Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

Philando Castile Memorial Fund Helps Erase Student Lunch Debt

by Zahara Hill

A memorial fund honoring the late Philando Castile has alleviated lunch debt for students throughout St. Paul, Minn. Castile was killed by ex-police officer... Read More

Oprah Winfrey honored in TIME's 'Firsts' series.

Oprah Told Ellen About Her First Time in a Bank Since 1988

by Zahara Hill

Oprah and $2 million enter a bank … and it was only to see if anything’s changed in the past 29 years. On “Ellen’s... Read More

Somalia in the aftermath of Saturday's terrorist attack.

Terrorist Attack Kills 276 Somalians, Receives Limited Attention

by Zahara Hill

In the deadliest act of terror in Somalia in a decade, at least 276 people died and more than 300 were injured in a truck bombing in the... Read More

A.J. Burress

Hospital Denies Child Lifesaving Surgery Because of Dad’s Probation Violation

by Zahara Hill

A 2-year-old born without healthy kidneys found the perfect donor match in his father. But a lack of cooperation from Emory Hospital is preventing A.J.... Read More

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick Filing Grievance Against NFL for Conspiring in His Unemployment

by Zahara Hill

When Colin Kaepernick’s status as a free-agent continued into the start of the 2017 football season, there was no longer any room for debate as... Read More

Spa Day

Hurricane Maria Victims Recruited to Give Aid Workers a ‘Spa Day’

by Zahara Hill

Amid the devastation occurring in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria, a doctor claims federal aid workers organized a “spa day” for themselves while... Read More

Trump Refers to Virgin Islands’ President As Someone Other Than Himself

Trump Refers to Virgin Islands’ President As Someone Other Than Himself

by Shantell E. Jamison

President Donald Trump accidentally referred to the U.S. Virgin Islands’ governor as president during a speech Friday, CNN reports. Whoops! It seems as if everyone... Read More

Children with uncombable hair syndrome and their mothers.

Hold My Afro-Pick: White Kids Diagnosed With ‘Uncombable Hair Syndrome’

by Zahara Hill

There’s a disorder called “Uncombable Hair Syndrome,” and get this: It predominantly affects White people. The Genetic and Rare Disease information center defines Pili... Read More

Charlie of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Was Initially a Black Boy

by Zahara Hill

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” author Roald Dahl’s widow recently said the main character of the classic children’s book was supposed to be Black. “His... Read More

Waka Flocka

Rapper Waka Flocka: ‘You Not Gon’ Call Me Black’

by Zahara Hill

It’s a sad day for woke fans of rapper Waka Flocka. During a recent interview on radio talk show “Sway in the Morning,” the... Read More