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Avengers: Endgame Is a Master Class in the Perfect Goodbye Avengers: Endgame Is a Master Class in the Perfect Goodbye

Note: This review is spoiler-free but includes obvious references to events in the movie. Proceed with caution. 

United Airlines Employee Accused of Calling Actress Cacilie Hughes a 'Shining Monkey' United Airlines Employee Accused of Calling Actress Cacilie Hughes a 'Shining Monkey'

A United Airlines employee has been charged with disorderly conduct after verbally abusing actress and philanthropist Cacilie Hughes.

Alabama Deputy Suspended After Making Homophobic Comments About LGBTQ Teenager Who Took His Own Life Alabama Deputy Suspended After Making Homophobic Comments About LGBTQ Teenager Who Took His Own Life

In the aftermath of 15-year-old Nigel Shelby, who identified as gay, taking his own life, a Madison County deputy has been placed on administrative leave in response to homophobic comments he made on social media.

Arrivederci! Two More States Kiss Columbus Day Goodbye Arrivederci! Two More States Kiss Columbus Day Goodbye

Christopher Columbus was a plundering, sex-trafficking, kidnapping ass genocidal despot who was given an annual holiday for his role in destroying whole ass civilizations. And while states such as Alaska, California and Louisiana came to their senses and no longer recognize the October holiday that commemorates his…

T.I., New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Join Forces to Bail Out Nonviolent Offenders for Easter T.I., New Birth Missionary Baptist Church Join Forces to Bail Out Nonviolent Offenders for Easter

I spent my Easter Sunday deviating between inhaling jelly beans and watching Kanye pass out communion wafers through a peep hole. But it looks like recording artist, community activist and serial entrepreneur T.I. spent his Resurrection Sunday being far more impactful.

A Blessing from Beyond: Prince Memoir The Beautiful Ones to Arrive in October A Blessing from Beyond: Prince Memoir The Beautiful Ones to Arrive in October

Prior to his shocking death in 2016, The Purple One was working on a memoir. And while he didn’t live to execute his vision, it looks like he’ll be blessing us from beyond the grave on October 29.

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…

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