Shawn Grant

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri made his first public comments regarding the altercation between him and a sheriff’s deputy after Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Golden State.
Not surprising, details have emerged that during the first season of The Apprentice, Donald Trump did not believe viewers would "buy" a black winner of his reality show.
Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.

In honor of “Best Friends Day” Joe Biden tweeted a picture of a bracelet that celebrated his friendship with Barack Obama.
This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
Black and Hispanic citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates.

Former basketball standout Victor Page will now spend time behind bars for assault. Page is now facing 20 years in prison.
A leader of a Florida NAACP chapter got into a physical confrontation with authorities as he tried to detail a complaint he had against police in the town where he lives. Rodney Jones, president of the Manatee County ch...
A Chicago Cubs fan who was caught on-camera making a hand gesture associated with white supremacists behind a Black reporter has been banned from Wrigley Field indefinitely. During Tuesday's broadcast of the Cubs game ...

The Minneapolis Somali-American community has become further distanced from law enforcement after former police officer Mohamed Noor was convicted last week for fatally shooting an unarmed civilian in 2017.The verdict against Noor, a Somali-American officer, has sparked outrage by...
While data shows the unemployment rates in the United States are at the lowest since December 1969, the rate specifically attributed to Black Americans is higher than almost any other group in the country.The Bureau of Labor Statistics released...
A tweet that was almost universally blasted as racist, sent out by a BBC radio host about the newborn son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, resulted in huge backlash and ultimately his firing on Thursday.Danny Baker, who hosts...
A North Carolina great-grandmother on vacation and hoping to enjoy Disney World had her holiday abruptly cancelled when she was taken into police custody for being in possession of the pain-relieving substance, CBD oil.Hester Jordan Burkhalter, 69, was arrested...
A DUP councilor who was not a fan of Rihanna’s attire during a music video promoted on the land he governed has lost his seat in elections.
Some of the time Tyler Perry devoted to playing Madea will now be used to star alongside Angelina Jolie in a forthcoming thriller film.

DJ Khaled’s Father of Asahd album drops this month and he is letting fans know by taking to Instagram with a special message: “May We Begin.”
Halle Berry will co-star alongside Keanu Reeves in the forthcoming film, John Wick 3: Parabellum and learned a ton of martial arts to do so.
12,000 brick-and-mortar stores already shut down and 4,000 more on the way, the trend that has ravished the retail economy has not made it to banks yet.
Legendary singer Diana Ross’ encounter with the Transportation Security Administration was not pleasant as she states she was “violated.”
A ton of people across America tuned into Saturday night’s Western Conference Playoffs battle between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets.