Steven Reed took his oath of office Tuesday, becoming the first African-American mayor of Montgomery, Alabama. Before a packed house at the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre, the former judge addressed the sea of faces anxious to witness the historic moment. Steven Reed takes oath of office to become mayor of Montgomery, Alabama. (Photo: WSFA / […]

“Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Erica Dixon sent social media users over the moon this week with a rare photo of herself and her identical twin daughters. The mother of three took to Instagram on Tuesday and shared a picture of herself and 6-month-old twins Embrii and Eryss, out and enjoying a family outing […]

Back in July, it was announced that Wendy Williams will have a biopic on the Lifetime channel that’s airing in 2020. And while a few details have already been given, not a lot has been revealed about what it will cover. But on Wednesday’s episode of “The Wendy Williams Show,” the talk show host revealed […]

This weekend saw hundreds of reenactors descend on a small town in Louisiana where what’s considered to be the biggest slave revolt in U.S. history occurred more than 200 years ago. Described on the official website as “a community-engaged artist performance and film production,” Slave Rebellion Reenactment marched through LaPlace, Louisiana Nov. 8-9. As the […]

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns got into a nasty fight Thursday night at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. Afterward, Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was suspended for his role, as was Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and Browns defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi. The incident also caused a lot of anger on the internet, but many are […]

by Seth Donnelly Shaka Shakur is a politically active incarcerated New Afrikan who was transferred on Dec. 18, 2018, from the Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) to the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) as part of a campaign by prison officials to neutralize his activism. This transfer was done in violation of his due process […]

Cynthia Bailey recently celebrated two decades of motherhood by ringing in daughter Noelle Robinson’s 20th birthday. And a photo op of the two has fans marveling over their resemblance. Robinson celebrated turning the big 2-0 on Nov. 9 with her “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star mom Bailey and her actor dad Leon Robinson at […]

Colin Kaepernick‘s private NFL workout is just days away, and some think it’s a stellar opportunity for him to show his current level of skills and conditioning. But others said the whole thing reeks of a PR stunt. One person who holds that opinion is sports journalist Michael Silver, who took to Twitter on Wednesday […]

A Black employee at a popular Arizona breakfast spot is outraged after he says two co-workers printed a racial racial slur on his food order as a “joke,” an offense restaurant management has yet to address. Rakevion White, a server at Breakfast Club in downtown Phoenix, shared a photo of the dine-in order ticket on […]

When Kodak Black pleaded guilty to charges stemming from falsifying a federal gun application, he was facing 10 years in prison. And now his fate has been determined after appearing in a Miami federal court on Wednesday. U.S. District Court Judge Federico Moreno gave the 23-year-old a sentence of three years and 10 months, and […]

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