Missy Elliott First Female Hip Hop Artist Inducted to Songwriters Hall of Fame

Iconic rapper and songwriter Missy Elliott has become the first female hip-hop artist to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Elliott, 47, was inducted into...

A Bill To Stop Racially Motivated 911 Calls Passes Oregon Senate

A measure to prevent racially motivated calls to 911 passed the Oregon Senate on Monday. One of the bill’s chief sponsors, Rep. Janelle Bynum, D-Clackamas, was...

Three Cannabis Stocks to Buy on the Rebound in June

There are more cannabis stocks than you can shake a stick at that have performed dismally over the past couple of months. Many of them, though, started out in 2019 with...

Golden State Warriors stunned by Kevin Durant injury, response from Raptors fans

Postgame at Scotiabank Arena was anything but normal. Fresh off a stunning 106-105 come-from-behind victory over the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals,...

Taraji P. Henson Speaks before Congress on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health

While addressing Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Taskforce about mental health, an emotional Taraji P. Henson opened up about trauma she suffered in her past and...

Forbes Confirms Jay-Z as Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

The rapper Jay Z, born Shawn Carter, who grew up in one of Brooklyn’s most notorious housing projects, “has accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1bn,...

Central Park Five miniseries “When They See Us ” Should be watched at your own pace

Netflix is made for bingeing, but filmmaker Ava DuVernay thinks that audiences should watch her Central Park Five miniseries “When They See Us ” at their own...

Jason Mitchell cut from MTV Movie & TV Awards nomination amid misconduct allegations

MTV on Wednesday cut Jason Mitchell from contention at next month’s MTV Movie & TV Awards following reports of alleged misconduct by “The Chi” actor. MTV said...

Trump Admits Russia Helped Him “Get Elected” President, then walks back claim

In an unpredictable and rare public press appearance, Mr. Mueller reiterated portions of his nearly 400-page long report about the Russia investigation, including the...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is caught up in European opioid probe

The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria....