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Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn ripped into Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday after the social media giant flagged video content from pro-Trump vloggers “Diamond and Silk” as inappropriate and “unsafe to the community.” “Let me tell you something right now,” Blackburn told the 33-year-old Facebook founder during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing. ” … Diamond and […]

Nandi Cain, left, listens along with his attorney, John Burris, right, to a reporters question concerning the alleged beating he received from a Sacramento Police officer during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California’s  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento has agreed to reform its policing practices and pay a black man […]

President Trump had no issue boasting about Black unemployment rates being the lowest its ever been in history, but Marc Morial challenged the reports. The president and chief executive officer at the National Urban League, Morial said that recent records do not depict the honest economic situation of the Black community. “The Black unemployment rate […]

Come to class! https://t.co/HxYbNYTmoO — QTip (@QtipTheAbstract) April 7, 2018 Hip Hop legend and former member of “A Tribe Called Quest” Q-Tip will teach Music course that focuses on Jazz influence on Hip Hop at New York University. The rapper tweeted “Come to class” with a link to his class description on the NYU website. The […]

Facebook is on the offensive to try to contain swirling concerns about how it protects the data of its 2.2 billion members. As CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to face Congress on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, and the company rolls out new privacy rules, the social media juggernaut is facing the most serious challenge in its […]

FILE – This undated file photo provided by Penguin Random House shows writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. Coates made an unannounced appearance Monday, April 2, 2018.  (Nina Subin/Penguin Random House via AP, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater audience cheered and cheered for Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the readers of “Between the World and Me.” A […]

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, center, arrives at the High Court in Durban, South Africa, Friday, April 6, 2018. Zuma appeared briefly in court to face 16 charges of fraud, corruption and racketeering, but the case was postponed until June 8, the Durban High Court announced Friday.(Nic Bothma / Pool via AP) DURBAN, South […]

Michelle Obama spoke at the Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston when she compared her husband’s presidency to President Donald Trump’s. “I think what we see is what happens when we take things for granted. For the eight years Barack was president, it was like having the ‘good parent’ at home. The responsible parent, the one who told you to […]

Supporters of opposition presidential candidate Julius Maada Bio celebrate his election victory in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, April 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Cooper Inveen) FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone’s new president in an interview with The Associated Press is pledging to avoid the “ethnic cleansing” of clearing out government posts for his supporters. Julius […]

A Minneapolis activist who touched the lives of many was shot and killed steps from the front door of his mother’s home. Now, authorities are searching for the person who did it. According to CBS Minnesota, few leads are available in the death of 33-year-old Tyrone Williams. He left his mother’s home at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April […]


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