African-American Culture

Jennifer Hudson Confronted by David Otunga ... Over Cheating Allegations

<b>Jennifer Hudson</b> and <b>David Otunga</b> broke up after he confronted her, claiming she was secretly dating music producer <b>Mali Music</b> ... TMZ has …

Celebrity News

Enterprising Strippers Organize #NYCStripperStrike in Response to Pervasive and Racist Pay Disparities

On October 22, Gizelle Marie, a 29-year-old Bronx native who has worked as a stripper since she was 18, was venting over Snapchat with some of her …

African-American News

Video of Jerry Jones making racial comment surfaces

Jerry Jones made a racially charged comment to a fan back in 2013, which is featured in a video obtained by The Blast.<p>The clip, which was reportedly …

Star Spangled Banner

African Americans’ Civil Cases in the Jim Crow South

In 1910, 48-year-old Rebecca Sallee fell into an open hole on a city street in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, as she made her way to a prayer meeting. The …

Black History

The Best Prison Journalism Is Straight Out of San Quentin

San Quentin is beautiful from the outside. It sits on a sun-drenched point jutting out into San Francisco Bay, a short drive north from the Golden …

Overwatch

Federal Judge Catherine Perry Rules St. Louis Police Force Against Protestors Unconstitutional

Wednesday, a federal judge placed restrictions on the <b>St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department</b>, claiming their conduct during recent protests has …

Good News

Florida Jury Awards $49.3 Million To Ex-Student Who Was Raped Repeatedly By High School Geometry Teacher

<i>Image via Getty</i><p>Jury Awards Former Student Rape Victim $49.3 Million<p>Teachers is creeps too, gon’ put them handcuffs on.<p>NBCMiami is reporting that a …

Black Culture

African American women face a more aggressive type of endometrial cancer. Researchers can't explain why

It’s a puzzle with answers that have long eluded researchers: African American women are more likely to have a more aggressive form of endometrial …

Cancer

Click At Your Own Risk: The Most Panty-Sizzling Que Dawgs In The Game (Founders’ Day Edition)

Dressed up as a seat for Founders Day #OmegaPsiPhi #Queappreciationmonth pic.twitter.com/m8fi5xjM1c<p>— ⒸⒽⓇⒾⓈ ⒽⒾⓁⓉⓄⓃ (@LudaChris_) November 17, …

Black Culture

Fresh Cuts

<b>To enter, upload a video singing one of your original songs acapella. You can also upload via Instagram or Twitter using BOTH hashtags</b> …

Black Culture

Labor and activists celebrate pushback against constitutional convention

Last week, New York State voters roundly rejected a constitutional convention, fearing the deep pockets of big business influencing Albany more than …

African-American News

Nigeria’s Women’s Bobsled Team Qualifies for 2018 Olympics, Country’s 1st Ever Winter Olympians

Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team (photo via nytimes.com)<p><i>by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson)</i><p>According to ESPN, Nigeria will be represented in the …

Olympics

CELEBRATING GOOD NEWS

<i>TriceEdney —</i> By now you know I look forward to the weekly opportunity of sharing my opinions with my readers. I pray that they offer helpful, …

HBCUs

Shake Sum’n, Twerk Sum’n: Serena Williams Bounces That Thang To “Back The Azz Up” At Wedding

<i>Image via WENN</i><p>Serena Williams Dances To “Back That Azz Up” At Wedding<p>Serena Williams got married at a very private event in New Orleans yesterday. …

Black Culture

Hospital Patient Escapes To Prove He Can Behave Properly

HONOLULU (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said he needed to plot and carry out his escape from a Hawaii psychiatric …

Crime

11 celeb men who put Blake Shelton’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ title to shame

This week, PEOPLE Magazine handed their annual “Sexiest Man Alive” title to Blake Shelton. No offense to the country star, but…Sexiest Man Alive? …

African-American News

LiT-Lanta: Bardi-Set, Evan Ross, Jermaine Dupri, Dave East And Wale Turn Up For DJ Holiday’s G-Day

