18 Apr, 2024

New ‘Young Love’ Series by Matthew Cherry to Hit Max Screens in September

Matthew Cherry’s new series, Young Love, is headed to MAX on Sept. 21. The animated show is based on the characters introduced in the Oscar winning short film, Hair Love. “Filled with comedy and heart, the all-new Max Original animated series Young Love is an honest look into the world of the Young family–including millennial parents Stephen and Angela, their daughter […]

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Teen faces indictment in racist murder attempt at Cape Cod pond

A 14-year-old white male has been formally charged with attempted murder, following allegations that he tried to drown a Black minor in what authorities believe was a racially motivated attack. According to the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office, these charges were filed against the adolescent, whose identity remains undisclosed but is recognized by the […]

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DeSantis receives backlash after racist killings in Jacksonville

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis faced backlash and a resounding chorus of boos during a vigil held to honor the victims of a racially motivated shooting. The incident occurred in Jacksonville, where hundreds had gathered on Sunday to commemorate the three individuals who lost their lives in the attack. DeSantis was compelled to step away from […]

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Jersey City man struggling with mental health issues shot, killed by police

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is investigating an incident where a Jersey City police officer fatally shot a mentally ill man. Officers responded to an EMS call for assistance at a home on Randolph Avenue, near Garfield Avenue, in the Bergen-Lafayette section of the city shortly before 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, according to […]

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Idris Elba “Suavely” Addresses James Bond Scandal

On Tuesday, the latest author of the James Bond novels made a comment dismissing the prospect of actor Idris Elba being cast as the next James Bond. In an interview published on the Daily Mail, Anthony Horowitz commented that he believed Elba to be “too street” and not “suave” enough to play 007. The remarks […]

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Tracee Ellis Ross Pays Homage to Her Mother Updated #WorkThatBody Video

This weekend “Black-ish” star Tracee Ellis Ross recreated her mom’s 1981 video for Work That Body. T I decided to recreate my Mom’s Work That Body video from 1981 as a fun experiment and a surprise for my mama! And ODE to her! While she has so, so many incredible moments to choose from, this […]

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Who is Charnesia Corley? Black Woman Publicly Violated by Texas Deputies

On June 21, a 21-year-old Black woman, was pulled over by a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy, after allegedly running a stop sign. The male sheriff’s deputy claimed to smell marijuana from Charnesia Corley’s car, and proceeded to handcuff and place Corley into his patrol car while he searched her vehicle. When the officer could not […]

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Its #NotJustSAE, it never was – Its America

When @OH_UnHeard, an equal rights group at University of Oklahoma, posted a video depicting members of the University chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon meerily bellowing a racist chant, University and Fraternity officials quickly moved to expel visible members and distance themselves from the very apparent display of anti-Blackness.   To: All Student, Faculty, and Staff “To those who […]

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No Federal Charges for Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin Death

-from USA Today The Justice Department said Tuesday its independent investigation found “insufficient evidence” to charge George Zimmerman with federal civil rights violations in the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. Attorney General Eric Holder said the evidence did not meet the “high standard for a federal hate crime prosecution,” but the decision should […]

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History of Lynchings in the South Documents Nearly 4,000 Names

An updated report on the brutal history of lynching and white terrorism experienced by Blacks in America. A block from the tourist-swarmed headquarters of the former Texas School Book Depository sits the old county courthouse, now a museum. In 1910, a group of men rushed into the courthouse, threw a rope around the neck of […]

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