By Ilana Teitelbaum Myths and fairy tales are alternately valued for their symbolism, their potential for contemporary retellings, or for anthropological insights; but rarely as a language in themselves. Helen […]
African Americans aren’t the only ones deserving of reparations for the past slave trade.
According to The Guardian, heads of state of 15 Caribbean nations will meet in St. Vincent on March 17 to unveil a plan […]
A cop responding to a domestic violence call allegedly sexually assaulted a woman while on the clock, making this the third arrest of a Detroit police officer in the last month.
Detroit police officer Deon […]
Finally, a major medical breakthrough!
Health journal Nature Medicine published promising study results of asimple blood test that has the potential to predict whether a healthy person will develop symptoms of […]
By Jaia Thomas
It may have been months since Frank Ocean navigated his way through a recording studio but, in the meantime, he is slowly learning the ins and outs of the Los Angeles County Courthouse. Over the […]
Police are investigating the death of a Houston lesbian couple found murdered next to a dumpster in Port Bolivar, Texas, according to the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office.
A beer delivery man discovered the […]
Remember when we previously reported that a woman looking through her boyfriend’s old cell phone saw video of him having sex with her dog? Well, the Louth, Lincolnshire England man Wayne Bryson, 19, was sentenced […]
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Some fans of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” have been asking themselves when Marlo Hampton and Kenya Moore became best friends.
Their relationship seems to be at least partly to blame […]
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It’s quite possible that our First Lady’s hair makes headlines faster than her health initiatives! Michelle Obama recently debuted a blonde-tinted mane at the Jessie Trice Community Health […]
By Eric CooperConversations about education reform have been hijacked by school privatization and longstanding suggestions that have not significantly moved the achievement needle for “school-dependent” […]
A Los Angeles man is being investigated in connection with an NBA scam that involved selling fake season tickets and shares to Nick Cannon and former NFL players Charles Woodson, Warren Moon, and Jarvis Green, […]
By Rep. Barbara Lee
This year marks the 50th anniversary of President Johnson’s War on Poverty. It was a multifaceted effort to tackle poverty in America and gave us initiatives that are still helping people […]
You know that moment when you’re making out, touching, kissing, and that amazing feeling of warmth travels through your entire body? This is it — the moment you know you are going to have sex, and you cannot wait […]
By Catherine OkaforFor quite some time many have warned of the dangers of abusing social media by posting all the wrong things, however, some are using it the right way. Students from the University of Michigan […]
By Earl Ofari HutchinsonThis news item shocked some. Two unnamed Academy members said they picked 12 Years a Slave as their choice for Best Picture of the year. It subsequently got the award. The shock, though, […]
By Tracey Ford
Spend an afternoon with Hill Harper and a few things become clear: For one, he’s come a long way from his breakout role as Xavier in Spike Lee’s 1996 film Get on the Bus. In fact, he’s now an […]
A family in Florida got more than they bargained for when they discovered that the steaks they’d bought at Walmart were laced with LSD.
Shortly after eating the bottom round steaks, Ronnie Morales, 24, became […]