Video Footage Shows The Shooting of Another Innocent Victim: Darrien Hunt

Video Footage Shows The Shooting of Another Innocent Victim: Darrien Hunt

As the nation mourns the injustice surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown, another young black man’s murder recently suffered a similar fate. 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot in the back ...

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Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal

Marissa Alexander the woman who received 20 years in prison for firing what was apparently a warning shot at her husband has been offered a plea deal which she accepted. ...

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Nurse Who Contracted Ebola Requests Refund From Bridal Store

Amber Vinson, became famous for contracting Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan who will forever be known as the first patient to die of the virus in the United States. Thankfully, ...

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Darren Wilson Tells ABC News That His 'Conscience is Clean'

Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed Michael Brown, sat down with ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday, and admitted that his “conscience is clean” when he faces the realization ...

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Bill Cosby Allegedly Betrayed His Daughter to Evade Sex Scandal

According to Page Six, Bill Cosby is even scummier than we could have ever imagined despite all the crazy allegations coming to light. A source divulged disturbing details about the comedian’s ...

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Halle Berry Takes Gabriel Aubry Back To Court For Trying To Make Daughter “White”

Halle Berry and her baby daddy are at it again. After challenging Gabriel Aubry over the compensation he was receiving from her a few weeks ago, she is now claiming ...

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Black Students Walk Out of Class Over Racist Tweet

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The students at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Virginia are not happy about a tweet that was posted by a school official on Monday. And to show their displeasure – they walked out of class in defiance – and their reason will not...

#DudesGreetingDudes Hashtag Calls Men Out for their Catcalling

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After the street harassment video hit the Internet streets as it were, I got into a debate with a male friend of mine. “What’s wrong with saying hi,” he kept asking. He’s a nice guy, not a threat, yada, yada, yada. I had to break...

#LessClassicallyBeautiful Takes Over Twitter Challenging NYT’s Review of Viola Davis and White Beauty Standards

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Like many of you, we’re still fuming about Alessandra Stanley‘s tasteless New York Times op-ed depicting Shonda Rhimes and her Black characters as the “Angry Black woman.” However, another upsetting statement made by Stanley was labeling Viola Davis “less classically beautiful.” Stanley writes: “As Annalise, Ms. Davis, 49, is sexual...

Viola Davis, Yvette Nicole Brown, Octavia Spencer and Melissa Harris-Perry Respond to ‘New York Times’ Article

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Last week, New York Times’ TV critic Alessandra Stanley “attempted” to write a review for ABC’s upcoming Shonda Rhimes––produced show How to Get Away With Murder, starring Viola Davis. In her article entitled  “Wrought in Their Creator’s Image,” Stanley labeled Rhimes and her characters as the “angry Black woman.”...

USC Announces Black Twitter Study and Black Twitter is Not Happy

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Like the Civil Rights Movement, Black Twitter can be a uniting force that can—and will—magnify issues affecting the Black community, as well as shut down the Internet at any given moment. No wonder it has piqued the interest of researchers across America. On Wednesday, the...