A Pittsburgh family is outraged after they say their seven-year-old was physically abused, secluded in a room numerous times and handcuffed by a school police officer. According to The Appeal, a lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court last year and alleges that the young boy was involved in a series of escalating incidents at Pittsburgh […]

Boxer Gervonta Davis has reportedly been arrested for domestic violence after he allegedly choked his ex-girlfriend and the mother of his child during a celebrity basketball game in Florida. TMZ reports, the current WBA lightweight boxing champion surrendered to Coral Gables police on Tuesday for the incident that took place last Saturday. Authorities say the […]

Mariah Carey is accusing her former assistant of destroying key evidence that the singer believes would prove the woman attempted to blackmail her. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Carey is making the allegations against her ex-employee, Lianna Shakhnazaryan. In 2019, Carey sued Shakhnazaryan accusing her of filming “intimate videos” of her without permission. She […]

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs took home their first Super Bowl trophy in 50 years. Defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi decided to celebrate in a very selfless and sweet way. According to CBS News, in addition to making confetti angels after their win, Nnadi paid off the adoption fees for every dog at every KC […] Jon Renthrope was displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and relocated to Florida. But, he didn’t let that tragedy define him. Renthrope returned to his native New Orleans in 2010 after the city’s recovery from the devastation and made history. At 32, Renthrope engraved his name in the history books when he founded the […]

The former minority leader of the Georgia House, Stacey Abrams believes that she will become president by 2040. During an interview for FiveThirtyEight’s “When Women Run” project, Abrams was asked about her political ambitions, her stance on a Black woman serving as the United States president, and if she believes the country will elect her in the […]

A white teacher at a Connecticut elementary has sparked outrage for casting Black children as slaves and white children as slave owners in a school play. Dr. Carmen Parker’s 10-year-old daughter, who is a fifth-grader at the West Woods School, reportedly told her about the incident. The child was instructed to be “Enslaved African 2” in […]

Barbie has been a household name for over six decades now. For much of that time, the doll represented a feminine, Eurocentric beauty standard that was not diverse like its young female fanbase. But in recent years, parent company Mattel has steadily been working to make Barbie’s brand more inclusive by increasing representation of race, […]

Rapper-actor-producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson is the latest celeb to recieve a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The ceremony comes 10 days before the finale of the Starz crime drama he produces and appears in, “Power.” The star is the 2,686th since the completion of the Walk of Fame in 1961 with the […]

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been leading in the polls by a wide margin since he announced that he was running for president. Because he has been so popular among voters, a number of people have begun to wonder who he’ll pick for a running mate. According to the Washington Post, there are rumors that […]

The Southern Poverty Law Center is calling for a new hearing for a Mississippi man sentenced to 12 years in prison for possessing a cellphone in a county jail. According to ABC News, 39-year-old Willie Nash was being held at the Newton County Jail in 2018 on a misdemeanor charge when it was discovered that he […]

A Ball State University professor called the police on a Black student after he refused to change seats in class. Now that student, and many others are upset with the school for its response to that professor. The school has reportedly implemented a corrective plan after professor Shaheen Borna, who is white, called university police on […]