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Bay Area couple charged with hate crime for painting over BLM mural

The Bay Area white couple who were captured on camera painting over a Black Lives Matter street mural have been... View Article The post Bay Area couple charged with hate crime for painting over BLM mural ...

Added July 08, 2020

HBO Max orders ‘Young Love’ from Matthew A. Cherry

Matthew A. Cherry keeps on winning and it looks like fans of his children’s book turned short film, Hair Love,... View Article The post HBO Max orders ‘Young Love’ from Matthew A. Cherry appeared first ...

Added July 08, 2020

EPA says Lysol Disinfectant Spray effective in killing COVID-19

Two Lysol products have been tested by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and found to be effective against the coronavirus... View Article The post EPA says Lysol Disinfectant Spray effective in ...

Added July 08, 2020

Facebook ‘boycott’ meeting with civil rights leaders ‘a disappointment’

Civil rights groups say Facebook is all talk and no action when it comes to removing racist, hateful and misleading... View Article The post Facebook ‘boycott’ meeting with civil rights leaders ‘a disappointment ...

Added July 08, 2020

Mary Trump blasts uncle Donald as ‘petty, pathetic little man’

Mary Trump doesn’t mince her words about her uncle Donald Trump in her new book, accusing the president of being... View Article The post Mary Trump blasts uncle Donald as ‘petty, pathetic little man ...

Added July 08, 2020

Phoenix police fatally shot man in parked car

In what has become an all too common occurrence, protests have been sparked in Arizona after a video was released... View Article The post Phoenix police fatally shot man in parked car appeared first on ...

Added July 08, 2020

Thandie Newton recalls being ‘scared’ of Tom Cruise while filming ‘Mission: Impossible 2’

Thandie Newton is a respected Hollywood veteran but even she gets nervous. She says that happened when she was working... View Article The post Thandie Newton recalls being ‘scared’ of Tom Cruise while ...

Added July 08, 2020

Dame Dash accuses Lifetime, ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ of exploiting his relationship with Aaliyah

Hip hop mogul Damon Dash believes that white cable network executives have a nasty habit of exploiting his relationship with... View Article The post Dame Dash accuses Lifetime, ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ of ...

Added July 07, 2020

Michaela Coel turned down $1M Netflix deal for ‘I May Destroy You’

I May Destroy You is now one of HBO’s most acclaimed current series and its creator, London-born Michaela Coel is... View Article The post Michaela Coel turned down $1M Netflix deal for ‘I May Destroy ...

Added July 07, 2020

Black therapists on how to cope with racial trauma amid COVID-19 pandemic

The first half of 2020 has been horrific for Black Americans. It began with the loss of the legendary Lakers... View Article The post Black therapists on how to cope with racial trauma amid COVID-19 pandemic ...

Added July 07, 2020

Meet Kezia Williams, the woman behind #MyBlackReceipt

Supporting Black-owned businesses is sometimes easier said than done. Calls to buy Black echo across social media after a company... View Article The post Meet Kezia Williams, the woman behind #MyBlackReceipt ...

Added July 07, 2020

3 charged after rape of 15-year-old filmed, posted online

Two Georgia men and one woman have been charged in the rape of a 15-year-old girl after the attack was... View Article The post 3 charged after rape of 15-year-old filmed, posted online appeared first ...

Added July 07, 2020

Black-owned OneUnited Bank gets boost after protests

OneUnited Bank says its the nation’s biggest Black-owned bank. Since protests roiled the nation after George Floyd and Breonna Taylor... View Article The post Black-owned OneUnited Bank gets boost after ...

Added July 07, 2020

Charlamagne Tha God lands weekly Comedy Central show after viral Biden interview

Earlier this year Charlamagne Tha God‘s interview with Joe Biden made headlines. Now the unapologetic Breakfast Club host has reportedly... View Article The post Charlamagne Tha God lands weekly Comedy ...

Added July 07, 2020

Blackout Day protest urges shoppers to buy from Black-owned businesses only

Today has been designated as Blackout Day. Not one Black person in America should spend a dollar outside of businesses owned by Black people. The post Blackout Day protest urges shoppers to buy from Black ...

Added July 07, 2020

At least 73 shot, 15 killed in Chicago over holiday weekend

Reports say nearly 80 people were shot in Chicago this weekend, 15 of them have died. Of the shooting victims, 12 were minors, and two children were killed. The post At least 73 shot, 15 killed in Chicago ...

Added July 07, 2020

Breonna Taylor’s family claims no aid was offered after she was fatally shot

Breonna Taylor’s family is not only holding the Louisville police responsible for her death but they are now alleging that... View Article The post Breonna Taylor’s family claims no aid was offered after ...

Added July 07, 2020

NASCAR star Bubba Wallace inks Beats endorsement deal

Beats by Dre announced via Twitter on Monday that the company has signed NASCAR star Bubba Wallace to an endorsement deal. The post NASCAR star Bubba Wallace inks Beats endorsement deal appeared first ...

Added July 07, 2020

Givly App founder talks HBCU giving challenge, philanthropy in Black community

The Givly App is more than just a tech company. In 2018, the Givly App was launched by Tiffany Williams.... View Article The post Givly App founder talks HBCU giving challenge, philanthropy in Black community ...

Added July 07, 2020

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying... View Article The post Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID ...

Added July 07, 2020

Discover launches #EatItForward campaign to give $5 million to Black-owned restaurants

Discover announced a social media campaign to give $5 million to Black-owned restaurant businesses following COVID-19 financial distress. Two hundred... View Article The post Discover launches #EatItForward ...

Added July 07, 2020

Eagles’ DeSean Jackson says he is not anti-semitic after sharing Hitler quote

Philadelphia Eagles star wide receiver, DeSean Jackson is being called anti-Semitic after posting quotes by Adolf Hitler on his Instagram... View Article The post Eagles’ DeSean Jackson says he is not ...

Added July 07, 2020

Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — Last month, when former Major League All-star Torii Hunter said he’d been called the N-word “a... View Article The post Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuse appeared first on ...

Added July 07, 2020

Terry Crews, Don Lemon go head to head over Black Lives Matter

Actor Terry Crews and CNN Tonight host Don Lemon engaged in a spirited debate on CNN last night about Black... View Article The post Terry Crews, Don Lemon go head to head over Black Lives Matter appeared ...

Added July 07, 2020

Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is... View Article The post Protective gear for medical workers begins to ...

Added July 07, 2020