How anti-black bias in white men hurts black men’s health

Researchers have documented “large, pervasive and persistent” racial inequalities in the U.S. The post How anti-black bias in white men hurts black men’s health appeared first on theGrio. /
Greek prosecutor investigates TV slur against basketballer

A Greek prosecutor is investigating televised remarks made by a sport commentator who allegedly called black basketball player Thanasis Antetokounmpo an "ape." The post Greek prosecutor investigates TV slur against basketballer appeared first on theGrio. /
WATCH: Here’s why people say Michelle Obama’s memoir is a game changer

There is no doubt that Becoming, the memoir from our forever FLOTUS Michelle Obama, is at the top of everyone’s reading list. The Hill reported ... /
EXCLUSIVE: Brian Tyree Henry, Cynthia Erivo, and Michelle Rodriguez on ‘WIDOWS’

While Viola Davis is the driving force in Steve McQueen‘s latest film, WIDOWS, there’s an all-star supporting cast that delivers some ... /
Cam Newton huddles with large group of kids for Thanksgiving charity event

Cam Newton showed up and showed out for more than 1,200 kids who he served during his Thanksgiving Jam charitable event on Monday the Charlotte ... /
Midterm election Black voter turnout slightly down from 2016

Despite the fact that voter turnout showed a significant increase during the 2018 midterm elections than in other midterms in the past 50 years, ...

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Megachurch pastor Jamal-Harrison Bryant to take over Atlanta pulpit once held by Bishop Eddie Long

The Trump-backing pastor Jamal-Harrison Bryant, who was criticized for saying ‘These hoes ain’t loyal’ during a church sermon, will now bring his brand of fire and brimstone preaching to the Atlanta-area as new senior pastor of New Birth Missionary ... /
‘They’re Still Blackballing Him’: Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend blasts NFL for keeping him off gridiron

Colin Kaepernick’s girlfriend isn’t mincing any words when it comes to her disdain for the NFL, and wants the whole world to know that her beloved is still being blackballed by shot-callers in the league him. According to TMZ, this week New York DJ and MTV host Nessa Diab, gave her two cents after the […] The post ... /
Cop accused of killing teen demanding a complete restructuring of his homicide trial

Lawyers for East Pittsburgh, Pa., police officer Michael Rosfeld has filed a motion requesting that an outside jury in a different venue decide his fate in the shooting of an unarmed Black teen, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. READ MORE: Pittsburgh councilman to face charges of trying to mow down protesters with his car The Rosfeld trial is ... /
Ohio Megachurch pastor suspected of attempting to blackmail woman after affair

New York police officials have confirmed they are searching for Victor Couzens, pastor of the 5,000 member Inspirational Bible Church in Cincinnati, ... /
Tamron Hall and Bevy Smith show love to Soledad O’ Brien for being a truth teller at Harlem United celebration

Black women in media don’t have it easy. They’re often the only ones that look like them in a room.  And they even can face backlash in ... /
Byron Allen Wins Two Big Federal Court Victories Against Comcast And Charter Communications

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios (ES) and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM) are pleased to announce two decisions issued today by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The post Byron Allen Wins ... /
Pittsburgh councilman to face charges of trying to mow down protesters with his car

A Pittsburgh-area city councilman is going to trial on charges of driving through a crowd of demonstrators protesting the police shooting death of unarmed teen Antwon Rose last June. CBS Pittsburgh reports Bell Acres Borough, Pa., councilman Gregory Wagner racked up reckless driving charges for driving through the group of social justice activists ... /
#YoutubeBlack FanFest shows the power of young black creatives

For a lot of Black creatives, all they need is a camera and a digital platform to make magic. That’s why Howard University recently teamed up with Youtube and Youtube Black Hollywood to put on their second annual YouTube Black Fanfest. That’s why thousands of Howard University students and fans of Youtube Sensations packed Cramton ... /
Brandon Micheal Hall talks playing an atheist who meets God on CBS’ ‘God Friended Me’

The CBS comedy-drama series, God Friended Me is eight episodes in and is one of the few shows bringing a different approach to addressing faith, spirituality and human connection. The show centers around actor Brandon Micheal Hall who plays Miles ... /
Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering charges

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was deemed a likely danger to the community and denied bail Monday. The post Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine arrested on racketeering ... /
Yogurt shop owner boots Black social worker and the cops issue weak mea culpa

Seattle-area police are now apologizing for an incident that led to officers helping the owner of a frozen yogurt shop expel an African-American man ...

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Science Times at 40: Is There Hope for These Great Apes?

Mountain gorillas are faring better — perhaps because some humans just won’t listen to reason.

South Sudan Child bride auctioned on Facebook by family

Facebook has come under fire for a "barbaric use of technology" that allowed the sale of a child bride to be held on its site. /
Rep. Marcia Fudge under fire after letter of support for abusive judge accused of murdering his wife surfaces

Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH-11th District) seems to have hopes of becoming the next Speaker of the House, but the chances of that happening have gotten a lot slimmer now that a three-year-old letter has surfaced. The post Rep. Marcia Fudge under fire after letter of support for abusive judge accused of murdering his wife surfaces appeared ... /
Overheard Jay-Z lyric convinces paranoid neighbor Black man is abusing partner — yep, he calls cops

A Black man at home minding his business and jamming to some old-school hip hop, had the cops called on him because his neighbors thought he was ...

Nigerian entertainer Tosyn Bucknor dies at 37

Nigerians are paying tribute to popular radio presenter and entertainer Tosyn Bucknor, who has died aged 37. /
Tiffany Haddish says Taylor Swift gave her priceless dating advice to find the right guy ‘Credit score has to be over 700, no kids, have his own place’

The odd couple of Tiffany Haddish and Taylor Swift have become such fast friends that the musician, who’s written quite a few tunes about bad ... /
Fear, more than hate, feeds online bigotry and real-world violence

When a U.S. senator asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Can you define hate speech?” it was arguably the most important question that social ... /
Chicago grieves after beloved doctor is gunned down by ex- fiancé at hospital

A well-respected doctor was hunted down, shot and killed at her place of employment by her ex- fiancé at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, in a violent and horrifying rampage that left four people dead yesterday. —Disgraced Cleveland area judge accused of fatally stabbing estranged wife— According to reports, on Monday Dr. Tamara O’Neal ... /
Barack Obama encourages audience to keep fighting at foundation event

  Barack Obama wants a do-over. Not of his historic presidency, but he told a rapt audience at the second annual Obama Foundation Summit at Chicago’s Marriott Marquis hotel that the world needs a remake because of the current state of affairs. —VIDEO: Barack Obama surprising his wife Michelle at her book signing is the […] The ...

South Africa's land dilemma

South Africa is locked in a controversial debate about land redistribution to try and right historical injustices.

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