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Top Best 10 moments from David Letterman’s Interview with Barack Obama

Former U.S. President Barack Obama (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)David Letterman is back and channeling Rick Rubin with his new Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.” Although Stephen Colbert is currently dominating late night ratings in Dave’s old spot at CBS, Letterman is jumping...

On to the White House, say ‘Black Farmers’

by Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell Now is the time to strike – while the iron is hot, so to speak. A VIP invitation to leaders of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) make them hopeful that more than $1.2 billion will finally be paid out...

Trump’s Nashville visit has reps for black farmers hopeful

by Dr. Sybil C. Mitchell Two local members of the Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association (BFAA) were front and center Monday to hear President Donald Trump address the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Convention in Nashville. They are hopeful that this “is just the beginning.” VIP invitations...

Kamala Harris, Cory Booker Appointed to Senate Judiciary Committee 

Sen. Kamala Harris (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images); Sen. Cory Booker (Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Glamour) Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) were appointed to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. This is only the second time in the 201-year history of the committee that...

Oprah ‘actively thinking’ about 2020 presidential run

Oprah Winfrey (Photo by John Medina/Getty Images) Oprah in 2020? The Queen mother of all things wonderful is ‘actively thinking’ about running for president, according to CNN’s Brian Stelter. Two “close friends” of Winfrey told Stelter she has not made a final decision whether to run but has had...

Could ‘predictive policing’ work in Memphis?

Disclosure: I'm one of those people who believes CBS' 60 Minutes is a national treasure — and the above segment is one reason why. As heartbroken as we are whenever we hear of another tragic shooting in Memphis, we can all thank God that things...

NJ Police Beef Up Sen. Cory Booker’s Security After Death Threats

. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Newark, N.J., police have beefed up the security for Sen. Cory Booker and his family following death threats, following an advisory from Newark’s Mayor Ras Baraka. “The Newark Police Division has been notified by the United States Capitol Police (USCP)...

BLACK & BLUE: What happens when a black cop calls out racism in her own department?

By Jesse Washington, The Undefeated Editor’s Note: The following is the second of a special series by The Undefeated on African American police officers. Shared here with permission, this is an abbreviated version of this story, with links to the full version is at TheUndefeated.com. On...

Omarosa Speaks: Claims She ‘Resigned’ Peacefully, But Report Says She Stormed Back into White House Triggering Alarms

Omarosa Manigault Newman is out here lying. Wait, y’all know that she likes to sue so let me clean it up a bit. Omarosa Manigault Newman is getting ahead of the rumors which claim she took her earrings off and Vasline’d her face after...

Exit polls show Black voters saved the day in Alabama senate race

Preliminary results show that Doug Jones pulled off his historic election to the United States Senate from Alabama thanks in large part to Black voters. According to CNN, Black voters showed up for Jones in greater numbers than ever before, making up 30 percent of the electorate....
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