House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Police: 7 shot at Louisville protest against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot by police in her home

Police: 7 shot at Louisville protest against the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman shot by police in her home ABC News: US BEST DEAL UPDATE: LearnVest Money Center. Start Making Progress On Your Money. Set Up Goals & … Read more…

Tragic video highlights systemic problem: Minneapolis police kill black people 13 times more than white people

“I can’t breathe” were some of the last words that a handcuffed George Floyd said as he was pinned on the ground, while a white Minneapolis police officer held a knee to his neck for several minutes on Monday. Floyd, … Read more…

Watch: Central Park ‘Karen’ Calls Cops on Black Man for No Reason, Identified as Amy Cooper [Video]

Another day, another “Karen” putting an innocent Black man in harm’s way for no apparent reason. via TMZ: This went down Monday in NYC’s Central Park … and the video starts with the woman attempting to leash her dog, but … Read more…

Biden walks back suggestion that black voters who aren’t already supporting him ‘ain’t black’

The former vice president made the remarks during a contentious exchange on the radio show “The Breakfast Club.” Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your … Read more…

Trump campaign springs into action after Biden’s ‘You ain’t black’ gaffe

President Trump’s re-election campaign sprang into action after presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s “You ain’t black” gaffe on Friday — launching a massive digital ad blitz, sending talking points to “surrogates” and printing up a T-shirt, according to an e-mail … Read more…

Lana Del Rey Swears She Wasn’t Whining About Black Singers’ Successes in Messy Instagram Post

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty/Instagram Lana Del Rey has some questions for music critics—but given the way she framed them in a recent Instagram post, she’s likely to receive a lot more hate mail than answers. … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Black Churches Nationwide Are Losing Their Leaders to COVID-19

The Black community has suffered disproportionately from the pandemic. From the number of deaths to the lack of testing and resources to the closing of businesses from lack of assistance from the Payroll Protection Program, African-Americans are paying a heavy … Read more…

How Dasha Kennedy, Founder Of The Broke Black Girl, Turned Her Money Woes Into A Chance To Teach 65,000 Black Women About Financial Literacy

Source: McArthur25 Photography / McArthur25 Photography For some people, it’s in some of the hardest of times that they can find their greatest inspiration. Take financial coach Dasha Kennedy for example. A few years ago, the 32-year-old St. Louis native … Read more…

Questlove & Black Thought Sign First-Look Deal With Universal Television Alternative Studio

Source: NBC / Getty As members of The Roots, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter have been rightly heralded as one of Hip-Hop’s brightest acts and now they’re taking their talents to new levels. It was recently announced … Read more…

Questlove & Black Thought Sign First-Look Deal With Universal Television Alternative Studio

Source: NBC / Getty As members of The Roots, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tarik “Black Thought” Trotter have been rightly heralded as one of Hip-Hop’s brightest acts and now they’re taking their talents to new levels. It was recently announced … Read more…

15 Years?! Celebrate The Anniversary of This Queen Latifah Classic ‘Beauty Shop’ | Black Movie Magic

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Coronavirus Update: Data In New Study Highlights The Lack of Data In Black COVID-19 Cases And Deaths

A new study released on Tuesday has found that a disproportionate number of African Americans in counties across the country make up most of the COVID-19 diagnoses and deaths. The study, conducted by epidemiologists and clinician-researchers at four universities and … Read more…

Shocking: Footage Released Showing Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Jogger Ahmaud Arbery By White Man in Georgia [Video]

25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery was fatally gunned down while jogging in what many are calling a modern day ‘lynching’ — and now video of the incident has surfaced. Ahmaud was out for a jog when he was chased and killed by … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Black Leaders Urge African-Americans to Continue to Stay Home

A group of prominent civil rights and black religious leaders is calling on African American communities nationwide to continue to stay home and defy governors of states who have begun to reopen businesses and public spaces. The group, organized by … Read more…

Debbi Morgan Tearfully Addresses COVID-19 Impact In Black Communities: ‘We Cannot And Will Not Be Broken’

Source: JD/WENN.com / WENN While out shopping for essential items yesterday (May 2), actress Debbi Morgan was compelled to go on social media and share her concern for how African-American communities are impacted by COVID-19. In a video she posted … Read more…

These Toxic Messages Have Harmed Black Households For Generations | Love Goals | OWN

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Police Department Defends Brutal Beating Of 14-Year-Old Black Boy Over Tobacco Purchase [VIDEO]

The Rancho Cordova Police Department have defended the use of excessive force by an officer caught on camera beating a 14-year-old Black boy. On Tuesday, former presidential candidates Julián Castro and Sen. Kamala Harris brought attention to the video of … Read more…

Despite Warnings About Potential Harm To Black People And Latinos, Texas Will Reopen

Texas has administered fewer coronavirus tests per capita than almost every other state, providing an incomplete picture of the virus that could endanger those most at risk. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click … Read more…