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#BlackLivesMatter policy platform to call for reparations, end of mass incarceration

On Monday, the Black Lives Matter movement is expected to release a new policy platform, which is expected to expand the platform in response to criticism that they are too focused on policing matters.

The policy platform will be framed …

LAPD investigating claim The Beyhive hacked into Rachel Roy’s email and phone

Beyoncé’s fan base, the Beyhive, is still convinced that Rachel Roy is “Becky” from Beyoncé’s hit “Lemonade” album, and they might have hacked her email.

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Roy called police shortly after “Lemonade” dropped …

Ice Cube producing hip-hop version of ‘Hollywood Squares’

Ice Cube has long been the boss of his own projects, and now he’s got another big one on the way.

Cube’s production company, Cube Vision, is joining forces with VH1 to bring a hip-hop version of Hollywood Squares to …

Three young sisters living in homeless shelter make Junior Olympics

Brooke, Rainn, and Tai Sheppard live in a homeless shelter in Brooklyn with their mother, Tonia Handy, but the struggle hasn’t stopped them from making it into the Junior Olympics.

“The first time we got there, there was just roaches …

Georgia teens ask for jobs to stay away from gangs and get hired that day

Zsa Zsa Heard, who is the head of the LaGrange Housing Authority in Georgia, says when four teens approached her to ask for summer jobs, she thought they were just looking to earn a little cash.  She was surprised …

Charles Barkley to host series called ‘The Race Card’ … *Sigh*

TNT has ordered a six-episode unscripted series called The Race Card. In the show, host Charles Barkley will travel the United States examining race relations.

The series is meant to “bust up the echo chamber mentality that so often …

Will Smith: ‘Racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed’

Will Smith was promoting his new movie, Suicide Squad, on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and while he was there, he made some brow-raising comments about racism.

Fallon asked Smith if he wanted to comment on the …

Miss Teen USA 2016 receives backlash for excessive use of the N-word

Karlie Hay, the newly crowned Miss Teen USA, has been dragged all over Twitter for her excessive use of the N-word.

Shortly after Hay was crowned, posts from her Twitter account from January 2014 and July 2013 surfaced online, …

Activist arrested while filming Syracuse cops frisking motorist

An anti-violence activist in Syracuse was arrested as he was filming police officers who were frisking a motorist in handcuffs.

Maurice Crawley was streaming the footage live to Facebook when one of the officers called out from across the street …

Ed Hartwell explains surprise divorce, Keshia Knight Pulliam threatens to sue his ex wife Lisa Wu

Ed Hartwell, who recently made the news with his unexpected decision to file for divorce from Keshia Knight Pulliam after they had been married for only a year, is here to tell his side of the story.

–Keshia Knight