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In a wide ranging interview with Working Mother’s magazine recently, Ayesha Curry dished on her botched boob job and said she doesn’t judge moms for the decisions they make. She also said the Black community needed to “emb...
Activists in West Virginia are fighting to save the historic Boyd Carter cemetery, a burial ground that stands in the way of a possible gas pipeline.
Jalen Everett was acquitted of murder in a triple homicide at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester in 2015 only to then be shot and killed on Saturday.

The three-year-old whose photograph looking up at the official portrait of former FLOTUS Michelle Obama went viral, now has a book.
The Queen Bey has blessed Shangela, a professional drag queen, by posting a clip of her participating in the #BeforeILetGoChallenge.
Senator Cory Booker announces a zealous new gun control plan which would require all gun owners to obtain a license to own and operate a firearm.

A Louisville, Ky., man has been charged with murder after police say he struck his infant child in the head with his fist after he lost a video game.Anthony Trice, 26, was keeping his son on Friday when he...
Shortly after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their first child into the world, the Duke of Sussex said his son has no name yet.
 Police say eight people were shot during a cookout in West Baltimore on Sunday, and one victim has died from the attack.Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said the gunman crashed two separate cookouts and started to shoot into the...

The organizers of a half-marathon in Italy did an about face after previously announcing that they would not allow African runners to run in the May 5 race in the town of Trieste.Amid allegations of racism, race organizers said...
A Miami Gardens, Fla., police officer seen on video roughhousing a 15-year-old Black girl before taking her away in handcuffs has triggered an official investigation into the incident, and frustration from the community, the Miami Herald reports.   The video...
In the wake of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody in 2015, his best friend Juan Grant, took a leadership role in the demonstrations demanding accountability. But in a sad case of irony, like his friend, he...
 The Baltimore City Council continues to seek the ouster of Mayor Catherine Pugh and is proposing charter legislation that would allow mayoral removal on Monday.The reforms come on the heels of FBI raids and an ongoing investigations from the...
 After several high-profile incidents involving Black children, officers in Washington D.C.'s police force are looking for answers from other police departments on how their officers routinely interact with children while on their beats.The Office of the Attorney General (OAG)...
 An African American police officer in Georgia said he was fired after he revealed he is dating another officer who is white.Karone Robinson told Atlanta's WSB-TV that by revealing his relationship, he saw the true colors of the Darien...
 Bill Cosby, the embattled comedian and actor who is serving prison time for sexual misconduct, is waging a fight against a law firm that charged him $1 million each month during his first sex assault trial, according to court...
Another potentially destructive Cyclone is forming in the Indian Ocean and headed in the path toward northern Mozambique, just a month after a similar storm devastated the eastern African nation, Al-Jazeera reports.Cyclone Kenneth is strengthening each day and is...
A descendant of two Black women buried at an historic cemetery in St. Louis County, Mo., have filed a lawsuit against an outdoor advertising company for erecting three billboard columns among their graves.The lawsuit, filed by Wanda Brandon, against...
 Connecticut State Police publicly released footage from a local officer's body camera to the media on Tuesday, providing more details into a controversial police shooting near Yale University of an unarmed, young Black couple last week that many say...
 President Trump is standing in the way of impacted states and communities – such as Puerto Rico – receiving aid to recover from natural disasters.Trump has made no secret of his frustration with Puerto Rico and has accused its...