Black Culture

The president’s objective economic advisory team dumps deeply misleading numbers on the public

The Council of Economic Advisers, a three-person team near the center of the executive branch, was created in 1948 to, among other things, “gather timely and authoritative information concerning economic developments and economic trends” and to “analyze and interpret such information” to assess how …

U.S. Politics

Philly Mom, Who Threw Her Son a $25,000 Prom Party With a Camel, 3 Dates and a Rolls-Royce, Charged With Social Security Fraud

The tables have turned for a Philly restaurant owner, known for her epic parties, including her son’s $25,000 Dubai-themed prom, after she has been …

African-American News

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.<p>"Correction from today's …

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Colorism, or Complete Makeover? Disney's Princess Tiana Has a New Look, and We Have Questions 

Disney, who dis princess? That’s the question fans of <i>The Princess and the Frog</i>’s Princess Tiana wanted to know after seeing the latest round of …

Walt Disney Company

Kellyanne Conway Refuses to Defend Trump Calling Omarosa ‘Dog’

There are still some things about the president that Kellyanne Conway just can’t defend.<p>Kellyanne Conway is still, after all these many months, one …

Donald Trump

Omarosa: 'There's One Way To Shut Donald Trump Down'

The former White House aide tells Trevor Noah about the president's love of controversy.<p>Omarosa Manigault Newman says there’s a lone way to combat President Donald Trump’s fiery rhetoric and constant attacks on Twitter: Don’t give him the attention.<p>“There’s one way to shut Donald Trump down and …

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The Problem With Iggy Azalea's THIRST & Enhanced Body She Is Profiting From

<b>Iggy Azalea</b> has been showing her ass lately. Literally. And it's problematic. Let's discuss inside...Everybody wants to be all about what black folks …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Katrina Pierson: I made taped comments because Omarosa was the 'complete epitome of annoying'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Katrina Pierson, a Trump campaign official, said she was placating Omarosa Manigault Newman when she indicated on tape that she believed President Donald Trump had been recorded saying the n-word.<p>"Your viewers, I'm pretty sure, have run into an individual that is the complete …

Donald Trump

Winners and losers from Tuesday’s primaries: Once again, Trump is a big winner

Primaries in four states Tuesday — Minnesota, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Vermont — set up competitive governor’s, Senate and House races across the country this November. But even before then, these primaries identified some clear winners and losers that reinforced trends we’ve been seeing all …

Politics

Trevor Noah spends 18 minutes talking to Omarosa, as life is now the worst reality show ever

You remember back when it started to look nauseatingly possible that Donald Trump would become president? Of the United States, even? When all the …

Donald Trump

The 'Black Don't Crack' All-Stars

I was watching <i>Set It Off</i> the other day because there’s never not a good time to watch <i>Set It Off</i>. Watching Vivica, Jada, Kimberly Elise (looking as …

African-American News

Penn Jillette claims Trump said 'racially insensitive' comments during 'Celebrity Apprentice'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Magician Penn Jillette, one half of the duo Penn &Teller, claims he heard President Donald Trump say "racially insensitive" remarks during his time appearing on the reality competition show, "The Celebrity Apprentice."<p>Jillette stopped short of confirming the details of Trump's alleged …

Donald Trump

Watergate Prosecutor: Paul Manafort case is 'a slam dunk'

Roger Stone threats to a dog could put him in Mueller's crosshairs<p>07:52<p>Reality TV Executive: Omarosa-Trump fight is like a 'hip hop beef'<p>15:10<p>Fmr. …

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A reporter confronted Sarah Sanders about Trump’s habit of insulting black people on Twitter

Sarah Sanders says Trump is an “equal opportunity” insulter, but his attacks against black people stand out from the crowd.<p>During the White House press briefing on Tuesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked if President Trump was “singling out” black people and others because of their race …

Donald Trump

Onetime Teen Mom Who Became a Celebrated Teacher Wins Democratic House Primary

(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A onetime teen mother who became a celebrated teacher defeated a veteran politician Tuesday in the Democratic primary for a U.S. …

Women's News

Hospital employee fired for calling doughnut shop worker the N-word in video

A Mississippi Baptist Medical Center employee has been fired after video of him calling a doughnut shop worker a racial slur multiple times went …

Women of Color

So Sad: YouTube Activist and Pregnant Former Reality Star Lyric McHenry Was Found Dead in the Bronx

26-year-old Lyric McHenry, a Stanford University alum, activist, and former reality star, was found dead in a desolate part of the Bronx early …

Reality TV

John Legend Wants Louisiana To Get Rid Of The "White Supremacy" In Its Constitution

Maybe you know John Legend best for his music, his acting, or even his social media comedian extraordinaire and model wife, Chrissy Teigen. However, …

African-American News

A 6-Year-Old Student Wasn't Allowed to Attend School Because of His Locs

The Florida school said it goes against their rules.<p>A first grade student from Apopka, Florida was not allowed to attend the first day of classes on Monday, August 13, at his school because of his locs.<p>According to a report from WESH2, Clinton Stanley Jr., a 6-year-old student at A Book's Christian …

Florida

Nothing Makes Donald Trump Angrier Than a Woman He Can't Control

The president can't seem to get Omarosa, of all people, out of his head.<p>Omarosa Manigault-Newman is not doing any of this because she wants to do the right thing. She is a cheerful opportunist who maintained a close relationship with a reality TV host on whose show she appeared 14 years ago, and …

News (U.S.)

Presidential historian crushes Republican Party for 'cowardice' that 'is hurting the country'

On Tuesday, presidential historian Douglas Brinkley said cowards in the Republican Party are the real threat to America, during a panel discussion …

Liberal View

'Mentally, Morally and Temperamentally Unfit': Conservative Writer Says We Don't Need New Recordings to See the Truth About Trump

"Whether he said the n-word on a tape hardly matters."As the question of whether President Donald Trump has been recorded using the n-word has arisen …

Donald Trump

Ready for Their Closeup: What Crazy Rich Asians Means to the People Who Made It

Director Jon M. Chu thought he was done with crying over <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i>.<p>In an interview with The Root, Chu divulged that he and the movie’s cast …

African-American News

Seth Meyers: Trump Is a ‘Racist With a Rotted-Out Soul’ for Calling Omarosa a ‘Dog’

The ‘Late Night’ host also brought out a real-live dog out on stage and fired it to show what that would look like.<p>On Tuesday morning, President …

Donald Trump

Booked & Busy: Kandi Burruss Set To Launch New ‘Kandi Koated Cosmetics' Line

Celebrity Gossip

Little Known Black History Fact: Callie House

<b>Callie House</b> was the leader of one of the earliest organizations to demand reparations. Her group began in the late 19th Century and carried over …

Black History

Black Americans aren’t buying Omarosa’s turn against Trump

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for …

Donald Trump

NYPD Officer Allegedly Broke Into Nashville, Tenn., Family's Home, Hurled Racial Slurs 

Nashville, Tenn., detectives are investigating an incident after a New York City police officer allegedly broke into a family’s home while he was in …

African-American News

Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers riff on Trump, Omarosa, and the N-word

"All hell is breaking loose in Washington as the battle between President Trump and his former adviser/<i>Apprentice</i> contestant Omarosa rages on," Jimmy …

Donald Trump

'Iron Fist' Erases a Key Part of the Asian American Experience

The connection between Asian Americans and African Americans goes back for centuries. 'Iron Fist' ignores it.<p>Iron Fist has always been racist. Far …

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