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KANYE WEST, JOEL OSTEEN TO TAKE CENTER STAGE AT YANKEE STADIUM IN 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It looks like rapper Kanye West and Lakewood Church Pastor Joel…

Rest In Power Congressman Elija Cummings

As a statesman devoted to Baltimore and the civil rights movement, Congressman Cummings was among the…

International Opera Star Jessye Norman Dies at 74

(New York, NY — September 30, 2019) — It is with deep sadness and sorrow…

Circle of Sisters 2019 Produced an Unforgettable Day of Greatness

Circle of Sisters (COS) is indeed moving, changing and growing. This was very evident last…

Get Ready for EMANUEL. In Theatres June 17 & 19 Only.

Last Tuesday, a powerful screening of the upcoming documentary, ‘EMANUEL‘, was held at the Museum of the…

Amazon Go Brookfield Place

 Amazon has officially opened some new doors in New York City.   On Tuesday, the…

AMY SHERALD: The Portraitists

‘People who don’t quit eventually rise to the top.’  As a child I was very…

The Stars Align for the World AIDS Day Event, ‘Keeping the Promise-1,000,000 Lives in Care: Celebrat

In commemoration of World AIDS Day, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world’s largest, non-profit HIV/AIDS…

Creed II is Intense and Empowering and We Love It

CREED II cast from left: Florian Munteanu, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren and michael B. Jordan…

Megyn Kelly Could Be Saying Goodbye to NBC

Megyn Kelly was absent from her 9 a.m. show, ‘Today’, after making racially insensitive comments…

Ray & Vivian Chew’s “Voice Your Inspiration” Competition In Conjunction With RCA Inspiration

Chew Entertainment, lead by husband and wife producer team Ray Chew & Vivian Scott Chew…

Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman and his wife, Sharhonda, Receive Grant For Autism Research

(L to R): Belma Johnson, Executive Director of Micah’s Voice, Tracy L. Ward, Project Manager,…

Christine Blasey Ford, Brave and Courageous.

Christine Blasey Ford, American Professor, told her story today in-front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.…

The CBCF Posthumously Presents Aretha Franklin with the Inaugural John. R. Lewis Award of Courage

(New York, NY – September 21, 2018) – During the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF)…

Writer says “Ernie and Bert” are a gay couple

Iconic “Sesame Street” puppets Bert and Ernie are a couple, according to a former writer…

Award-winning Journalist Roland S. Martin’s Daily Digital Show #ROLANDMARTINUNFILTERED Premiers

Award-winning journalist, author, TV host and multimedia entrepreneur Roland S. Martin will launch #RolandMartinUnfiltered, a…

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Children are dying from the flu: Here’s what you should know

The deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has closed schools in states from Alabama to…

Ariell Johnson Is Taking America By Storm; the Comical Way

What are some of the things that make Philadelphia great other than the Super Bowl?…

The Untaught History of American Veterans

As Du Bois put in his 1919 Crisis editorial on the subject, “We return. We…

Court Rejects Lesbian’s Request to Have Christian Judge Removed From Divorce Proceedings Against Hus

  Adapted from the Christian News FORT PAYNE, Ala. — An appeals court in Alabama…

19th-Century Diary Suggests Slaves Are Buried in Brooklyn Lot

  From 1828 to 1830, a Gowanus landowner, Adriance Van Brunt, paused several times a…

Legally Blind Woman Ordered to Sit in The Back of the Church

  A legally blind Georgia woman says she was banished to the back pew of…

Silent Protest Centennial: Has anything changed

  100 years ago today 10,000 Negroes gathered for a Silent Protest parade on 59th…

Parole Board Votes O.J. Can Go Free

O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20,…

Michael Vick Apologizes for Colin Kaepernick Hair Comments

Michael Vick backtracked on the comments he made about Colin Kaepernick’s hair earlier this week…

Black Girls Perceived As Less Innocent Than White Girls Starting At Age 5

  Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality released a study that confirms what we…

#ICYMI Some fool left a noose inside the NMAAH

A noose was found on the floor of an exhibition in the National Museum of…

Mainstream rap has grown more Christian. So why is Christian rap going mainstream?

The secular music marketplace is eating up the Christian themes being woven into songs by…

Richard Smallwood shares his struggle with Mental Health

May is recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month and we wanted to make sure we…

Freed Nigerian schoolgirls meeting families after 3 years

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years…

Trayvon Martin Honored with Posthumous Bachelor’s Degree

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Earlier this week, A South Florida university awarded an honorary degree to…

Bishop Paul S. Morton victim of a Con Artist

In a press release issued yesterday, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Senior Pastor of changing A…

3 things you should know about #Trumpcare

  The Republican proposal to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, which passed the House last…

6 things your boss counts on

  Repost from Dan Reiland Pretty much everyone has a boss. If you are fortunate,…

Obama’s will donate $2M for Summer Jobs

  In their first joint appearance since leaving the White House, Former President Barack Obama…

The Faces of Autism

Sesame Street’s newest muppet, Julia, met autism advocates and the press at an event held…

Florida Student Posts ‘Slaves For Sale’ Craigslist Ad

A high school student in Florida apparently didn’t get the memo that slavery ended decades…

Contributing Writers: We want you!

We are looking for contributors who have expert experience in health, fitness, finance, careers, beauty,…

Remembering MLK on the 49th Anniversary of his Funeral

April 9, 1968 marked the 49th Anniversary of Rev Dr Martin Luther King funeral. He was…

Sen. McConnell prohibits the reading of Civil Rights icon during Black History Month

Coretta Scott King, the widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., urged Congress…

OPRAH WINFREY BECOMES A SPECIAL CONTRIBUTOR TO 60 MINUTES

  Reported by cbs.com Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become…

President Barack Obama says Farewell – Full Speech

  Below, read Obama’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: It’s good to be home.…

STATE OF OUR UNION: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY COPE WITH THE WOUNDING WILL OF THE PEOPLE

For so many minorities and those who have always perceived themselves to be on the…

HOWARD UNIVERSITY HONORS RADIO ONE, INC. FOUNDER CATHY HUGHES

  Howard University honored Cathy Hughes, founder, and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest…

Ben and Jerry’s: We can no longer being complicit

In a recent statement posted to their website, the company unequivocally expressed their support for…

Make me wanna holla throw up my hands

  After another week of senseless killing of black lives at the hands of law…

The family of Terence Crutcher and NAN seek answers

  September 21, 2016 – Brooklyn, NY – A press conference was held today in…

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How to Cope with National Tragedy

  The recent events in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas have left many feeling some…

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WHY WE LOOOOOVE THE OLYMPICS!

  Last Friday night was well worth the four-year wait! At exactly 8 PM, with…