At just 9 years old Bobbi Wilson has already achieved goals some scientists only dream of reaching. The precocious young woman, known as “Bobbi Wonder,” received honors from Yale University for her efforts eradicating an invasive bug species. Bobbi’s project involved research and data collection in her hometown of Caldwell, New Jersey. Specifically, she targeted […]
It may come as no surprise to Black people in North America that the United States’ closest European ally, the United Kingdom, has been accused of widespread, systemic discrimination against people of African descent. After wrapping up a 10-day fact-finding mission on the treatment and experiences of Black people in the UK, a United Nations […]
Though Kelly is likely to spend the better part of his remaining years inside of a cell for crimes in which he's been consistently found guilty, unwavering supporters continue to defend the shackled singer.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Two more Memphis police officers have been disciplined and three emergency responders fired in connection with the death of Tyre Nichols, officials said Monday, widening the circle of punishment for the shocking display of police brutality after video showed many more people failed to help him beyond the five officers accused […]
Jaafar Jackson, the 26-year-old nephew of the late Michael Jackson, will star as the King of Pop in the upcoming film, ‘Michael.” Lionsgate announced the decision on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Jaafar Jackson is the second-youngest son of Jermaine Jackson, Michael’s brother. The rising star released his own debut single, “Got Me Singing,” […]
Ryan Walters, Oklahoma’s state superintendent, hit a rocky start when he failed to give the state legislature a clear performance review and breakdown of the budget. Walters was scheduled to present the Department of Education’s budget and updates to lawmakers at the Capitol on Tuesday. However, in a display that seems to have frustrated both […]
His birthplace was questioned by racist opponents, his tan suit was ridiculed by ridiculous media pundits, and his legacy was hindered by an obstructionist Congress. Yet Barack Obama was never under investigation for mishandling information that could impact national security, unlike Trump, Biden and former VP Mike Pence. In the latest turn of events in […]
The descendants of a Jewish art collector sued the Guggenheim collection this week over a Picasso painting. The Adler family heirs seek the return of Picasso’s Woman Ironing, along with compensation. The Adler/Jacobi family fled Germany in 1938 as the Nazi party rose to power. Like many Jewish families, they were forced to sell their […]
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A gunman killed seven people at two agricultural businesses in Northern California, plunging the state into mourning again in the wake of its third mass killing in eight days. Officers arrested a suspect in Monday’s shootings, 67-year-old Chunli Zhao, after they found him in his car in the parking […]
The nod made the 64-year-old the first person of color, the first woman and the first Marvel Studios actor to be nominated for a performance in a comic book adaptation.
Apple is honoring Black History Month by releasing exclusive content celebrating the Black community and creatives. The Black Unity Collection will feature a special-edition Apple Watch Black Unity Sport Loop band and a new matching watch face and iPhone wallpaper. The collection also boasts content for download and purchase on all Apple products. According to Apple, […]