Gabrielle Union told her hair was ‘too Black’ for ‘America’s Got Talent’

Actress Gabrielle Union was reportedly axed from the hit weekly show “America’s Got Talent” amid a culture of toxicity that included repeated warnings that her hair was “too black” for the show’s audience. Union, the star of “L.A.’s Finest,” was let go along with Julianne Hough after their first seasons, even though both women had […]

NYPD fires officer who killed Eric Garner with chokehold

Daniel Pantaleo, the plainclothes member of the New York Police Department who killed Eric Garner with an outlawed chokehold in 2014, has been terminated from the department after five years, NBC News reports. NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill has upheld the decision handed down by an administrative judge that Pantaleo be terminated for choking the life […]

Omarosa releases tape of being fired at the White House; Trump wants to sue

Many pundits and political observers believe Omarosa Manigault Newman is wading into dangerous currents after she released a secret recording of her termination from the West Wing by Donald Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly. This was just one of the multiple times the reality TV star-turned-Trump supporter-turned-Trump enemy admits that she clandestinely recorded privileged information […]

‘Today’ show host Matt Lauer fired

It was announced this morning that Matt Lauer, longtime host of the Today show on NBC, has been fired. The announcement came at the start of this morning’s program and was read by co-host Savannah Guthrie, who stated, “This is a sad morning here today and at NBC News.” A statement from NBC Chairman Andrew […]

Lisa Durden talks media lynching and death threats over FOX News comment

By now, many have seen a segment with renowned Black journalist and college professor Lisa Durden on the “Tucker Carlson Tonight” show. The exchange about a “Black Lives Matter” Memorial Day event that was billed as Blacks only resulted in Durden being terminated from her position as an adjunct professor at Essex County College in […]

Laquan McDonald update: Top cop wants officers involved fired for lying

The death of Laquan McDonald in 2014 was just one in a long string of police shootings in the troubled city of Chicago. However, a portion of the shooting was captured on video, which differed greatly from the accounts of the officers on the scene. Over time, it has been determined that at least seven of […]

Atlanta police fire cop for shooting fleeing suspect

The Atlanta Police department has announced the termination of Officer James R. Burns on Monday of this week related to the shooting of an unarmed and fleeing Black suspect. On June 22, 2016, an off duty officer working at an apartment complex observed a suspect identified as Deravis Caine Rogers, 22, allegedly breaking into a vehicle. […]

Cleveland police officers who shot unarmed Black couple 137 times fired

The tragic killing of an unarmed Black couple Timothy Russell, 43, and Malissa Williams, 30, by Cleveland police officers has resulted in the termination of six of the officers involved. In 2012, the couple was killed after a high speed chase in which police fired 137 shots into the car.  According to the officers on the […]

Ray Rice speaks out for the 1st time since NFL suspension

Former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice breaks his silence for the first time since his indefinite suspension from the NFL. During a phone interview with ESPN, the disgraced athlete said… “‘I have to be strong for my wife,’ said Rice. ‘[Janay] is so strong. We are in good spirits.’ ‘We have a lot of people praying […]