Nicki Minaj’s Brother Found Guilty of Raping 11-Year-Old Stepdaughter

The brother of rapper Nicki Minaj was convicted Thursday of predatory sexual assault after being charged with repeatedly raping an 11-year-old girl at his Long Island...
Malia Obama, 19, was spotted locking lips with Rory Farquharson, 19 (Facebook)

It’s Really None of Our Business, but it Hasn’t Gone Without Notice that Malia...

Amid all the scrutiny that Malia Obama has been subjected to in her first months at Harvard University, nothing has attracted as much press...

Rapper DMX Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Dodging $1.7 Million in Taxes; Faces Up to...

Rapper DMX pleaded guilty to tax fraud Thursday, admitting he concealed millions of dollars in revenue to dodge $1.7 million in taxes he'd otherwise...

Larenz Tate and Erica Ash to Host 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, Which Honors Black...

Actors Larenz Tate and Erica Ash have been tapped to host the 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards. The 26th annual event, which was started to honor black...

Black Lives Matter Leader to Start Christian ‘Church For Black Men’ to ‘Address Black...

A Black Lives Matter (BLM) activist in Georgia plans to start a new church in Memphis for African American men. Jomo Kenyatta Johnson, a Christian...
Erica Garner

Erica Garner Dies at 27; Activist and Daughter of Eric Garner Was in Coma...

Erica Garner, who became an outspoken critic of police brutality following the death of her father during a police chokehold, died Saturday while in a...
North Texas NAACP officials address the decision.

Major North Texas Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade Cancelled Due to Sponsor Toyota...

City officials on Thursday canceled a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade that was to have included Gov. Greg Abbott as the grand marshal. City...
Senior Pastor J. Edgar Boyd speaks during church service Sunday at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Los Angeles. (Francine Orr/ Los Angeles Times)

Pastor of LA’s First AME Church Asks Congregants to Pray for President Trump After...

At First African Methodist Episcopal Church in South Los Angeles on Sunday morning, Senior Minister J. Edgar Boyd was met with murmurs of disapproval...

Oprah Visits Abbeville, Alabama, for ’60 Minutes’ Segment on Recy Taylor

Oprah Winfrey was in Abbeville Tuesday, and a lucky resident was able to meet her. Roemello Russaw met Oprah at the Abbeville Memorial Church of God...

What You Should Know About the ‘Father of Black History’ Carter G. Woodson

February is Black History Month, and Google is kicking it off by honoring Carter G. Woodson, frequently touted as the “Father of Black History,”...

How MSNBC Host Joy Reid Became a Heroine of the Resistance to Some

The daughter of immigrants, she spars fiercely with supporters of President Trump, both on the air and in the Twitter ether. In early January, Joy-Ann...
Mormon women Tamu Smith and LaShawn Williams in Lehi on Friday June 2, 2017.

Black Mormons Plan Conference Marking 40 Years Since LDS Church Ended Racial Discrimination

It’s an auspicious time for black Mormons, with an approaching anniversary that will be honored in workshops, conferences, speeches and celebrations throughout 2018. This year...
Fredrick D. Scott

Fredrick Scott, Missouri Man Who Said he Wanted to ‘Kill All White People,’ Now...

The Kansas City man suspected of killing three people, including two along Indian Creek Trail and one in Grandview, now faces charges in three...

Craig Mack, First Artist Signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy Label, Who Later Abandoned Fame...

Craig Mack, the Long Island rapper who found fame on Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Records in the mid-1990s, has died at age 46,...

Fantasia says ‘Young People Gave Their Lives to Christ’ at Nephew’s Funeral

Fantasia Barrino is devastated after losing her 18-year-old nephew, Tyquan Von Ricco Washington, to gun violence, but she is grateful that God caused something...

Autopsy Results Say Stephon Clark Was Shot 7 Times From Behind by Sacramento Police

Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark seven times from behind, according to autopsy results released Friday by a pathologist hired by Clark’s family, findings that...

Tyrone Hankerson Jr., Student at Center of Howard University Financial Aid Scandal, to Sue...

The student at the center of the Howard University financial aid scandal is planning to sue the university for $10 million for leaking his...

Lorine Spratt, a Black Woman Who Works at a White SBC Church, Says Russell...

by Lorine Spratt To SBC Pastors & Dr. Russell Moore: I am a born-again Christian, Conservative, Black attender of a White, Southern Baptist, Evangelical Church in...

WATCH: Teen’s Promposal Containing Joke About Blacks ‘Picking Cotton’ Sparks Racial Tension in Florida...

Some students and school officials were outraged after a Florida high school student's prom proposal sign referenced "picking cotton." Source: CNN

Princeton Professor Dr. Wallace Best Lists the 10 Best Gospel Songs

Gospel music is the most American of American music and the veritable soundtrack of black America. Born in the trauma of the 1930s, nurtured in the...