Woman who claims Jordan fathered her son withdraws lawsuit.
Jordan’s lawyers say there was no settlement of money paid to Pamela Smith.
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.
Hammer says he thought the officer was 'dangerous'
MC Hammer claims he was a victim of racial profiling after cop pulled him over…
Man says singer negligently caused permanent injury during 2009 concert
A former concert worker sues Akon for medical expenses and mental anguish.
The magazine has yet to apologize
The satirical magazine calls 9-year-old Oscar nominee a four-letter-word
Snoopy D-O double G still hangs like when he was on Death Row Records.
Can you believe these two are cool now?
The company claims she was fired for "economic reasons"
Woman says she was fired after her boss asked about her voting preferences
Cops contacted woman on Facebook through a "fake" account
Atlanta Woman is angry because police contacted her on Facebook about son’s death
Cameroonian young girls suffer body mutilation in an attempt to protect young women
Young women are now fighting back against the practice
Ye' was going to let them finish but it seems he changed his mind.
Are you shocked by anything Yeezy says anymore?
Do you think Fantasia has a real beef?
Apparently, JET felt the photos Fantasia and her team sent over were not befitting for…
Former Death Row Records CEO Wanted.
He never seems able to escape trouble
Deion Sanders, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson and Marshall Faulk help make public service announcement for gun control.
Deion Sanders, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson and Marshall Faulk help Mayors Against Illegal…
Soledad steps down from her CNN morning show in May
O’Brien claims CNN never supported her show “Starting Point”
Harris loses a 14-year-long battle with prostate cancer.
Rest in Peace
American Bar Association says it's concerned the school isn't preparing its 600 students adequately for bar exam
FAMU law school put on notice by American Bar Association
Detroit missing woman body found with bullet wound in the back of head.
What a sad story
Baldwin claims he was being harassed
’30 Rock’ star accused of hurling racial slur at photographer
Leaves behind a 24 year legacy in Congress
Collins passed away Sunday evening after suffering from a stroke.
Alleged business partner says he was down with Jeezy before he got his record deal
Alleged business partner says rapper owes him back pay for work on his albums
Tito "TJ" Jackson is asking a judge to grant a monthly allowance from MJ's Estate.
TJ Jackson is seeking financial support for the Michael Jackson Estate to continue caring for…
A Massachusetts father signs a $200 agreement with his daughter to stay off Facebook.
A Massachusetts father agrees to pay his daughter to stay off Facebook.
Clutch died a block from where Tupac Shakur was gunned down in 1996
Oakland rapper Kenny Clutch was shot and killed in Las Vegas
The fourth graders had to add, subtract and multiply slaves and number of whippings
Teacher at elementary school assigns ‘slavery’ math problems for homework
Landlord charged with assault for whipping 29-year-old tenant with belt.
Tenant submitted to whipping because he was “scared” and “wanted to get it over with.”
Comedian's wife files for divorce and demands spousal support.
Spears’ wife is asking for full custody of their three-year-old son.
Journalist enters partnership with CNN with new media company.
O’Brien’s show “Boiling Point” gets the axe after poor ratings.
Congratulations to the couple
Do you like Wiz and Amber as a couple?
Displays violence in the community
A video of a beating that took place last summer has left the video sharing…
Filmmaker Ken Burns doesn't have to turn over footage from his documentary
What did you think of this case?
23-year-old man says he and his partner were called gay slur.
A group of women and one man harassed Urena Morel Frankelly and his partner on…
Dwayne Wade's ex-wife is taking the NBA player to court for failure to provide Asthma medicine for their children.
Siovaughn recently filed new documents demanding the court to step in.
A Navy Seal Team Six member says listening to Game's Red Nation got them in mood to kill Bin Laden
How surprised are you about a Navy Seal member listening to rap?
Long-time anchor makes comeback after bone marrow transplant
Roberts returned to a standing ovation from the “GMA” studio.
Pictures of cop killer's body are being shopped to media.
Photographs revealed part of Dorner’s head was missing, as well as his arm and part…
The state of Mississippi finally ratifies the 13th Amendment after an oversight.
One hundred and forty eight years after the 13th Amendment was passed, the state of…
Legal troubles and a bipolar disorder put a strain on the former congressman.
What are your thoughts on this news?
The music legend opens up about his sexuality in new book.
Do you think this is just to sell books?
Court says no one notified them that son was deceased.
Detroit man, Lional Campbell, is still paying child support 25 years after his son died…
Later released when identity was confirmed.
The LAPD responded to a call about armed men around the Laker player, Metta World…
Many unanswered questions
Laureano “Larry” Romero has been charged with the shooting deaths of two black young men,…
Photo Caption Outraged Many Social Media Users
The self described “Lovable Queen of Mean” continues her shock & awe routine.
A New York judge rules Stephon Marbury finish paying his mistress--more than $300,000.
Stephon Marbury ruled to finish paying mistress for $900,000 hush money agreement.
Teen gunned down while visiting friends
Teen is the victim of another senseless shooting in Chicago
Truckstop Skate Park another worry for Lil Wayne.
Lil Wayne can’t seem to stay out of trouble
Passenger accused of racism was a highly-placed business executive
CEO announces that Joe Hundley is no longer with the company
Manhattan Deli that accused Forest Whitaker of shoplifting attempts to rectify situation.
What do you think of this situation?
Two elementary school boys had a 'hit list.'
Two kids in Seattle bring weapons to school in plot to kill their ‘annoying’ classmate
This will be Obama's second commencement speech at an HBCU
Morehouse College president announces that Pres. Obama will deliver this year’s commencement speech
Apparently, the rapper was pulled over by police officers when traveling in a white van with six other people.
2 Chainz was the only person arrested at that time.
Actor treated like a suspected shoplifter
Award-winning black actor humiliated in New York deli
Passenger says Carnival failed to provide a sea-worthy vessel
A passenger from the ill-fated Triumph Cruise Ship sues Carnival
Former presidential candidate is hired as a contributor
What are your thoughts about Herman Cain?
Dorner was living with his mother at the time of the attacks
Nancy Dorner, mother of dead fugitive gunman, releases a statement
Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White was walking out the door
Where does that leave the matriarch of African-American women’s magazines?