Amanda Washington

Lena Waithe, creator of tv shows like The Chi and BET's Boomerang, is wondering why Black stars aren't funding more Black films. 
Cardi B has never kept her past stripper life a secret and it's scored her a role in the new film 'Hustlers!' She posted a sexy photo on Instagram promoting the movie hours after being indicted on felonies over a strip club brawl.
Nicki Minaj revived her Apple Music radio show Queen Radio along with a new music video "MEGATRON," which sparked controversy regarding her boyfriend's criminal past.

For many Black woman, the topic of sex can seem taboo. But director Gene Graham wants to change that with his documentary This One’s for the Ladies, which explores the world of male exotic dancers in Newark, New Jersey.
Black motorists in Louisville, Kentucky are being stopped and searched more frequently than their white counterparts.
Last November, Michigan joined states like California, Alaska, and Maine in legalizing marijuana. Finding places to purchase weed in Michigan can be almost impossible due to lack of dispensaries. But that won't be the case during the Cannabis Cup.

Black British royal Meghan Markle made her first public appearance since giving birth last month to baby Archie.
Many NBA teams are considering retiring the "owner" title. It has been a high-level conversation in the league for over a year now, stemming from the racial undertone it can have for the primarily Black NBA players.
Tiffany Haddish has a new project on the horizon. Haddish sat down with The Hollywood Reporter, during a roundtable to discuss what's next for her. The Last OG star has written a show that highlights and pays tribute to f...

An unidentified 18-year-old boy was fatally shot at a gas station in Detroit on Saturday. According to Detroit Free Press, the victim was shot over a pair of Cartier glasses. The police have released photos of three sus...
Rapper DaBaby took to Instagram to show his 2.6 million followers, he's a force to be reckoned with. According to the Charlotte Observer, the rapper posted three videos in which rapper Cam Coldheart is seen taunting DaBab...
Baltimore has a new mayor and things are already changing for "Charm City". The city's new mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young announced on Tuesday the Baltimore Office of Civil Rights will now be a standalone agency, the B...
JoAni Johnson slayed the runway for the first time at the age of 65 and was hesitant, but has now broken free and is excelling her modeling career.  The New York native was recently seen in a campaign for Rihanna's LVMH F...
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a controversial ad campaign highlighting police brutality featuring the recent death of Pamela Turner, a 45-year-old African-American woman.
Seventeen people in eight states have become ill due to an E.coli outbreak from Aldi's flour.
A black man is serving a 40-to-60 year sentence at Muskegon Correctional Facility in Michigan for a crime that is now legal in the state.
Rapper Lil Pump has teamed up with a new weed business to be its spokesperson.
Bed, Bath & Beyond's new interim CEO is black! According to a press release from the company, Mary Winston took over as chief executive officer after Steven Temares stepped down and resigned as a member of the Bed, Bath & Beyond board.
Chris Brown is trying to settle the lawsuit filed by his former manager accusing him of assault and battery.
Michelle Obama took to social media to express her love and admiration for her mother, Marian Robinson with a touching Mother's Day post.