition they’d like to introduce during the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, according to NBC News.
Yes, you read that headline correctly. Because apparently it’s the NYPD who took 50 Cent’s “Get the Strap” mantra to heart.
After decades of allegedly terrorizing women and underage girls, it’s looking like the self-proclaimed Pied Piper of R&B will finally pay the piper.