Dawn Onley

803 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Pro tennis superstar Serena Williams has joined Bumble, a social networking platform targeted at women, as an investor. Williams, already a Global Advisor of the site that boasts more than 50 million users worldwide, first debuted her affiliation with the...
The interim president of Morris Brown College in Atlanta told the student body and college supporters he will help the beleaguered school regain its accreditation. Kevin James recently took the leadership position on March 1 and says he has plans...
  Former Detroit mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, was unsuccessful in convincing a federal judge to reduce his prison time on charges of corruption because of alleged errors the court made in instructing jurors. Kilpatrick, 48, has petitioned the court previously to overthrow...
Mendocino County, Calif., police have wrapped up an investigation into the deaths of six Black children who died last year when their white adoptive parents drove their SUV off a cliff. Police said Jennifer and Sarah Hart, both 39, drove...
  Daniel Caesar angered his fan base when he took to Instagram Tuesday night, defending controversial social media personality YesJulzand ranting that Black people too often “play the victim.” “Why are we being so mean to Julz?” Caesar asked in the...
In what has become a weekly event, Kanye West held a church concert this past Sunday, and the music was so good, his 5-year-old daughter, North, broke out her best dance moves. In clips shared to social media by Kim...
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh stepped down Monday from the University of Maryland Medical System’s Board of Directors after she was criticized for failing to disclose a business deal she had with the hospital, The Baltimore Sun reported. Pugh came under...
  Donna Brazile, the former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and Fox News appear to be strange bedfellows, but that’s not stopping her from joining the conservative-leaning news channel as a contributor. In a post on the Fox News website,...
As the nation falls into the annual sports ritual called NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament -- better known as March Madness -- it should be remembered that two HBCU teams will have a shot at the Big Dance. But there won't...
  On the Sunday's episode of “Meet The Press,” the show’s host, Chuck Todd, appeared to blame former President Barack Obama for failing to bring Americans of different backgrounds and races together, but got an even tempered, but solid retort...
Black women who are suffering need to seek counseling. This is the message psychologist La Keita Carter brought to a group of Black women who attended the Trilogy of Trauma seminar, organized by the Black Mental Health Alliance and held...
Mucaad Ibrahim was only three years old when a white supremacist gunned him down in an unprovoked racist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand. The toddler, believed to be the youngest victim of the 50 killed in the attack at...
Hold the phone! Could it be that the anticipated sequel to Black Panther will see the return of the villain Killmonger? Marvel Cinematic Universe fans have asked that question since the blockbuster superhero flick hit theaters last year, many feeling...
  Michael Jackson's family says they are disappointed that Oprah Winfrey sided with his accusers and called her interview with them “the ultimate betrayal.” In an interview with the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Taj and Brandi Jackson, Michael’s nephew and niece,...
The bad news is Denzel Washington is reportedly out of a movie project with Michael B. Jordan. The good news is he may be out because he’s in talks to star in another film. According to Variety magazine, Washington, 64,...
A Black network technician employed by Verizon is suing the company over an incident four years ago when she discovered a noose hanging above her desk. She claims she told her superiors, but no one did anything. In the lawsuit...
  As Democratic challengers throw their hats in the ring to run for president in 2020, former Vice President Joe Biden and recent Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams met privately on Thursday to discuss their future political plans. After two failed...
A television host in South Africa said he only wanted to help a group of stranded white motorists, but they had sinister motives when they reportedly beat him viciously in a racist attack. Samora Mangesi, a newscaster for the South...
Black men who live in Philadelphia live an average of 69 years – the lowest average life expectancy rate out of all of the city’s population groups, according to a report released by the city’s health department. In Brotherly Love:...
  By the end of 2019, Twitter wants its workforce to be majority women, five percent Black and five percent Latino, according to its 2018 Inclusion and Diversity Report released on Thursday. The social media platform said the company is quickly headed...