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So we are back once again to introduce another On The Rise artist, that makes us say #WeWantRenni. Renni Rucci is a Carolina Native who we caught wind of from scrolling on the gram. https://www.instagram.com/p/BfCAbfNHDC9/?taken-by=rennirucci_ https://www.instagram.com/p/Be6FgAGHANy/?taken-by=rennirucci_ Typically a lot of female rappers get overlooked because its hard to match up with some of the existing acts […]

"Every time I look at it, it's embarrassing," Jasmine Darwin told WISTV. "I didn't even realize it happened. Like, I was in shock."

On Wednesday, a North Carolina prosecutor announced that Police Officer Brentley Vinson, who is also Black, "acted lawfully" and will not be charged for shooting and killing 43-year-old Scott.

The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP has sued the state and three county elections boards Monday over an alleged voter purge that disproportionately affects African Americans.

Residents and tourists on Thursday were ordered to evacuate the coastal areas of southeast Florida and South Carolina as Hurricane Matthew surged toward the U.S. after battering the Bahamas, Haiti, and other parts of the Caribbean, reports USA Today. The storm on Wednesday hammered the Bahamas and whipped toward Florida after “killing at least 21 people in Haiti and […]

North Carolina’s anti-gay “bathroom bill” has been the center of a lot of controversy this year — and “The Daily Show” decided to put the bill to the test. The state’s discriminatory HB2 bill, which was passed in March, restricts transgender people from using the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity and also allows businesses […]

With the election about a month away, Clinton is talking to Black men about jobs, family, and social justice.

Gov. Bel and President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency, freeing up funds for flood related assistance.

A medical examiner confirmed that Pickens was pregnant at the time of death, but could not confirm how far along she was, according to WLOS.

Film mogul Tyler Perry has made his mark in the movie industry and now hit a major milestone in the realm of real estate. According to reports, Perry’s Atlanta mansion has been sold for $17.5 million, becoming the most expensive residential sale in the city’s history. The 34,688-square-foot home features a home theater, infinity pool, […]

The White House is pressuring Congress to pass a $1.9 billion bill to provide emergency funding for Zika.

Marie Holmes, the North Carolina mom who won a $188 million Powerball lottery jackpot last year and has spent millions bailing her boyfriend out of jail, now has legal challenges of her own.