Homepage Lead

Plus, Lupita Nyong'o teams up with Soular to provide study lights to children without electricity in Africa and three Black women are awarded the MacArthur Genius Grant.

50 Cent takes petty to a new level, and the Empire cast ain't having it

We’ve just learned that Shawty Lo‘s cause of death was “blunt force trauma injury to the head” according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! No word on whether alcohol was involved in the crash but the Medical Examiner’s office investigator confirmed also that the manner of death was accidental. […]

What the video does not show is the exact moment Scott is shot on Tuesday by Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers, but you can hear four shots fired in the background.

After years of people saying Michael Jordan hasn't done anything for the Black community, he's made an effort to change that over the past few months.

We are so sad to report the death of rapper Shawty Lo at the age of 40. The terrible news was reported to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” Producer Beyonce Alowishus by his manager, and we are heartbroken about his passing. Sign Up For Our Newsletter “Such a good all around dude,” is what “The […]

40-year-old Terence Crutcher was having car problems when his vehicle was stalled in the middle of a road in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Police responded to a call from someone other than Terence about his car being in the middle of the street, but instead of Terence receiving the help that he needed, he was tased, and […]