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

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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

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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

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“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...

A Chicago Muralist Under Fire For Plagiarizing a Black Woman’s Artwork

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A Chicago artist is under fire over a recently unveiled mural of Michelle Obama, which shows the former First Lady in the style of an Egyptian queen, in South Shore. The mural is located outside of Bouchet Elementary School — two blocks from the former...

Young Couple Commit Suicide Days Apart

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Last week, Mercedes Smith, 18, a communication freshman and member of the Lindsey Wilson College track and field team from Cincinnati, OH, committed suicide in her dorm room. “We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mercedes,” said Lindsey Wilson President William T. Luckey...

Mom of ‘Grover’ on Series Finale of “Girls,” Says Her Baby Isn’t Black

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People watching last week’s season finale of “Girls” got a shock when they discovered Hannah’s baby didn’t exactly looking like a half-white/half-Asian baby, but a black one. Well, the actual mother of baby Grover says her son isn’t actually Black, according to Jaclyn Nichole. “1st off...