According to reports, a new law in New York City will reportedly make it easier for transgender and non-binary New Yorkers to match their birth certificate to their gender identity without needing a signed affidavit from a healthcare provider.

Most celebrities are only concerned with paparazzi and fans bombarding them at their home, but Ed Sheeran is dealing with another set of visitors.

Marc Morial, President & CEO of National Urban League talked with "The Rickey Smiley Morning Show" about the State of Black America Townhall.


Like most animal advocates (and anyone with a heart), we're totally disappointed in the rush judgment.

Take a moment to celebrate our four-legged friends following Montreal's ban on pit bull and pit bull-like dogs.


It’ll interest you to know there’s new legislation in NYC… According to new reports, bars in the city can no longer refuse alcohol to pregnant women. This past Friday, the New York City Human Rights Commission released new guidelines to “eliminate discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace and out in public.”  PEOPLE reports: “Unlawful […]

Attorney Nakita Blocton calls in to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show to discuss child support and family court laws, whether their have been any major changes. Often, in child support and custody battles, you find that judges are biased against fathers and automatically sway in favor of mothers. Nakita explains whether that has changed at all in recent years. […]

The very controversial trial of George Zimmerman began this week with jury selection. The defense for George Zimmerman, the man accused of killing 17-year-old Trayvon…