Motown Criticized Over J. Lo Tribute Performance at The Grammys

For years, the Grammy Awards has faced criticism over what many say is an effort to prioritize non-Black artists over actually Black artists doing Black music. Last night’s ... Continue Reading →

Florida Secretary Of State–Who Oversees Elections–Resigns After Pics Of Him In Blackface Surface

Florida Secretary Of State Mike Ertel is out of a high-paying job. That’s because photos surfaced of Ertel dressed in blackface at a party in 2005. Ertel was pretending ... Continue Reading →

Alleged Sex Cult Guru R. Kelly Won’t Have To Shut Down Chicago Studio Right Now–But Still Faces Eviction

Singer and alleged cult leader R. Kelly got at least one piece of good news after a prolonged period of brutally negative press: he won’t have to vacate the Chicago recording ... Continue Reading →

Louisville Airport To Be Renamed In Honor of Late Hometown Hero Muhammad Ali

The late boxing legend Muhammad Ali is set to have his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky rename its airport after Ali, birth name Cassius Clay. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer ... Continue Reading →

Andrew Gillum Touted As Prospective 2020 VP Nominee

He barely lost last month’s emotional, supercharged Florida gubernatorial campaign, but Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum might be staring at a serious silver lining: ... Continue Reading →

Mississippi Senator Likely To Be Reelected Even After String Of Racist Revelations

Republican Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has been exposed for reveling in memorabilia from the slavery-era confederacy; attending a segregated school and, years later, ... Continue Reading →

ITS AN UPSET: Rep. Karen Handel Concedes; Lucy McBath, Mother Of Slain Jax Teenager Jordan Davis, Poised To Become First African-American To Hold 6th District Seat In Georgia

In a stunning upset, Republican Rep. Karen Handel has conceded defeat in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District. “After carefully reviewing all of the election ... Continue Reading →

Stacey Abrams Trails Slightly In Georgia Race Rife With Voter Suppression Accusations: Runoff May Be Coming

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams trails Republican Brian Kemp by about 75,000 votes out of nearly 4 million total votes cast. In a speech last night, ... Continue Reading →

Democrats Say ‘Checkmate’, Reassume Control Of The House Of Representatives In Stunning Wave Election

In a stunning rebuke to President Trump and his Republican followers in Congress, Democrats nationwide sent incumbents and would-be GOP officeholders packing, rolling along in ... Continue Reading →

Amendment 4 PASSES: More Than 1.4 Million Ex-Felons Regain Voting Rights In Florida Immediately; Amendment Poised To Be Game Changer In 2019 AND 2020 Elections

It took over 150 years but Florida voters have put to rest a disgraced vestige of the state’s ugly slavery history: Florida’s ban on ex-felons being allowed to vote ... Continue Reading →

History DEFERRED: Andrew Gillum Falls Short In Quest To Become Florida’s First Black Governor, But Promises To “Keep Fighting”

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum fell short in his bid to become the first-ever African-American governor of Florida. Although Gillum, a Democrat, lead much of the early vote ... Continue Reading →

Rae Carruth Leaves Prison After Nearly 20 Years: Former NFL Star Was Convicted In Ex-Girlfriend’s Murder

Former NFL star Rae Carruth walked out of confinement a free man this morning. A waiting SUV rushed the athlete away from waiting news crews from several media outlets who were ... Continue Reading →

Jacksonville Jaguars Owner Doesn’t Buy London Stadium After All, But Fans Still Fear Team Could Leave Town

News that Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan had agreed to purchase the storied Wembley Stadium in London, England instantly worried football fans in Jacksonville, who believed ... Continue Reading →

Some Bernie Sanders Staffers From 2016 Campaign May Be Looking To Jump To Younger 2020 Candidates: report

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders may be gearing up for another run at winning the White House, according to political observers. But if he decided to take the plunge, he may ... Continue Reading →

First Lady Melania Trump’s Rep Calls For Boycott of T.I.’s Music After Rapper Features Provocative Video Scene With Melania Lookalike

First Lady Melania Trump was not amused when word hit the curb that Atlanta rap mogul T.I. featured a woman who looks a lot like her, even wearing a version of Melania’s ... Continue Reading →