Black America

The Grio

  1. Source says R. Kelly showers women in luxury, they choose not to leave - According to a family member, the women staying with R. Kelly choose not to leave because they become addicted to the lifestyle that Kelly offers them.
  2. Jada Pinkett Smith admits to selling drugs during Tupac friendship -

    During a recent interview with SiriusXM’s “Sway in the Morning,” Jada Pinkett Smith revealed a little more about her friendship with Tupac: when they first met, she was a drug dealer.

    “It’s kinda hard because I haven’t really told the …

  3. Mayoral candidate says Obama was reparations, tells Blacks to ‘go back to Africa’ - St. Petersburg, Florida, mayoral candidate Paul Congemi claimed that Black people had already gotten reparations because Barack Obama was elected president.
  4. Columbus Short admits drug abuse, talks being axed from ‘Scandal’ - During an interview with Wendy Williams, Columbus Short admitted that he had abused drugs in the past and spoke about his relationship with his ex-wife.
  5. Through a doll, ‘Queen Sugar’ explores the effeminization of the Black man -

    Viewers are fully engaged in season two of OWN’s Queen Sugar, written and directed by Ava DuVernay, and the drama series couldn’t be any better. The show following the Bordelon’s trials and tribulations growing a sugar cane mill

Black America Web

  1. Forest Whitaker To Play A Kingmaker On ‘Empire’ - Forest Whitaker is going to be a hitmaker when he joins the cast of Empire this season. Empire is going to get a little extra sparkle as Forest amps up the star power for season 4, and he’s taking on a crucial role on the show. According to E! News, he’ll be playing a hitmaker […]
  2. Kevin Hart Laughs Off Allegations He Cheated on Pregnant Wife Eniko Parrish -   ***Update*** Kevin Hart seemingly responded to rumors he was caught cheating, laughing it off with an Instagram post. Original story resumes below The Internet is freaking out over footage of Kevin Hart seemingly cheating on his wife Eniko Parrish. RadarOnline obtained images and video of Kevin Hart outside his Miami Beach hotel […]
  3. Is The Next Michael Phelps A Black Teenager? - “I think as I get older …I’m going to need to take—play a key role in kind of integrating swimming into inner city communities a lot more.” – Reece Whitley If you haven’t heard of Reece Whitley, it’s only a matter of time. Towering at 6 foot-8, the 17-year-old swimmer who slices through water with […]
  4. Forest Whitaker Joins ‘Empire’ - NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network says Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker will guest-star in a multi-episode arc on “Empire” this fall. Whitaker will play “Uncle Eddie,” a charismatic music mogul who long ago gave an unknown Lucious Lyon (series star Terrence Howard) his first radio airplay. Now, decades later, Eddie steps up for Lucious […]
  5. Donald Trump Says Jeff Sessions Was ‘Unfair’ To Him On Russia Probe - WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told The New York Times in an interview Wednesday that he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation. In an extraordinary denouncement of one of his earliest backers in Washington, Trump said Sessions’ decision to […]

The Root

  1. Miss. Newspaper Announces Plans for ‘Gangbangers’ Rodeo’: ‘Bang, Bang, You’re Dead’ - Peter Rinaldi, owner and publisher of Miss-Lou Magazine and the Natchez Sun, has caused wide-spread anger with a racist column calling for black youth in Natchez, Miss. who may be involved in gang activity to go to a local park and murder each other for the amusement of observers. In Miss-Lou Magazine’s January 11-24, 2017 print […]
  2. The Art Speaks for Itself - Every year, our congressional representatives hold an art contest for students in their districts, with the prize being a yearlong exhibition at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. It typically does not cause a murmur. This year’s unanimous winner in Missouri’s 1st District was my friend David Pulphus, a quiet, gentle, unassuming student. David’s painting […]
  3. Fla. High School Students Protest to Make African-American History a Full-Year Course - Students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla., staged a sit-in earlier this week demanding a change in the way African-American history is taught in Duval County Public Schools, Action News Jax reports. The organizer of the sit-in, Angelina Roque, said that she and her other classmates wanted to protest because they believed that […]

Huffington Post – Black Voices

  1. Obama's Anger Translator Is Back With A Blunt Message For Trump - "Everyone of you all in the White House has lost your damn mind."
  2. Mariah Carey’s Life Is Being Turned Into A TV Series, Darling - Our sweet, sweet fantasy (baby) is coming true.
  3. Americans Finally Like Hip-Hop And R&B More Than Rock 'N' Roll - Took you guys long enough.
  4. 'GLOW' Actresses Talk Filming That KKK Wrestling Scene - The match was a twist on an ugly real-life moment in wrestling history.
  5. Jada Can't Wait For Will's Mouth To Drop When He Sees 'Girls Trip' - "Will really understands my humor, you know what I’m saying?"
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