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Anthony Scaramucci’s profanity-laced phone call with a reporter led to his dismissal as White House communications director after a mere 11 days on the job. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Scaramucci says his profanity-laced phone call that preceded his ouster as White House communications director was recorded without his permission. […]

Beyoncé attended the “Damn. Tour” with her oldest daughter Blue Ivy. (Beyoncé.com) Can we be honest for a moment? Beyoncé’s body is lit. Sure, it’s always been damn near flawless, but recently the singer-songwriter gave a new definition to #bodygoals when she flaunted a super flat tummy almost two months after giving birth to twins. […]

Tiger Woods was arrested at 2 a.m. May 29 about 15 miles from his home in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods will not attend his arraignment Wednesday on a driving under the influence charge, his attorney said, meaning under court rules the superstar golfer will be pleading […]

by Mumia Abu-Jamal This iconic photo of the arrest of Delbert Africa on Aug. 8, 1978, stamps itself on one’s consciousness – unforgettable. – Photo: Jim G. Domke, Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 8, 2017 – Early morning. A time of rest, quiet and repose. On Aug. 8, 1978, only the early birds in search of worms […]

by Wanda Sabir “Black Butterfly” cast – Photo: Wanda Sabir Don’t forget the legacy of the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey (Aug. 17, 1887-June 10, 1940) this Black August. There is an annual program at Marcus Books in Oakland, Sunday, Aug. 20, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Happy Birthday to Karla Brundage (8/29), Cousin Jeffery Lewis (8/29), Gene Howell […]

Former carolina Panthers tight end Casey Crawford became a majority stakeholder in First State Bank in June. (Images courtesy of The Charlotte Observer and the Richmond Times-Dispatch). First State Bank is touting a new name as well as a brand new stakeholder. The Danville, Va., bank, known as the last remaining Black-owned financial institutions in […]

Amber Rose has yet to respond to a lawsuit filed by her former mother-in-law. (Anthony Harvey/ Getty Images) The mother of Amber Rose’s ex-husband, Wiz Khalifa, has hit the entrepreneur with a defamation lawsuit claiming Rose deemed her an unfit caregiver. Rose allegedly made a June 19 phone call intended for her former mother-in-law, Katie […]

The brother of famed actress and comedienne Mindy Kaling isn’t a fan of affirmative action and said he hopes President Donald Trump will finally put an end to the “racist” practice. Speaking with CNN’s Michael Smerconish on Saturday, Aug. 5, Vijay Chokal-Ingam shared his pro-Trump sentiments regarding affirmative action policies at colleges and universities. Ironically, Chokal-Ingam also […]

Cheyanne’s PSA referencing rapper Omerettà The Great (right) spurred a chain reaction of comments online. (@N8VChey/@omeretta4l) When a Native American woman slammed a Black woman’s appropriation of her culture, Black Twitter users immediately took issue with the memo. The back-and-forth began when a woman named Cheyanne tweeted a PSA Monday, Aug. 7 slamming a photo […]

by Ann Garrison This sign from a 2016 Congolese Solidarity Campaign march sums up a genocide that in size and brutality exceeds all others, yet U.S., U.K. and U.N. interests keep it invisible despite years of protests by Congolese and their allies inside and outside Congo. Genocost, a U.K.-based Congolese advocacy group, commemorated Congo Genocide […]

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