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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

Walmart employees detain shoplifter, charged with manslaughter after he dies

Three Florida Walmart employees have been charged in the death of a man that they detained for shoplifting.

Nathan Higgins, 35, Crucelis Nunez, 23, and Randall Tomko, 58, have each been charged with manslaughter after they stopped Kenneth Wisham from …

Court rules on North Carolina voter I.D law that targets black Americans with ‘almost surgical precision’

On Friday, a North Carolina appeals court struck down a law that would require voters to show photo ID at the ballot box, saying that the law intentionally discriminated against African-American voters.

The three-judge panel said that the law passed …

Bill Maher calls out Dr. Cornel West for refusing to endorse Hillary Clinton

On Friday night on Real Time, Bill Maher called out Dr. Cornel West for his refusal to support Hillary Clinton in the presidential election.

Maher pointed to electoral math that would make it impossible for a third party candidate …

Kentucky judge slams officers for bringing half-naked black woman into courtroom

A Kentucky judge was absolutely floored when she saw jail officials leading a woman into her courtroom on Friday and noticed that the woman did not seem to be wearing any pants at all, much less a jail jumpsuit.

“What …

‘Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s’ Miss Robbie suing son Tim

Miss Robbie, of the OWN Network show “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s,” is suing her son, Tim, over trademark infringement after he opened an eatery called TJ’s Sweetie Pie’s NOHO.

According to the lawsuit, the opening of the eatery, along …

Texas officer upset over Dallas shootings gets drunk, fires gun at church

A Texas deputy was arrested after firing his service weapon at a church in Ellis County, Texas, Texas officer upset over Dallas shootings gets drunk, fires gun at church after he got drunk and was upset over the recent shooting …

Prosecutor: Nicki Minaj’s brother’s DNA matches semen in child rape case

Jelani Maraj, brother to Nicki Minaj, has been accused of repeatedly raping a 12-year-old, and now, the prosecution says, the DNA evidence is against him, as his DNA matches semen found on the victim’s clothes.

–Pastor allegedly raped 15-year-old