Karen Finney joins Melissa Harris-Perry as the only two black female weekend anchors.
Finney’s appointment comes after MSNBC was criticized for its lack of diversity.
Karen Finney joins Melissa Harris-Perry as the only two black female weekend anchors.
Finney’s appointment comes after MSNBC was criticized for its lack of diversity.
Airs views on the Mark Levin show
John Hopkins University neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson had some strong comments to make about white…
Concert promoter to defend itself in Michael Jackson wrongful death case.
AEG will reportedly bring up Jackson’s past molestation charges and drug addiction as a defense.
Her show, 'Starting Point,' has ended after just one year
Is there a ‘blackout’ going on at CNN?
Malcolm Smith and Dan Halloran were arrested by FBI agents early Tuesday morning.
The pair allegedly bribed other politicians to get Smith on Republican mayoral ballot.
Small town in Georgia passes bill that requires every head of household to own gun.
People with disabilities, felons, and those who oppose gun ownership based on religious doctrine are…
The man who was caught in the middle of the fight bragged about their rivalry
Two Houston women fought over a man; one was seriously injured
Urban Prep is an all-male charter school that is predominately African-American
Urban Prep Academy in Chicago continues its tradition of excellence
To date there is no evidence of widespread gay marriage fraud
Will straight people enter into fake gay marriages to obtain benefits?
Another child may have pulled the trigger
Another tragic loss from gun violence has occurred
Two original members awarded legal right to group's name.
Cindy Herron and Terry Ellis sued Dawn Robinson and Maxine Jones for illegally touring under…
The bottom line is outweighing the value of an education
Aside from the teachers, those who will be most heavily affected are the students that…
Katherine Jackson's lawyers include Prince in long list of witnesses.
Prince reportedly has relevance in the case of Michael Jackson’s wrongful death lawsuit.
Hip-Hop's King of New York gears up to bring the wrestling extravaganza to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey
Will you watch Wrestlemania 29 because Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is hosting?
Janet Hubert is ready to mend.
After a publicized back and forth with talk show host Wendy Williams, Janet Hubert is…
Jordan doesn't want alleged baby mama to get off the hook so easily
MJ says he wants alleged baby mama to pay for his court costs
Woman scammed co-op board that dead aunt was alive but couldn't have visitors
Woman scammed co-op board into believing her dead aunt was alive
Do you think the mix of drugs and him having epilepsy causes his seizures?
Time to quit the drugs Wayne!
Both rappers' complete body of work have been pulled out of station's rotation
A radio station censors Lil Wayne and Rick Ross
Her responses to her major life events
Fantasia has seen some ups and downs living life in the spotlight.
Pat Houston rushed to hospital after taking pill medication.
Houston says she took medication for her back, turned off her phone and fell asleep.
Network allegedly prevents friendly tweet in fear of 'aiding the enemy.'
NBC executives allegedly tell Curry not to tweet health-stricken Roberts out of network competition.
University of Pennsylvania researches black men and prostate cancer.
The University of Pennsylvania is the first study to look only at African American men.
Porsha Stewart no longer an Atlanta Housewife.
Sad news to report in the world of reality TV.
NFL gay rights discussion loud as ever.
Who could it be?
Robert Zimmerman Jr. is suspected murderer George Zimmerman's older brother
Robert Zimmerman Jr. takes to Twitter to explain why blacks are natural born killers
President Francois Bozize flees Central African Republic to undisclosed location.
Unraveled peace treaty forced the coup.
Black women make up 13% of the population, but account for 30% of abortions.
The numbers are startling.
Two teens face criminal charges in shooting of 13-month-old baby.
The world is getting crazier by the day
Pledges allegedly had to do squats for long periods of time
FAMU Deltas in the hot seat over alleged hazing incident
The tech community is divided over Richards' firing
An outspoken black female software developer is fired
Rapper hits fan in the head with a champagne bottle.
A fan says Gucci Mane struck him while trying to get an autograph.
Crazed fan attempts to break into singer's L.A. home.
A court orders man to stay at least 100 yards away from Rihanna for three…
Starbucks corporate leadership actively supports efforts to legalize same-sex marriage.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sticks to his guns on gay marriage
Rihanna shows up five hours late to Chi-town high school.
School won the visit through the “Shine Bright Like a Diamond” contest.
