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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even though Cardi B has a strong chance of winning her first-ever Grammy, the rapper said she is feeling nervous heading into the upcoming awards show. Cardi B said in a recent interview that she’s been filled with anxiety about winning an award and executing her performance at the 61st annual […]

An Indiana high school track coach has been given the pink slip after his blackface Bob Marley costume ignited controversy. Despite pleas from those who supported him, Brown County High School track and football coach Richard Gist was terminated Thursday, Feb. 7, after a vote by the school board. “I just ask that you, the board, give me the opportunity […]

Sometimes at award shows the producers will select the strangest individuals to honor someone or do a tribute. It happened when Madonna was asked to speak about Aretha Franklin at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards after the legendary singer passed away. Many were confused about why Madonna was chosen, since there was no obvious […]

Florida high school student Kamilah Campbell is no longer taking legal action in her fight against the College Board over her SAT scores. Campbell, a senior at Michael M. Krop High School, is now looking to take the SAT for a third time, according to a joint statement from her lawyers and the College Board. “The attention generated […]

A Black Alabama senator has had enough of racial profiling by police and is pushing a bill to put an end to it. Democratic Sen. Rodger Smitherman of Birmingham is proposing new legislation aimed at blocking the act of racial profiling by law enforcement, AL.com reported. Smitherman, who  first introduced a profiling bill 15 years […]

“Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta” alum Reginae Carter appears to be having a rough time coping with her alleged breakup with rapper YFN Lucci. Neither Carter, 20, nor Lucci, 27, has confirmed their split, but based on the reality actress’ recent tweets and innuendo posts, folks are pretty much saying it’s a wrap. Since the […]

Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented the day he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium as the first black manager in Major League Baseball. FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball […]

An Alabama police officer was justified in killing an armed Black man he mistook for the gunman in a Thanksgiving Day shooting at a local mall, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall ruled Tuesday. In his report, Marshall concluded the officer did not break the law when he opened fire on 21-year-old Emantic “EJ” Bradford Jr. at […]

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly is planning an international tour, but an Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there. The embattled musician announced on social media Tuesday that he’ll be going to Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. FILE – In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at one of President Donald Trump’s statements from his State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts: TRUMP: “African-American, Hispanic-American and Asian-American unemployment have all reached their lowest levels ever recorded.” Chart shows the rate of unemployment in the U.S. by race since […]


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