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Detroit Activists Continue Legal Fights as They Stare Down Countersuit from Police Department Accusing Them of Sowing Unrest

Detroit Activists Continue Legal Fights as They Stare Down Countersuit from Police Department Accusing Them of Sowing Unrest

A racial justice activist group was back in the streets in a Detroit suburb this week as it continues to protest while fending off civil and criminal charges from local authorities. This comes months after the Detroit Police Department countersued members of the Detroit Will Breathe movement last September, accusing the plaintiffs of collaborating “together...

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‘Double Cheeked Up Onna Thursday Afternoon’: Chloe Bailey Has the Internet In Shambles After She Participates In ‘Buss It’ Challenge

‘Double Cheeked Up Onna Thursday Afternoon’: Chloe Bailey Has the Internet In Shambles After She Participates In ‘Buss It’ Challenge

The Bailey sisters Chloe and Halle finally have their own Instagram accounts, and fans are excited that they will get not just one account from Beyoncé’s protégés but now three. It has only been two days since their separate IG launches, and already Chloe is crushing the internet with her derriere as she bounces it...

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Black Filmmaker Turns Viral Airbnb Police Exchange Into Inspiration for Short Film Set to Unveil at Sundance Film Festival

Black Filmmaker Turns Viral Airbnb Police Exchange Into Inspiration for Short Film Set to Unveil at Sundance Film Festival

A new movie short directed by a Black filmmaker gives a raw take on racial injustice and will be showcased at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah this month. “Black Bodies,” a four-minute film vignette about the impact of deadly police violence against the Black community, is slated to make its United States premiere Jan....

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‘I Will Be Watching’: Ogom ‘OG’ Chijindu Has Fans Excited About Her Return to ‘Basketball Wives’ Following the Epic Season 8

‘I Will Be Watching’: Ogom ‘OG’ Chijindu Has Fans Excited About Her Return to ‘Basketball Wives’ Following the Epic Season 8

VH1’s “Basketball Wives” is slated to make its return in less than a month. While some cast mates have already announced their departures, including franchise veteran Tami Roman and CeCe Gutierrez, others are making surprise returns.  Ogom “OG” Chijindu recently confirmed that she would be returning for season 9 of the popular reality show. Earlier last...

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Richmond Police Seize Guns from Group of Black Men at Gun Rights Rally While White ‘Boogaloo Boys’ Admit They Faced No Issues

Richmond Police Seize Guns from Group of Black Men at Gun Rights Rally While White ‘Boogaloo Boys’ Admit They Faced No Issues

Richmond police seized at least two firearms from a group of Black men present at a gun rights rally in Virginia on Monday, Jan. 18, while white gun rights activists were not confronted by authorities. During the annual “Lobby Day” demonstration in Richmond, Black protesters expressed frustration about law enforcement’s disparate treatment of Black and...

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‘Take the Polygraphs’: Omarion’s Brother Tells Former B2K Manager to Take Lie Detector Test Amid Raz B’s Ongoing Claims of Molestation

‘Take the Polygraphs’: Omarion’s Brother Tells Former B2K Manager to Take Lie Detector Test Amid Raz B’s Ongoing Claims of Molestation

B2K band member Raz B is again ruffling feathers with his allegations of being molested by former manager Chris Stokes. For years, Raz B has publicly accused Stokes of taking advantage of him, though Stokes has vehemently denied the claims time and time again. However, the singer says he is ready to be vindicated of...

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State Senator Proposes Reparations of $123K a Year for Black Oregonians

State Senator Proposes Reparations of $123K a Year for Black Oregonians

A Black senator from Oregon has proposed that Black Oregonians be paid reparations to redress racial disparities in the state. Sen. Lew Frederick, a Portland Democrat, has sponsored two bills in the new legislative session that provide a path towards making the case for reparations, and setting the framework for how they would be distributed....

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‘What Happened to This Being for the Culture?’: Fans Are Split After ‘Verzuz’ Announces Partnership with the NFL, Swizz Beatz Responds

‘What Happened to This Being for the Culture?’: Fans Are Split After ‘Verzuz’ Announces Partnership with the NFL, Swizz Beatz Responds

The “Verzuz” brand is growing, but not everyone is excited about its expansion. On Saturday, Jan. 16, the popular online music event announced on its Instagram page that it would be partnering up with the National Football League for a special Pro Bowl “Verzuz” event.  MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA – DECEMBER 07: Swizz Beats performs at...

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North Carolina Trooper Who Called BLM a ‘Racist Money Laundering Hate Groups’ Placed on Leave

North Carolina Trooper Who Called BLM a ‘Racist Money Laundering Hate Groups’ Placed on Leave

A North Carolina master trooper is on leave following his controversial social media posts about the Black Lives Matter movement he shared last year. Master Trooper Mark Melvin, a 40-year-old member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, is the subject of an internal administrative investigation in connection to a December Facebook post, in which...