Today we’re making Akon our Human Being of the Week! The artist is working on an academy that will provide 600 million Africans with electricity. Listen…

Black don’t crack! No, but for real. Scientists say black people are twice as likely to have the younger gene than their white counterparts. Listen…

Kalief Browder, the 22-year-old who was horrendously abused by police officers on Rikers Island as a teen, was facing new charges shortly before his suicide on…

First Lady Michelle Obama honored a slain honor student during an emotional speech to hundreds of teenagers at King College Prep High School in Chicago Tuesday evening.…

A pivotal Game 4 of the NBA Finals has LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers attempting to get a 3-1 lead over Stephon Curry and his #1 ranked Golden state Warriors. Tonight will kick off with a bang as Usher, who is part owner of the Cavaliers, is tapped to sing the National Anthem. Hopefully […]

Twitter came for Sherri Shepherd yesterday because of one tweet that referenced gluteally gifted reality show star Khloe Kardashian. Shepherd, who ultimately deleted the tweet, says…

Ornette Coleman, the legendary alto saxophonist and famed “free jazz” innovator, died at the age of 85 in Manhattan this morning, according to The New York…

Just how racist is the Chicago Police Department? This photo paints a pretty bleak picture http://t.co/m86FOaOFbU pic.twitter.com/9NHrZ4lHeh — Slate (@Slate) May 27, 2015 Fired over…

On Friday, the White House will kick off the National Week of Making, a press release issued by the presidential mansion stated. The week-long celebration,…

Legendary British actor Sir Christopher Lee passed away at the age of 93 on Sunday following a hospital visit for heart failure, according to The Guardian.…

  Rev. Al Sharpton talks about body cameras on police in the wake of the Texas pool party incident. “Yes it’s good that he resigned…

The unexpected passing of Brooklyn emcee Pumpkinhead, sent the hip-hop world into a state of grief on Tuesday. Today, artists, friends and fans of his…