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There Is No Debate: The Confederate Flag IS Racist & Gotta Go

The first time I ever laid eyes on a confederate flag, it was plastered onto a truck parked outside of a gas station where my family– a single Black mother with three children– stopped to fill up the tank and stretch our legs. We were...

Jackie Robinson West Little League Team Suing Over Stripped Title

Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West little league team is fighting back after their title was stripped last year. The team announced a lawsuit against the sport’s governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping the young athletes of the national title that made them hometown heroes and...

Nick Gordon Sued For Allegedly Abusing And Stealing Money From Bobbi Kristina Brown

As Bobbi Kristina Brown clings to life, a lawsuit has been filed on her behalf against her boyfriend Nick Gordon. The lawsuit claims he took money from her, as well as abused her physically and emotionally. Bedilia Hargrove, Brown’s court appointed attorney, filed the lawsuit...

PBS Suspends Finding Your Roots After Ben Affleck Slavery Controversy

Ben Affleck’s slavery past is now affecting the future of PBS’s Finding Your Roots, which is hosted by Henry Louis Gates. Earlier this year, the Sony hack revealed that Affleck’s family’s slavery owning past was omitted from his episode. PBS announced the future of the...

Nation of Islam Compares California’s Proposed Vaccine Mandate to Tuskegee Experiment

Nation of Islam Western Regional Minister Tony Muhammad is anti-vaccine and urged California Legislative Black Caucus to not support a bill that would mandate childhood vaccinations, according to the Los Angeles Times. Muhammad compared Senate Bill 277, which is up for vote on Thursday, to the Tuskegee Experiment....

Bobbi Kristina Brown Moved to Hospice Care, In ‘God’s Hands Now’

Bobbi Kristina Brown has been fighting for her life for the past five months, but things just took a sad turn. According to Brown’s aunt, Pat Houston, the 22-year-old was recently moved to hospice care. “Despite the great medical care at numerous facilities, Bobbi Kristina...