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Chrisette Michele became the latest Black celebrity to be ridiculed for accepting an invitation to perform at Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration. According to the President Inauguration committee, Michele agreed to the performance. It comes days after Jennifer Holliday decided to decline the offer to perform after facing severe backlash. Other Black celebrities have also been…

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A shocking piece of news has hit the old guard of the civil rights. The Rev. Walter Fauntroy is currently on the run from police for writing a $50,000 bad check six years ago for an inauguration party for President Barack Obama. Fauntroy was one of the original planners for the famous March on Washington…

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Hadiya Pendelton, the marching band girl who was killed in Chicago just a week after performing during President Obama’s inauguration, is finally getting justice as her alleged killer was charged with 141 counts of murder. Michael Ward, the suspected gunman, plead not guilty to 141 counts of first-degree murder alone. He was also indicted on…

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Nearly overnight, Beyoncé’s once heralded performance of the national anthem at President Obama’s second inauguration has gone from a thing of praise to a thing of scrutiny as it was recently alleged that she lip-synced to a pre-recorded track of the song. Although the debate over whether or not Beyoncé actually sang at the inauguration is…

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President Obama’s second inauguration is rich with both symbolism and irony. Remember that Obama became president 40 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and 40 years after Sen. Robert F. Kennedy appeared to be the only white politician in America who could envision an African American occupying the same Oval Office…

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