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"I don’t care [about the fact that Ncuti Gatwa is Black] but having said that, once cast, those things are very important. I think diversity and inclusion are very important so you will be hearing from us endlessly about that." - Russell T Davies, showrunner for the BBC's revival of "Doctor Who"

Puerto Rico just can’t catch a break. The majority of the island is still without electricity after a major power grid caught fire. As per The New York Times the territory once known as La Isla Boriqua is still on a very slow pace to getting back to normalcy after a fire ravaged a power plant […]

The good people over at Hampton University are showing love to students currently suffering in Ukraine by offering a full ride to come study at the HBCU's campus in Virginia this summer.

WNBA star Brittney Griner will be locked up in a Moscow jail for at least another two months, according to the Russian state news agency TASS. “The court granted the petition of the investigation and extended the term of detention of U.S. citizen (Griner) until May 19,” TASS said in relaying info it got from […]

A 15-year-old Black girl from London sadly experienced what may be a case of racial profiling after she was subjected to a heinous strip search by police when teachers at her school claimed she was in possession of drugs. 

While these seem pretty extreme given how relaxed the U.S. response to the omicron variant has been, it's nothing compared to how Chinese authorities were allegedly caught on video basically kidnapping citizens who they thought were infected with Covid

There's now a lawsuit surrounding "Akoncity" currently playing out in New York, with a former business partner of the "Locked Up" hitmaker claiming that the whole thing is nothing more than a Ponzi scheme.

"This is the gold standard of how everyone should be treated," Gassama said. "So, we're putting into question why Black migrants, in particular, are not allotted the same level of empathy and humanity." 

Brittney Griner's fans and family are pleading with Russian authorities to bring the 31-year-old back home safely amid the country's invasion of Ukraine. Here's everything we know about her detention in Russia for alleged possession of drugs.

The Weeknd has joined forces with the World Food Programme for a new initiative centered on combating global hunger.