Leaves scene and returns to apartment
In the Bronx a teenager is accused of throwing a 9 year old boy off…
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
The Oval Office is getting an upgrade
Obama will be moved into a replica Oval Office during renovations
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
Jackson says Obama visit necessary
Rev. Jesse Jackson thinks federal intervention is needed in Chicago to combat gang-violence.
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
Obama says he engages in skeet shooting all the time
White House releases a photo of President Obama discharging a shotgun
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…
John Liu looks to bring inclusion into other branches of the city’s government
John Liu’s policies of inclusion and transparency has led to significant city bond underwriting deals…
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
Parks will be the first African-American woman depicted in a statue on Capitol Hill
Congress to unveil a statue of the civil rights activist Rosa Parks
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…
Is creating a gun safety course a good or bad idea?
The “South Carolina Gun Safety Program” is a proposed bill by Republican Senator Lee Bright.
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
Rice began her work on Face the Nation Sunday
CBS News hires former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as a contributor
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…
Do you think MLK would be proud?
What a coincidence that both are on the same day.
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…
In the first official portrait the president was straight-faced; In his second, he's smiling
The White House releases President Obama’s official portrait for his second term
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…
West's letter is described as "possibly the shortest letter from Congress in US History."
CAIR puts a letter Allen West wrote to them up for sale to raise funds
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.
Three appointments in a row have been white men
Rep. Charlie Rangel from New York criticizes President Obama’s recent cabinet picks
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…
One of the goodies in the store is a commemorative poster by Chuck Close
A souvenir store has been opened for Obama’s Inaugural celebration
Are you offended by the title?
With all of the reality tv shows to choose from, Nat Geo must have thought…
Is this the deal either side wanted?
Lawmakers are seeking to avert more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts…
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
The President and First Lady send best wishes to those Americans celebrating Kwanzaa
The President and First Lady release a statement via the White House commemorating Kwanzaa
Lisa Jackson, a hero to many environmental groups, is stepping down
Head of the EPA has announced that she will be resigning soon after Obama embarks…
Glover had been with the magazine for 6 years.
Terry Glover, managing editor of Ebony Magazine since 2009, passed away Christmas Eve.
Baseball player brings in the holidays in jail.
Holidays can be a volatile time. Expectations are high and many people are reveling. This…
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…
Did the Romney campaign overcharge people?
Several news organizations are claiming that Romney overcharged them during his campaign
Obama administration sources say both Ursula Burns and Ken Chennault are on the short list of possible additions to Obama's cabinet
Xerox CEO Ursula Burns and American Express CEO Kenneth Chennault are both in talks with…
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…
Scott will become the only black U.S. Senator
South Carolina has made history by appointing its first black U.S. Senator since Reconstruction
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…
What do you think of her decision?
Rice said the process would be disruptive to the country.
Do you think the prank was racist?
Dutch tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki poked fun at Serena Williams’ appearance during a tennis match.
Landlord rages against Obama's 'continued assault on small business'
Do you think your landlord is an Obama hater?
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
Scott is a Tea Party Caucus conservative
U.S. Representative Tim Scott is widely believed to be likely chosen to succeed Jim DeMint…
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.
There is another way to think about the prospective nomination of Susan Rice for secretary of state.
In any discussion of Susan Rice’s career, there is no escaping Africa.
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.
Man killed a six-year-old while driving under the influence
Angry family members of a slain six year old come to blows with family members…
Brown was accused of snatching a woman's iPhone
The Miami District Attorney won’t be filing charges against singer Chris Brown.
'He won't be invited back' they said
Michael Jordan didn’t follow the dress code at a Miami Beach country club.
"We kinda look like apes right now...Planet of the Apes...Planet of the Negroes"
Do you believe their explanation?
The two former rivals talk turkey over salad
Mitt Romney visited President Obama in the White House for lunch and the two talked…
Lawyers say his money is running low
Zimmerman defense team announces that donors to George ZImmermans defense fund will receive a hand-written…
Is this another Trayvon?
What punishment does the killer of Davis deserve?
Neighbors say All Star NBA'er was a neighborhood nuisance
Who do you believe?
Do you think he's lost his cotton-picking mind?
Glenn Beck listed an item on sale on Ebay which featured an Obama figurine in…
Do you think Ambassador Susan Rice is being treated unfairly?
“Time to stand up for Susan!”
The parents were not officially notified
Parents of a 17-year-old freshman are very upset after school failed to notify them of…
He claims he's not a racist
Do you agree that he’s not a racist?
Cabbie says the 6'2'' NFLer got "aggressive"
When will these athletes ever learn?
The organization will help kids from broken homes
Former boxing champion “Iron” Mike Tyson hopes to help children who are at-risk achieve their…