Demetria Irwin

There are lots of reasons why you might want to take a solo vacation and as long as you squirrel away the time, you can do it on pretty much any budget.
We're not sure of the identity of the Black man who balled so hard at the gym that someone called the cops on him, but he is surely now a local legend.

#PermitPatty, also known as Alison Ettel, at first claimed that she only "pretended" to call the police on a child selling water on a San Francisco sidewalk, but audio of the call has now surfaced.
Alison Ettel gained infamy over the weekend as #PermitPatty for calling the cops on an 8-year-old selling water on a San Francisco sidewalk and now Ettel has stepped down from her CEO role at a cannabis firm.
On Monday, ProPublica released a heart-breaking nearly eight-minute audio recording of children crying and pleading at the U.S.-Mexico border moments after being stripped away from their parents' arms.

Hey Trump,You and I are probably part of the few who even know that there is such a thing as Flag Day. On June 14, 1777, when the United States of America was almost a year old, the Second...
As far as Qasim Basir knows, he just accomplished something no other Black filmmaker has to date: he shot a feature length film with an all Black cast as a oner.
Omari Hardwick’s new movie, A Boy. A Girl. A Dream., shows the Power actor embodying a character who is much more vulnerable and sensitive than the tough-talking, philandering Ghost.

It's great that Black unemployment is the lowest it has ever been, but that statistic is not so impressive once appropriate context is added.
Writer William E. Ketchum III explains why although Michael Jordan will go down as one of the most iconic athletes and pop culture figures of all time, but all things considered, LeBron James is the GOAT. He brought receipts.
Since France is considering slapping fines on men who catcall, this writer wonders how such a plan might work out in her hood in Harlem.
Maude Garrett is sorry, folks. Garret is the journalist who tried and failed to get Michael B. Jordan to do the Wakanda salute during an interview about Black Panther.
Donisha Prendergast, grand-daughter of reggae legend Bob Marley, says she and her friends deserved more respect when they had a run-in with Rialto, CA police officers late last month.
Yale graduate student Lolade Siyonbola, who was simply taking a nap in the common room of her residence hall when her neighbor Sarah Braasch called the police on her, has issued a statement about the ordeal. 
Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover's new video for "This is America" has launched a million think pieces because of its layered lyrics and haunting visuals, but conservative radio host Alex Jones has reduced it all to "voodoo."
Winston Duke (aka #WankdandBae, aka #M'baku), got a little taste of media spin when he credited Black women for his success in a recent Newsweek interview.
It’s impossible to walk out of the film Mr. Soul! without feeling a deeper love and appreciation for the genius and creativity of Black culture.
Ballerina Misty Copeland has another addition to her impressive resumé: clothing designer. Copeland has a longstanding relationship with performance apparel manufacturer/retailer Under Armour.
Forever First Lady Michelle Obama had some encouraging words for about 8,000 students in Philadelphia on College Signing Day.