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A team of business owners in Brooklyn’s gentrifying Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood is fighting to save what they say is the last standing Black-owned LGBTQ club in New York City. Business partners Calvin Clark, 59, and Eryk Albury, 61, opened the Moore Bar and...
 Twists, locs, braids, fades, blowouts, even the standard Quo Vadis will no longer be questioned in New York thanks to new legal guidance of its human rights policy. The city is taking a stand against discrimination based on hairstyle and...
Rapper T.I. on Thursday released a diss track against Floyd Mayweather a few days after the boxer says he’s going to continue to buy clothes from Gucci, despite calls for a boycott, according to Complex. Earlier this month Gucci was...

A long-time employee of the Tulsa County Court Clerk's Office and her husband have been accused of having ties to the Ku Klux Klan. According to Hate Trackers, a site that monitors hate and extremist groups, employee Bondell "Bonnie" Kukla, 68,...
Chicago police have finally arrested two Nigerian brothers as suspects in the Jussie Smollett attack.
 Despite being released from federal custody, 21 Savage may be deported, thanks to a new policy implemented by Donald Trump which changes the eligibility of who is allowed to stay in the United States. Trump reportedly changed U.S. immigration policies from Obama and Bush, according to TMZ. The new...

The man who is charged with murdering four people and injuring others in a Tennessee Waffle House pleaded not guilty to 17 murder and weapons counts, authorities said. Travis Reinking, 30, is accused of opening fire with an assault rifle...
 Starbucks founder Howard Schultz said he doesn't see color – now or when he was a young child.At CNN’s Town Hall Tuesday night in Houston the Brooklyn-born Schultz, who is a potential independent candidate for president in 2020 said: “As somebody...
  All of the recent incidents of individuals wearing blackface and corporations creating racist products that hearken back to the 19thcentury, and even farther, has Nick Cannon calling out two popular late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel and comedian Sarah Silverman for donning blackface in the past. In...

  In a statement released Wednesday, Bill Cosby called himself a “political prisoner” among the likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatmas Gandhi and Nelson Mandela and said he won’t apologize because he has done nothing wrong. “Here’s why I have ‘no’...
  The American Federation of Government Employees is demanding an apology from Republican Congressman Drew Ferguson of Georgia for displaying a Confederate book in his Capitol Hill office this week, opened up to a particularly racist passage. Several Georgia members of...
Cassandra Hollemon, a vibrant and talented person with a sharp sense of humor, was elected as a judge in Texas last fall in an historic and sweeping movement that would see 19 African-American women in Harris County win judgeships....
  Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was convicted and sentenced to nearly 7 years in jail for murdering Laquan McDonald, was assaulted by inmates in his federal jail cell in Connecticut, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. In early February,...
Students at Baltimore HBCU Morgan State University will soon have the opportunity to diversify space exploration and aerospace. Morgan State has received a $1.6 million aerospace grant that will allow the school to complete a liquid-fuel rocketry lab and to recruit...
Four days before legendary music icon Marvin Gaye would have turned 80, and three days before the anniversary of his death, Motown/Universal Music Enterprises will release a lost album that he recorded at the peak of his career. You’re the Man, whose...
  Advocacy organizations and subway riders in New York are pointing a finger at TV’s Inside Edition for a report that outed subway fare beaters but did not dig deeper into why they might be skipping the fare. The Inside Edition piece pointed out people...
  Millions of viewers may have been beside themselves Sunday when former First Lady Michelle Obama showed up unexpectedly on stage alongside Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith, but at least one person was not impressed: Her mother. In a text exchange after...
  Will Packer, the producer behind comedies Girls Trip and Night School, is taking a subject pivot to work on an Investigation Discovery documentary series on the Atlanta child murders that gripped the city and the country from 1979 to 1981. Wayne Williams, a...
 Love JonesLove Jones is a sexy, grown-folks cult-classic that is prime viewing any day of the week, but you bet we are watching it at some point over V-Day weekend.The bohemian 1997 classic features Darius Lovehall (Larenz Tate)...
Barack and Michelle ObamaOur forever POTUS and FLOTUS are goals... Couple goals!The couple met in the 1980s at the Chicago law firm Sidley & Austin, and have proven that the secret to their 25-year marriage is keeping the...