• Texas School Shooting Victims Remembered By Family, Friends
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    People react outside the unification center at the Alamo Gym, following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Hardworking. Funny. Loving. Grieving family and friends recalled the endearing qualities of some of the victims of... Read more »
  • 10 Black Weddings That Were Absolutely Royal
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    While everyone is celebrating Meghan Markle‘s wedding, let’s not forget the Black weddings that were unforgettable and royal.... Read more »
  • Gunman Opens Fire In Texas High School, Killing 10 People
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    (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP) SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A gunman carrying a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation’s deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to... Read more »
  • Two Black Women Made History This Week As Pilots For Alaska Airlines
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    Black people keep on achieving groundbreaking firsts. Alaska Airlines stepped into the future on Mother’s Day when two Black women pilots flew a plane across the West Coast. The two pilots were part of the airlines’ first-ever Black women flight crew. Yes, this is #BlackGirlMagic! Captain Tara Wright and first officer Mallory Cave flew Flight 361 from... Read more »
  • Beset By Leaks, White House Talks Firings, Not Apologies
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    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — A West Wing aide’s morbid remark about gravely ill Sen. John McCain has not yielded widespread White House soul searching. Instead it has produced a push to fire those responsible for leaking that story and others that have bedeviled President Donald Trump’s administration. Trump is demanding... Read more »
  • NFL Player’s Ex-Girlfriend Says She Lied About Abuse To Hurt His Career
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    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster testified at a preliminary hearing Thursday that she lied to police when she said the San Francisco 49ers linebacker attacked her, allegations that led to a domestic violence case against him. Elissa Ennis testified she lied because she wanted retribution... Read more »
  • Racist NY Lawyer Caught On Tape Evicted And His Law License May Be In Jeopardy
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    The whole world knows Aaron M. Schlossberg as the racist lawyer who verbally attacked Spanish-speaking customers and employees at Fresh Kitchen restaurant in the Midtown area of New York City. The video of the 44-year-old, pro-Trump lawyer spewing hate has been viewed nearly four million times.  A Change.org petition was created Wednesday, which... Read more »
  • Man Wrongly Convicted Of Murder At 14 Clears Name 27 Years Later
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    Source: Getty Images / Getty A man who was wrongly convicted for the murder of an off-duty correction officer in Brooklyn finally has his good name back after serving 17 years in prison. According to CNN, on Tuesday (May 15) a Brooklyn judge officially exonerated John Bunn, who’s now 41. “It has been 27 years,... Read more »
  • School Bus Collides With Dump Truck, Killing 2
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    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A school bus taking children on a field trip to a New Jersey historic site collided with a dump truck Thursday, ripping the bus apart and killing a teacher and student. The crash left the bus lying on its side on the guardrail of... Read more »
  • Homeless Man Gets Jail Time For Paying For Food At Burger King
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    A Black man in Boston was locked up for being Black and trying to purchase breakfast at a Burger King. So how did his #EatingWhileBlack experience happen? Emory Ellis, a homeless man, went to the fast food restaurant in November 2015 to get something to eat. He posed no threat, as he was only... Read more »