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Singer Janelle Monáe took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to mourn the loss of her thirty-seven-year-old cousin, Natasha Hays.

Nicole Milfie was unapologetic when speaking on women's sexuality and feminism. The cause of her death is still unknown. Twitter users created the hashtag #RIPMilfie to mourn her death. Read more.

Brazilian law enforcement authorities charged Ryan Lochte and teammate Jimmy Feigen on Thursday with reporting a false crime. The Olympians initially reported that they were robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning after a night of partying. Authorities could not verify the swimmers’ timeline of events and later discovered the men vandalized a local gas station. Prosecutors must decide whether they will […]

A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.

Notable ESPN broadcaster John Saunders passed away at his house in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York on Wednesday.

According to a new poll, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is edging out Donald Trump in the presidential race. The survey, conducted by CNN/ORC, revealed that Clinton’s rating increased by 7 points following the Democratic National Convention. Clinton is now in the lead with 52 percent, while Trump lags behind with 43 percent. There has also […]

A new report illustrates major racial disparities when it comes to organ donations in the United States. According to the study conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 58 percent of individuals in the U.S. on the organ donation list are Black, Latino, and Asian. African-Americans account for 30 percent of that […]

More details about WikiLeaks’ Democratic National Committee email dump have been revealed. According to reports, one of the emails sent between DNC staffers mocked the name of LaQueenia Gibson—an African-American woman who serves as an executive assistant for Haddad Brands, a children’s clothing store. The initial email was sent from Haddad Chief Product Officer Rob Smith to […]

The tennis great's decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.

Bremer Trust, the administrator of his estate, filed court documents in Carver County, Minnesota, claiming that 13 people have failed to establish a close connection to Prince.

The disgraced comedian, who fell from grace after getting caught up in a sex scandal, has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.