Thanks to the advocates who protested and used their voices, Sony Music has decided to drop R. Kelly. BREAKING NEWS: SONY MUSIC DROPS R. KELLY AFTER INTENSE PUBLIC PRESSURE After the premiere of Lifetime’s’ s six-part, three-day documentary, Surviving R.Kelly, many in the entertainment industry have been doubling down on the love and support they’ve previously shown the R&B…Read More →

The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman‘s granddaughter, E’Dena Hines has been sentenced to twenty years in prison in connection with her 2015 death. Lamar Davenport was sentenced on Thursday in Manhattan in the fatally stabbing of Hines. Davenport, who was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in May, is said to have stabbed her twenty-five times outside of her New York apartment on…Read More →

A white Oklahoma woman drew the ire of social media critics this week after penning an essay explaining her decision to raise her two adopted African daughters as Americans — not “African-Americans” or “Black girls.” Simply Americans.Read More →

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — A man accused of threatening a father who says singer R. Kelly kept his daughter from her family has turned himself in. Henry County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Bobby Sloan says Henry James Mason turned himself in around 8:30 a.m. Friday. A judge had issued a warrant for Mason on charges of…Read More →

Wendy Williams is taking a long break from her daily gabfest, The Wendy Williams Show. The family of the host who has been plagued by health problems including a fractured shoulder and Graves’ Disease made the announcement about her extended break on Friday.Read More →

A St. Louis newscaster apologized for using a racist slur when referring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s name, saying that he mispronounced his name. KTVI’s Kevin Steincross said that it was “not intentional in any way” when he said  “Martin Luther co*n Jr.,” during a news report about an upcoming tribute on the civil rights…Read More →

CHICAGO (AP) — Several black motorists testified Friday that the white officer who fatally shot Laquan McDonald used racial slurs and excessive force during traffic stops in the years before the 2014 killing that was captured on a shocking dashcam video.Read More →

It’s been ten months since Rio de Janeiro City Council member Marielle Franco was assassinated by a gunman in an attack that also claimed the life of her driver, Anderson Gomes. Now witnesses are coming forward to say that a crooked cop may be behind her untimely death.Read More →