Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White was walking out the door
Where does that leave the matriarch of African-American women’s magazines?
Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White was walking out the door
Where does that leave the matriarch of African-American women’s magazines?
Rapper signs his own daughter
Daughter Reginae Carter is among recent signings to rapper Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment
Med school students think Bravo's new reality show will show black female doctors in a negative light
Med school students petition against Bravo’s new reality show
He was scared to go out in public.
Rondell Sheridan, who bears a striking resemblance to Christopher Dorner, can go out in public…
Rickey Hundley allegedly slaps a baby and calls him the 'N' word
According to the Smoking Gun, an incident took place at the end of a flight…
Never argue with a police officer if you're wrong.
Do you think he should have been arrested?
Donald Trump: Beyoncé half-time show moves too "suggestive".
Is it time for him to just go away?
Lawyer found guilty
NBA player Eddy Curry was the father of the child of the woman who was…
Lawsuit seeks to place blame on brawl beginnings
Allegedly the fight started over comments about Rihanna whom Brown has since reconciled with.
Coroner's report released three years after 30-year-old woman dies of a heart attack.
A 30-year-old New Zealand woman dies of a heart attack after consuming gallons of Coca-Cola…
Rapper takes heat for the mention of the slain black man
What’s your take?
LAPD yet to confirm
After a shoot out and a raging fire subsided at a cabin in Big Bear,…
Driving without a license or driving while black?
DMX has been in trouble with the law quite a few times in various states.…
Check out the 5 men who led police on manhunt's after shooting their own.
Ex-LAPD officer, Christopher Dorner, leads this gallery of infamous police shooters
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In this handout picture provided by Los Angeles Police Department, the alleged suspect Christopher Jordan…
LA County District Attorney alleges Brown violated probation
A mutual decision was reached between Norwood and the Mayor of Richmond’s office for…
Surveillance shows Dorner days before murders began
Dorner went shopping for scuba equipment two days before his alleged killing spree began.
What would you give up for love?
Melissa Degesso- Jones didn’t know she would have been a kidney match for her husband,…
Restaurant holds Guinness World Record for "most calorific burger"
Yes again, the Heart Attack Grill lives up to its name.
The Queen of Hip Hop Soul admits that Houston's death helped her stop drinking alcohol
Goes to show you how events can make you change your life.
The slain teen's mother said that she is 'ecstatic'
Two charged in connection with slaying of 15-year-old in Chicago
Pope Benedict is the first pope to resign since the Middle Ages
Pope Benedict XVI steps down at the end of the month
Dorner is the subject of the largest manhunt in Los Angeles history
Former cop who allegedly killed three police officer is still at-large
PETA protests Beyoncé's animal skin Superbowl outfit.
PETA is protesting Beyoncé’s animal skin Superbowl ensemble just weeks after criticizing her black mink…
Lil Wayne being taken to court again for an alleged assault
Seems like Lil Wayne is in the courtroom more than he is in the studio…
Man left with lifelong deformity
Florida man wins his case against Walmart
Not just significant for Americans
s we continue to celebrate the accomplishments and innovations of the black race for Black…
Will you buy this book?
What do you think of this whole scandal?
The FBI hasn't confirmed where he is or what the arrest was about
FBI arrests the grandson of Malcolm X while he is enroute to Iran
Lawyer for family says incident is part of a disturbing trend at Disney
San Diego family sues Disneyland for racism
Timberlake will star in a new commercial that debuts during the Grammy Awards
On the heels of releasing his return single “Suit & Tie,” Timberlake signs on with…
Civil rights leaders call for answer to Chicago gun violence
She will be joined by White House advisor Valerie Jarrett and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Popular anchor will be returning to her post on a limited schedule
Anchor Robin Roberts will make miraculous return starting February 20th
The player had recently been acquired by the team
When will the racism in soccer end?
Merida joins John Temple at the reigns
Kevin Merida became the first African American managing editor of the Washington Post when the…
She was born in 1899.
Hines worked as a riveter during World War II, raised three children and owned a…
Republican Todd Kincannon also sent offensive tweets about Hurricane Katrina victims
GOP official Todd Kincannon is in trouble over offensive tweets about Trayvon Martin and Hurricane…
Leaves scene and returns to apartment
In the Bronx a teenager is accused of throwing a 9 year old boy off…
Steven Robbins was mistakenly released by the Cook County Jail
The case been closed in 2007 several years before the transfer was put through.
The Shabazz sisters were not consulted during film's production
Ilyash Shabazz calls Lifetime’s new movie ‘Betty and Coretta’ fiction
Bus flips and plows into a pickup truck
At least eight are dead and 38 were transported to hospital’s in California after a…
Officials may be concerned with cold weather conditions for halftime show.
Do you like the idea of a cold weather Super Bowl?
Daughter put up for adoption without his consent
How often do you see a father getting custody of his child or children?
Attack caught on parking lot surveillance
Three white men were prosecuted recently for beating the couple (a black woman and white…
Attorney's request more money from supporters for defense fund
The case against George Zimmerman is set to go to trial in June. His lawyers…
Boy Scouts could end gay ban
President Obama expresses support for gay boy scouts during interview
The comedian is expecting his fourth child this year
Are you a big Tracey fan?
Members of new site say they were "bullied by liberals" on Facebook
Tea Party Repubs defect to a new conservative alternative to Facebook
Teen will be laid to rest February 8
Funeral arrangements and reward money announced for 15-year-old gunned down in Chicago
More than half of a government class at the ivy league college were caught sharing answers on a final exam
A dean at Harvard metes out punishment to cheating undergrads
Former employee says her pregnancy changed her standing in the company
Former employee at OWN files a lawsuit against Oprah’s company
15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was murdered in the streets of Chicago just weeks after performing at the president's inauguration.
Hadiya Pendleton made an anti-gang violence video before being gunned down
J.D. Patterson Jr. has been selected to lead the Miami-Dade Police Department
He will lead the 8th largest police department in the United States.
Two are reportedly injured in the shooting.
Police say they have two people in custody in connection with the shooting.
All is forgiven
Anna Burns Welker wife of New England Patriot wide receiver Wes Welker took to Facebook…
Confronted burglar after award show
Last year we had LL Cool J apprehending someone in his home and apparently Taye…
What about the historical context?
A teacher in Las Vegas, NV allowed his students to dress up in KKK robes…
The Philadelphia-grown group is working on their upcoming 13th studio album, “& Then You Shoot Your Cousin."
If there is a band that can be labeled the hardest working band in show…
The Michigan Corrections Department facility was former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's home for a few days.
What is your opinion of Kilpatrick?
Role of current host, Soledad O'Brien, unclear
In an effort to bolster ratings CNN has hired some new talent to replace or…
Kimberly McCarthy will not be put to death tonight, after all.
It is rare and often times unexpected to here of a woman being sentenced to…
Racist scrawl covers the bathrooms in the new World Trade Center
Vile comments pollute the new World Trade Center construction site
Mother loses another child after gun violence explodes in the streets of Chicago.
A Chicago mother loses a second son to open gunfire in Chicago.
Dr. Samuel A. Elbert gets a headstone at the Crown Hill Cemetery
Elbert challenged the Medical College of Indiana in 1871 after they refused to grant him…
Russell Simmons speaks out about scamming former employee out of millions.
Russell Simmons accused of taking millions from former Run Athletics President.
Legendary Motown singer will hit the stage February 2nd in New Orleans
Can you believe Stevie is still belting out those tunes?
Rapper T.I. and Tiny Talk Marriage in Ebony Magazine’s “Black Love” Issue
The rapper/actor and his wife, Tiny, former Xscape singer, prove that not all celebrity couples…
BMW salespeople thought the seven year old black boy was a beggar and a vagrant
Adopted seven year old black son of white Brazilian couple racially-profiled
The HBCU violated state law by paying an employee extra money
N.C. Central University tries to recoup over $60,000 from an employee they paid extra money
Martin: "I'm not running for president of NABJ"
Martin will join forces with NABJ in a special role for its 2013 convention.
Companies across the country fire employees for supporting Obama and Obamacare initiatives.
Employers across the country exercise their right to fire employees for political affiliation.
Dr. Cornel West speaks out against President Obama being sworn in using Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s bible.
Cornel West expresses disappointment in President Obama during panel at George Washington University.
Is that a risky move?
The Super Bowl takes place in New Orleans, Sunday, Feburary 3rd and it features a…
Budget cuts lead to more economic challenges for minority workers
U.S. Postal Service having eliminated 168,000 jobs since 2006. More cuts are expected, meaning more…
The former contestant thinks it's time for the show to end
Do you agree?
Are black folks saving OWN?
Analyst says new shows appealing to African-Americans have saved Oprah’s once fledgling network
Former Miss America, Ericka Dunlap, claims producers removed her from her seat during the Miss America pageant
Is she making a big deal out of this?
