John Conyers III Previously Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Abuse Case

John Conyers III Previously Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Abuse Case

by Shantell E. Jamison

The son of prominent long-standing congressman John Conyers was arrested in Los Angeles earlier this year on suspicion of domestic violence, NBC News reports. But prosecutors... Read More

Man Accused of Molesting Girl Put on Blast for All Social Media to See

Man Accused of Molesting Girl Put on Blast for All Social Media to See

by Zahara Hill

Before the #MeToo movement drew attention to the ubiquity of sexual assault, Iyonah Fard, 23, had already made a ripple in what’s become a nationwide... Read More

Fake Sign Language Interpreter Distracts from Police Press Conference

Fake Sign Language Interpreter Distracts from Police Press Conference

by Zahara Hill

A seasoned con-woman made it difficult to pay attention to the details surrounding the capture of a Florida serial killer by impersonating a sign... Read More

#MeToo Creator Tarana Burke Honored in TIME’s Person of the Year Issue

#MeToo Creator Tarana Burke Honored in TIME’s Person of the Year Issue

by Zahara Hill

TIME magazine has revealed the “silence breakers” of the#MeToo movement against sexual assault were awarded its 2017 Person of the Year title on Wednesday. Gracing the... Read More

Atlanta Votes to Continue 44-Year Streak of Electing Black Mayors

Atlanta Votes to Continue 44-Year Streak of Electing Black Mayors

by Zahara Hill

For 44 years, Atlanta has elected Black men and women to oversee their Black mecca. On Tuesday, the city voted to continue this legacy... Read More

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

How ‘Debtor’s Prisons’ Are Ruining Holidays for Families Across the Nation

by Nusrat Choudury

The United States may have formally outlawed jailing people for unpaid debts two centuries ago, but in South Carolina—and at least 14 other states, including... Read More

Reporter Gets the Last Word after Woman Calls Her the “N-Word,” and it’s Epic

Reporter Gets the Last Word after Woman Calls Her the “N-Word,” and it’s Epic

by Soraya Joseph

Last night, CBS news anchor Sharon Reed had to press pause on the news and play on a moment of truth when she decided to give a woman... Read More

Serena Williams Tears Up Remembering Sister Killed in Compton

Serena Williams Tears Up Remembering Sister Killed in Compton

by Zahara Hill

If you’re remotely familiar with the backgrounds of tennis champions and sisters Venus and Serena Williams, you’ll know they were raised in the not-so-friendly streets... Read More

Beyoncé Presents Colin Kaepernick With Muhammad Ali Award

Beyoncé Presents Colin Kaepernick With Muhammad Ali Award

by Zahara Hill

Colin Kaepernick began using his platform to propel the dialogue surrounding police brutality last August. But an unintended consequence of the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback’s... Read More

LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball Removes Son LiAngelo From UCLA

by Shantell E. Jamison

LaVar Ball has removed his son LiAngelo Ball from UCLA’s basketball team. “We are exploring other options with Gelo,” LaVar Ball told ESPN on Monday. “He’s... Read More