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A new poll revealed more than half of Donald Trump’s supporters have a negative view of African-Americans.

The Baltimore Police Union is calling on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby to throw out all charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. This comes after one of the six officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., was acquitted of all charges placed against him on Thursday. This is the second time that Mosby’s team has failed […]

Cleveland had one of the biggest celebrations that the city has ever seen, as scores of fans gathered to celebrate the Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA title on Wednesday.

Chicago-based Johnson Publishing has decided to sell Ebony and Jet Magazines to the Clear View Group in Austin, Texas.

The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]

As the world continues to mourn the loss of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, his loved ones are making plans to honor his legacy. According to a family spokesman, there will be memorial ceremonies held in his hometown of Kentucky on Thursday and Friday. The public memorial, which will be held on Friday, will take place […]

After being let go from the daytime television show The Real, Tamar Braxton will now be the host of her own talk show. The show will be produced under Steve Harvey’s television production company. The news was announced on Thursday’s The Steve Harvey Morning Show. After taking a brief hiatus from social media when news […]

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is looking to expand her mark in the food and beverage industry. According to reports, Winfrey filed paperwork to trademark a new collection of bottled drinks and food. The line will feature coconut water, energy drinks, lemonade, and bottled water. Other products include spices, baked goods, dairy, meat, fish, preserved food […]

President Obama and his team will petition an order from a federal judge that called for 50,000 immigration records to be turned over and Justice Department lawyers to undergo ethics training. On Tuesday, the Justice Department said it believes the judge who made the order, Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District Court for the […]

President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]

https://twitter.com/ElaineWelteroth/status/733709580115542018 Teen Vogue is breaking barriers. The publication has hired its first Black editor-in-chief. On Thursday, Teen Vogue announced that Elaine Welteroth has been appointed editor-in-chief. The role was formerly held by Amy Astley. “Elaine, Marie and Phil are fearlessly at the forefront, inspiring young trendsetters with their sophisticated take on emerging fashion, beauty and […]

An EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers on board vanished and most likely crashed over the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to French President François Hollande. The aircraft reportedly made several rapid turns before it went off the radar. The plane had just flown into Egyptian airspace before it made a 90-degree left turn […]