Organizers say they're all for free speech but Lupe went on for too long
Rapper Lupe Fiasco delivers anti-Obama speech and song at Inauguration party and is asked to…
Rev Run's "Pastry" Shoe Line is worth 50 million
A business partner in Rev. Run Athletics “Pastry” Shoe Line accuses Simmons brothers of hiding…
Nagin is the first New Orleans mayor to be indicted on federal corruption charges in the town's entire 295-year history
Former mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin has been indicted by a federal grand jury…
It seems as if Spike Lee is all by himself regarding his comments on Django Unchained
Do you agree with Gregory?
Was this one of your favorite shows growing up?
Bain died in his home in California
Popular Good Morning America host is making a successful return to ABC
Do you watch GMA?
The popular comedienne chats with our Black Enterprise audience about anything and everything.
She will talk about her career as a comedian, tips on entering the business, and…
Do you think Scandal's Olivia Pope is a class act or not?
Scandal’s Olivia Pope is compared to the home-wrecking “wh****” of reality TV
One in three women on the African continent use skin lighteners
A new report shows skin bleaching on the African continent is rampant
What would you have done?
An airport janitor finds valuables left behind by a passenger and immediately turns them in.
CEO calls Obama a "dictator," posts a ranting video online
One CEO says he’s willing to go to outrageous lengths to protect his right to…
Does being a public figure mean you have to give up your privacy?
What do you think of the lack of privacy celebrities have?
Kobe Bryant's ex-wife sells one of three million-dollar mansions obtained from her divorce.
Vanessa Bryant finally signs off on paper work to sell her million-dollar Newport Beach mansion.
Maybach Music Group CEO being sued for allegedly stealing the name and life of former drug dealer Freeway Ricky Ross
Do you think the rapper should change his name?
Hollywood's favorite celebrities share their best holiday moments on Twitter.
Which one of these stand out to you?
School claims the black male teacher sent inappropriate text messages to a female student
A math teacher from a wealthy Philadelphia prep school files a lawsuit after he was…
Teaching kids to be proud of their race may have beneficial effects on their G.P.A.
New research finds that racial pride facilitates learning in children
Racial diversification of college campuses has slowed since the 1960s and 70s
Georgetown University professor claims racial diversification at U.S. college campuses is slowing down
The Jackson 5 cartoon aired from 1971 to 1972
Dreamworks Classics is making the beloved 1970s Jackson 5 cartoon series available for purchase
Michael Jackson estate agrees to $55,000 settlement with Ola Ray.
After suits filed in 2009 against the Michael Jackson estate for back payments, the estate…
Hill says she receives racist hate mail on a regular basis
In a letter filled with racial slurs, a listener urges ESPN’s management to get rid…
The perpetrator of the "joke" was suspended from school
A high school freshman has been suspended from school after he gave a black classmate…
Local lawyer Jeffrey Blanck has a long history of service with the NAACP
Local chapter of the NAACP elects the first white president in its 66 year history
Other players and the game officials walked off too
An Italian soccer player of Ghanian descent walks off the field in protest after fans…
Are you offended by the title?
With all of the reality tv shows to choose from, Nat Geo must have thought…
Major retailers are warning consumers not to buy Nap Nanny recliners
After several complaints, even deaths, stores are recalling Nap Nanny recliners
The star anchor is now reunited with her dog.
How has Robin inspired you?
Top Model wants to fulfill life dream of being a mother
Tyra says she wants her dream of motherhood to come true “very soon.”
New initiative will provide educational access to minority youth
Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) partnered with Sigma Gamma Rho to help build awareness…
Kentucky man says his effigy of Obama eating a watermelon is popular in his all-white neighborhood
A man in Kentucky is defending his Obama effigy as freedom of speech
Glover had been with the magazine for 6 years.
Terry Glover, managing editor of Ebony Magazine since 2009, passed away Christmas Eve.
Are Chris Brown and Rihanna experiencing true love?
Yes, by now, I’m sure you’ve seen the photos of Chris Brown and Rihanna sitting,…
Their first public appearance together in a long time on national television.
Do you care about these two or not?
Connie Fleming poses as Michelle Obama on magazine cover
Candy Magazine is dedicated to transversal style
Being an offspring of the famous Jackson family doesn't guarantee success in the music business
Who is Austin Brown? He’s only the nephew of Michael Jackson, son of Rebbie Jackson.
