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Former Vice President Joe Biden raised eyebrows and made headlines with comments he made to Black voters on Friday that he has since apologized for. "If you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you...
In a shocking twist to an already tragic story, a Miami woman has been arrested for the drowning death of her son after originally telling authorities two Black men kidnapped him. Patricia Ripley, a resident of Miami's West Kendall community,...
A group of Spelman College students has received a blessing, akin to one that Morehouse College graduates received last year. Frank Baker, co-founder and managing partner of private equity firm Siris Capital, alongside his interior designer and philanthropist wife, Laura Day...
A Louisiana teacher and her law enforcement husband have four separate lawsuits against them for allegedly providing tainted treats to middle school students. Cynthia Perkins, 35, and Dennis Perkins, 44, are accused of serving baked goods containing bodily fluids to students...
The new season of NBC's "America's Got Talent" won't premiere until Tuesday, but one contestant is already making eyes watery. And he's giving the public an inspiring reason to watch. AGT judge Simon Cowell tweeted out an extended preview of a...
The NFL has updated its redesigned website after the league was called out on social media for mischaracterizing Colin Kaepernick's career status. Nessa Diab, a TV host and Kaepernick's partner, thanked Twitter users on Saturday morning for holding the professional...
Basketball legend Patrick Ewing announced on Friday that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The basketball Hall of Famer, who is now the head coach of Georgetown University's men's basketball team, made the statement as a way to let the public know how...
Justin Timberlake's position in the Black community is a polarizing one. But with each passing year, the hatred half of that glass has increased with the benefit of social media-fueled cancel culture and revisionist history. When his name came up...
A child and a woman trying to rescue the kid drowned Saturday afternoon at a small gathering at the Texas home of former MLB star Carl Crawford. Houston police are currently investigating the incident that resulted in the tragic loss...
President Donald Trump's son took a swipe at the Democratic Party in an appearance on Fox News Saturday, suspecting that Democratic governors are using the coronavirus pandemic to clamp down on his reelection efforts. Eric Trump, the third child from...
Many people have a celebrity crush. Even celebrities. Yolanda Adams appeared on the debut of OWN's new talk show "Girlfriends Check In" on Saturday and spilled the beans on one of her celebrity crushes. The Gospel artist revealed it was none other...
The southern California sports center where the late Kobe Bryant was involved drew a disapproving response from another ex-NBA star about its decision to change its name. Retired hoops star Dwyane Wade, a former competitor, teammate and friend of the...
Ashanti was a fixture on Billboard charts in the early 2000s. At one point during the decade, four of the top 10 songs on the Billboard 100 were either sang by or included Ashanti as a writer. Now in 2020,...
Former President Barack Obama took the virtual stage on Saturday to deliver two commencement speeches during an unprecedented time in the nation's history. The speeches were addressed to high school and college graduates of the class of 2020. The coronavirus pandemic,...
The recently departed Little Richard inspired countless musicians and singers as the architect of rock 'n' roll music. However, as monumental an artist he was, Richard wasn't immune to the pitfalls of unfair record contracts. Because of that, he missed...
The New York State Department of Health is partnering with the state's largest health care network, Northwell Health, to provide dozens of COVID-19 testing sites for communities of color. As reported by WABC, 11 churches in New York City were...
Free agency in the NBA is an opportunity for players to maximize both their earnings and winning potential, making their decision to sign with a team crucial. Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is putting that decision in the hands of his...
When Project Runway judge Elaine Welteroth planned her wedding with musician Jonathan Singletary, they envisioned an elegant "Sunday-gospel-brunch wedding" in California's Mount Diablo. But when the coronavirus pandemic dashed their plans, the author and former Teen Vogue editor-in-chief created a...
The video capturing the killing of Ahmaud Arbery by Travis and Gregory McMichael in Georgia has captured the national spotlight and sparked discourse about race. The already tragic story now takes another shocking twist as it is revealed that Gregory McMichael is...
Georgia law enforcement has opened up a homicide investigation after two sisters were found dead under a bridge in the northwest part of the state. The bodies of Vanita Richardson and her older sister Truvenia Campbell were discovered Wednesday morning...