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Not only did Nitra complete undergrad, she's now about to graduate from law school. Myles is completing his Master's degree in special education, while their son MJ is preparing to graduate from kindergarten.

The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum's natural pout.

The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports.  The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]

The officer says he was given a poor performance review because his reports weren't adding up to support the idea that Black and Hispanic teens were the biggest perpetrators of hopping turnstiles.

The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

Prepare to be inspired by Oprah Winfrey’s latest endeavor — a memoir. Deadline reports the media mogul has signed a deal with Flatiron Books publishing, a division of Macmillan, to release The Life You Want. The memoir will include key moments in Winfrey’s life, as well as lessons readers can hold dear. The eight-figure deal also includes […]

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as African-American. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their African-American identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As American continues to brown, here’s a gallery of […]

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as African-American. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their African-American identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As American continues to brown, here’s a gallery of […]

Others claim they were also kicked off the flight because they defended the Black passenger. The airline, however, called the group "disruptive."