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‘Wet Dream Team’ Kicked Out Of Rec League For Racist ‘Coon’ and ‘Knee Grow’ Basketball Jerseys

By |January 10th, 2018|

A team of boys from Kings High in Ohio was exiled from their league for wearing racist and derogatory jerseys during a basketball game.According to WCPO reports, the jerseys read on the back “Coon” and “Knee Grow” offending the family and friends who were in attendance. Tony Rue, a father of one of the boys [...]

Ginuwine sparks outrage for not kissing trans co-star, Black Twitter responds

By |January 9th, 2018|

(YouTube) Singer Ginuwine faced accusations of being transphobic after he spurned the advances of a transgender woman on Big Brother UK. His co-star, India Willoughby, complained on the show that she was a woman and that therefore Ginuwine should be willing to date her. “I’m a woman, right,” said Willoughby. “Forget about any ‘t’s, or anything in [...]

Cardi B Wants Credit for ‘Lucky Charms Frosted Flakes’ Cereal Mash-Up

By |January 9th, 2018|

(Cardi B knows how to make light of things. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for BET) Cardi B isn’t afraid to ask for what’s hers. The 25-year-old rapper posted on Instagram Tuesday, Jan. 2 a curious box of Lucky Charms Frosted Flakes. According to her caption, Cardi thinks the folks at Kellogg’s caught wind of her “Bodak Yellow” [...]

Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes speech is all everybody is talking about

By |January 8th, 2018|

(Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via Getty Images) Oprah Winfrey delivered a powerful speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award for Lifetime Achievement at the Golden Globes that honored Recy Taylor and all the women who have taken a stand against sexual assault and inequality. Mama O pulled no punches while depicting the history of [...]

In the Age of Trump, Is the Partnership Between Blacks and ‘White Allies’ Dead?

By |January 8th, 2018|

Protesters celebrate after toppling a statue of a Confederate solder in Durham, N.C. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Activists on Monday evening used a rope to pull down the monument outside a Durham courthouse. The Durham protest was in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Casey Toth/The Herald-Sun via [...]

McDonald’s Little Known Black History Facts Book Television Commercial 1999

By |January 8th, 2018|

McDonald's Little Known Black History Facts Book TV Television Commercial from 1999. McDonald's is the world's largest chain of hamburger fast food ...

The FBI Is Investigating the Clinton Foundation — Again

By |January 7th, 2018|

During his campaign, President Trump called for an investigation into the Clinton Foundation. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)The FBI has been keeping tabs on the Clinton Foundation for months, renewing calls from President Donald Trump for the Justice Department to investigate the non-profit org amid politically charged accusations of corruption, sources familiar with the matter [...]

Over 60 partygoers arrested for less than an ounce of marijuana

By |January 6th, 2018|

(Screen capture) An Atlanta Christmas-themed birthday party on New Year’s Eve came to an unfortunate end when cops arrested over 60 people for what turned out to be less than an ounce of pot. The marijuana weighed less than an ounce and was found inside the home leading officers to make dozens of arrests. Those [...]

‘Maury’ Extends Invite to Cardi B After Another Alleged Offset Cheating Sex Tape

By |January 6th, 2018|

Cardi B has recently been spotted without her engagement ring. (Johnny Nunez/WireImage)Cardi B may not be able to trust fiancé Offset after this one. Two clips purportedly showing the Migos rapper with a woman who isn’t Cardi leaked online Friday, Jan. 5. It is the second time within the last few weeks that rumors of [...]

Say it ain’t so! Nas and Nicki Minaj call it quits

By |January 5th, 2018|

(Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images) Nicki Minaj and Nas have reportedly called things off. According to TMZ, the two of them decided to give up on their seven-month relationship after it started to fizzle due to the strain of living in two different cities. The two of them started up together [...]