Darren and Hayli Franke woke up Friday morning to find their white pickup truck had been vandalized with racist graffiti and hateful drawings. The couple believes the hate filled incident took place because they had a black friend staying with them for the holidays, reports the Daily Mail. Show More Summary
A white family hosting a black friend found for a couple of days their pickup truck covered in racist graffiti on Friday morning.
Ruby Rose waves to the cameras while catching a flight out of LAX Airport on Friday (July 3) in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old Orange is the New Black actress recently chatted about her wedding plans with fiancee Phoebe Dahl. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ruby Rose “When I booked Orange, I thought things [...]
The NBA free-agent frenzy is here, and rarely has the term felt more appropriate. Before the market even opened, teams had their top recruiters lined up like Black Friday bargain-hunters. But nothing about this Christmas in July comes...Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS -- Ava DuVernay will not be directing Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie, she confirmed to The Huffington Post on Friday. “It wasn't for me," DuVernay told HuffPost at the 21st annual Essence Music Festival. "I loved exploring...Show More Summary
Nothing to do this 4th of July? How about some deals? Because we've got some deals. I mean they're not Black Friday good but they're pretty good. Sorta. Kinda. (Do we earn our copywriting merit badge now, Mr. Scoutmaster?). Over at GameStop,...Show More Summary
Kristen Stewart keeps it casual in black while arriving for a departing flight at LAX Airport on Friday (July 3) in Los Angeles. The day before, the 25-year-old actress was spotted pampering herself with a manicure and pedicure at a nail salon in Beverly Hills. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kristen Stewart Kristen [...]
THE DISTRICTBody found in Anacostia RiverPolice said the body of an unidentified man was found Friday in the Anacostia River beneath the Benning Road bridge in Northeast.He was described as a 20- to 30-year-old black male. Police said they received a report of the body about 7:30 a.m. Officials did not say who contacted them.Read full article >>
Greetings, Persephoneers. My deadline didn’t quite catch the amazing news last Friday that the US Supreme Court declared marriage equality to be the law of the land, but with the whole of the Internet exploding in rainbows and discussion,...Show More Summary
On Black Friday 2012, 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was sitting with three friends in a car at a Florida gas station, cranked up the rap on the stereo. Three and a half minutes later, he was dead, shot at 10 times by Michael Dunn, aShow More Summary
On Friday a collective known as Never 21 staged a performance and action at the 21 Club, a high-end eatery in Midtown Manhattan, calling attention to the police killings of black youth.
Last Friday's Supreme Court ruling to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide was a milestone for the LGBT rights movement. While it didn't give gay Americans complete equality in every aspect of their lives, the decision provided a long-sought-after...Show More Summary
Michael Lamont Davis, a 22-year-old black man, was shot and killed Friday, June 26, in the 600 block of East Avenue H-14 in Lancaster, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. The incident began when a motorist stuck and injured Davis’ dog, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Show More Summary
On Friday, June 26, diners at Manhattan’s elite 21 Club opened their menus expecting, as one typically does, lists of entrées and cocktails. Instead they were met with the names of black children, all under the age of 21, who were killed by the police. Read more...
Ruby Rose rocks a cap while catching a flight out of LAX Airport on Friday (June 26) in Los Angeles. The 29-year-old Australian actress has grabbed the spotlight recently with her role on the third season of Orange is the New Black. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ruby Rose A few years ago, [...]
On Friday's New Day, during a discussion of the then-upcoming funeral for South Carolina State Senator Clementa Pinckney, CNN host Alisyn Camerota brought up issues of high poverty in South Carolina's black population and invited Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn to use the recent church massacre as a springboard to push for diverting more federal money into high-poverty areas.
On Friday, South Carolina Senator and Rev. Clementa Pinckney was memorialized in a packed auditorium at the College Of Charleston. As his wife and two young daughters sat and suffered what must be the worst moment of their short lives, President Obama delivered Pinckney’s eulogy with fervor and deliberation. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence dons a chic black dress while enjoying a night out at Waverly Inn on Friday (June 26) in New York City. The 24-year-old Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 actress was seen grabbing dinner with a few close friends and her parents. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Lawrence Earlier in [...]
Jeb Bush, a Republican contender for president, will sit down with pastors on a visit on Monday to Charleston, South Carolina, where nine African-Americans were shot to death at a historic black church, his campaign said on Friday. Bush,...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama tapped into the black church’s soaring rhetorical traditions Friday afternoon to deliver a bold and brilliant eulogy honoring the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the 41-year-old preacher and state senator who was gunned down, along with eight others, at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.