A disturbing video of Police officers forcing a black woman to the ground at an Alabama Waffle House, exposing her breasts, sparks outrage after going viral

A viral video shows police officers physically forcing a black woman to the ground, exposing her breasts in the process, at an Alabama Waffle House location. The...

J Cole ‘KOD’ Review: “a brilliantly brooding antidote to hip-hop excessiveness”

When J Cole announced the imminent arrival of KOD earlier this week, some of excitement was caused by the tracklisting: not the titles themselves so much as the fact...

A Texas School Asked Its Students To List The Positive Aspects of Slavery

A Texas charter school is apologizing after a teacher gave an assignment to an eighth grade American History class, asking students to list the positive aspects of...

Marijuana’s 4/20’s Fifty Year Old History Began in California

Friday is April 20, or 4/20. That’s the numerical code for marijuana’s high holiday, a homage to pot’s enduring appeal and universal slang for smoking....

Prosecutor won’t file charges in Prince’s death

The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician’s death, effectively ending the...

The 2 Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought...

Yung Bans “Yea” Feat. Che Trill (Explicit – Official Music Video)

Atlanta rapper Yung Bans has released what is being dubbed as the 4th installment in his self-titled EP series, featuring guest appearances from artists Lil Yachty, Lil...

Here Are 60 Black-Owned Alternatives to Starbucks

The incident of two black men recently arrested for doing just what about anyone at one time or another has done at Starbuck’s—sit and wait to meet an...

‘Damn!’ Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer

Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday, making history as the first non-classical or jazz artist to win the prestigious prize. The revered rapper is also...

Review: Beyoncé Is Bigger Than Coachella!

Let’s just cut to the chase: There’s not likely to be a more meaningful, absorbing, forceful and radical performance by an American musician this year, or any year...