Butt naked FAMU grad’s social media photos create controversy

A master’s graduate is under investigation by Florida A&M University after she posed naked in front of a prominent statue on the prestigious campus Terica Williams created a firestorm of controversy at the HBCU in Tallahassee, Florida, because she chose to celebrate procuring her graduate degree by stripping down naked in front of the famed […]

Deshaun Watson saw at least 66 massage therapists in 17 months, report states

The prospects of Deshaun Watson playing in the National Football League at all in 2022 look grimmer by the day after an explosive new report was released to the public. Watson booked at least 66 appointments with massage therapists over the course of 17 months, according to a damning exposé by the New York Times. […]

‘A Different Cry’ TV special probes rise of suicide rates in young Blacks

Journalists Madison Carter and Monika Diaz probe the disturbingly upward trend in suicides among young Blacks in “A Different Cry.” The three-part investigative special will be streamed on TEGNA stations’ Fire TV and Roku apps and the Watch section of all the stations’ websites beginning Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022. It will explore why Black kids […]

Sha’Carri Richardson: Suspension agency now facing congressional investigation

Sha'Carri Richardson - Suspension agency now facing congressional investigation

Sha’Carri Richardson’s suspension from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games has shaken up the sports world. Now, it seems that Congress is also involved. On July 2, Rep. Jaime Raskin (D-MD), chairman of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, penned a letter to the United States Anti-Doping Agency regarding Sha’Carri Richardson and […]

T.I. and Tiny Harris under investigation for alleged sexual assault

T.I. and Tameka “Tiny” Harris are under investigation over sexual assault and drugging allegations. The married couple are the subject of a criminal investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department following a report filed last month by a woman identified as Jane Doe. According to the document, as first reported by the Daily Beast, the […]

Bobby Brown speaks out angrily after son’s autopsy report released

R&B singer Bobby Brown is speaking out after the autopsy of his late son was released to the public. As rolling out reported, Bobby Brown Jr. reportedly had traces of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol in his system when he passed away on Nov. 18, 2020. The family attorney, Christopher Brown, quoted the Centers for Disease […]

Bobby Brown Jr.’s cause of death triggers criminal investigation

The fatal combination of powerful prescription drugs found in the system of Bobby Brown Jr., son of famed singer Bobby Brown, has triggered a criminal investigation, according to media reports. Bobby Brown Jr. reportedly had consumed the highly addictive Percocet along with cocaine and alcohol at about the same time, a toxicology report revealed, according […]

Bobby Brown opens up about son’s tragic death

Bobby Brown and his family are “devastated” following the tragic passing of his son Bobby Brown Jr. The 51-year-old singer’s 28-year-old child — whose half-sister Bobbi Kristina passed away in 2015 at the age of just 22 — was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. And a day […]

British racing champion Lewis Hamilton investigated for Breonna Taylor shirt

Lewis Hamilton, a Black British race car driver and six-time Formula One world champion, is under investigation after sporting a Breonna Taylor T-shirt during his latest racing event. Lewis, 35, made a statement to show his support after Taylor was killed even though he is from the United Kingdom and Taylor lived in the United […]

Robert Fuller’s death ruled a suicide after he was found hanging from a tree

The death of Robert Fuller has been officially ruled a suicide. On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department concluded that Fuller hanged himself from a tree, according to CBSLA. During the early morning hours of June 10, someone called authorities after discovering Fuller, 24, hanging from a tree in Palmdale, California. […]

Gabrielle Union urges NBC to ‘do more’ to address workplace harassment

Gabrielle Union has insisted NBC needs to do more to address workplace harassment. The 47-year-old actress — who previously filed a complaint about “toxic” behavior on the set of “America’s Got Talent,” which she quit after just one season because of the alleged racial bias and discrimination she faced — praised the network for its […]

Gabrielle Union thought ‘America’s Got Talent’ would be ‘easiest’ job

Gabrielle Union thought she signed up for the “easiest show” when she agreed to be a judge on “America’s Got Talent.” The television star and actress — who has publicly slammed the working environment on the talent series — has spoken out about her experiences, including her criticisms of boss Simon Cowell smoking on set […]

African Development Bank suspends Chinese company building Kenyan power project

Kenyans in rural areas and a port city region who expected to get electricity next year might be disappointed. The African Development Bank Group suspended the China-based Sinotec company for three years for fraud — a move that will likely delay the second phase of a $150 million electricity project, which was targeted for completion […]

Black man in his 20s found hanging from a tree in California

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has reported that Black man in his 20s was found dead while hanging from a tree. During the early morning hours of June 10, someone called authorities after discovering a Black man hanging from a tree in Palmdale, California. The man was eventually identified as Robert Fuller. Following an […]

Investigation launched due to Georgia voting disasters in Black precincts

When New York Yankees baseball legend Yogi Berra coined the funny phrase “it’s déjà vu all over again,” he must have seen been looking into the future at the Georgia election process. For the second time in three years, voting precincts in counties that house predominantly Black and minority voters encountered extremely long lines, broken […]

Footage appears to show that George Floyd did not resist arrest (video)

As with the tragic case of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, more and more damning evidence is being uncovered about the Minneapolis police officers’ interactions with George Floyd daily. Surveillance footage from businesses adjacent to the spot where Floyd was apprehended and died, has uncovered evidence that directly contradicts Minneapolis police claims that Floyd resisted arrest. […]

Andrew Gillum hires lawyer while police investigate photo leaks

Andrew Gillum, the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Florida, is outraged that damning photos of his alleged drug-fueled party in a South Beach hotel have been leaked to media outlets. Gillum, 49, is the former mayor of Tallahassee, Florida, who barely lost his bid to become the state’s first-ever African American governor, which makes this […]

The Jay-Z effect? Department of Justice investigating Mississippi prisons

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the four Mississippi state prisons following a spate of inexplicable deaths and reports of deplorable and dangerous conditions. The Civil Rights Division of the DOJ will probe the Mississippi State Penitentiary in Parchman, the South Mississippi Correctional Institution, the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility and the […]

Azriel Clary is cooperating with the authorities in R. Kelly’s investigation

R.Kelly’s former girlfriend is cooperating with the authorities investigating his New York sex crimes case. Azriel Clary, 22, had been living with the disgraced singer — who is currently being held without bail on various sex crime charges — since she was 17. Following an alleged physical fight with his other girlfriend, Joycelyn Savage, last […]