Facebook has helped authorities figure out if someone is lying about their financial situation in the past
Christopher Robinson didn’t know authorities were checking his Facebook page
Security guard made a name for himself as a no-nonsense crime fighter
Overzealous security guard goes to jail
The singer is a native of Queens
86-year-old singer rallies people in Harlem on 125th Street
Police post video of the shooting on Youtube
Philly police seek public’s help in finding a gunman
Finley is the founder of L.A. Green Grounds.
Ron Finley wants to help his community by changing the amount of young black children…
Only 9 hours served in an L.A. jail
Brown has a sketchy past when it comes to his drug and alcohol abuse.
Lack of legal protection for gay Americans in the workforce.
It’s technically legal for employers to place job ads that read, “Gays need not apply.”…
Famed author of internationally renowned book passes away.
Achebe died following a brief illness, said his agent, Andrew Wylie.
The two 'Celebrity Apprentice' divas square off.
LaToya Jackson accuses Omarosa of pulling the plug on late fiance Michael Clarke Duncan.
Cable news appears to be white-washed, say critics.
Commentators criticize CNN and MSNBC for lack of diversity on anchor line-up.
Publishing company claims record label is illegally selling singer's music.
Reservoir Media Management claims to own rights to Aaliyah’s platinum albums, “One in A Million,”…
Ten of singer's tour buses were stopped on the road for marijuana.
Rihanna was not on any of the tour buses at the time of the search.
Negotiations weren't going well and after the radio announcer says farewell to his fans, Cumulus responds by locking out his staff
Can Baisden bounce back from this?
Harris discussed the issues she's encountering in relation to crime
The state’s first female Attorney General sat down with Reuters Impact Players host Robert Wolf…
Man claims Elmo puppeteer lured him to sex parties at 16 years old.
Sheldon Stephens says he and Clash began a sexual relationship after meeting at networking event.
Man pleads not guilty to reckless operation of a boat.
According to reports, Jeffery Simon Hubbard crashed into the boat that killed Kile Glover.
President Obama opens up about family life alongside wife Michelle in April issue of 'Vogue' magazine.
Michelle Obama covers the April issue of ‘Vogue’ magazine, while her husband tells the publication…
Malcolm Shabazz says the FBI expressed concern over his 'international travels'
Malcolm X’s grandson speaks for the first time since his arrest in February
Woman who claims Jordan fathered her son withdraws lawsuit.
Jordan’s lawyers say there was no settlement of money paid to Pamela Smith.
African-American college ballers are scoring in the classroom.
The University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports conduct annual report.
Rapper Mack Maine tweets that Wayne has returned home.
After reports suggesting he was on his death bed, rapper is released from hospital.
A historical look at Chicago's violence.
When will it end?
Announcement comes just weeks before The Masters tournament
Will this help him with his golf game?
History Channel film series "The Bible" casts controversial satan-Obama look alike.
Film producers have not commented on accusations that the character purposely resembles the president.
Higher expectations for African Americans to end up in prison
Funding is going to imprison kids and not educate them
The homeless man was wearing scrubs, a lab coat and a surgical mask at the time of his discovery
Homeless man posed as doctor to live in Louisville hospital
Of 70 people in the study, 14 were "functionally-cured"
Doctors announce HIV breakthrough
'Wild Thing' rapper collapses in Des Moines bar
Get well soon Tone!
Former Heavyweight Champion boxer was hospitalized and released after 2 days
When will we learn to take care of ourselves better?
The two football players sent images of the naked victim in text messages to friends
Two teens nailed for rape through social media found guilty
Mother thinks the students responsible for racist bullying aren't being adequately punished
Black junior high student bullied by whites
Pamela Smith claims she and Michael Jordan had a love child in 1996
A judge could tell Michael Jordan to let his DNA do the talking
Chris Christie's recent talk at a black church in New Jersey didn't go over too well
The school voucher debate heats up in New Jersey
First Lady is accused of being 'too glamorous' on new ritzy cover.
On the Huffington Post’s site, over 500 user comments can be seen critiquing the first…
Frustrated with lack of diversity, Nigerian couple creates African doll line.
The doll line represents 12 African nations and are programmed to speak several African languages.
The Lakers star player says injury is worst in 16-year career.
Bryant severely sprains his ankle after missing a shot in a loss to the Atlanta…
And she only has a few months to go.
“I have a love on top! I am pregnant!,” Tamar Braxton told GMA personality Lara…
Study finds increase in asthma development in women with history of abuse.
In Black Women’s Health Study, nearly 30,000 with asthma admitted to being abused before the…
Model Jessica White puts the runway on hold for a spot on reality television.
