Female Teenager Faces Life in Prison for Raping Man at Knifepoint

A 17-year-old woman in Saginaw, Michigan, could face life in prison after being charged with raping a 19-year-old man at knifepoint. Lestina Marie Smith was...
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Martin Luther King Jr’s Niece: ‘I Voted for Donald Trump’

Alveda King, the niece of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr., revealed on Monday that she cast her vote for President-elect Donald Trump. King,...

First Lady Michelle Obama Shares Video of ‘One Last Walk’ Through The White House

As the Obamas prepare to leave the place they've called home for the last eight years, First Lady Michelle posted a short video on...
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Marc Lamont Hill Says Blacks Who Visit Trump are ‘Mediocre Negros’

CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill said Monday night that Steve Harvey and other black people who have met with President-elect Donald Trump are just...

Michigan Mayor Denies Tape Comparing Black People to Chimpanzees

Warren, Michigan mayor Jim Fouts denied allegations that he insulted African-Americans on a batch of tapes released Monday. The tapes, which feature a voice...

Martin Luther King III Says Meeting with Donald Trump Went Well

Martin Luther King Jr's son met with President-elect Donald Trump on Monday to discuss his father's legacy. Martin Luther King III said that he had...

Twitter Blasts Wyclef Jean for Saying Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Fought Because All Lives...

While promoting his latest song "Life Matter" in a Twitter post on Monday, Wyclef Jean argued that the late civil rights activist "fought because all...

Missouri State Football Player Richard Nelson Died Protecting His Sister

Missouri State freshman running back Richard Nelson was shot and killed Saturday in Las Vegas while allegedly attempting to protect his sister. According to TV...
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3 Police Officers Involved in Tamir Lamar Shooting are Facing Disciplinary Charges

Three Cleveland police officers are facing disciplinary charges for the 2014 death of Tamir Rice stemming from an internal investigation lasting over a year,...

Jennifer Holliday Cancels Trump’s Inauguration Performance

In an open letter obtained by The Wrap, Jennifer Holliday has decided to withdraw her involvement from Donald Trump's inauguration. Holliday apologized to the LGBT...
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Steve Harvey to Assist Ben Carson with Housing and Urban Development

TV host Steve Harvey met with President-elect Donald Trump on Friday in New York City to discuss inner cities in America and certain ways to...

Lady Liberty Depicted as Black Woman on New $100 Coin

The U.S. Mint has unveiled a commemorative $100 gold coin that features an image of Liberty as a black woman. The 2017 American Liberty 225th...

13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Starts Company That Makes 100K a Year

Known as the "youngest entrepreneur in Detroit," 13-year-old Asia Newson started her business, selling candles she bought wholesale from a distributor when she was 5 years...
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Florida High School Students Stage Sit-In to Demand Black History Be Taught Year Round

Students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla., organized a sit-in protest in hopes officials will allow the African-American history elective be taught year...
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Judge Orders Cop’s Possessions to be Auctioned Off to Pay Out Man He Shot...

A Florida police sergeant personal property is now in the hands of the federal government, waiting to be auctioned off to begin paying a man he...

Former NBA Player Breaks Into Two Florida Homes, Sexually Assualt Women

Police have arrested and charged former NBA Player Orien Greene for allegedly breaking into two Florida homes and sexually assaulting two women. Pembroke Pines Police...

Black Female Physicist Develops Technology That Kills Cancer Cells With Lasers

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green became the recent winner of a $1.1 million grant to further develop a technology she’s pioneered that uses laser-activated nanoparticles to...

Watch Obama’s Farewell Message Live From Chicago

President Obama took the stage at Chicago’s McCormick Place to deliver his farewell address Tuesday (Jan. 10). The commander in chief’s topics of discussion...