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Rachel Dolezal, the former Spokane NAACP president who resigned after it was revealed she was passing as Black for years, will speak at a Martin Luther King Day celebration in Cary, North Carolina.

Tennis star Serena Williams has been eliminated from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Gymnast Gabby Douglas is facing a major setback at the 2016 Rio Olympics. According to reports, Douglas won’t be advancing to the all-around finals. Even though Douglas finished with the third highest score in the Olympic qualifiers on Sunday, only two people per country can compete in the all-around finals, preventing her from defending her […]

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is ensuring that historic places on HBCU campuses are preserved. After announcing that Howard University’s Founders Library will be named a national treasure in February, it was recently revealed that Morgan State University will receive the same honor. The institution and the National Trust will team up to create […]

Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]

According to Richard Baird, an advisor for Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the city of Flint might be $28 million short in funds to remove the old lead-contaminated water lines. On Friday, Baird said the budget has risen from $27 million to $55 million. “Where we have lead lines or other non-lead lines that are unsafe, they […]

Lamar and his label Top Dawg Music are being sued for using a Bill Withers sample in his song “I Do This,” featured on his 2013 mixtape.

During a meeting in Milwaukee on Thursday, Obama shared that he and his family will remain in Washington for a few years so that his youngest daughter, Sasha, can complete high school.

Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled it out on Thursday during MSNBC's Democratic Candidates Debate in Durham, New Hampshire.

More details have been revealed regarding songstress Janet Jackson’s health condition. Just days after she announced the postponement of her ‘Unbreakable’ tour, source are now saying that Jackson is undergoing tests for throat cancer. According to reports, doctors came across a tumor on her vocal cords. “Doctors found a growth on Janet’s vocal chords that could […]

Erykah Badu is known and praised for her authenticity, but the songstress recently took to Twitter to show us all just how comfortable she really is in her own skin.

Over the course of this year, Baltimore has been at the forefront of a national conversation about police brutality. The city has found itself back in the headlines again, but this time around, it’s related to a national eviction crisis. A new study released by the Public Justice Center, titled Justice Diverted: How Renters Are […]