www.ew.com By RUTH KINANE     Stars are paying tribute to the Queen of Soul following Aretha Franklin’s death Thursday at the age of 76. Reports that the beloved singer, 76, was gravely ill surfaced earlier in the week before the news of her passing...
www.nbcnews.com By Elizabeth Chuck and Alex Johnson / Aug.16.2018 / 9:02 AM ET   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHR1bJFQsMk   Aretha Franklin — the first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, dubbed the Queen of Soul for powerful anthems like "Respect" and "Chain of...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Maggie Parker Yahoo Lifestyle One of the younger girls who was on the trip was traumatized. Last week, a group of young African-American girls was kicked out of an aquarium gift shop by an employee, but, according to the group’s program director,...
www.vox.com By Ezra Klein@ezraklein      In 2008, Barack Obama held up change as a beacon, attaching to it another word, a word that channeled everything his young and diverse coalition saw in his rise and their newfound political power: hope. An America that would...
www.thebigdm.com By Shamara Afia Omarosa Manigault Newman is making the rounds as she promotes her new book that hits stores this Tuesday. She was on NBC’s Meet The Press where she admitted to being complicit in covering up that Trump only pretends to...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Elyse Wanshel     Spike Lee thinks becoming jaded and tapping out of the voting process is a bad idea. The director told CNN Tuesday that he hopes his new film “BlacKkKlansman” will inspire audiences to get more involved and vote President...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire     For the first time in Miss Black US Ambassador history both the Miss and Teen National titles are captured by the same state. On July 28th  2018 at Impact Event Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Contestants from across the...
www.newsone.com Written By Parker Riley   Trump tried and failed.   Last week, a group of Black pastors sat down with President Donald Trump for a photo-op. With no agenda, and after Trump already refused to meet with the NAACP and Reverend Al Sharpton, Dr. King’s niece, Alveda King, Pastor...
www.yahoo.com By Julia Jacobo Dating app murder suspect seemed like a 'dream guy' at first, ex-girlfriend says originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAYRMYpgGxg   A New York City woman who dated the 27-year-old suspected murderer whom police believe used dating apps to target his victims said he seemed...
www.okayafrica.com By DAMOLA DUROSOMO     Ron Dellums, one of America's most reputable black congressmen passed away on Monday in Washington DC , he was 82. Dellums an Oakland, California native who served 27 years in congress, was known for his progressive and fiercely anti-war...