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Botham Jean, the 26-year-old Black man who was fatally shot in his own apartment by a white Dallas police officer, was memorialized on Thursday as brilliant, kind and a lover of God. Family and friends remembered the St. Lucia native...
  U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is not backing down in about his concerns as to whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is fit to serve on the nation’s highest court. Booker on Wednesday night released 28 new confidential documents regarding President...
An Atlanta-area teen is getting the hero treatment after thwarting a robbery and saving two co-workers at Target who were stabbed, according to multiple news organizations. Mario Alexander, 17, a Police Explorer and employee at a Target store in Cobb...

  Days after her controversial victory against her idol, Serena Williams, US Open winner Naomi Osaka is set to sign the biggest deal Adidas has ever signed with a female athlete, Business Insider and The Times of London are reporting. The contract for a cool $8.5...
New Hampshire, a place known for lakes and mountains but not so much for diversity, is set to elect either its first Black or its first openly gay member of Congress, NBC is reporting. Republican Eddie Edwards, a Black former...
  The Omarosa tea-slinging tour continues, with the former White House staffer and former reality star now saying that Hillary Clinton was “robbed” of the 2016 White House election. Omarosa Manigault Newman, author of “Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump...

  Rapper Cardi B says she has no regrets over last week’s shoe shenanigans with rival Nicki Minaj, at whom she tossed a shoe at a New York Fashion Week party after Minaj allegedly talked trash about her fitness as...
A 12-year-old boy in Iowa is charged with attempted murder after trying to shoot his teacher in the face on Aug. 31, according to multiple news organizations. They are not naming the boy because he is a minor. According to The Washington...
Phoenix police are seeking first-degree murder charges against the boyfriend of 19-year-old Kiera Bergman, whose body was found Sept. 3 near a state highway, The Arizona Republic is reporting. Jon-Christopher Clark, 23, already was being held in the Maricopa County, Ariz., jail...

Andrew Gillum the man who could become Florida’s first Black governor is leading his Republican opponent by 3 percentage points, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. The Tallahassee Mayor, a Democrat, has edged ahead of U.S. Rep. Ron...
Criminal defense lawyers are telling one television station in Dallas that they do not see the crime in the case of a white off-duty police officer who fatally shot a Black neighbor when she says, she mistook his apartment...
A high school teacher in a suburb of New Orleans took to Facebook to make some racially charged criticisms of Nike’s new campaign starring Colin Kaepernick -- and now, that teacher is no longer working at Slidell High School. Math...
Those who oppose former President Barack Obama have questioned whether he was born in the United States, have compared his wife to a primate and, now, former CIA contractor Kris Paronto tells Fox News he’d like to “choke” the...
The memory of Michelle and Clifton Cottom’s bright-eyed daughter Asia lives on through a scholarship fund 17 years after she died on Flight 77, on September 11, 2001.Asia, who was 11 at the time the tragedy struck, was a smart, and busy tween...
 Remy Ma, who notoriously had beef with Nicki Minaj, added her two cents to the fracas that played out between the Queen rapper and Cardi B while on REVOLT’s State of the Culture series Monday.Along with Joe Budden, Scottie Beam and Jinx, Remy took Cardi’s side and quickly reminded Budden – who...
  First, you could get gum and bottled water, then laptops, and now it seems you can buy crack pipes from vending machines. Well, you can in at least one area of suburban Suffolk County, N.Y., Vice is reporting. Students in the Brookhaven...
  Sony's Columbia Pictures is working on a biopic about the late Ol’ Dirty Bastard, a.k.a. O.D.B., one of the original members of the Wu-Tang Clan and cousin of RZA, according to Shadow and Act and The Hollywood Reporter. “I think it’s...
  A public school teacher in the New Orleans suburb of Slidell is being disciplined for racially incendiary comments made in response to Nike’s decision to release a major ad campaign featuring former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick. Slidell High School...
  Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson took to Twitter on Saturday to tell his fans that he recently suffered a mini-stroke, and he is using the social media forum to educate the public. “Last week I rather surprisingly suffered what’s known...
Many Africa countries are undoubtedly facing an HIV/AIDS crisis that health officials are trying desperately to get under control. Tanzania alone was reported to have 1.4 million people infected with HIV in recent years. Yet, the country’s President John Magufuli urged women in the East...