Danielle Brooks: ‘OITNB’ Star Heads to Broadway

Variety is reporting that Danielle Brooks, best known for her role as Taystee in Orange is the New Black (OITNB), will be making...

Bebo Valdés: Cuban Music Legend Dies

Patrick Jarenwattananon of NPR is reporting that Cuban music legend Bebo Valdés has died. The iconic pianist, composer and arranger had...

Nelson Mandela in Critical Condition

Media outlets are reporting that former South African President and anti-Apartheid activist Nelson Mandela is in critical condition. President Jacob Zuma,...

Chuck Stone: Veteran Journalist and NABJ Founder Dies

WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC) is reporting that veteran journalist and National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) founder Chuck Stone has died. According...

Beating Black Kids: We Turned Out Fine?

"Spanking" children has been a topic of discussion in the world community, especially when it comes to the use of what...

Karen Pittman: ‘Disgraced’ Breakout Star Talks Art & Life

Karen Pittman is a star. Not a star like Viola Davis, Meryl Streep or Julia Roberts, yet, but a star in...

Rayshard Brooks Killing: District Attorney Announces Charges

Officer Garrett Rolfe faces 11 charges including felony murder in the killing of Rayshard Brooks in a Southwest Atlanta Wendy's.  Fulton County...

U.S.: Blacks More Likely to Get Less Sleep

Studies on sleep have shown how important it is to get a good night's sleep. Those who sleep for a shorter...

Michael Bennett: Posts Letter About Police Encounter

Fresh from our, "Must Read" file, NFL player and activist Michael Bennett writes a letter detailing his encounter with the Las...

Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens: ‘Idol’ Misrepresentation

written by Benjamin Snyder With the conclusion of the Australian Open, the year's first major tennis tournament, the women's event anointed Belarusian...

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