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 Alaska Airlines has made a commitment to diversify its staff and vowed to hire more African American female pilots in a white male dominated travel industry, MSN reports.While Black women pilots are a rarity, they’re not an anomaly. Alaska...
Cain’t nobody hold Diddy down but somebody surely tried to break Diddy’s stride by beheading his Madame Tussauds wax statue in the Manhattan museum, police reported Sunday.The music and fashion mogul’s statue suffered $300,000 worth of damage after a...
 A new development among several surfaced Monday in the R. Kelly case. TMZ reports that a grand jury has been convened to hear evidence against the embattled singer after a new sex tape surfaced allegedly showing the singer having sex with...

 Rapper 21 Savage opened up to the New York Times about his long-standing immigration issues that landed him in an ICE detention center and the perpetual battle that has lingered over him since he landed in America illegally at...
A South African athlete is fighting against a court ruling that would require her to take drugs to lower her testosterone levels to level the playing field with other female athletes, Agence France Presse reports.On Monday, Olympic 800...
 As the race toward the 2020 presidency heats up, Sen. Kamala Harris has pulled forward as a frontrunner, according to recent polls, Newsweek reports.READ MORE: Kamala Harris names central figures to her presidential campaign teamThe California Democrat is leading the way...

 In the ever-evolving investigation into the alleged attack against Empire actor Jussie Smollett, his attorneys now say he will talk to Chicago detectives once again on Monday after new details in the case surfaced The Chicago Sun-Times reports.Smollett has retained...
A sixth grade Florida student who invoked his rights and refused to stand and salute the American flag during the Pledge of Allegiance was arrested by police and charged with a misdemeanor for failing to follow a substitute’s demands...
Earlier this month, Cindy McCain mistakenly claimed that a woman who looked like she was a different ethnicity than the child she was with was trafficking her, subjecting her to public embarrassment over the incident.Although she did apologize, the encounter...

 Attorney Gerald Griggs said that his Atlanta-based clients who have previously accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse are preparing to head to Chicago to meet with Cook County, Ill. State's Attorney Kim Foxx to view a tape that another attorney, Michael...
 The ex-wife of Kristoff St. John opened up about the last moments she spoke with the beloved soap star, hours before he was found dead in his San Fernando Valley home earlier this month.Mia St. John told Entertainment Tonight that her...
 The first woman who accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault is now prepared to detail her case before prosecutors.--AAF league wanted to enlist Colin Kaepernick, but couldn’t afford his $20M asking price--Dr. Vanessa Tyson, a tenured...
 You’ve got to pay, if you want Colin Kaepernick to play—or at least that’s the message the former San Francisco quarterback wants football teams to know.--Colorado Springs store that banned Nike products in anti-Kaepernick move is folding--The new Alliance...
 Kanye West, the king of doing the most, enlisted saxophonist Kenny G to surprise his wife Kim Kardashian with a musical serenade and a sea of roses on Valentine’s Day.--Police deny reports that Jussie Smollett attack was staged over...
 James Jackson, who deliberately killed a Black man when he came to New York City on a quest to start a race war, was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole, The Daily Mail reportsJackson cut...
A Long Island, N.Y., woman who sued after an eight day ordeal in a psych ward suffered an agonizing courtroom defeat Wednesday when a jury determined doctors reasonably believed she was mentally ill in September 2014, the New York Daily News...
 A Colorado Springs, Col., athletic wear store that took a stand against Colin Kaepernick and stopped selling Nike gear in protest of the athlete’s activism, now can’t afford to keep its doors open and is going out of business,...
Students at a Maryland school passed out and traded “N-word passes” on Friday that gave students the fake consent to hurl the racist slur at will, WJLA reports.Staff at the Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Md., caught the students with...
University of Nebraska running back Maurice Washington faces alarming criminal charges for revenge porn and child porn, according to court records obtained by NBC Bay Area.Washington allegedly kept a video of his former girlfriend when she was victimized and sexually...
 Colin Kaepernick, a man who has sacrificed his NFL career to raise awareness about police brutality, was apparently too controversial to be recognized in a Black History Month resolution celebrating Black leaders in Wisconsin.--Celebs boycott Super Bowl to show support for...