Prominent black leaders in Virginia want to give Governor Ralph Northam a second chance. For more than a week now, Governor Northam has come under fire locally and nationally for a racist photo that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page. Yesterday, the governor found some allies. Five prominent figures in the Commonwealth’s black community spoke […]
Wendell Scott was born on August 29, 1921 in Danville, Virginia. He was the only black driver to win a top NASCAR series known today as the Sprint Cup series. He won the race at the Jacksonville, Florida Speedway Park in December 1, 1963. Scott died on December 23, 1990. Scott earned four top-ten finishes in […]
I sat down with Zoe Saldana to discuss her role as Gamora in Marvel Studios Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. I had to ask about the amount of hate she gets from #BlackTwitter for some of her comments on race. People have gone as far to suggest that she’s in the “Sunken Place” — a […]
It’s not often that you hear a star as big as as Drake throwing around terms like racial profiling — but Drizzy’s latest ordeal has the rapper screaming prejudice. On Monday, after a fun weekend in Coachella, the 6 God posted an Instagram message, criticizing a private country club called, The Madison Club, for allegedly […]
Director John Ridley is receiving major backlash for not including more Black women in his new series Guerilla, but his reason behind the decision is what has everyone talking. In the upcoming Showtime series, Idris Elba, Freida Pinto and Babou Ceesay play activists in London attempting to free a political prisoner in the 1970s. Viewers who attended a […]
Former NFL star LaVar Ball has been publicly (over) supporting his son, UCLA star Lonzo Ball, and his team by bragging that they were a shoo-in to win the NCAA Championship. But after the school was eliminated from the NCAA tournament and Lonzo suffered some injuries, the outspoken father revealed his controversial theory as to why […]
When Killer Mike speaks, people listen — even if they don’t always agree with his perspective on things. During an interview with UK’s Channel 4, the rapper may have had added fuel to the controversy fire surrounding Kanye West‘s decision to meet with Donald Trump last year. Mike surprisingly revealed that he wasn’t bothered by […]
Rachel Dolezal, who recently changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo to further embrace her African "heritage" although she was born White, is still claiming she is a "woke soul sista."
Arthur Palombo may have shot himself in the stomach physically, but figuratively, he shot himself in the foot. The New York Daily News reports that a $10,000 bail has been set for the 20-year-old Bronx man who told investigators he had been shot by a tall, bald, Black guy. However, it was later confirmed that Palombo did […]
It seems like every few months or so, Charles Barkley finds another way to offend black people. During an interview with The Shadow League, the former NBA star confirmed his disdain for African Americans by saying that he doesn’t worry about criticism from his own people. He revealed, “I don’t worry about that. Listen, my track […]
Dolezal's life took a jaw-dropping dive after a local reporter in her Spokane, Washington, questioned her identity during a live news report in 2015.
Former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump are divided over how ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ tackles race in America.
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