MIAMI  — Grammy-winning OutKast rapper Big Boi has been arrested in Miami for possession of drugs including ecstasy and Viagra pills. The rapper, whose real name is Antwan Patton, was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia on Sunday. According to the Miami-Dade County […]

Gil Noble, the renowned African-American newscaster whose show “Like It Is” has aired on New York’s WABC-TV for 43 years, is reportedly stable after suffering a stroke. According to the New York Daily News: Noble, the host of WABC/Ch. 7’s “Like It Is,” is stablized, according to Ch. 7’s general manager, Dave Davis. “I just […]

Numerous stories and statistics tell of Black womens’ trouble finding a mate. According to the Wall St. Journal, Black women make up the largest unmarrined segment of the American population. If Black Women remain unmarried because there are so few choices, while Black men decide against tying the  knot because they have so many, where […]

White privilege is a term that has historically been used to identify the privileges, opportunities, and gratuities offered by the American society to anyone who is Caucasian and not a member of an ethnic group. This has manifested itself in a number of ways, such as, better housing, education, economic opportunities, and higher wages, etc. […]

Fox News Fox News’ news-aggregation website, Fox Nation, made an odd and many say “race-baiting” editorial decision Friday when it splashed a story about Obama’s birthday over its homepage with the headline “Obama’s Hip-Hop BBQ Didn’t Create Jobs” and a photo of Obama next to three black celebrities who attended. The report, which aggregated a […]

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann says that if she’s elected president “it won’t take that long” for her to turn around the ailing economy. Speaking to reporters ahead of next week’s straw poll in Iowa, Bachmann says the economy would start to improve shortly after she becomes president if signals are sent […]

NEW YORK — ABC has apologized for showing rapper Nicki Minaj’s nipple on Good Morning America today despite a 5 second delay . “Although we had a five-second delay in place for the Nicki Minaj concert on GMA, the live East Coast feed of the concert regrettably included certain fleeting images of the performer that […]

NEW ORLEANS — A federal jury on Friday convicted five current or former police officers in the deadly shootings on a New Orleans bridge after Hurricane Katrina. Former officer Robert Faulcon, Sgts. Robert Gisevius and Kenneth Bowen, Officer Anthony Villavaso and retired Sgt. Arthur Kaufman were convicted of charges stemming from the cover-up of the […]

As the Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a “re-imagining” of the classic Planet of the Apes movies premieres today in theaters, many are questioning the racial politics and stereotypes that have long fueled the franchise and are still very present in Hollywood. Combine the discrimination the apes face in the movie with the long-held stereotype […]

The New York Times cover story on Thursday highlighted the growing spending power of the super rich. While average American families struggle to make ends meet, the wealthy are flooding high-end stores to the point where Nordstrom has a waiting list for a Chanel sequined tweed coat for $9,010. But instead of emulating the frivolous […]