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Arrow Season 3 Episode 11 Teaser: Justice is the New Black

BREAKING NEWS: Oliver Queen is alive! But not exactly well. So we learned at the very end of Arrow Season 3 Episode 10, though the question still remains: What will this wounded hero be up to next? Arrow Season 3 Episode 11 Promo According...Show More Summary

Queens of Africa Dolls Outsell Barbie in Nigeria

When Taofick Okoya's daughter told him that she wished she was white, the Nigerian entrepreneur decided to help her fall in love with her natural black beauty. Sensing that her fair-skin worship was due to all of her favorite storybook,...Show More Summary

Slip Sliding Away: Dangerous Black Ice Causes Road Accidents, Bridge Closures

Be very careful out there everybody: freezing rain and black ice have led to multiple car accidents around the city and tri-state area. Accidents at several major bridges, including the Grand Central Parkway in Queens and the New England Thruway in The Bronx, have caused partial closures and massive delays. Show More Summary

White Ain’t Right: ‘Queens Of Africa’ Nigerian Doll With Dark Skin And Braids Outsells Popular Blonde Barbie

Nigerian Doll With Dark Skin And Braids Outsells Popular Blonde Barbie Via VOA News reports: With a booming economy in Nigeria and more black children than anywhere else in the world, Taofick Okoya was dismayed some years ago when h...

Angela Bassett: Whitney Houston Was More Than an Icon

Angela Bassett and Queen Latifah attend the 2015 Winter Television Critics Association press tour at the Langham Hotel on Thursday (January 8) in Pasadena, Calif. The ladies were joined by Amanda Peet, Jack Black, Pablo Schreiber, and Tim Robbins. “We forget that she was a woman, a mother, a sister, a friend. We forget that.,” [...]

Oprah Says Ferguson Protests Lack Leadership, Black Twitter Responds With Slander [Photos]

Protestors in Ferguson, Mo., New York City, and beyond are lacking leadership, according to Oprah Winfrey. In an interview with People magazine, promoting her new film Selma, the former daytime talk show queen compared and contrasted both movements. Continue

British photographer Jane Bown who snapped royalty and rockstars dies

last monthArts : Artdaily

British photographer Jane Bown, who captured Samuel Beckett, John Lennon and Queen Elizabeth II in iconic black and white portraits, has died aged 89, her former employer The Observer reported on Sunday. The newspaper employed Bown in...Show More Summary

Laverne Cox Literally Falls To The Floor After Receiving Christmas Gift From Beyonce

A photo posted by laverne cox (@lavernecox) on Dec 12, 2014 at 3:15pm PST Can you blame her? When “Orange Is The New Black” star and trans rights activist Laverne Cox opened her mail and discovered a holiday card and gift from Queen B herself, she had what I think any of us would consider [...]

'War and Peace' Gets a Black and Gay Twist

A drag queen haunts a gay dreamer in the world premiere of Princess Mary Demands Your Attention. read more

Rally to keep Sunnyside Center Cinema from the wrecking ball

Movie lovers in Queens will rally Sunday to keep a popular theater from fading to black.

'Arrow' Season 3 Spoilers: Oliver Queen Not Dead? Vertigo and Black Canary to Return

Fans of "Arrow" were shocked with the show's midseason finale as Oliver battled it out with Ra's Al Ghul on a sacred battle ground high up on a mountain, and the fight ending with Oliver getting stabbed with a sword, and Ra's kicking him over a cliff. Show More Summary

Congratulations, Taylor Swift, on Your First Black Friends 

The artist formerly known as country singer Taylor Swift had a great weekend. On Friday she was on the receiving end of a happy birthday serenade from shade queen Aretha Franklin. She finally turned 25 years old on Saturday and thatShow More Summary

Spotted: ‘Black Lives Matter’ March

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Hundreds of Torontonians took to the streets on Saturday to protest police brutality and racism. SPOTTED BY: Michael Fillier WHERE: Yonge Street at Queen Street WHEN: Saturday, December 13, 2014 WHAT: A march in protest of police brutality and racism. Show More Summary

Bringing Don Giovanni Into the Social Media Age

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Local theatre company Against the Grain is reimagining Mozart's classic opera for 21st-century audiences. #UncleJohn Black Box Theatre at The Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West) December 11–19 $40 (general admission only) Local theatre...Show More Summary

Queen of black widows murdered dozens at farm

In 2008, forensic anthropologists dug up four old graves in an attempt to solve a century-old mystery: What ever happened to Belle Gunness?

England’s FA Charges Sunderland And QPR For Separate Issues Of Player Conduct

2 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

England’s Football Association has charged AFC Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers FC for separate incidents of player misconduct. The Black Cats have been indicted with failing to control their players during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Everton at the Stadium of Light. Show More Summary

6 Blue Lipsticks Road-Tested for the Ice Queen In You

3 months agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Something truly wonderful is happening. Cosmetic companies are expanding their lipstick colors beyond the standard red-orange-pink-purple-burgundy spectrum and into the land of black, yellow, green and blue lipstick.

How an Air Force Officer Turned Into a Beauty Queen

Veterans Day is a time to remember and thank not just those who have retired from the military but also those still in uniform in service to the country. That is why on this Veterans Day, the reigning Miss Black USA 2014 will be at a Veterans Hospital in Arizona, handing out thank-you cards.

Driver Who Ran Over Toddler Has Tickets Dismissed, This Can’t Be Real Life

3 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

In October of last year, a three-year-old girl and her grandmother were holding hands while crossing a busy street in Queens when a black SUV, making a left hand turn, ran over the little girl and killed her. Just a few days ago theShow More Summary

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