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Bobbi Kristina Brown Funeral: Leolah Brown Says Pat Houston is a "Fraud" (Photo Credit: Hinterland Gazette)

Bobbi Kristina Brown Funeral: Leolah Brown Says Pat Houston is a “Phony”

I ventured out to do a bit of celebrity watching on Saturday outside St. James United Methodist Church, the site of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s funeral. I was shocked to see Leolah Brown walk over to the reporters and tell them about the chaos that erupted during Bobbi Kristina’s service, saying […]

Ronnie Barnes charged with hate crime after attacking black child (Photo Credit: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office)

Louisiana Man, Ronnie Barnes, Charged with Hate Crime for Attacking Black Child

Ronnie Barnes was charged after he attacked a 12-year-old black boy last weekend because of his dreadlocks. He could spend up to six months in jail for a hate crime. WAFB reports the boy’s mother sent him into the Good To Go convenience store in Clinton on Saturday to pay for gas when Barnes attacked […]

by Joy Blake· · Race in America
Confederate Flags Found Around Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Confederate Flags Found Around Ebenezer Baptist Church, MLK Center

Two white men seen placing Confederate flags around Ebenezer Baptist Church. Four Confederate flags were found around the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on Thursday. The FBI and Atlanta police have been notified. Atlanta police said two white men were caught on surveillance video […]

by Janet Shan· · Black News, Today's Headlines
Delhi's Water Mafia: Residents Buy Water on Black Market (Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Delhi’s Water Mafia: Residents Buy Water on Black Market

Who knew water could be sold in the black market in India and there’s a water mafia in existence? Delhi’s Sangam Vihar neighborhood, which is “home to 500,000 people,” residents have to clamor for water when the government water tanker arrives once every 10 days. It’s depleted in minutes and people are […]

by Janet Shan· · Asia News
Sen. Claire McCaskill: Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen "Giving Akin a Run for His Money" (Photo Credit: Video Screengrab)

Sen. Claire McCaskill: Trump’s Lawyer Michael Cohen “Giving Akin a Run for His Money”

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) invoked Todd Akin’s name after Donald Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen says a husband can’t rape his spouse. McCaskill tweeted Cohen is “giving Akin a run for his money.” Cohen was upset over a Daily Beast article on how Trump’s ex-wife, Ivana Trump, alleged that he had […]

by Mira Hutchinson· · Elections, Women's Rights
Bill Cosby's Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Come Together on Cover of New York Magazine (Photo Credit: New York Magazine cover)

Bill Cosby’s Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Come Together on Cover of New York Magazine

Bill Cosby is about to suffer yet another PR nightmare as 35 of the 46 women who accused him of drugging and sexually assaulting them have come together to create a powerful image on the cover of New York magazine. Equally powerful was #TheEmptyChair in the first row. The upcoming […]

by Joy Blake· · Bill Cosby Scandal
#BREAKING NEWS: Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies

#BREAKING NEWS: Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at Age 22

#BREAKING:  Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at age 22 in a metro-Atlanta hospice months after she was found facedown and unconscious in a bathtub at her Roswell, Ga., home in January. It’s a sad commentary that she met a similar fate as her mother, Whitney Houston, being found unconscious in a […]

#M4BL:  Cleveland Police Pepper Spray Crowd at Movement for Black Lives Conference (Photo Credit: Twitter)

#M4BL: Cleveland Police Pepper Spray Crowd at Movement for Black Lives Conference

Cleveland police pepper sprayed the crowd at the Movement for Black Lives conference Sunday afternoon. A 14-year-old boy was also arrested and later released. He was reportedly detained for having an open container. Police say the crowd allegedly tried to stop them from arresting the intoxicated teen. #happeningNow #M4BL protesters […]

by Joy Blake· · Black News
Iranian Supreme Leader Allegedly Tweets Graphic of Obama with Gun to Head

Iranian Supreme Leader Allegedly Tweets Graphic of Obama with Gun to Head

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei allegedly tweeted a graphic on Saturday that appears to show President Obama with a gun to his head, USA Today reports. The image surfaced days after the U.S. and its allies reached a deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic […]

by political diva· · Middle East
Rapper Snoop Dogg Claims Racial Profiling After Arrest in Sweden

Rapper Snoop Dogg Claims Racial Profiling After Arrest in Sweden

Rapper Snoop Dogg claims he was racially profiled after an arrest in Sweden. He believes he was a victim of driving while black, TMZ reports. TMZ reports cops say they arrested in the rapper because they thought he was driving under the influence of narcotics in Uppsala, but Snoop Dogg […]

by Joy Blake· · Entertainment