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In an announcement Tuesday, Verizon Communications said it would acquire AOL for $4.4 billion cash, the New York Times reports. AOL, considered at one point…

Holt has consistently been kicking ass and taking names ever since he took over Williams’ anchoring job.

As a teen in the “War on Drugs” 1980s, I remember being almost jubilant on those rare occasions when the local news showed a criminal…

President Obama turned biting comedian again this year for his speech at the 100th annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner where Hollywood meets Washington, D.C. in the…

The advent of the 24-hour news cycle and the concurrent explosion of technology means that content must constantly be refreshed to feed the media pipeline.…

Roland Martin talks with Eric Deggans of the Tampa Bay Times about the media’s discussion on race and how it’s a difficult conversation to have.

“Jet” magazine launched in 1951 and has since become one of the most enduring magazines reflecting the Black experience. Today, it experiences a rebirth with…

If ever there comes a time in life when you’re unsure of what to do or what to say. Simply pause. Take a deep breath.…

Roland Martin talks with journalist Eric Deggans about the state of the media, how black people watch the news and a recent study that found…

On the morning of September 12, 2001, legendary journalist Tom Brokaw got home at 1 a.m. after covering the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. After pouring himself a whiskey and water, he says, he fell asleep at 6 a.m., only to be awakened by more sad news. Watch as Tom opens up about […]

Embattled R&B star Chris Brown has lashed out at the media for “falsifying stories” about him after he was accused of using a gay slur during a recent game of basketball. Brown, who is rebuilding his image following a 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna, is alleged to have lost his temper while playing ball at […]

Kanye West is nothing if not consistent. As the sole hip-hop headliner at this year’s Essence Music Festival on Saturday (July 2) night, he did not disappoint, offering up a visual feast complete with pyrotechnics, nearly two dozen dancers and elaborate lighting. Broken up into three acts, West ran through more than 20 songs, ranging […]