Do you think she should have been arrested?
A Pennsylvania woman exhibited threatening behavior to school children
Why is his driver's license photo important to be released?
Jackson, full name Michael Joe Jackson, is shown in a black dress shirt in a…
Rapper Joey Bada$$ tweeted the news of Steez' death.
No details have been released on his death.
Do you think Tamar Braxton is doing damage control?
Tamar Braxton now says she didn’t say she was skeptical about Beyonce’s pregnancy
Do you think Buju should get a new trial?
A Florida newspaper has reported that a juror did improper research during Buju Banton’s trial…
Chris Rock claims he was set-up but settles lawsuit
A lawsuit filed by a Hungarian model against actor-comedian Chris Rock has been settled
Do you think black men prefer lighter-skinned women?
A mother on ‘Toddlers and Tiaras’ won’t let her daughter play outside in the sun…
Do you think Katt Williams is hatin?
During a recent stand up act in L.A., Katt Williams calls actor Jaime Foxx gay
Celebrities are joining the fight for gun control legislation
A nonprofit organization fighting for gun control laws, has asked stars Beyonce, Chris Rock,…
Civil rights leader calls for a real movement against guns.
Sharpton mentioned the near murder of Democrat Gabrielle Giffords last year and the shootings at…
Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., discusses the first black man who may have seen Jesus
The New Testament refers to a number of black people as well, including Simon of…
The Baltimore Ravens linebacker claims what his child's mother currently receives is enough
A judge must decide if the mother of NFL linebacker Ray Lewis’ child deserves more…
Though Brandon Jackson was fending off a mob of white males, he was the one charged and jailed
A black Maryland man has been jailed for attempted murder, but sources say he was…
The pizza chain founder files one of many pending lawsuits against Obamacare
Founder sues the Federal government saying providing mandatory contraception and abortions is immoral.
Parker said the Redskins Quarterback is 'not really down with the cause.'
Rob Parker has been suspended from ESPN indefinitely pending an investigation of his comments.
Her older brother also attended the school but was unharmed in the incident.
The New York Amsterdam News is reporting that jazz saxophonist Jimmy Greene’s daughter was one…
City commissioner mocked Obama, blacks and Latinos on his Facebook page
John Sims apologized publicly after making a racially-charged Facebook post
Spike TV reality show produced by the pair is being taken to court
19-year-old says he was falsely labeled a crook on the show “Big Easy Justice.”
Reed says "marriage is a fundamental right for everyone."
Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage.
Homeless man was just seeking a warm place to sleep
A Fort Worth, Texas man who sought a warm place to sleep in a garbage…
Do you think the prank was racist?
Dutch tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki poked fun at Serena Williams’ appearance during a tennis match.
Male viewer criticized the appearance of black woman meteorologist
ABC meteorologist Rhonda Lee was fired after she responded to a criticism of her hair…
Bounce will now be seen in 24 of the top 25 African American Markets.
The African American-focused tv station will now have 68% U.S. coverage and affiliates in 24…
TMZ.com shows the official never before seen report
Christopher Wallace’s autopsy report revealed 15 years later
Students received imaginary tools including manacles, whips, thumb screws, iron brands, muskets and barracoons
Junior high school history lesson asked kids to devise a business proposal for enslaving Africans
What do you think of this photo?
After a Mexican-themed party, sorority girls post a photo on Facebook and Tumblr.
How do you feel about Jet's decision?
Ravi Perry and Paris Prince are now newlyweds.
Do you think he looks like Stringer?
He robbed a total of 11 banks.
Police say Katt struggled with officers
Did you ever know these two were affiliated?
Police think there was previous beef between the two
A man has been charged in the murder of a Morgan State University football player
When burglar gets beat up by homeowners
He had it coming, didn’t he.
The four players have been suspended from the team
Four Hofstra basketball players have been charged with stealing cash, iPhones and iPads from dorm…
Attorney General of Alabama had a few choice words for the KKK in 1976
He wasn’t scared of the Klan at all.
Journalist solicited 'race cards' from all over the world
Award-winning journalist gets people to write down six words on a card about race
The struggle rappers said 'put up the money for our record or we'll kill your girlfriend and your family.'
Extortionists were arrested.
Did you ever expect this from Spurs players?
If the photos are real, expect heavy suspensions.
Belcher thanked his coaches before killing himself
Jovan Belcher, a linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs has been involved in a tragic…
Davis' family doesn't want the media to make this about race.
A tragic end for a young black man.