Jessica White is making her solo reality TV debut on her new show with Style…
POTUS takes care of daddy duties last weekend.
Barack Obama completes daddy duties at younger daughter’s Sasha basketball game last weekend.
Co-founder Edward Lewis defends Time Inc. sale after criticisms from former editor.
Lewis, who sold Essence in 2005, said he would do it all over again if…
Innocence Project finds DNA evidence to exonerate Johnny Williams.
Santa Clara University students and lawyers prove that DNA on a t-shirt did not belong…
Man claims Grammy-winner did not give him proper credits.
Micah Otano says he co-created and co-owned Ocean’s song called “Lost.”
Chicago gunman opens fire on father changing daughter's diaper.
The infant’s father, allegedly has a known gang affiliation.
Could Atlanta soon suffer Detroit's fate?
White suburbs secede from Atlanta
Vick turns a new leaf with his pets.
Has he fully changed?
Newark Airport TSA employees fail security test by letting fake bombers through a checkpoint.
Newark International Airport fails security test after their B1 checkpoint is unknowingly breached by a…
Mostly black kids will be affected by the closings
Philly school board closes several schools for “underperforming”
Kwame Kilpatrick stepped down as mayor of Detroit in 2008
Former Detroit mayor found guilty of racketeering and extortion in federal court
Two plain-clothes shot 16-year-old after encounter in Brooklyn.
Gray’s friends said they didn’t know he had a gun.
Colion Noir gives his reasons on why you should arm yourself.
You think the NRA can sway our opinions on guns?
52-year-old retired boxer is murdered in his Philadelphia property.
Martin’s niece says a visitor of one his tenants got into verbal dispute with former…
Jackson admits knowing Chavez directly and personally.
Jackson is one of many black liberals who were Chavez supporters
Preparations underway for Michelle Obama's 50th Birthday.
Who else will she get to perform?
Cleveland police detectives withheld evidence in his case
African-American man wins 13 million in federal civil rights lawsuit
Defendant says hazing has been occurring at FAMU for years
Co-defendant in FAMU hazing death provides account
The couple will wed in San Diego
Lebron James and Savannah Brinson prepare to tie the knot
NBA legend will wed for the second time around.
Jordan and Cuban-American girlfriend have been engaged since December 2011.
Man allegedly swiped Thin Mint and Shortbread cookies
Man accused of stealing $19,000 Worth of Girl Scout cookies
Florida senator references hip-hop in support for Rand Paul's filibuster.
Rubio has previously professed his love for Tupac Shakur.
Bobbi Kristina leaves a message for her mother for her 20th birthday.
Bobbi Kristina turns to Instagram for 20th birthday to leave her late mother a message.
Former editor Constance White says that white corporate ownership has changed the magazine
Former Essence magazine editor says she was forced out by white management
AKAs say legacy status does not guarantee admittance in a particular chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha responds to allegations that they violated pledges’ human rights
Terrilynn Monette was last spotted in parking lot outside Parlay's Bar.
Let’s pray she is found safe and sound
Hollywood stars sought out relationships with the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
What did you think of the late leader?
Planned Parenthood tells Mayor Bloomberg posters stigmatize young mothers.
Opponents of the campaign say posters ignore the racial, economic and social factors in teenage…
23-year-old singer and his entourage intimidate valet parker.
In a video, Chris Brown is seen telling valet, “F– ten dollars.”
Six-time NBA champion, Michael Jordan, claims paternity claims by Pamela Smith are false.
Do you believe this woman?
Man accused of spreading HIV responds via Facebook.
NYC Department of Health confirms Internet frenzy is false.
Students claim their Human Rights were Violated by Hazing
2 students claim the nation’s oldest black sorority engaged in hazing & namecalling
NYPD detective Jason Sharp allegedly punched his son after argument with wife.
The 10-year veteran admitted to having a few a drinks the night of incident.
The father-to-be can't seem to be happy about anything these days
Do you think Kanye has a point?
New prediction expects home prices to increase over the next five years.
Report reveals 2012 was the first year since 1997 that the housing market appeared normal.
Contriversal President dies after 2 year battle with Cancer
The controversial and polarizing president dies after a hard battle with Cancer
A Florida high school student is suspended for protecting his peers from a school bus shooter.
A 16-year-old Fort Meyers, Florida high school student is suspended after “doing the right thing,”…
Openly gay politician was dragged and beaten, according to authorities.
