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North Carolina GOP Chair Ties Hillary Clinton To The KKK

The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party linked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to the Ku Klux Klan in multiple tweets with the hashtags #BlackLivesMatter and #ChristianLivesMatter. Hasan Harnett, the state...Show More Summary

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Cast in NBC’s The Wiz Live!  

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige are easing on down the road in NBC’s The Wiz Live! But neither of them will play Dorothy. Queen Latifah will take on the role of the great and powerful Wiz of Emerald City, and Blige is set to play Evilene, the Wicked Witch of the West, who had a fondness for those creepy winged monkeys.

The Conversation (Not 'Feud') Between Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift

By Sylvia Warren and Katherine Warren Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift received abundant attention last week over a series of tweets about the Video Music Awards (VMA) nominations. On Tuesday, Minaj tweeted about not receiving a VMA nomination...Show More Summary

Obama In Kenya: Female Genital Mutilation Not Defensible As Cultural Tradition

    As the first sitting U.S. president to visit Kenya, Barack Obama used the opportunity to call out the country for some of its practices that harm women and girls, urging it to discard those traditions for measures that are more empowering. ...Show More Summary

Bobbi Kristina’s Estate Will Be Divided Among Whitney Houston’s Family Members: Report

After the death of Whitney Houston in 2012, Bobbi Kristina Brown became the sole heir to Houston’s estate. But she didn’t receive a lump sum of money.

Nicki Minaj And Meek Mill Are All Over Each Other In 'All Eyes On You' Video

Ever wonder what a night hanging around Nicki Minaj and ??boyfriend Meek Mill would be like? Now you can see in Meek's new video for "All Eyes on You," in which the hip-hop couple are literally all over each other. There's a lot of kissing, ear-licking, cuddling and Chris Brown being an awkward third wheel in the hallway. Show More Summary

Hulk Hogan Goes On Tweeting Spree Thanking Fans After WWE Cuts Ties

NEW YORK (AP) — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him amid a report that the wrestling star used racial slurs in a conversation captured on a sex tape. The 61-year-old...Show More Summary

Snoop Dogg Says He Was Racially Profiled After Being Held in Sweden on Suspicion of Drug Possession  

Snoop Dogg was detained in Sweden on Saturday on suspicion of using drugs and the rapper documented every second of it on Instagram.

How Being a Kenyan American and an African American Has Shaped Obama’s Presidency

President Barack Obama’s visit to his father’s homeland concluded Sunday with an address to nearly 5,000 young Kenyans in an indoor arena just outside Nairobi. There, he told the adoring crowd, “I am proud to be the first American president to come to Kenya, and of course, I’m the first Kenyan American to be president of the United States.”

Spelman College Ends Relationship With Bill Cosby  

Even after donating $20,000,000 to Atlanta’s Spelman College, the university decided on Friday to officially severe ties with Bill and Camille Cosby.

10 Common Mistakes People Make In Divorce (And How To Avoid Them)

The stakes are high in a divorce. From divvying up assets to determining child custody arrangements, there's a lot on the line during the legal process -- and a lot of ways to screw it up. To help you come out of your divorce with the...Show More Summary

We Weep For African Lions. But What About Black Lives?

After American dentist Walter Palmer was identified as Cecil the lion's shooter, outrage -- and demand for him to be held accountable -- came quickly. In less than 24 hours, Palmer's past felony record was exposed, he was bombarded with...Show More Summary

The Public Still Can't See The Eric Garner Grand Jury Records, Court Rules

The public still can't look at transcripts from the grand jury investigation into the death of Eric Garner, a New York appeals court ruled Wednesday. A four-judge panel from New York’s Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department,Show More Summary

Son Of Imprisoned Rapper Mac Phipps Says 'It's A Good Feeling' Dad May Be Home Soon

Hip-hop artist McKinley "Mac" Phipps Jr., imprisoned 15 years for a murder he says he didn't commit, could be home for the holidays if his lawyers can negotiate a time-served deal with the newly elected local prosecutor. Phipps, whose...Show More Summary

4 Huge Ways Obama Spoke Up For Women On His Historic Kenya Trip

In keeping with his theme of encouraging Kenyans to "choose the path to progress,” President Obama called upon the nation during his first trip there as president to abandon age-old practices that subjugate women.  He wrapped up hisShow More Summary

#BlackLivesMatters Co-Founder ‘Mortified' By O'Reilly's 'Anarchistic' Comment

  Fox News Host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday described the #BlackLivesMatter movement as an "anarchistic group" that wants "to tear down the country." O'Reilly's remarks are no far cry from his often offensive and controversial comments -- but his latest segment left many activists beyond outraged. Show More Summary

County Removes Confederate Flag, Replaces It With Another Confederate Flag

In the wake of the reignited controversy over the Confederate battle flag, Walton County, Florida, voted Tuesday to remove the flag from the county courthouse grounds -- only to replace it with a different Confederate flag. “It’s perplexing...Show More Summary

Activists Want To Know Why An ICE Officer Is Back At Work After Fatal Shooting

  A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer who fatally shot a young black man while serving an arrest warrant in April returned to duty after three days of mandated paid leave, leaving community activists calling for transparency and justice. Show More Summary

A Documentary That Disappeared 40 Years Ago Reveals Exactly What The Clinton Campaign Is Missing

For only five nights in the fall of 1973, a documentary called “Year of the Woman” played at the Fifth Avenue Cinema in Greenwich Village. Crowds lined up around the block. Arthur Schlesinger Jr., described it as “the greatest combination...Show More Summary

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