Amanda Washington

Black athletes taking a knee, or even holding up a fist in solidarity of their rights and injustices, won’t be seen at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics… without a fine or suspension attached to it. On Thursday, the International Olympic...
NBA Legend Kobe Bryant bought out a Philadelphia movie theater this weekend so people in his hometown were able to see the new legal drama Just Mercy. Just Mercy was released nationwide on Friday starring Michael B. Jordan and Jamie...
Kevin Hart is bringing Night School back to a screen near you, but this time directly into your home. The Philadelphia native has signed on to be the executive producer of a new NBC comedy show that is based on...
Gabrielle Union was fired from the hit talent show America’s Got Talent in November after allegations of racial insensitivity and now NBC has pledged change. It was announced last fall that Union, alongside Julianne Hough, would not be returning for...
A city official in a Pittsburgh, Penn. suburb of Uniontown has filed a lawsuit against the same City Council that she is now a part of. Treasurer-elect Antoinette Hodge was elected as the first African-American City Council treasurer in Uniontown,...
After "T.I." received backlash after an interview revealed that he often requests that his daughter's gynecologist "check her hymen" to secure her virginity; New York lawmakers introduced two new bills preventing this type of testing in the future.
Soul singer, Chico DeBarge, a member of the hot R&B family DeBarge, was arrested in California on drug possession charges.
Aldermen Robin Rue Simmons of the 5th Ward in Evanston, Illinois proposed a plan to direct all sales tax revenue collected from recreational marijuana purchases into an account that will allow for local reparations locally which was recently approved.
A resignation letter from one of Sen. Kamala Harris’ former campaign staffers describes her campaign as slightly chaotic for workers, lacking direction, and "no real plan to win."
Billy Dee Williams recently during an interview, that he uses both he/him and she/her pronouns when referring to himself.
An "Airbnb Mansion" party that took place on Halloween in Orinda, Calif., left four people dead and several others injured.
Trevor Noah is set to produce a movie about an 8 year-old Nigerian chess prodigy who won the NY State Chess Championship while living in a homeless shelter with his family
Earlier this week, the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle, payed an unexpected visit to a women’s organization dedicated to helping women overcome poverty, homelessness, violence and/or criminal activity to show her support.
Kim Kardashian-West and her family executed three themes for this year's Halloween festivities.
50 Cent was on Capitol Hill Wednesday to meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other lawmakers to advocate for diversity and representation in the entertainment business.
After years of repeated vandalism the newest marker in Mississippi dedicated to civil rights icon Emmett Till, is now bulletproof.
A homeless mother received cash and an unexpected increase in her business sales this weekend after meeting rapper DaBaby, born Jonathan Kirk.
A security guard in Wisconsin was terminated from his job at a high school after verbally defending himself in an exchange with a student who repetitively used the n-word.
The surveillance footage from Parkrose High School in Portland,OR shows a quick-thinking gym coach disarm a student carrying a large gun and then diffuse the confrontation with an embrace.
The funeral for Atatiana Jefferson was scheduled to happen on Saturday, October 19th but was cancelled due to a family dispute.