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Ashley Terrell is a freelance entertainment writer and creator of the pop culture website, Ash Lemonade. Her work can be seen in Essence, Ebony, Vibe, The Huffington Post, and more.
Jason Johnson, an MSNBC contributor, criticized supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for "trotting out misfit Black girls" to defend his views.
On Thursday, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md) announced that the House will vote next week to officially make lynching a federal hate crime.
Ben Gordon gets frank about suicide in a piece for the Players' Tribune on life after his NBA career came to an end.
Simone Biles tweeted a video of her performing the Yurchenko double pike. Will she be the first female gymnast to perform it during a competition?
Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a bill into law this week making go-go the official music of Washington, D.C. amid a push by activists and community leaders.
Professional boxer Adrien Broner was taken into custody by Las Vegas Metro police officers on Friday afternoon at the Wilder vs. Fury weigh-in.
Before the start of the Los Angeles Lakers versus Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night at the Staples Center, there was an emotional celebration for the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant.  According to ESPN.com, each member of the Lakers starting...
Stacey Abrams, former minority leader of the Georgia House, has a prediction she believes will come true: becoming president.  In an interview with FiveThirtyEight for its “When Women Run” project, Abrams was asked of her political ambitions and whether the...
Southern University and A&M College, the largest historically black university in Louisiana, has made its mark in a major way with the launch of its own hemp-derived CBD product: ALAFIA. https://twitter.com/MerrickRobyn/status/1222923837802762244 According to Forbes, ALAFIA, which comes from a Yoruba language...
The ongoing controversy surrounding actors Terry Crews and Gabrielle Union on their opposing takes of the “toxic culture” of NBC’s America’s Got Talent has now lead to a public apology. Last week, Union responded to Crews’ praise of the diversity...
Nearly a week following the unexpected, tragic death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 that also killed his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others, Bryant’s sisters have broken their silence.  In an exclusive statement...
Vanessa Nakate, a 23-year-old Ugandan climate activist, was one of the many activists who took part in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland but pictures told a different story.  Nakate was present alongside teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg during...
NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown was released from jail after posting a $110k bond.  Brown, 31, formerly of the New England Patriots and who is currently a free agent, was picked up by his lawyer after a bond was posted...
Kaden Bradford is now the second Black Texan teen being told to cut off his dreadlocks or else he won't graduate. ABC News reported the 16-year-old has been on suspension since last week according to his mother Cindy Bradford because...
Angelica Ross, actress and transgender advocate, continues to make her mark in the entertainment industry as she now adds model to her growing list of accomplishments.  In the new 2020 ad campaign for fashion brand Louis Vuitton, the Pose star...
Terry Crews cast doubt on Gabrielle Union's claims that she was fired from America's Got Talent after speaking against the racism and sexism she endured.  During an appearance on the TODAY, Crews insisted that he never witnessed nor was subjected...
On Friday, the Trump Administration announced its proposal to further “rollback” the standards of healthy lunches that were put in place by former first lady Michelle Obama - on her birthday. According to The Hill, the Agriculture Department addressed the...
The violence that Dr. Martin Muther King Jr. stood against for has reared its head once more and this time, it will interfere with plans to remember the slain civil rights icon. The Coalition To Stop Gun Violence Virginia State...
After three seasons, the Oprah Winfrey Network has pulled the plug on The Book of John Gray.  The Greenville News confirmed through a network spokesperson that there are “no plans” for new episodes of the series that starred Relentless Church...
Sources have confirmed that Rihanna and billionaire businessman Hassan Jameel have split after three years of dating. Us Weekly reported that the Barbados singer and businessman, both 31, broke up but no reason has yet been given. Neither has publicly...