Holiday

First, let’s just acknowledge the fact that Black people were pretty much split in our reactions to Juneteenth becoming an official federal holiday last year. While many of us were excited that this thing that had been part of the culture for decades had finally been recognized nationally for the first time, there were those […]

The untimely death of 25-year-old former NFL player Adrian Robinson was announced on Sunday May 17th and at the time, his cause of death was unknown. It is now being reported that Robinson’s death has been ruled a suicide by hanging. MUST READ: Chris Lighty Suicide: Black Men Kill Themselves Too Robinson had just signed with the […]

Nicki Minaj and Beyonce sent the Internet into a frenzy yesterday, when they dropped the visuals for their “Pinkprint” single “Feeling Myself” on TIDAL. It didn’t take long before the adorable video began trending and for social media to respond with hilarious memes. Good move Jay. Good move. RELATED STORIES: Nicki Minaj & Beyonce Just […]

Her name is Kadra Mohamed and she’s the definition of dope. As Minnesota’s first Somali, hijab-wearing (traditional head scarf worn by Muslim women) police woman, she’s bringing the conversation of Muslim women as law enforcement to the forefront. Oh and if her making history is not impressive enough, Kadra is also 23-years-old! What? MUST READ: […]

♠️♠️♠️ #prom2k15 #prompics2015 @_kittennn pic.twitter.com/hmql8nTV1X — THE BEST PROM PAGE (@prompics_2015) May 11, 2015 Social media has completely change the game in every way. Looking at prom pictures not only makes me feel old, but these kids are so fly these days. Seriously, they’re on some Hollywood, J. Lo, red carpet realness and I am […]

Kenneth Chancey is a 23-year-old college graduate who was once homeless on Skid Row. Chancey graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in political science. “I climbed here bare-handed,” Chancey told ABC News. “And yes it was harder than most people who are given resources, parental support. But it’s not impossible.” MUST READ: Homeless, […]

Earlier this year, Blac Chyna posted a photo on Instagram of a sparkly and expensive watch that Tyga purchased for her with a smirking smiley and it wasn’t long before Kylie entered the ring, posting a photo of herself with the exact same wrist wear. Shade! Sure Kylie thought she was getting one up on […]

Is there finally good news coming out of Nigeria? It’s being reported that Nigerian troops rescued 200 girls and 93 women Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest, the Nigerian Armed Forces announced on its official Twitter account. It is still unknown whether or not any of the girls were among the initial 200 who were kidnapped […]

Federal investigators are now looking into the shooting death of a 17-year-old killed by a Chicago police officer, who shot the teen 16 times last October. A police dashboard camera that captured much of the shooting of Laquan McDonald has lead to a “speedy city settlement” of $5 million dollars for the family of McDonald, just […]

Nigeria welcomed its new president yesterday, the military leader and northern Muslim, Muhammadu Buhari.