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Army Sergeant Exonerated of Assault Charges After Surveillance Video Proves She Acted in Self-Defense Army Sergeant Exonerated of Assault Charges After Surveillance Video Proves She Acted in Self-Defense

After evaluating testimonies and assessing surveillance video of a February road rage incident that erupted into violence, felony assault charges against Sgt. 1st Class Kai Waters, 33, have been dismissed.

Remy Ma Under Investigation for Allegedly Punching Love & Hip-Hop Co-Star Remy Ma Under Investigation for Allegedly Punching Love & Hip-Hop Co-Star

Since her release from prison in 2014, “All the Way Up” rapper Remy Ma has gone to great lengths to rehabilitate her image. She’s become invaluable to VH1's Love & Hip-Hop empire, she’s joined husband Papoose in becoming the unofficial brand ambassadors for “Black Love,” and she co-hosts the popular talk show State of…

Racial Profiling or Nah? TSA Scanners Are Singling Out Black Women Racial Profiling or Nah? TSA Scanners Are Singling Out Black Women

For black women throughout the world, “Don’t Touch My Hair” is much more than the pinnacle of Solange’s discography, it’s dogma—or an ominous warning that both life and limb can be lost should you cross that line.

Oops Upside Your Head: 65-Year-Old Woman (and Her Bat) Give Burglar the Business Oops Upside Your Head: 65-Year-Old Woman (and Her Bat) Give Burglar the Business

Clarese Gainey of Gainesville, Fla., is about that action.

Finally! 24-Hour Black News Channel to Debut in November Finally! 24-Hour Black News Channel to Debut in November

I love Baby Boy reruns as much as the next person, but I’ve wondered for years why BET completely abandoned their daily news programming. And with TV One’s decision to can Roland Martin’s News One Now in 2017, those of us eager for network news have had to sift though a deluge of nebulous coverage that far too often…

Flint Receives $77 Million to Fund Water Infrastructure Improvements Flint Receives $77 Million to Fund Water Infrastructure Improvements

The Flint, Mich., water crisis has weighed heavily on the hearts of those of us within the black community. But five years after its onset, it would appear that the city is now one step closer to finally leaving its deadly water infrastructure in the past.

Philadelphia Barber Wants Answers After Police Told Him to Stop Providing Free Haircuts to Homeless Philadelphia Barber Wants Answers After Police Told Him to Stop Providing Free Haircuts to Homeless

After making headlines for providing free haircuts for the homeless in his beloved Philadelphia, barber Brennon Jones is demanding answers on why his charitable efforts have now drawn the wrong type of attention.

A Tale of Two Churches: How the Notre Dame Cathedral Illustrates America's Unwillingness to Acknowledge Black Suffering A Tale of Two Churches: How the Notre Dame Cathedral Illustrates America's Unwillingness to Acknowledge Black Suffering

Police gun down so many black men, I can’t even recall which one is the impetus for this story. But a few years ago, after yet another one of us was mowed down in the street in cold blood, I arrived to my TV writers room in a less than pleasant mood.

Tennessee Just Passed a Bill That Could Suppress Black Votes Tennessee Just Passed a Bill That Could Suppress Black Votes

While the results of the 2016 presidential election ushered in the apocalypse, the 2018 midterms saw increased political awareness throughout the country, as hyper-vigilant voters committed to bringing order to chaos and record numbers at the polls.

Prosecutor Kim Foxx to Expunge Marijuana Convictions in Chicago Prosecutor Kim Foxx to Expunge Marijuana Convictions in Chicago

It’s not exactly a secret that black folks are disproportionately affected by marijuana convictions. But Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx has big plans to right an egregious wrong.

White Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Hire the KKK to Lynch His Black Neighbor White Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Attempting to Hire the KKK to Lynch His Black Neighbor

It’s no secret that hate crimes are on the rise since our alleged president was sworn into office. They show up in news reports on a near daily basis. In this latest example, a man in Greenwood, South Carolina, will go down in infamy as one of the worst neighbors ever after attempting to hire the KKK to kill his…

Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Lining Up to Throw Their Support Behind Kamala Harris Hollywood's Biggest Names Are Lining Up to Throw Their Support Behind Kamala Harris

Thus far, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has raised $13.2 million—the second largest haul of any presidential candidate. But while a majority of that money has come from contributions of less than $100, Hollywood appears to have a love affair with the former California Attorney General too.

Jemele Hill Remains 'Unbothered' with New Podcast Jemele Hill Remains 'Unbothered' with New Podcast

Over the course of the past year, journalist Jemele Hill has undergone a series of major transitions. After nearly 12 years at ESPN, she chucked the deuce and secured the bag at The Atlantic as a staff writer. She then joined forces with longtime friend Kelley L. Carter to jump start Lodge Freeway Media and concluded…

T.I., Tank, The Game, Call for Firing of Fox News Host Laura Ingraham After Mocking Memorial of Nipsey Hussle T.I., Tank, The Game, Call for Firing of Fox News Host Laura Ingraham After Mocking Memorial of Nipsey Hussle

Beloved recording artist, entrepreneur and community activist Nipsey Hussle wasn’t even buried for 24 hours before Fox News trotted out host Laura Ingraham to spit on his grave.

Measles Climbs to 2nd-Highest Level in 25 Years Measles Climbs to 2nd-Highest Level in 25 Years

It’s like Plymouth Rock all over again. Or as our Entertainment staff writer Tonja Renée Stidhum so eloquently put it, “What is this Oregon Trail reboot 2520s tryna produce in real life?”

LeBron's I Promise School Boasts 'Extraordinary' Results LeBron's I Promise School Boasts 'Extraordinary' Results

NBA players are lauded for their otherworldly feats on the court, but oftentimes their accomplishments elsewhere go unsung. The Los Angeles Lakers had more than their fair share of struggles this season, but thankfully their superstar forward LeBron James has plenty to brag about off the court.

Citing a Disturbance in the Force, Disney Presses Pause on the Star Wars Franchise Citing a Disturbance in the Force, Disney Presses Pause on the Star Wars Franchise

There comes a point in every relationship where doubt seeps in and the love of your life becomes a source of agitation or melancholy. Date nights become obscure and your once rabid sex life succumbs to extinction. Your partner’s voice becomes nauseating—even the way they chew their food becomes unbearable.

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