Rashad Richey’s TV viewers give $40K to single mom who stood up to a ‘Karen’

A hostile, unhinged “Karen” was caught on video verbally harassing and assaulting a Black Burger King employee. In a viral TikTok post filmed by a customer who witnessed the incident, a White customer begins yelling at the Pennsylvania employee. Shaneda Foster is that Burger King employee seen on the video, who stood up to a […]

Woman arrested for hitting and spitting on passenger on Delta flight

Patricia Yannet Cornwall was arrested and charged in an alleged assault on a Delta Air Lines flight, after hitting a passenger in the face and spitting on him. The complaint was released on Dec. 27, and filed in the U.S. District Court’s Northern District of Georgia. In a video posted by an Atlanta news Twitter […]

Tracye Hutchins talks about her journey to becoming a co-anchor

Tracye Hutchins is  a co-anchor for CBS46 News at 5 p.m. and Peachtree TV at 9 p.m. She joined CBS46 in 2007 and has been anchoring shows in the community, while also interviewing celebrities. Before her arrival in Atlanta, Hutchins worked for a CBS affiliate in San Diego. When did you first develop a love […]

DeKalb County hosts vaccine event at SeaQuest at Stonecrest

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson hosted a COVID vaccine event at SeaQuest at Stonecrest Mall, the new land and sea adventure experience in Stonecrest, Georgia, December 16th.  SeaQuest is an aquarium combined with a petting zoo and recently opened at StoneCrest Mall. DeKalb residents ages 12 and older lined up to receive COVID vaccines and […]

Texas law banning abortion blocked by federal judge

A federal judge temporarily blocked the enforcement of the Texas law banning abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy late Wednesday night, Oct. 6, 2021. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman wrote in a 113-page ruling, “A person’s right under the Constitution to choose to obtain an abortion prior to fetal viability is well established.” He […]

Former Tesla worker awarded millions after being called N-word

A San Francisco jury has ordered Tesla to pay $137 million to Owen Diaz, a former employee of the company, after he was subjected to racial discrimination. The jury ruled that Diaz was subjected to racial harassment and a hostile work environment while working at Tesla’s Fremont, California, plant in 2015 and 2016 as a […]

Kobe Bryant-designed watch on course to sell for a whopping $10M

Before Kobe Bryant’s untimely passing, he designed a Hublot watch called “The Black Mamba,” and it is on course to sell for $10 million on a digital auction block. The watch is a limited edition 18K rose gold King Power Tourbillon that Bryant designed as Hublot’s ambassador back in 2013. According to luxury asset advisory […]

Pregnant mom fatally shot while breaking up fight

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A family and community are in mourning as a pregnant mom in New York was fatally shot on Sept. 12 after celebrating at her baby shower just minutes prior. Shanice Young, 31, was a mother of two — and soon-to-be three — when she was shot in the head while trying to break up a […]

Officers and medics indicted for 2019 death of Elijah McClain

A Colorado grand jury has indicted three police officers and two paramedics in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a Black man who was killed after being put in a chokehold and injected with 500 milligrams of ketamine – more than 1 1/2 times the dose for his weight. His tragic death seemingly flew under […]

Rashad Richey receives award from White House

National television host and radio personality Rashad Richey has been honored with the prestigious White House Presidential Volunteer Service Award for his work with gang-affected and gang-affiliated youth and social advocacy. Many know Richey from ‘The Rashad Richey Morning Show” on News & Talk 1380-WAOK in Atlanta, GA or his daily TV program on the […]

Woman who falsely accused Black teen of stealing phone facing charges

Miya Ponsetto - Falsely accused Black teen of stealing phone - now charged with hate crime

22-year-old Miya Ponsetto has now been charged with hate crimes, after pleading “not guilty” on June 30 during her virtual arraignment over charges that stemmed from an incident in a New York hotel. Ponsetto, 22, falsely accused a 14-year-old Black teenager — Keyon Harrold Jr. — of stealing her phone while inside of Arlo Soho […]

Trial date set for men allegedly involved in Mac Miller’s death

The trial is almost underway for the drug dealers involved in the death of the rapper Mac Miller. According to multiple sources, the three men accused of selling Miller the drugs — Cameron Pettit, Stephen Walter and Ryan Reavis — are due in court on Nov. 16, 2021. In 2019, all three men were charged […]

Al Roker diagnosed with prostate cancer

On Friday, Nov. 6, “Today” show co-host and meteorologist Al Roker, age 66, announced his prostate cancer diagnosis on-air. The television personality told his colleagues that the cancer was discovered after a routine check-up in September. On the pre-recorded segment that followed, he shared that during the check-up, his doctor discovered that he had an […]

Election 2020: Vote early

Across the country, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) has worked to bring a wide spectrum of organizations together thru its Unity 2020 Black Vote & Power Building National Campaign. From Washington, DC to Mississippi, from Florida to Ohio, there has been a concentrated effort to train the massive number of volunteers needed […]

Kentucky AG’s statement at odds with ballistics report in Breonna Taylor case

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron. (Photo source: ag.ky.gov) Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron appears to have misled the public about the evidence compiled in the Breonna Taylor case. A ballistics report by the Kentucky State Police revealed that Cameron was not completely truthful about his claim that Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, shot Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, […]

Bill Cosby files appeal, says trial and conviction were ‘fundamentally unfair’

Bill Cosby is attempting to have his conviction overturned. On Aug. 11, 2020, Cosby’s lawyers appealed his conviction to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The embattled celebrity’s lawyers believe that Cosby, 83, was not given a fair trial. Cosby’s case centered around a deposition that he gave in 2004 in where he was promised by a district […]

Nick Cannon apologizes following controversial statements

Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon issued an apology after facing backlash due to his comments that were viewed as anti-Semitic. Cannon posted his lengthy apology on social media on the evening of July 15. “I extend my deepest and most sincere apologies to my Jewish sisters and brothers for the hurtful and divisive words that came out of […]

Politicians draped in kente cloth take a knee for George Floyd

Democratic leaders in the U.S. House and Senate came together to pay homage to George Floyd. On Monday, June 8, 2020, lawmakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Sen. Kamala Harris, and others were in attendance inside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., according to The Washington Post. Before unveiling their […]

Joe Biden tells Charlamagne, ‘you ain’t Black’ if undecided about election

Presidential candidate Joe Biden had a peculiar conversation with Charlamagne tha God on “The Breakfast Club” on May 22. During the interview, it started to take a strange turn around the 11-minute mark after Biden’s aide attempted to stop the interview so that Biden’s wife, Dr. Jill Biden, could use their home office for a […]