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Singer August Alsina Talks To Jada Pinkett Smith About Health Battle

<b>August Alsina</b> says he’s struggling with a liver disease.<p>The 24-year-old singer says in an interview with <b>Jada Pinkett Smith</b> that he posted on …

Jada Pinkett Smith

Not Having It: Obama Checks Trump About Exiting Paris Climate Deal

<b>F</b>ormer president <b>Barack Obama</b> had some words for President <b>Donald Trump</b> after he announced that the U.S. would drop out of the Paris climate deal …

Barack Obama

Little Known Black History Fact: Nora Holt

<b>Nora Holt</b> is best known as the first Black woman to earn a master’s in the United States, but that distinction alone does little to capture her full …

Black History

Racial Tensions Escalate on Campus of Public University in Washington State

A week of protests and racial tension on the campus of Evergreen State College in Olympia, Wash., ended with the college being closed for the second …

Lezley McSpadden, Mike Brown’s Mother, Graduates From High School Same Day as Her Daughter

Lezley McSpadden, 37, mother of Michael Brown Jr. and the Ferguson movement, graduated from high school on May 26, 21 years after she left school …

Cops in Charge of Laquan McDonald Case Must Testify About Night of His Shooting Death, Judge Rules

A Cook County, Ill., judge said he wanted to hear from the police officers involved in the Laquan McDonald shooting case, including conversations …

D.L. Hughley on Kathy Griffin: If you got mad at her and didn’t say sh*t about Ted Nugent, you’re a hypocrite

There have been several comedians who have come out in defense of Kathy Griffin after the image of her holding a bloody and decapitated Donald Trump …

Teen from Anti-Violence Video Ironically Shot as Example of the Hell Black Children Face

There is a high rate of gun and gang violence on the streets of Chicago, disproportionately affecting families suffering from poverty.<p>Chicago teen …

Guns

Damian Marley, Others Buy Control of Respected Cannabis Magazine High Times

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Put this in your pipe and smoke it.<p>An investment group that includes legendary ganga guru Bob Marley’s son has bought a …

Conn. Woman Hailed as a Hero After Jumping in Front of Speeding Car, Saving Young Boy’s Life 

It’s the kind of thing you would think you’d see only in a movie. Shanta Jordan, however, became a real-life hero after she was seen on surveillance …

Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly Is What Happens When Mediocrity and Whiteness Come Together

The most frustrating thing about Megyn Kelly’s new NBC show is that it exists. In the promos leading up to the premiere of <i>Sunday Night With Megyn</i> …

Colo. Woman Is Being Terrorized by Racist Notes Slipped Under Her Door, but Apartment Complex Refuses to Let Her Break Lease

A dumb lease is more important than helping a woman who is being terrorized by some asshole slipping racist notes under her door and knocking on her …

The Crime This Time: Partying While Black and Successful

“That’s a nice dress,” the officer said as I stood frozen while she snapped my picture. I thanked her without smiling as she led me to the bright …

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Begins, Keshia Knight Pulliam Attends to Show Support

Bill Cosby walked into a Norristown, Pa., courthouse Monday for the first day of his sexual assault trial with his television daughter Keshia Knight …

Racist Bullies at Texas Middle School Called Black Girl an Ape, Pretended to Whip Her Like a Slave, but School Does Nothing, Father Says

The father of a 12-year-old girl who is being targeted by racist bullies is speaking out after he said that the school did not properly discipline …

The Survivor of the Portland Stabbing Releases a Poem

Micah David-Cole Fletcher was the third man to intervene in the hateful attack.<p>When Jeremy Joseph Christian started ranting against two young women on a Portland, OR train last Friday for their Muslim-seeming appearances, at least three men intervened to put a stop to the racist hate speech. …

Ovulation Predictor | Ovulation Calculator

UNDERSTANDING OVULATION<p>Ovulation is when the ovary releases a matured egg that is pushed down the fallopian tube to get fertilized, which makes it …

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Makeup artist provokes outrage by turning white woman black

A Los Angeles-based makeup artist has got himself into hot water for transforming a white woman into a black one.<p>The artist, whose handle is …

Portland Republican Supports Hiring Right-Wing Militias for GOP Security, Days After a White Supremacist Killed Two People

Divisions have opened between two senior politicians in the city of Portland, Oregon. On Monday, three days after a right-wing extremist killed two …

Black Doll Found Hanging by a Noose Outside Wakefield High School in NC

It’s the Tuesday after a long weekend, and some idiots apparently decided to use their time to hang a black doll by a noose from a building at …

1 Native American Dead, Another Hospitalized After Possible Hate Crime

Investigators say a hit-and-run driver intentionally struck the two young men.<p>Authorities in Washington state are searching for the driver of a pickup truck involved in a hit-and run collision that left one man dead and another hospitalized over the Memorial Day weekend.<p>Both victims are members of …

Remembering The Great Poet Gwendolyn Brooks At 100

In 1950, Gwendolyn Brooks became the first African-American to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize. Hers was a Pulitzer in poetry, specifically for a volume titled <i>Annie Allen</i> that chronicled the life of an ordinary black girl growing up in the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's famous South Side.<p>Brooks …

Racist Sprint Customer Says She Has ‘Mixed’ Kids and She’s Not Racist

Last year a white student at my son’s high school called a black kid a slave. When my son came home to tell me what happened, I decided to look the …

Here's Why It's Actually Impossible For Black People To Be Racist

<i>Dear White People</i> made a huge splash when it first hit theaters in 2014 and caused even more controversy when news spread of it returning to Netflix …

Paris’s liberal mayor accused a black feminist festival of being racist against whites

It isn’t often that liberal and far-right leaders end up on the same side of a racial spat. But that’s what happened when a black feminist festival in France drew ire from both the mayor of Paris and the extreme right.<p>The Nyansapo Festival, which is set to take place in July in Paris, reserved a …

How some police officers use a get-out-of-jail-free pass after killing unarmed black people

The reinstatement of recently acquitted Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby for the killing of unarmed Terence Crutcher is yet another nail in the …

People Have Questions About Jermaine Jackson’s Hair

Jermaine Jackson, 61, and his girlfriend, Maday Velázquez, 23, hit up Cannes recently for the premiere of Sofia Coppola’s civil war film, <i>The …