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The family of an aspiring rapper is demanding answers after he was fatally shot by six Vallejo, Calif., police officers, who said he was asleep in his car with a gun in his lap, writes the Huffington Post. Oakland attorney...
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas stirred up debate on social media and among pundits after calling for a re-evaluation of landmark New York Times Co. v. Sullivan ruling, which makes it hard for public figures to prevail in libel suits...
T-Pain warned his audience that he would leave the stage if they threw something else at him. The group of mostly high school students attending BBYO Convention in Denver, Colo., didn't listen, so he kept his word. He bounced...

Jussie Smollett just can’t catch a break in the ongoing investigation into the alleged assault that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 29 in the Windy City. In the latest twist of this curious hate crime, Chicago police...
The murders of dozens of women—many of whom were strangled or asphyxiated—have gone unsolved since 2001 in Chicago. And many of their bodies were discovered in vacant lots, abandoned buildings and alleys, according to CBS 2 investigative reporter Pam Zekman.READ MORE: Florida...
Family members of a Black mother of six are demanding answers after she allegedly fell to her death from a backyard deck while attending an overnight 'football moms" party, according to 11 Alive. Even the sleuths of social media are...

Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy Tristan Thompson have called it quits after she was tipped off that he allegedly cheated on her… again, and this time with Kylie Jenner's best friend,  TMZ reports Thompson spent Valentine's Day with Kardashian...
A white supremacist who pulled a gun on a group of Black teens that were protesting housing inequality on Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been charged with hate crime, prosecutors said Tuesday. In addition to the felony charge of...
  The White House on Tuesday released results of Donald Trump’s physical exam, revealing that the 45th president is obese, but “remains in good health overall.” The 72-year-old president’s second periodic physical exam was performed a week ago Friday by his physician, Dr....

Port Washington high school students on Wednesday night heckled Nicolet High School basketball player Jalen Johnson with a photocopied image of him appearing to wear blackface, according to USA Today.News of the racially charged incident has gone viral on social media and...
NBA veteran Scottie Pippen was not afraid to voice his take on fellow NBA star LeBron James Thursday on ESPN’s First Take.As everyone is gearing up for NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, N.C., when asked Pippen said James’ skills do not compare...
A formal complaint filed with the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department in January reveals that women incarcerated at a San Francisco jail were illegally stripped search by male deputies, according to The Huffington Post. San Francisco’s public defender Jeff Adachi filed a formal complaint...
Usher, Rich the Kid and their entourage were reportedly “robbed and pistol whipped” in a recording studio attack Tuesday afternoon in West Hollywood, TMZ reports. As many as 10 shots were fired during the incident at Westlake Recording Studio, and...
Fans missing Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin will get to enjoy volumes of her work when National Geographic devotes the third season of its anthology series Genius to her, according to Deadline Hollywood. Pulitzer-winning playwright and screenwriter Suzan-Lori Parks will be the executive producer and showrunner, Deadline Hollywood reports. Clive...
Gucci's creative director has finally addressed the label's recent blackface scandal that has influencers such as Spike Lee, and rappers Soulja Boy and T.I. calling for a boycott of the luxury fashion brand. Fashionista obtained a copy of a letter...
If you’re planning a visit to “Black history museums, memorials, relevant cultural sites and Black-owned businesses across the US and Canada,” during Black history money, Lyft has you covered. https://twitter.com/lyft/status/1093588765506002945 The ride-sharing company will provide a free ride (up to $10)...
Despite entertainers such as T.I., Spike Lee and Soulja Boy calling for a boycott of Gucci amid the brand’s blackface controversy, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather says the backlash doesn't sway his decision to support the company, according to Complex. "I'm...
Chance the Rapper and fiancée, Kirsten Corley, wish to begin life as man and wife fre and clear of any legal drama, which is why they are headed back to court to modify their custody and support agreement. The two...
Is Bill Cosby having an "amazing” prison “experience” since being convicted of sexual assault? Let his press spokesman Andrew Wyatt tell it, the disgraced comedian-actor is faring well behind bars. Wyatt revealed in a new TV interview with WCAU in Philadelphia...
The opioid crisis is at the center of a national disparity in how the public views and responds to drug addiction, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. The health care community...