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I liked Nathan from the moment he and his Southern drawl hopped into Issa’s party Lyft. I was over him when he got ghost. Then forgave him when he came back with the clutch block party plug. Since his...
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is not holding back when it comes to her thoughts on President Donald Trump's tweet about protestors. The 57-year-old Chicagoan criticized the president during a press conference on Friday for tweeting that George Floyd protestors were...
Former President Barack Obama is speaking out about the death of George Floyd following days of nationwide protests over police brutality. The 44th president, 58, issued a statement on Twitter on Friday afternoon, just a few hours after President Donald...
A Mississippi mayor is resisting calls to resign after tweeting that he "didn't see anything unreasonable" about the death of George Floyd. Petal Mayor Hal Marx is being asked to step down by his residents, including his own town’s board...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — At least seven people were shot in Louisville as hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot in March by police who broke down her door. Louisville...
The Black Church Action Fund and Vote.org have partnered on a new initiative aimed at Black faith voters. The faith-based organization and the voter registration organization announced on Friday morning that they will work together to deliver digital voter registration...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard as a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence Thursday, one day after rioting over the death of a handcuffed black man in police custody reduced parts of...
Kirk Franklin and Fred Hammond are partnering to bring some much-needed healing to our timelines. READ MORE: Jill Scott, Erykah Badu’s ‘Verzuz’ battle breaks record and heals souls The "Stomp" singer, 50, and Commissioned group member, 59, are set to battle...
Colin Kaepernick has broken his silence regarding the death of George Floyd, who was killed while in police custody. READ MORE: Additional video shows George Floyd was not resisting arrest as police claimed The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, 32, addressed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country, bringing the running total since the coronavirus shutdowns took hold in mid-March to about 41 million,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is launching its first radio show in Africa. The streaming platform announced Thursday that “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy” will debut Sunday and will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds,...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and left a path of damage that stretched...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Colleges athletes could be paid for the use of their names, images or likeness rights under bipartisan legislation approved Wednesday by the Michigan House, which overwhelmingly sent the bills to the Senate for consideration. READ MORE:...
Denver Nuggets star Michael Porter Jr. found himself in hot water on Wednesday after he tweeted that people should pray for the officers involved in the death of George Floyd. The 21-year-old small forward took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon...
Nearly nine months after her controversial exit from America's Got Talent, Gabrielle Union is sharing her truth. The Being Mary Jane alum, 47, broke her silence on the racism and sexism she experienced on the NBC series in an interview...
The Queens have been crowned. Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé grabbed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week of May 30. READ MORE: Beyoncé honors Megan Thee Stallion’s late mother, rapper makes chart history The...
Usher has found an unique way to give back amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Confessions singer not only donated 2,000 meals to several local businesses in need in the Atlanta area, but he also performed a virtual concert with Jermaine...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis police officers who were involved in the arrest of a Black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday after a bystander’s video showed the man pleading that he could not breathe as a...
Kelly Price has a heart filled with gratitude. The 47-year-old Friend of Mine singer is releasing new music, preparing for the premiere of season two of her hit show, American Soul, and cherishing her supportive fan base—who have provided shelter...
Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday. His wife, Eleana Tee Cobb, announced on Facebook that her husband...