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Candace Parker has settled alimony payments in divorce from Shelden Williams. (playerwags.com) WNBA star Candace Parker is shelling out major dough in alimony for her NBA star husband. The two-time WNBA MVP agreed to pay husband of 10 years Shelden Williams a lump sum of $400,000 to avoid making continuous spousal support payments, according to […]

Randa Jarrar (left) called Barabara Bush an “amazing racist” who raised a “war criminal.” (Images courtesy of Twitter) The death of former first lady Barbara Bush on Tuesday, April 17, prompted warm words of remembrance for the woman America came to know as “everybody’s grandmother.” Yet not everyone has had pleasant words to offer since […]

Chadwick Boseman arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Howard University said in a statement Wednesday, April 18, that Boseman will give the keynote address at his alma mater’s commencement ceremony on May 12. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — The “Black Panther” is returning to his alma mater […]

Memphis officials found a legal loophole to remove two Confederate statues late last year, angering state lawmakers. Tennessee lawmakers are hungry for payback after the city of Memphis voted to remove two Confederate statues last year. So, they’ve decided to strip the city of a quarter of a million dollars as punishment for toppling the […]

Charlize Theron arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Gringo” at Regal L.A. Live.  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlize Theron isn’t leaving the United States over racism concerns. But the white South Africa-born actress, who has adopted a black daughter and son, says: “I am constantly concerned about the safety […]

Ieshaa Cash transferred to another store after getting fed up with store manager Holly Hylton. (Facebook/Daily Mail) A former Philadelphia Starbucks supervisor is speaking out against the manager who called the cops on two Black men last week. Ieshaa Cash worked under store manager Holly Hylton from spring 2017 until last month and said Hylton was […]

SWING PHI SWING SOCIAL FELLOWSHIP INCORPORATED OPENS THEIR 2018 SCHOLASTIC OPPORTUNITIES TO WOMEN OF COLOR The National Office of Swing Phi Swing Social Fellowship Inc. is proud to extend (2) scholarships to deserving female students for the 2018-2019 academic year.  We are requesting your assistance is reaching women of color who need financial assistance at a […]

September 28, 2012 (Washington, DC) (Photo by Don Baxter/Media Images International) The Washington D.C. Police Department added a new training requirement for their officers to help foster a better bond between the city’s residents and officers. In recent years, the crime rate has gone down but there’s still work to be done to strengthen the […]

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified Wednesday […]

Several Black-owned coffee shops are seeing increased business after racist Starbucks incidents. (ABC 11/Fox40/KTVU) After a second racial Starbucks scandal rocked the coffee chain earlier this week, many Black patrons are seeking ways to find a replacement for their morning brew. As a result, several Black-owned coffee shops have seen an uptick in patronage. The […]


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