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Army Vet Who Served Two Tours In Afghanistan To Be Deported, Judge Rules

A Chicago immigration judge ruled last week that an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan be deported back to Mexico, according to a local ABC affiliate. The decision comes after Miguel Perez Jr. served seven years in prison for a felony drug offense. Show More Summary

Short Film Explores What It’s Like To Find Out You Have An STI

A new short film from BuzzFeed Yellow shows just how terrifying it can be to find out you have a sexually transmitted infection. The video titled “Getting Tested” features a young woman going to the doctor to find out if she has an STI. Show More Summary

Man Filmed His Shooting Death by Sheriff's Deputy On Facebook Live

A man in Tennessee last week was livestreaming the video of a confrontation he had with police in which they fatally shot him after they say he tried to ram deputies with his vehicle “at least twice.” Disturbing video posted to Facebook...Show More Summary

The Best And Most Popular Bachelor And Bachelorette Party Songs

Whether the bachelor or bachelorette party you’re throwing is a four-day extravaganza in Mexico or a one-day event in your local town, party attendees have one job: Make sure the bachelor or bachelorette is having a wildly good time....Show More Summary

Taraji P. Henson Wants To Play A Marvel Superhero. Someone Make This Happen.

Taraji P. Henson’s career has been on fire. From playing a quick-witted, formerly incarcerated music executive Cookie Lyons on Empire to a brilliant NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, Henson’s made it pretty clear that she likes to...Show More Summary

Tupac's Very Own Handwritten 'Dear Mama' Lyrics Could Be Yours

One lucky fan will have the chance to own a piece of hip-hop history, thanks to Tupac’s handwritten lyrics of his hit song “Dear Mama.” The late rapper’s lyrics to the 1995 single are currently on the market via MomentsInTime.com for $75,000, TMZ reported. Show More Summary

Waiter Fired After Asking Latina Diners For Proof Of Residency

A waiter from California was fired after asking a group of Latinas for proof of residency. On March 11, Brenda Carrillo, 23, and a friend had just been seated at Saint Marc Pub-Cafe in Huntington Beach when the waiter asked, “Can I see your proof of residency?” the Los Angeles Times reported. The women were stunned. Show More Summary

RuPaul On Trump: 'Pardon Me Madame, But The Emperor Has No Clothes!'

The ninth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” premieres on Friday and is set to be the popular franchise’s most successful season to date, in large part due to its host, Supermodel of The World, RuPaul Charles. But it won’t be business as usual for the reality competition, as “Drag Race” is undergoing some monumental changes this year. Show More Summary

I Called Him Morgan

Bee Bop. Jazz. The 1950s and ‘60s were a hotbed for cool music. And the hip musicians, who played those genres on records and in smoky, dimly lit nightclubs, were a special breed. Years later, most people still revere legendary trumpeters like Miles Davis and Chet Baker and are amazed by the lives they led. Show More Summary

A Man Accidentally Shot Himself And Blamed An Imaginary Black Man

A man accidentally shot himself in the stomach and decided to blame it on a black man who didn’t exist. Arthur Palombo, 20, told police that he went to Williamsbridge Oval Park in the Bronx on Wednesday to sell an old revolver to someone he had met a few weeks earlier, according to the New York Daily News. Show More Summary

This 'Game Of Thrones' Actress Said TV's 'Lack Of Diversity' Hurt Her Self-Esteem As A Child

Actress Nathalie Emmanuel recently opened up about the damaging nature of seeing predominantly white casts on television while growing up. In an interview with Hunger magazine, the “Game of Thrones” star, who is half Dominican said that...Show More Summary

'Modern Family' Star Rico Rodriguez's 'Super Hero' Father Dies

“Modern Family” star Rico Rodriguez is mourning his father, Roy Rodriguez, who died suddenly on March 12 at the age of 52. Rico, who’s played Manny Delgado on the hit ABC sitcom for the past eight seasons, shared a heartfelt post onShow More Summary

Photographer Chronicles The Glamorous Hairstyles Of West Africa's Beauty Salons

In 2014, photographer Émilie Régnier photographed women in the beauty salons of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Her goal was simple: to give her subjects space to flaunt their fabulous hair. The images’ impressions, however, aren’t quite so unambiguous. Show More Summary

Artist Paints Interracial Couples Just Being, Together

In the early 1990s, painter Kerry James Marshall created a series of paintings depicting black love ? a subject that, despite being glaringly simple, was largely absent from the annals of art history. In one 1992 painting, “Slow Dance,” a black couple slow dances together in their living room as music notes swirl around them. Show More Summary

Black Buyers Beware: How to Avoid the Retail “Black Tax”

I still remember the afternoon I went in search of a new car. Inside the Toyota showroom a Black salesperson casually strolled my way making amiable small talk. When I asked how much I could get off the sticker price (also known as the MSRP or Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price) he looked me straight in Keep Reading ?

Couples: 5 Things to Do When You’re Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

Have you ever felt like, during a disagreement with your spouse, that you’ve been there and done that? Maybe it has started to feel like deja vu whenever you and your spouse are at odds. Arguing over the same behaviors over and over again is tiring. It will put an unnecessary strain on your marriage Keep Reading ?

Honoring Trailblazers – 5 Women Who Have Made Real and Lasting Change

It’s March and one of my favorite months of the year because it is Women’s History Month and my mama’s birthday month.  In the spirit of Women’s History Month and my mother, we are honoring five trailblazers who blazed a path for all women (and humankind) to follow. With so much attention paid to high-profile Keep Reading ?

Dear Bill Torpy Of The AJC: WHY Do You Focus On Gwinnett County (40% White w/ 100% White County Board) INSTEAD OF All Of The OTHER PLACES Where The NAACP DOES NOT SUE Despite The Fact That The Promise Of EDUCATION, SAFETY, ECONOMIC PROSPERITY They Sold To

This is not an attack on the AJC's Bill Torpy. He is not one of the "Right Wing Or Left Wing Hacks" but instead goes after anyone as needed. I'll take him and a few of the Investigative Reporters any day as an effective tool for reform. Show More Summary

Confederate Flag Appears Outside NCAA Tournament In South Carolina

A Confederate flag was hoisted up a flagpole attached to a car near two NCAA tournament games in South Carolina on Sunday, just two years after the state was permitted to host the sporting events thanks to the flag’s removal from state...Show More Summary

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