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Oprah Winfrey clapped back Monday at an Instagram user who tried to shame her into paying off the student debt of graduates of Colorado College, where she gave the commencement speech. The dust up came one day after Bla...
The family of Black trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, whose brutal beating last month drew global attention, believes she knew the person who fatally shot her in Dallas last week, CBS is reporting. "I know for a fact it wa...
Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has a court date in Texas to square off with her ex husband, The Blast is reporting, based on court documents it has obtained. Haddish and ex-husband William Stewart will meet in cou...

A court in California has ruled that the 10-year-old daughter of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle will remain with his sister and not be returned to her mother, multiple news organization's are reporting. Since Hussle was gu...
The trial of a 14-year-old boy in Baltimore charged in last year's attack and rape of an 83-year-old woman has been postponed until September. Tyrone Harvin was set to go on trial o...
The medical examiner's office in Baytown, Texas, has said the fatal shooting of a Houston woman who told police she was pregnant was a homicide, multiple news organizations are reporting. The Harris County Medical Exam...

Las Vegas police have arrested a woman they say pushed a 74-year-old man off of a bus about a month before he died of injuries from the incident, CNN is reporting. Police say Cadesha Bishop, 25, was arguing with people ...
A racist robocall is circulating among residents of suburban Clayton County, Ga., outside of Atlanta, touting a fatal shooting of a Black would-be hit-and-run driver and declaring "Negroes aren't American," the Atlanta ...
Insiders of Sen. Kamala Harris presidential campaign are not happy with the suggestion she should play to be back up to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Aryn Drake-Lee, the estranged wife of actor/activist Jesse Williams, dishes on details about her experiences after her husband filed for divorce two years ago
Theater staff at an '80s tribute event in Glasgow, Scotland, asked a woman dressed as the late Prince and wearing blackface to remove her makeup or leave, the Daily Record is reporting. Catherine McBride, 47, a mother ...
Parents are demanding a school principal and four white women teachers from an L.A. school be fired after a photo was posted on IG and emailed showing them smiling with a noose. In the photo, one of...
The African National Congress -- the party of late South African President Nelson Mandela -- was headed for election victory on Friday, although it was on course to become the organization's worst ever performance, Reuter...
As the country observes Mental Health Awareness Month, Empire star Taraji P. Henson is announcing a two-day mental health conference that will take place next month. Henson's "Can We Talk?," a conference and benefit ...
During the investigation into the 2016 murder of Queens, N.Y., jogger Karina Vetrano, New York City police detectives rounded up hundreds of Black and Latino men and demanded their DNA, according to a report in the New Yor...
Law professor Anita Hill, who called attention to sexual harassment when she testified against then Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, has published an opinion piece in The New York Times saying that the #MeToo movemen...
Georgia tourism officials are poised to help the Atlanta-area community of Stone Mountain shed its historically racist images, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting. Back in 1915, the Ku Klux Klan rallied at Sto...
Days after Facebook banned Min. Louis Farrakhan and other leaders for engaging in hate speech, the Chicago-based Nation of Islam leader told a crowd at a church Thursday night that he distinguishes between good Jews and "...
An anchorwoman for Baltimore's WJZ-TV has been fired after asking if "a different kind of leadership" is needed after three Black women -- including two that resigned-- served as the city's mayor, the Baltimore Sun is reporting. The controversy comes...
President Trump awarded Tiger Woods, the resurgent golf legend  -- and his friend -- with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday.During a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, Trump laced the medal around the neck of Woods,...