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Lizzo Says She'll Share 'Truth Hurts' Success With Woman Believed To Have Originally Coined Song's Most Popular Lyric

Lizzo gets hit with a second plagiarism claim over her famous lyric.

Added October 23, 2019

Wendy Williams Is Being Unnecessarily Hostile To Meghan Markle Following The Duchess Of Sussex's Tearful Interview

TV host Wendy Williams took shots at Black royal Megan Markle.

Added October 23, 2019

Prominent Ethiopian Activist Claims Government Planned To Kill Him, Sparking Protests In The Country

Hundreds of protesters in Ethiopia are showing their support for media owner and activist Jawar Mohammed.

Added October 23, 2019

Ben Carson Is Refusing To Apologize For A Comment That Was Perceived As Transphobic

Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, had a lot to say about his controversial comments on transgender people —except for an apology.

Added October 23, 2019

Ain't That 'Bout A B***h? A Massachusetts Lawmaker Is Trying To Criminalize A Curse Word

A Massachusetts legislator wants to make it illegal to use the word "bitch."

Added October 23, 2019

'I Have No Strong Sense Of Identity': Black Woman Adopted By White Family Shares Struggles With Self-Acceptance

Red Table Talk hosted an adopted Black woman and her family to discuss issues with transracial adoption.

Added October 23, 2019

The Latest Episode Of 'Watchmen' Offered A Crucial Glimpse Into An Important, Yet Oft Overlooked Event In Black History

A deeper look into the opening of HBO's Watchmen and the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot featured in the first episode and the history you may have missed.

Added October 23, 2019

How Blank Banks Can Help Combat The Predatory Lending Practices Hurting Our Community

This piece to start a conversation on how the underwriting and lending process needs to change.

Added October 23, 2019

Don Lemon Uses Billie Holiday's 'Strange Fruit' To Explain Why Trump's Reference To Lynching Was So Egregious

Don Lemon and lawmakers criticize Trump for "lynching" tweet.

Added October 23, 2019

The Phoenix Cop Who Pulled A Gun On A Black Family Over A $1 Doll Has Finally Been Fired

A Phoenix police officer has been fired after incident with black family gained national attention.

Added October 23, 2019

Amber Guyger's Attorneys File Notice Of Appeal Following Ex-Cop's Murder Conviction

The former Dallas police officer who was recently convicted for killing an unarmed Black man in his own home has filed a notice of appeal.

Added October 23, 2019

Atlanta's New Mural Honoring Hip-Hop Duo OutKast Is Oh-So Fresh And So Clean Clean

OutKast is immortalized by a massive mural in Atlanta.

Added October 23, 2019

New Mexico Police Officer Who Claimed 11-Year-Old Black Girl He ManhandledWas Stronger Than Him, Resigns

A New Mexico police officer has resigned after using excessive force to apprehend an 11-year-old Black girl during an altercation at school.

Added October 23, 2019

New Mexico Police Officer Who Claimed 11-Year-Old Black Girl He Manhandled Was Stronger Than Him, Resigns

A New Mexico police officer has resigned after using excessive force to apprehend an 11-year-old Black girl during an altercation at school.

Added October 23, 2019

Remains Found In Alabama Dumpster Believed To Be Those Of Kidnapped 3-Year-Old Kamille 'Cupcake' McKinney

The search for Kamille "Cupcake" McKinney continues.

Added October 23, 2019

Haiti Remains In Uproar As Thousands Take The Streets To Demand President Moise To Step Down

Haitians protest calling for president to step down

Added October 22, 2019

A 21-Year-Old Ivory Coast Man Created African Inspired Emojis For The Culture

O'Plerou Grebet created Zouzoukwa for Africans.

Added October 22, 2019

Iconic Journalist Gwen Ifill To Be Honored With USPS Black Heritage Forever Stamp

Gwen Ifill, the late trailblazing journalist for PBS NewsHour, will be honored with a United States Postal Service commemorative forever stamp.

Added October 22, 2019

Detroit Mom Teased About Her Complexion Is Now A Model For This Beauty Brand's Newest Foundation Shade

Once heavily ridiculed for her dark complexion, Detroit mom-of-five Joy Mohammed is now the new inspiration for a Black-owned beauty brand.

Added October 22, 2019

Princeton Theological Seminary Admits Ties To Slavery, Pledges $27 Million In Reparations

Princeton Theological Seminary sets aside $27 million for slavery reparations.

Added October 22, 2019

Benedict College, An HBCU, Has Invited Donald Trump To Campus

As the 2020 presidential election inches closer and talks of a possible impeachment continue to circulate, one historically Black college is taking an audacious step by inviting Donald Trump to headline ...

Added October 22, 2019

Family Of Michael White Says They Have Been The Target Of Harassment And Racial Threats Since Acquittal

After three days of testimony in the trial over a white real estate developer’s death in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square, a jury has found 22-year-old Michael White not guilty of voluntary manslaughter ...

Added October 22, 2019

5 Tips From Entrepreneur Liku Madoshi On Starting An Initiative That's All About Black Women

Tryb is a networking initiative that prides itself on being an alliance of Black women who wish to elevate one another and build a community dedicated to celebrating each other.

Added October 22, 2019

5 Tips From Entrepreneur Liku Madoshi On Starting A Business That's All About Black Women

Tryb is a networking initiative that prides itself on being an alliance of Black women who wish to elevate one another and build a community dedicated to celebrating each other.

Added October 22, 2019

Black Women Are The Gate Keepers To Our Garden, And Here’s Why They Must Be Fiercely Protected

This article focuses on the current need flr Black American women to re-claim their culture and communities. Positioning themselves as the feminine, cultural images of their music and gardens.

Added October 22, 2019