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ATLANTA (AP) — The social justice arm of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company on Sunday called on Georgia officials to take quick action in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say was killed by two...
If you were privileged enough to watch the nearly three-hour long Verzuz battle between Erykah Badu and Jill Scott, you would know that it was anything but a competition. It was a healing circle, it was a reunion of...
Cuteness overload! Gerber announced the winner of their 2020 Photo Search campaign on Friday, May 8, and she couldn't be more precious. READ MORE: Baby boy comes into the world like a boss on the last full moon of the...
The landscape of television is one that continues to change. To think, there was a time – in the not so distant past – when it seemed as if everyone was fighting for a chance to see glimpses of...
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Outrage is spreading over a shooting of a black man that led to murder charges more than two months later against a white father and son, but “all that matters is what the facts tell...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An aide to Vice President Mike Pence has the coronavirus, marking the second person in the White House complex known to test positive this week. READ MORE: Vice President Mike Pence tours Mayo Clinic without mask The latest...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The coronavirus could “smolder” in Africa for years and take a high death toll across the continent, the World Health Organization has warned. The virus is spreading in Africa, but so far the continent has not seen...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As factories and other businesses remain shuttered across America, people in prisons in at least 40 states continue going to work. Sometimes they earn pennies an hour, or nothing at all, making masks and hand sanitizer...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police faced protests Thursday after officers fatally shot two men and killed a pregnant pedestrian in three separate incidents just hours apart. Police did not have body camera or dash camera footage of either shooting, but...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday said it is dropping the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, abandoning a prosecution that became a rallying cry for the president and his supporters...
Killer Mike and T.I. hit the Atlanta streets Wednesday afternoon to give to those in need. The two rappers teamed up with PAWkids to feed 500 Atlanta residents. They also gave $500 in cash away to several family members...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A document created by the nation’s top disease investigators with step-by-step advice to local authorities on how and when to reopen restaurants and other public places during the still-raging outbreak has been shelved by the Trump administration. The...
DETROIT (AP) — People of color have not only been hit harder by the deadly coronavirus than have Americans overall, but they’re also bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s financial impact, according to a recent survey from the The Associated...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania inmate whose dreadlocks violated a jail’s haircut policy has been released from solitary confinement after more than a year, although his federal lawsuit is still pending. A federal magistrate judge on Wednesday granted the...
Three Chicago public school teachers were in for a surprise when Barack Obama messaged them on video chat in celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week. The 58-year-old former president, who was a longtime Chicago resident before relocating to Washington D.C.,...
PHOENIX (AP) — Making himself Exhibit A for reopening the country, President Donald Trump visited an Arizona face mask factory, using the trip to demonstrate his determination to see an easing of stay-at-home orders even as the coronavirus remains a dire...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court on Tuesday overturned most of a 2017 jury verdict awarding Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and fees from the Michael Jackson estate over the use of Jones-produced Jackson hits in...
Social media is coming for Tyra Banks' crown after several controversial America's Next Top Model clips resurfaced on Twitter. The 46-year-old star, who became one of the industry's top supermodels in the '90s, was called out for her past behavior...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Many African Americans watching protests calling for easing restrictions meant to slow the spread of the new coronavirus see them as one more example of how their health, their safety and their rights just don’t...