What’s more important than getting the dates correct for a Manhattan Criminal Court appearance? Paris Fashion Week, of course, if you’re Azealia Banks. Banks was scheduled for a court appearance Monday for a 2015 incident at a New York City nightclub where she was accused of attacking a female security guard and…
When Netflix announced its Iron Fist series, some people (not all) hoped that the series would cast an Asian actor as Danny Rand. But what they got instead included the series’ creators sticking to the comic and Finn Jones being cast as Rand, a white guy who masters martial arts and becomes better than his Asian…
Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson proved Monday that he knows absolutely nothing about slavery. Then Samuel L. Jackson proved that he has no problem calling the head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development a dickhead.
Last week, Chance the Rapper met with Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to discuss the Chicago Public Schools system and its current disarray. But the Grammy Award-winning rapper wasn’t pleased with the meeting and has decided to take matters into his own hands.
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When Donald Trump appeared on The Tonight Show in September and Jimmy Fallon seemingly normalized his racism by joking around and playing in his “hair,” the world wondered, “What would David Letterman do?”
As we all know by now, Donald Trump claims he was wiretapped by former President Barack Obama. As we all know by now, Trump is uncouth, psychotic, sexist, racist and, unfortunately, the current president.
Fantasia was hospitalized Sunday evening after suffering second-degree burns. Fantasia’s husband, Kendall Taylor, posted the news to the singer’s Instagram account and showed her in a hospital bed with a bandage covering her arm.
Don Cheadle has become infamous on Twitter for his clapbacks and opinions about Putin’s Puppet, but his disgust for Donald Trump started way before his presidential run.
Delta pilots First Officer Dawn Cook and Capt. Stephanie Johnson ended Black History Month and brought in Women’s History Month on the right foot—or should we say the right flight—when they made history for Delta. The women became the first African-American women to make up the cockpit crew on one of Delta’s…
Every time you think the story of the Fake Felicia is over, Black Jesus drops another hilariously sad bomb on us. A few days ago, the Imposter Formerly Known as Rachel Dolezal informed the world that she had officially changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo because—desperation. Because crazy. Because underneath the…
And in the midst of all this darkness, there is a ray of light. Netflix just spilled the premiere deets for two of three Dave Chappelle comedy specials that the video-streaming site promised us. And it’s sooner than you think.
You could be 90 days away from changing your life now that Teyana Taylor has finally officially released her online workout series Fade2Fit.
Rachel Dolezal. Do I even need to remind you who she is? You know, the white Spokane, Wash., NAACP chapter leader who was passing as black, got outed by her lily-white parents and declared herself “transracial”; then said she’s really black, not white; and then went on to score a book deal but is now also on the verge…
Bad gal RiRi was on hand at Harvard University on Tuesday night to accept her award for Humanitarian of the Year.
It seems as though Oprah Winfrey may be having second thoughts about whether or not she could really become president. Well, you know, since you don’t need political experience anymore.
In 1992, four girls from Atlanta signed to Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def imprint. Tamika and LaTocha Scott, Kandi Burruss and Tameka “Tiny” Harris went on to become the recording group Xscape, and their debut album, Hummin’ Comin at Cha, which had hit singles such as “Just Kickin’ It” and “Understanding,” became their…
If Armond White’s grandmother made a movie, he’d probably give it a negative review if everyone else liked it. It’s fine to have a different opinion about a movie, but it seems as though White has made a career out of being a contrarian. And as the young people would say, he’s the definition of a hater.
If there were ever anyone deserving of an Oscar acceptance-speech do-over, that would be Moonlight director Barry Jenkins. As we all probably know, La La Land was announced as the Best Picture winner at the Oscars by accident, and Jenkins, in the rush of the moment, wasn’t granted the time to give an acceptance speech.
Barack and Michelle Obama are still in the hearts and minds of many Americans. We miss their presence and their spirit. We cry over their absence in the White House, especially given what we’ve been left with. We long for any tidbit of news we can get about them.