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Morgan Stanley to cover tuition for 60 HBCU students

*Sixty students at three historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will have their entire tuition paid by Morgan Stanley, the... View Article The post Morgan Stanley to cover tuition for 60 ...

Added October 22, 2020

Georgia man told to remove BLM shirt before voting

A man wearing a Black Lives Matter shirt at a polling facility in Forsyth County, Georgia on Monday was told... View Article The post Georgia man told to remove BLM shirt before voting appeared first on ...

Added October 22, 2020

Virginia Baptist church donates $1 million in surplus tithes

The historic Alfred Street Baptist Church, in Alexandria, Virginia, has donated over $1 million in surplus tithes to the community... View Article The post Virginia Baptist church donates $1 million in ...

Added October 22, 2020

Social Justice Now film festival debuts online: ‘Watch, reflect, take action’

Gil Scott-Heron once said the revolution will not be televised but that was well before the technological advancements that made... View Article The post Social Justice Now film festival debuts online ...

Added October 22, 2020

Shonda Rhimes shares Disneyland pass incident that made her move to Netflix

Who knew Disneyland tickets could spark such a change? Shonda Rhimes is doing things her way. The 50-year-old showrunner recently sat... View Article The post Shonda Rhimes shares Disneyland pass incident ...

Added October 22, 2020

US reports over 60,590 COVID-19 cases in 1 day, 929 new deaths

COVID-19 cases are rising as the third wave of the coronavirus surges across the nation. On Tuesday alone, 60,598 new... View Article The post US reports over 60,590 COVID-19 cases in 1 day, 929 new deaths ...

Added October 22, 2020

Pennsylvania billboard accuses Biden of dementia while misspelling the word

A billboard appeared in Pennsylvania claiming former Vice President Joe Biden has dementia. The producers of the billboard, however, forgot... View Article The post Pennsylvania billboard accuses Biden ...

Added October 22, 2020

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry launch new website for Archewell Organization

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took a short break from enjoying their seven-month-old son Archie to launch their new website. The couple... View Article The post Meghan Markle, Prince Harry launch new ...

Added October 22, 2020

FBI says Iran and Russia have interfered in the 2020 election

BOSTON (AP) — Iran is responsible for emails meant to intimidate American voters and sow unrest in multiple states, and... View Article The post FBI says Iran and Russia have interfered in the 2020 election ...

Added October 22, 2020

Obama says he paid more in taxes than Trump working at Baskin Robbins

Former President Barack Obama delivered a blistering rebuke against his predecessor President Donald Trump on Wednesday evening during his return... View Article The post Obama says he paid more in taxes ...

Added October 22, 2020

Latino voters pitted against BLM in false Spanish media

A Spanish-language station in Miami shared false information regarding the Black Lives Matter organization. Read More: Threat over BLM mural... View Article The post Latino voters pitted against BLM in ...

Added October 21, 2020

New ‘Braxton Family Values’ trailer shows moment Toni Braxton learned of Tamar’s suicide attempt

This week, WE tv shocked fans when they chose to air footage of Toni Braxton and her family’s reaction after... View Article The post New ‘Braxton Family Values’ trailer shows moment Toni Braxton learned ...

Added October 21, 2020

Report: Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett committee vote

Amy Coney Barrett will likely make it to the Supreme Court as the Republicans have the simple majority and the... View Article The post Report: Democrats to boycott Amy Coney Barrett committee vote appeared ...

Added October 21, 2020

Viola Davis calls Chadwick Boseman ‘my baby’ during virtual preview of ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

On Monday, Netflix unveiled several scenes of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom during a private press event that featured a conversation... View Article The post Viola Davis calls Chadwick Boseman ‘my baby’ during ...

Added October 21, 2020

Giuliani seen reaching into his pants in front of woman in ‘Borat’ scene

Rudy Giuliani was allegedly caught on camera in a compromising position. Donald Trump‘s personal attorney will be in the new... View Article The post Giuliani seen reaching into his pants in front of woman ...

Added October 21, 2020

To everybody tweeting #BlameBlackMen, I see the Ice Cube in ‘Yoo’

I care about Ice Cube’s opinions on the state of Black America in the same way I care about Kyrie... View Article The post To everybody tweeting #BlameBlackMen, I see the Ice Cube in ‘Yoo’ appeared first ...

Added October 21, 2020

Viola Davis calls Chadwick Boseman “my baby” during virtual preview of ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

On Monday, Netflix unveiled several scenes of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom during a private press event that featured a conversation... View Article The post Viola Davis calls Chadwick Boseman “my baby” during ...

Added October 21, 2020

Something is fishy about Daniel Cameron and the Breonna Taylor case

Something just doesn’t add up about Daniel Cameron. Cameron is the Kentucky attorney general who dragged his feet seeking charges... View Article The post Something is fishy about Daniel Cameron and the ...

Added October 21, 2020

Jay Ellis on producing psychological thriller ‘Black Box’ and bringing Black talent out of the shadows

Jay Ellis has taken his talents to the big screen as an executive producer of “Black Box,” one of eight... View Article The post Jay Ellis on producing psychological thriller ‘Black Box’ and bringing Black ...

Added October 21, 2020

To everybody tweeting #BlameBlackmen, I see the Ice Cube in ‘Yoo’

I care about Ice Cube’s opinions on the state of Black America in the same way I care about Kyrie... View Article The post To everybody tweeting #BlameBlackmen, I see the Ice Cube in ‘Yoo’ appeared first ...

Added October 21, 2020

The Hollywood Commission, led by Anita Hill, releases latest report

The new results of a three-month survey exploring issues vital to Hollywood’s vast range of behind-the-scenes magic makers have been... View Article The post The Hollywood Commission, led by Anita Hill ...

Added October 21, 2020

Daniel Kaluuya to produce live-action ‘Barney’ movie

Daniel Kaluuya is taking on Barney. The purple dinosaur we grew up loving is getting a facelift in a big... View Article The post Daniel Kaluuya to produce live-action ‘Barney’ movie appeared first on ...

Added October 21, 2020

To everybody tweeting #BlameBlackmen, I see the Ice Cube in Yoo

I care about Ice Cube’s opinions on the state of Black America in the same way I care about Kyrie... View Article The post To everybody tweeting #BlameBlackmen, I see the Ice Cube in Yoo appeared first ...

Added October 21, 2020

Barack Obama to hold his first in-person event for Joe Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is returning to Philadelphia on Wednesday for his first in-person 2020 campaign event... View Article The post Barack Obama to hold his first in-person event ...

Added October 21, 2020

Will Packer and Nephew Tommy share details on ‘Ready To Love: Last Resort’

On Friday, the latest season of “Ready To Love” will debut on OWN. The series brings together determined Houston-based singles... View Article The post Will Packer and Nephew Tommy share details on ‘Ready ...

Added October 21, 2020