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TYLER PERRY TO RECEIVE HUMANITARIAN AWARD AT OSCARS FOR PHILANTHROPIC INITIATIVES

Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry is known for paying it forward and he will receive a major honor for his philanthropic work. According...

ACTOR ANTHONY ANDERSON LEADS FINANCIAL LITERACY INITIATIVE

Actor Anthony Anderson is putting the focus on empowering individuals through financial literacy. According to Black Enterprise , the...

 
 
 
5 Facts About The Assassination Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

5 FACTS ABOUT THE ASSASSINATION OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination remains one of the most highly-investiagted and second-guessed murders of our time. While...

BIDEN CALLS FOR BOLD RESCUE PLAN TO TACKLE ECONOMY

Just days before his inauguration, President-elect Joe Biden announced the “American Rescue Plan,” a $1.9 trillion recovery plan to...

 
 
 
Proud Boys Member Denied Bail After Threatening To Kill Raphael Warnock

PROUD BOYS MEMBER DENIED BAIL AFTER THREATENING TO KILL RAPHAEL WARNOCK

A new development from the FBI confirms what the general public already understood, pointing to the insidious intent held by members...

Happy Birthday To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.!

UPDATED: 10:30 a.m. ET, Jan. 15, 2021 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. may be the most-iconic African-American figure of all time. The...

 
 
 
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Nominated To Be Vice Chair Of DNC

ATLANTA MAYOR KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS NOMINATED TO BE VICE CHAIR OF DNC

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has been nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to be a vice chair of the Democratic National Committee....

Biden To Pick Jaime Harrison To Lead DNC As Critics Say ‘Good Riddance' To Tom Perez

BIDEN TO PICK JAIME HARRISON TO LEAD DNC AS CRITICS SAY ‘GOOD RIDDANCE' TO TOM PEREZ

As the old saying goes, one man's loss is another man's gain. In the case of Jaime Harrison , who was expected to be selected to be...

 
 
 
‘Concerning And Unlawful Practices': Letitia James Sues NYPD In Landmark Suit Over Handling Of Black Lives Matter Protests

‘CONCERNING AND UNLAWFUL PRACTICES': LETITIA JAMES SUES NYPD IN LANDMARK SUIT OVER HANDLING OF BLACK LIVES MATTER PROTESTS

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the city of New York on Thursday, naming Mayor Bill de Blasio , NYPD...

CHILDREN IN BLACK AND LATINO HOUSEHOLDS MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE HARDSHIPS DUE TO COVID-19

Child Trends published a report Wednesday finding that Black and Latino Households are almost twice as likely as their white counterparts...

 
 
 

‘I DIDN'T WANT TO BE THE NEXT GEORGE FLOYD': JACOB BLAKE SPEAKS OUT IN FIRST INTERVIEW AFTER BEING SHOT 7 TIMES

J acob Blake , a 29-year-old Black man from Wisconsin who survived an almost deadly encounter with police on Aug. 23, 2020, is speaking...

‘The New Georgia Is Real': New Georgia Project CEO Nsé Ufot On Historic Senate Runoff Victories

‘THE NEW GEORGIA IS REAL': NEW GEORGIA PROJECT CEO NSÉ UFOT ON HISTORIC SENATE RUNOFF VICTORIES

With Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff' s victories in last week's Senate runoffs, the nation is once again realizing what we organizers...

 
 
 
On This Day In History: Robert C. Weaver Becomes The First Black Person Appointed To A Presidential Cabinet

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY: ROBERT C. WEAVER BECOMES THE FIRST BLACK PERSON APPOINTED TO A PRESIDENTIAL CABINET

Robert C. Weaver at the White House, Jan. 13th, 1966, as President Lyndon B. Johnson announces that he has named Weaver as secretary...

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: ‘Donald Trump Is A Living, Breathing, Impeachable Offense'

REP. HAKEEM JEFFRIES: ‘DONALD TRUMP IS A LIVING, BREATHING, IMPEACHABLE OFFENSE'

Congressional Black Caucus members made some of the fiercest statements in support of impeaching Donald Trump during debate on the...

 
 
 

JUSITCE FOR PATRICK WARREN SR.: TEXAS COP KILLS UNARMED BLACK MAN DURING MENTAL HEALTH CHECK

The recent police killing of an unarmed Black man in Texas is under investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies as questions...

Tim Scott Capes For Trump One Last Time As Senate Impeachment Conviction Isn't Guaranteed

TIM SCOTT CAPES FOR TRUMP ONE LAST TIME AS SENATE IMPEACHMENT CONVICTION ISN'T GUARANTEED

Donald Trump 's history-making second impeachment as president of the United States is all but a given on Wednesday as the House has...

 
 
 
Rep. Ayanna Pressley Avoided Capitol ‘Safe Room' During Coup Because Of ‘Treasonous, White Supremacist' Congress Members

REP. AYANNA PRESSLEY AVOIDED CAPITOL ‘SAFE ROOM' DURING COUP BECAUSE OF ‘TREASONOUS, WHITE SUPREMACIST' CONGRESS MEMBERS

The U.S. Capitol ‘ s “safe room” where members of Congress sought refuge during last week's attempted coup has emerged as a potential...

SINGING THE BLACK NATIONAL ANTHEM WON'T STOP WHITE TERROR

Suggesting “Lift Every Voice and Sing” as a national pacifier is a bad look for Rep. James Clyburn , taking his role as elder Black...

 
 
 

DEREK CHAUVIN FACES SOLO TRIAL IN GEORGE FLOYD'S MURDER CASE DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS

The former Minneapolis officer who kneeled on George Floyd ‘s neck stripping him of life and dignity, will be tried separately from...

Capitol Police Fallout Puts Spotlight On White Supremacists Infiltrating Law Enforcement And Military

CAPITOL POLICE FALLOUT PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON WHITE SUPREMACISTS INFILTRATING LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MILITARY

An investigation into the U.S. Capitol Police ‘s suspected involvement with the domestic terrorists who illegally stormed the Capitol...

 
 
 



President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to...

President-elect Biden to nominate Gensler for SEC commissioner, Chopra to lead Protection Bureau, according to CNN

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to make nominations to the Securities and Exchange Commission and the leader of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a source told CNN. Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

Brady, Bucs, end playoffs for Saints, Brees, 30-20

NEW ORLEANS - Tom Brady's best game in three tries against New Orleans kept the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs, and has Saints quarterback Drew Brees headed home... Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Russia's leading opposition figure and his wife were returning from a five-month stay in Germany, where he recovered after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers gives Bucs-Packers chance to be best NFC title...

Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers gives Bucs-Packers chance to be best NFC title game ever

Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers meet for the first time in the playoffs in the Tampa Bay-Green Bay NFC championship. A look at what's at stake for each QB in their bid to reach... Read more ...