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Congressional Black Caucus Endorses Hillary Clinton, While Harry Belafonte Picks Bernie Sanders

As the race for the White House heats up, Democratic candidates are focusing their energy on winning over one extremely important group in South Carolina–Black voters. Unlike the previous two contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, which Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders split, South Carolina’s Democratic electorate is...

Justice Department Sues Ferguson, Mo. Over Police Conduct

The Department of Justice have launched a lawsuit against the city of Ferguson for its police conduct. “We intend to aggressively prosecute this case,” Attorney General Loretta Lynch told reporters Wednesday, “and we intend to prevail.” “The residents of Ferguson have suffered the deprivation of...

Taraji P. Henson Lands Role as Genius NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Taraji P. Henson is set to star in Hidden Figures, a movie based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race. Henson, who just won a Golden Globe for best actress for her role as...

Cleveland Bills Tamir Rice’s Family For Ambulance Ride After Cop Killed Him

Stay classy, Cleveland. The city has filed a claim against the family of Tamir Rice for $500. The claim involves the ambulance ride that Rice was in after he was shot and killed by Cleveland police in 2014. Assistant Law Director Carl Meyer filed the...

This Is How Ciara, With Her Black Power Blinders, Just Lost My Respect

Ciara may think her ex-boyfriend Future has unmercifully drug her name through the mud, but she’s doing a pretty good job of tarnishing her own image from where I stand. That’s if she’s the type to give a damn about the opinions of Black Americans (which...

SZA Just Perfectly Summed Up the Absurdity of the Racist Beyoncé Backlash

Ever since Beyoncé hit the Super Bowl halftime stage and performed “Formation,” some folks have been in their feelings. First there were the people threatening a boycott, then some haters organized an “anti-Beyoncé rally,” and finally there were the talking heads that said the singer’s homage to...