Cardi B, Offset, Wale, Dave East, Evan Ross, Jermaine Dupri Celebrate DJ Holiday’s BirthdayIt’s Commission Week! DJ Holiday has been celebrating his …

Black Culture

The New Poor Houses, Cash Bail Is Ruining the Lives of the Accused

The socioeconomic inequality and racial injustices of American society are evident in that great processing plant of Black, Brown and poor bodies …

Justice

We Gotta Have It: ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Star Dewanda Wise Will Leave You Unabashedly Thirsty [Pics]

1 of 14<p>❯<p>❮<p><i>Image via Derrick Salters/WENN</i><p>A Gallery Of Gorgeous Photographs Of Dewanda Wise<p>Spike Lee’s classic 1896 film <i>She’s Gotta Have It</i> has been …

Black Culture

Sports Notes: St. Joseph's Prep track star Miles Green commits to Virginia Tech

<b>SJP track star Miles Green commits to Virginia Tech</b><p>St. Joseph’s Prep track star Miles Green announced his commitment to Virginia Tech. Green is one …

HBCUs

Congratulations: Fetty Wap’s Baby Mama Lez Confirms She’s Knocked Up Again– And They Planned It!

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 30: Fetty Wap visits at SiriusXM Studios on October 30, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)<p>Lezhae Leona …

Black Culture

From The Bronx To Harvard: Swizz Beatz Has Graduated From Harvard Business School

WENN.com<p>Alicia Keys Congratulates Swizz On His Huge Accomplishment<p>Swizz Beatz has been taking classes at Havard Business School for the past 3 years, …

Black Culture

Ni Hao, Heffa: Pumpkin Spiced Katy Perry Banned Indefinitely From China Over Support Of Taiwan

<i>Image via Splash</i><p>Katy Perry Banned From China, Can’t Perform At Victoria’s Secret Show<p>Katy Perry is persona non-grata in the China. The pop songstress …

Black Culture

Heavy Handed Philly Judge Grants Meek Mill New Bail Hearing

Meek Mill Granted Second Court Hearing For Bail<p>Meek Mill is getting to see another day in court! All of the uproar over Meek’s excessive sentence and …

Black Culture

New Music: Stalley Is Riding Solo In New Video For “1 Deep” [Video]

(Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)Stalley – 1 Deep (Music Video)Today bearded rapper Stalley dropped a whole project for hip hop fans across all …

Black Culture

Don Lemon Is Now A Woke, Mayo Packet-Stomping Black Man And It’s Extremely Lit

Ivan Nikolov/WENN.comDon Lemon Is WokeRemember when we all hated Don Lemon? Remember the Don Lemon who smelled weed in the air in Ferguson? The Don …

Black Culture

Creep Callin’ The Kettle Perv: Pu$$y-Grabbin’ Donald Trump Blasts Al Franken For Sex Assault

<i>Image via Getty</i>Hypocrite Donald Trump Blasts Al Franken Over Sexual AssaultDonald Trump has SOME nerve.Yesterday, Senator Al Franken was outted for …

Black Culture

K. Michelle Stops By ‘Everyday Struggle’ To Talk Label Drama And Her New Album

K Michelle Joins <i>Everyday Struggle</i> To Talk About Her New Album<p>K. Michelle is the latest guest to join the <i>Everyday Struggle</i> set for some conversation, …

Black Culture

Recount Demanded: People Are Adamant That Mahershala Ali Is The Real ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

John Shearer/Getty ImagesNice try, PEOPLE!People Think Mahershala Ali Is The ‘Sexiest Man Alive’, Not Blake SheltonAfter PEOPLE magazine baffled the …

Black Culture

Falling On Hard Times: Darius McCrary Can’t Pay Child Support!

The struggle is real! Darius McCrary has made much money at all this year. According to documents, he filed last year he only made over $500!<p>TMZ …

African-American News