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17-Year-Old Arrested In Connection to Murder of PnB Rock

The 17-year-old son of Freddie Trone has been accused of murdering PnB Rock before his father drove them off in… Read More

September 28, 2022

Legendary Jazz Giant Pharoah Sanders Dies at 81

Pharoah Sanders, who played with John Coltrane and who was a crucial component of the spiritual jazz movement, died at… Read More

September 24, 2022

The 7 Top Takeaways From New York Fashion Week: Doja Cat, Telfar’s Pop-Up, Latto & More

We're spotlighting designers, artists, and more that captured our attention over the past week in New York City. New York… Read More

September 16, 2022

R. Kelly Convicted of Federal Child Pornography Charges

It took the jury 11 hours to find R. Kelly — who was facing 13 counts — guilty on three… Read More

September 14, 2022

Biden’s Student Loan Relief Will Help Black Borrowers Most — But Is It Enough?

Biden's relief is an unexpected but welcomed start for Black student loan borrowers, but some feel more can be done.… Read More

September 13, 2022

Rapper PnB Rock Shot & Killed in Los Angeles

Rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot while eating at Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles with his girlfriend. Rapper PnB Rock was… Read More

September 12, 2022

Declassified Files Reveal That Aretha Franklin Was Monitored By FBI

A 270-page document on Aretha Franklin shows that the FBI extensively tracked the 18-time Grammy Award winner throughout her career.… Read More

September 9, 2022

Mystikal Faces Life Sentence After Being Indicted On First-Degree Rape Charge

New Orleans-based rapper Mystikal faces life in prison after being indicted on a charge of first-degree rape from an alleged… Read More

September 8, 2022

Barack & Michelle Obama Unveil Official Presidential Portraits

Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their official presidential portraits. The portraits were done by Robert McCurdy and Sharon Sprung. Barack… Read More

September 7, 2022

Jackson, Mississippi Declares State of Emergency Over Drinking Water Crisis

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves is set to declare a state of emergency, as Jackson residents have little to no running… Read More

August 30, 2022

A Night at Brooklyn Museum With Black Fashion Fair

Black Fashion Fair's first Museum World Tour in Brooklyn was a joy-filled occasion, we speak with Black Fashion Fair about… Read More

August 29, 2022

Latto Comes To Bat For Abortion Rights In Planned Parenthood PSA

Following the Roe v. Wade overturn in June, Latto partnered with Planned Parenthood for a public service announcement about abortion… Read More

August 29, 2022

The RAP Act Would Ban Lyrics From Being Used as Evidence — But is it Enough?

The Restoring Artistic Protection ACT — or RAP Act — would place legal guidelines on when, and how, lyrics can… Read More

August 25, 2022

Vanessa Bryant Awarded $16M In Lawsuit Over Kobe Bryant Crash Site Photos

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant and co-plaintiff Chris Chester were awarded a combined $31 million by a Los Angeles jury… Read More

August 25, 2022

President Joe Biden To Cancel Up To $20K in Student Loan Debt

President Joe Biden has announced a student loan forgiveness plan, cancelling up to $10K in federal student loans for millions… Read More

August 24, 2022

Fetty Wap Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Conspiracy Charge

Rapper Fetty Wap faces five to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine.… Read More

August 22, 2022