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Michelle O Shares How Racialized Media Stories ‘Knocked Me Back’

*First Lady Michelle Obama is a strong woman, but even she wasn’t immune to feeling the effects of the media’s treatment of her while...

Sierra McCurdy, Subway Worker, Fired for Celebrating Police Murders on Facebook

*Simply put, it wasn't a smart thing to do. It was quite callous and insensitive, actually. In Laurel, Mississippi, a Subway restaurant employee was fired by...

Charleston County, SC Deputy Gave Bryant Heyward Less than 2 Seconds Before Shooting

*(Via The Post and Courier) — A Charleston County, South Carolina deputy shouted “show me your hands” and gave Bryant Heyward less than two...

Baltimore’s Youth Are Champions, Not Thugs: An Open Letter to President Obama

*Dear Mr. President, I need your help and together I know we can make a positive difference in the lives of many young people...

The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Discussing Race with White People

*I was sitting in a hotel van on the way to the airport when two white people were discussing what had become known in...

Tamir Rice’s Mom Out of Homeless Shelter, Thanks to Family

*Five months after her son was killed by the police in Cleveland, Samaria Rice moved herself into a homeless shelter, unable to stay near...

Jay Z, Beyonce Meet Freddie Gray’s Family at Prince’s Baltimore Show (Pics)

Beyoncé & Jay Z with #FreddieGray's family. #Rally4Peace A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beylite) on May 11, 2015 at 3:02am PDT *Jay Z and Beyoncé flew...

George Zimmerman Suffers Gunshot Wound in Road Rage Incident (Report)

*George Zimmerman, the man acquitted by a Florida jury in the death of Trayvon Martin, has reportedly suffered a minor gunshot wound during a...

Diddy Asked about Kanye’s Antics, ‘Empire’ in WWHL’s ‘Plead the Fifth’ (Watch)

  *Sean “Diddy” Combs visited Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” on Sunday to plug his perfume and dish about a variety of topics, from whether...

‘Look Who’s Leaving…All the Black People!’ Comment Gets School Principal in Deep Doo (Watch)

*There's something to be said when an educator loses her cool in front of an entire graduating class audience. Not to say it can't...

‘What’s Weird is it Never Happens to White Kids’: Chris Rock on Baltimore

*Chris Rock is always one to never hold his tongue. And the situation in Baltimore is no different as the funnyman weighed in on...

Florida Authorities Wont Charge Black Man for Shooting Death of White Man (Watch)

*This is an interesting, but messy and sad situation. And it's a cautionary tale of paying with your life for messing with the wrong person In...

Claudia Jordan Kicked Out of Alabama Mall for Wearing Shades (WATCH)

*Dang, they are trippin' big time down in Opelika, Alabama. Or maybe it's because it's all in Claudia Jordan's mind. No matter how you slice it,...

T.I. and David Banner Engage in Freddie Gray, Baltimore Discussion on BET

*The conversation is no where near over. Although six officers have been charged for the murder of Freddie Gray, the pain behind police brutality, racial...

Guy Carawan, Who Popularized ‘We Shall Overcome’, Has Died

*Guy Carawan, a folk singer and social-justice advocate credited with turning the African-American spiritual “We Shall Overcome” into a unifying anthem of the 1960s...

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