Lawrence Reed, 22, was charged with murder without bond in McMillian’s death.
FBI releases 128-page file on deceased singer.
Records reveal investigations of fan mail and criminal threats to singer.
Email exchange suggests concert promoter pressured Jackson's doctor.
Prosecutors say AEG threatened Conrad Murray to get an exhausted Jackson to rehearsals.
He could have used that but he decided to be honest
Man decides to give money back ATM gave by mistake
Hazing victims had to run down the center of the bus while being punched and kicked by senior members of the band
Prosecutors have added a manslaughter charge in FAMU hazing death
This will be Harvard's 362nd Commencement
Oprah Winfrey to address Harvard graduates this year
Motown songwriter dies at 73.
Rogers’ voice can be heard on Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On.”
An Atlanta teen is shot 15 times for attempting to leave the city's Young Mob gang.
Gang violence isn’t going anywhere
Ex-NBA star says Kim Jong Un wants to talk basketball with President Obama.
Rodman spoke about his recent trip to North Korea with George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “This…
State Congressman says forbidding himself female interns "keeps him good"
Do you think men should have male interns only?
Doctors say this is the first instance of someone being "cured" through treatment
Infant “functionally-cured” of HIV researchers say
Matthew Andre Carter denies using his center in Haiti as a hoax to abuse minors.
Can you believe this story?
Societal change can be achieved
There has been a decrease in African American women being incarcerated from 2000 to 2009.
The man charged may have been a friend of the family
Man charged for the death of Usher’s stepson
Does racism still exist in 2013?
The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at Washington University has been suspended from campus due to…
Will Americans watch men of all races vie for a black woman's heart?
You think the show would be a success?
Rapper was inside tour bus while shot were fired at group of fans.
Police say the rapper or his entourage were not targets.
Dr. Nikita Levy allegedly taped patients using secret device.
After being escorted off hospital grounds, Levy, 54 killed himself in his home on Feb.…
Rapper set to be released after serving two-year sentence.
36-year-old served time for gun possession and tax evasion of more than $3 million.
Parents outraged over letters sent home about children's obesity.
Parents argue that the letters are hurtful to their children’s self-esteem.
Marco McMillian's body found 15 miles from hometown.
A man identified as the driver of McMillian’s vehicle was taken into custody.
Former baller charged for firing gun at ex-girlfriend's car.
Holdscla was hit with six criminal charges including two counts of aggravated assault.
Cover depicts a stereotypical African-American family
Bloomberg Businessweek’s new cover has some asking “who approved this?”
Anthony Darnell Liddell, 19, killed by unidentified shooter.
Officials say there were 4 to 5 shots on campus of Coastal Carolina University.
Troubled singer to spend 55 days in jail with probation
In addition to jail time, Brown was ordered to 18 months in rehab.
Maintenance neglected until ownership is established
In Hamilton, GA a cemetery is divided by a chain link fence. One side has…
A remembrance for her son
Yesterday made one year since Trayvon Martin was taken from this earth.
Executive committee approves same-sex marriage bill.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has already vowed to sign the bill into law.
Other charges dropped
Cars, drugs, and alcohol are all the part of the recipe for life in the…
Changes to U.S. Dept. of Education cause a dip in college enrollment.
Is college just unaffordable now?
Tasteless brochure sparks community rage.
How do they have the time to do this in a crime ridden city?
Florida opts to keep "stand your ground" law.
Do you think these laws will ever change?
Assemblyman Dov Hikind wears blackface costume at Brooklyn home.
Politician says he didn’t mean to hurt anyone’s feelings.
Three students wore KKK-like robes during high school game.
Principal says students’ parents were contacted and “appropriate action” was taken.
Music mogul suggests free Beyonce tickets in exchange for illegal firearms.
Michael “Blue” Williams, who managed Outkast, has so far raised $75,000 for gun program.
Right-wing blogger says first lady feels 'entitled'
Conservative bloggers criticize Obama’s ties to Hollywood.
Research found most think the term 'negro' is offensive
Do you agree with their decision?
Students and faculty members say it's part of a pattern of insensitivity toward minorities by the Emory administration
Emory president’s positive view of the dehumanizing “three-fifth’s compromise” offends many
Minority graduation gap close causes surge in nation's high school performance.
By 2020, the U.S. high school graduation rate is expected to reach an all-time high.
Pope contender says homosexuality is to blame for scandals in the church.
Turkson says Africa’s “taboo” on homosexuality have prevented scandals in the continent.