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 The financial woes of soul singer Aretha Franklin’s estate continues. Police say the person who allegedly stole close to $200,000 from the Queen of Soul’s bank account a few months before she died cannot be charged, according to TMZ.READ MORE: Idris...
Tech company, IBM, is apologizing about insensitive race terms made during a so-called "accidental situation" during  according to CBS News.On their recruitment page, IBM offered job seekers the option to choose their ethnic group from a drop-down menu with choices such...
 Precious Harris, older sister of rapper T.I., died after suffering an asthma attack while driving, TMZ reports. The attack caused her to crash into a telephone pole.Precious, 66, died Friday after spending just over a week on life support in...

A photo of a Georgia high school student, who was accepted into 31 colleges and universities across the country, went viral after her father encouraged her to share the news on social media.Kayla Willis, a student at Westlake High...
Former South Florida police officer Nouman Raja's story about killing a stranded Black motorist did not match up with a new recording of the confrontation found on victim's phone.
Dozens of Hartford locals and NAACP members gathered at Simsbury High School auditorium on Tuesday to address the school’s recent blackface incident.

Community members on Tuesday celebrated the history of the first and last Black federal credit union in Richmond, Virginia.
The three men who allegedly robbed TV personality, Safaree Samuels at gunpoint have been charged with a 7-count indictment.
Adam “Pacman” Jones was arrested for disorderly conduct, public intoxication, intimidation and resisting arrest at the Rising Sun Casino.

Singers Mya and TLC’s Chilli, along with rapper Lil’ Kim were spotted on a beach Barbados for a photo shoot, while they work on a new project called, "Girls Crew."
An African student with special needs with a speech impediment from Memorial High School in Houston, Texas was brutally attacked by five white students because of his race.
 Ty Dolla $ign has been given a second chance. Reports say that the R&B crooner may avoid jail time after being arrested for drug possession in Georgia this past September.According to TMZ, prosecutors have decided on offering the artist...
Florida police report that rapper YNW Melly may have been caught in a murder cover-up surrounding the death of two of his friends and drove around with the bodies.
The Maryland Institute College of Art is finally addressing its racist past through an exhibit curated by one of its students. Now the school’s president, Samuel Hoi is apologizing for an old policy that barred Black students from its...
In the midst of controversial blackface and other racially charged yearbook photos, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee is the latest politician to have a compromising and insensitive photo of himself surface.His staff on Thursday confirmed that he is the person...
Following the strikes in Los Angeles, Denver, and West Virginia, Oakland is the latest school district with a large Black population to have teachers walk out so far this year.On Friday, teachers with the Oakland Unified School District entered...
Just hours after he was released from jail Thursday, Jussie Smollett made an emotional plea to his Empire castmates, TMZ reports."I’m sorry I’ve put you all through this and not answered any calls," he said addressing everyone on the set, the...
Tamla Horsford, a mother of five who was attending a sleepover for football moms, died of multiple injuries from a fall off a deck at a home in Cumming, Ga., according to AJC.com.On Nov. 4, Horsford, 40,  was found unresponsive...
 Michael B. Jordan is set to star in a drama film called Journal for Jordan, that will be directed by Denzel Washington, according to Variety.The Sony Pictures film is based on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Canedy’s life. The...
A billboard in Times Square is calling out U.S. Representative, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for influencing the decision to prevent Amazon headquarters to be placed in New York City.