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Dream Hampton Says Jay Z And Beyoncé Wired “Tens of Thousands” To Bail Out Ferguson & Baltimore Protesters

Veteran music journalist/activist dream hampton is speaking out to defend Jay Z and Beyoncé against the many critics who accuse the couple of being insensitively silent on current issues affecting the Black community. Dream, who worked as a ghostwriter with Jay Z on his 2010...

Cosmopolitan “Confuses” Random Bikini Clad Woman For Lupita Nyong’o

  Cosmopolitan just made this random bikini clad chocolate sista an Internet sensation because they confused her with Lupita Nyong’o. Lupita Nyong'o shows off her INSANE abs in a tiny, blue bikini 🌴👙💕 — Cosmopolitan (@Cosmopolitan) May 18, 2015 Whereas most publications who...

Rise in Suicide by Black Children Baffles Researchers

Suicides by young children are rare and the low rate has held mostly stable except for a troubling increase among black boys, two decades of U.S. data show. From 1993 through 2012, there were 657 suicides among children ages 5 through 11. Most were 10...

College-bound Student Turns Down All 8 Ivy League Schools Because of High Tuition

What happens after you get accepted into all 8 ivy league schools, only to realize the tuition is too high to attend? Well, if you’re Ronald Nelson you choose the school that offers you a free ride. For Nelson, that was the University of Alabama....

Transgender Woman Stabbed To Death In Philadelphia

London Chanel, a 21-year-old transgender woman from Philadelphia, is the 8th transgender black woman to be killed this year. According to NBC Philadelphia, Chanel was stabbed to death on Monday in a Philly rowhome.  Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said an argument erupted between...

Shanesha Taylor Sentenced to 18 Years Probation

Last year, Shanesha Taylor was arrested after leaving her children in a car while she had a job interview in Scottsdale, Arizona. Shortly after her arrest, a GoFundMe was set up for Taylor and raised more than $100,000. On Friday, she was sentenced Friday to...