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An Eastern Kentucky University linebacker was arrested and charged with assault of a police officer after bodyslamming him to the ground.
Shakena Jefferson of Miami survived a drive-by shooting and a doctor reportedly misdiagnosed it as a graze, but the bullet actually was lodged in her head.
Tiffany Boone, who formerly acted on Showtime’s The Chi before abruptly leaving the show in November 2018 after alleging she was being harassed by co-star Jason Mitchell, is shining some light on her experience.
Black students face the harshest discipline in schools across America. They are also less likely to be accepted into gifted and talented programs.
Stacey Abrams told the ladies of 'The View' that she is definitely open to running alongside a democratic presidential candidate as his or her vice president in the 2020 presidential election.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey is asking the court to throw out nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions, some of which date back decades. At a news conference Thursday, Lacey said her motion represents something that has never been done...
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the county branch of the NAACP, hosted a voter registration drive at the county jail last week. The event resulted in 38 inmates filling out applications to become registered voters, the sheriff’s...
Allegations from multiple women who accuse Tavis Smiley of sexual harassment are front and center of his breach of contract trial with PBS that started this week in Washington, D.C. The former talk show host alleges he did nothing wrong....
The Chicago Transit Authority thought it was honoring Black History Month by retweeting photos of a man dressed as Abraham Lincoln on Wednesday.
Some thieves fronting as members of the Wu-Tang Clan scammed several posh Atlanta hotels, car rentals and studios out of more than $100,000.
Vanessa Bryant, widow of Kobe Bryant, announced yesterday that the Mamba Sports Foundation is now the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation, in honor of the NBA legend and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) taught Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell a Civil Rights Movement history lesson on Tuesday.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH) released a 56-page report Thursday that found that the financial services industry remains white and male and that banks need to be held accountable for their failure to be inclusive.
Kent State University is providing the first graduating class from LeBron James’ I Promise School with the opportunity to earn a four-year, tuition-free scholarship, along with one year of free room and board. There are 193 juniors at the Akron,...
Zaire took to his IG page and reminisced on how much be begged his mom for a sibling and promised to always look out for his “best friend" Zaya.
PNC Bank in New Jersey was ordered to pay a former employee $2.4 million for continuing to do business with a white male customer known to harass Black women.
In an Instagram video posted on his page Wednesday, Snoop apologized to the veteran CBS journalist for a previous video in which he spewed angry, profanity-laced words at King because she brought up Kobe Bryant’s rape case when she interviewed former WNBA star Lisa Leslie.
Michelle Obama’s name will grace the building of a second California school.
A Black man from Portland recently won a racial discrimination settlement against the city of West Linn after he was unlawfully surveilled at work by police and arrested as a favor to his former boss.
In the same room where slavery was abolished in Maryland in 1864, life-sized bronze statues of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass were unveiled by state legislators.