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Florida Principal Wanted to Separate White Students from Black Students in Classrooms

The principal at Campbell Park Elementary School has requested to transfer out of her job and into a role inside the school district headquarters because she says her actions “are a distraction to the school and learning atmosphere.” Community members in St Petersburg are calling...

#BlackExcellence: Georgia Twins Land $900k in Scholarships

A pair of Georgia twins have their hearts set on attending Howard University in the fall, and money won’t be a thing because they’ve landed over $900,000 in scholarships. Akhya C. and Akhea S. Mitchell both attend Troup County Comprehensive High School in LaGrange, Georgia,...

Serena Williams Says She Accidentally SnapChatted Her Pregnancy News

Serena Williams made a big announcement on Snapchat last Wednesday: Alongside a baby-bump-revealing swimsuit photo, she wrote “20 weeks.” But it was also a brief announcement, as the mom-to-be deleted the shot shortly after posting it. It turns out that Williams’ happy news — which...

Jesse Williams and Wife To Divorce After 5 Years, Asks Court to Deny Spousal Support

Jesse Williams and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, are getting a divorce after 5 years of marriage and he is reportedly seeking joint custody of their two children, aged 1 and 3. According to TMZ’s report of the divorce documents, Williams is asking the court to...

Michigan Community Demands Police Protocol Changes After 5 Little Boys Are Held at Gunpoint

Dozens of people demanded a change in police protocol after an incident where officers drew their guns on five young, unarmed boys. On March 24, Grand Rapids police had their guns drawn on a group of young boys who were walking home after playing basketball....

Shea Moisture Apologizes and Pulls #AllHairMatters Ad After Social Media Backlash

“Wow, okay – so guys, listen, we really f-ed this one up” — Shea Moisture Shea Moisture is doing major damage control after fighting backlash on social media about their ‘Hair Hate’ #allhairmatters ad. The brand which was started to cater to black hair and...