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Arkansas Police Officer Caught On Video Seemingly Concocting Reason To Shoot Black Man

A Jonesboro, Arkansas, man is planning to take legal action following a tense encounter with a police officer seemingly attempting to shoot him. Officers from the Helena-West Helena Police Department were ...

Added June 01, 2019

2019 Wellesley College Commencement Speaker Anita Hill Spoke Candidly About Sexual Assault To An All-Female Graduating Class

Anita Hill spoke openly and frankly about the reality of sexual misconduct while speaking to students at Wellesley College.Hill addressed graduates at the private women's college Friday in a moving and ...

Added June 01, 2019

Maleah Davis' Stepfather Allegedly Confessed To Killing Her After He Was Accused Of Being Gay

After a month-long search, the body of 4-year-old Maleah Davis has been discovered and returned to Houston. CNN reports police in Houston found a garbage bag containing the remains of the child early Friday ...

Added June 01, 2019

Maleah Davis' Stepfather Confessed To Killing Her After He Was Accused Of Being Gay

After a month-long search, the body of 4-year-old Maleah Davis has been discovered and returned to Houston. CNN reports police in Houston found a garbage bag containing the remains of the child early Friday ...

Added June 01, 2019

7 Ways To Execute Your Dreams

Turning a dream into a reality can be a hard thing to do, especially when you don’t know how and where to start. Every person has been placed on this earth to fulfill a purpose, whether it’s becoming an ...

Added June 01, 2019

9 Tools You Should Use To Help Achieve Your Personal Goals

Goal-setting for your work or personal life can be a hard concept to grasp. Task-management tools can be used as reliable resources to assist people in keeping their life in order. Tools such as tech apps ...

Added June 01, 2019

8 Self-Help Tips To Become A Better You

In life, we go through trials and tribulations that can deter us from becoming the best version of ourselves. Whether it relates to health, fitness, relationships or mental health, all factors can take ...

Added June 01, 2019

The NBA Reportedly Had A Talk With Drake About His Courtside Behavior But He Mustn't Listen Well

Drake’s ability to cause a scene at the NBA Finals has proven to be both consistent and relentless.In an extremely close matchup between the Golden State Warriors and The Toronto Raptors, the Raptors came ...

Added June 01, 2019

Chamillionaire Teams With E-40 To Fund Startups Led By Women And People Of Color

Grammy-award winning rapper Chamillionaire is putting his money where his mouth is, announcing on Instagram that he planned to invest $25,000 into a startup led by a woman or racial minority.Chamillionaire ...

Added June 01, 2019

Woman Who Called Michelle Obama An Ape Sentenced To Prison For Embezzling Funds

Pamela Taylor is well known across the country for losing her job in 2016 after calling First Lady Michelle Obama an "ape in heels." She now has a new claim to fame after being convicted on Thursday of ...

Added June 01, 2019

It’s A Whole New World With These Tweets Of The Week

Twitter is almost always a landing site for the internet's anger, and this week people vented about Drake's antics at Raptor games, Aladdin becoming a box office behemoth and Robert Mueller poking his ...

Added June 01, 2019

‘The Original Gangster’ Frank Lucas Dead At 88 Years Old

Infamous drug kingpin Frank Lucas died on Thursday at 88 years old. Lucas’ nephew, Aldwan Lassiter, confirmed to Rolling Stone that his uncle died of natural causes.Immortalized by Denzel Washington in ...

Added June 01, 2019

Three Trans Women In Pennsylvania Sue State To Allow For Name Changes

A lawsuit brought by three Pennsylvanian women in commonwealth court challenges a 20-year-old provision that prevents individuals convicted of certain felonies from legally changing their names.Patrick ...

Added June 01, 2019

Man Dies From Injuries After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House

A man who set himself on fire outside of the White House has died from his injuries. The 33-year-old was reported missing Wednesday morning when he was last seen leaving his home in Bethesda, Maryland ...

Added June 01, 2019

Texas Woman Fatally Shot By Deputy Revealed As Grandmother Of Three Pamela Turner

Update (May 15, 2019): The identity of the Texas woman fatally shot by a police officer has been revealed as that of Pamela Turner.The unarmed Black woman was killed after a stand-off with an officer from ...

Added May 15, 2019

Report Claims Homeland Security Officials Considered Arresting Thousands Of Undocumented Migrant Families

According to a Washington Post report, Homeland Security officials were considering a secret plan to arrest thousands of undocumented immigrant parents and children in raids across the U.S.The idea wasn ...

Added May 15, 2019

Sandra Bland's Sister Speaks Out: 'My Sister Died Because A Police Officer Saw Her As A Threatening Black Woman'

After cellphone footage of the 2015 traffic stop that led to Sandra Bland's arrest, and ultimate death, went viral, Bland's sister is speaking out. "Despite all of the work I’ve done over the past four ...

Added May 15, 2019

Fox News Contributor Slammed For Blasphemously Inaccurate Remarks About Nipsey Hussle And Trump

A Fox News contributor had the absolute cheek to say on national television that slain rapper Nipsey Hussle would have agreed to a meeting with President Donald Trump because the two shared a trait that ...

Added May 15, 2019

This Controversial Image Showing A White Woman Being Groped By 'Black' Hands Is Stirring Debate

A provocative piece by a Slovenian artist is causing a heated debate on social media.The ad, created by Katarina Stegnar, shows a nearly naked white woman being groped by what appears to be Black male ...

Added May 15, 2019

Black Woman Gives Bigot A Full Serving Of Them Hands While Defending Black Restaurant Worker In Viral Video

Viral video recorded at a California sushi restaurant shows a fight breaking out after a white man shouted profanities and racial insults at fellow customers and staff members. The incident, shared on ...

Added May 15, 2019

'The Big Black Guy Is Headed For The Bathroom': Florida Man Accuses Tampa Bay Starbucks Of Racial Profiling

A Black man is accusing employees at a Starbucks in Tampa Bay, Florida, of racially profiling him for using the bathroom. According to WFTS-TV, Lorne Green, 44, is looking to file a civil suit against ...

Added May 15, 2019

Florida Governor Says Russian Hackers Were Able To Gain Access To Voter Databases During 2016 Election

During a news conference, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis said Russian hackers were able to gain access to voter databases of two Florida counties during the 2016 election — something his predecessor ...

Added May 15, 2019

Ciara Has Finally Let The World In On 'The Prayer'

This is not a drill! Ciara has finally shared that prayer she says willed her husband, Russel Wilson, into her life over four years ago.The pop star who recently released her Beauty Marks album has been ...

Added May 14, 2019

Nike Wants This Olympic Runner To 'Just Do It' Unless It Involves Becoming Pregnant

Olympic athlete Alysia Montaño accused Nike of not practicing what they preach after they cut her pay while she was pregnant.Montaño made headlines when she kept racing while she was pregnant. While she ...

Added May 14, 2019

Rising L.A. Rapper Remains Behind Bars Despite His Alleged Victim's Insistence That He's Innocent

Drakeo The Ruler, accused of multiple counts of murder, has opened up about his controversial court case. During an interview, he spoke in depth about targeted harassment he's endured and prisoner abuse ...

Added May 14, 2019