Derek Fisher is no longer the coach of the New York Knicks, ESPN reports. He got fired on Monday. The team's record thus far this season is 23-21; it went 17-65 last season under Fisher's coaching, which was his first time.
Black women are taking over Twitter with yet another hashtag of empowerment and it's too lit. On Monday morning, Cherrell Brown tweeted a photo of Beyoncé walking across the Super Bowl field with her dancers donning berets and afros in true Black Panther fashion with the hashtag #BeingABlackGirlIsLit. Show More Summary
When an A-list black celebrity—I'm talking upper echelon A-list—does or says something pertaining to race, specifically advocating for the black social justice movement, it dominates news headlines, because there's the idea that once...Show More Summary
Based on the events of the past weekend related to Beyoncé, it’s entirely possible that she’s trolling America, all of it.
Un-pimp-able. I am. Unpimpable by those "pastors" who prey on the poor, who dwell in opulence, or strut like peacocks in the pulpit, wearing flashy designer suits, lizard or gator shoes, their necks dripping with golden crosses. Those who more resemble gaudy pimp-like creatures than humble men of God. Show More Summary
There was really no other way for the 2015 NFL season to end than with Cam Newton facing criticism in the media for his behavior once more. So it was after the Carolina Panthers lost to the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 that the media...Show More Summary
Two white South African University students were suspended pending an investigation after painting their faces in what has been deemed a racially offensive 'blackface' incident, the Associated Press reports.
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True Vine Church of God in Christ shown here circa 1970's was founded by John Fountain's grandparents on Chicago's West Side and is where he attended church. Early one Sunday afternoon, I walked to the front of the church, toward the...Show More Summary
With Maurice White's recent passing I find myself reflecting not only on what White meant as an artist, but also what he meant for black people; a people that are in many ways still struggling with the question of our identity and precisely who we are as a people. Show More Summary
A female Rikers Island correction officer is saying she was blinded by love after being charged on Sunday with raping an inmate and conspiring to traffic marijuana into jail for him, the New York Daily News reports.
When Beyoncé took the stage for the Super Bowl XLVII in 2013, she made sure Bey-forehand that her performance would be unforgettable. "I knew I had to make the best of the moment," the "Formation" singer said in an interview with CBS on Feb. Show More Summary
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller may have won the Super Bowl MVP Sunday, but the real star of the night was arguably pop icon Beyoncé, who delivered a riveting, politically charged performance as part of an exuberant halftime show. The elaborately staged performance of her new viral sensation “Formation” was the culmination of both brilliant Keep Reading ?
In our society if we listen to the news, it is normal to hear of terrible daddy stories. Just because some folks have terrible daddy stories doesn’t mean that all dads are bad, especially our black dads. Can we take a moment and celebrate the dads who are doing it right? More than ever, I Keep Reading ?
We live in an “I need it” society. I need a late model car I need a larger home or apartment I need the latest fashions I need to eat out all the time I need my smartphone I need my 120 cable channels We really can’t help ourselves. We’re constantly being plugged “the next Keep Reading ?
Yesterday, in a moment she perfectly choreographed, Beyoncé performed at the Super Bowl, while her "Formation" video looped continually on screens around the country. I was working on a commercial shoot in Santa Clara last week when news of its release rolled through social media. Show More Summary