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Making disrespectful racial jokes seems to be all the rage in the NFL. Despite being in the midst of a firestorm surrounding Miami Dolphins players…

There was a little trouble right before take off on a flight actor/comedian Brandon T. Jackson was on. The “Tropic Thunder” funnyman was on a…

An Atlanta man has shattered the “Cannonball Run” record by racing from New York to Los Angeles in under 30 hours. Lamborghini Atlanta employee Ed Bolian made it from N.Y. to L.A. in 28 hours and 50 minutes, breaking the previous record of 31 hours and 4 minutes, set in 2006. The 1981 Burt Reynolds […]

It’s a storyline we have down to a science. We flock to the few scripted shows that star talented black actors and actresses. We nearly become die hards when we find out that the show is actually good. When awards season comes around, we cling to hope that our favorite actresses will defy the odds […]

  Rapper/actress Eve has been enjoying a life away from the glare of the limelight for a while now. She’s back and kicking things into…

When it comes to the issue of race in America, Hollywood can never quite get it right.  Most mainstream screenwriters and directors are either too…

NewsOne is reporting that magazine Essence is set to formally hire Elliana Placas, a former staff member of O! Magazine and US Weekly. It is obviously too soon to know what backlash the magazine might suffer as a result of the decision, but it does raise some interesting issues.

President Obama on Thursday urged Shirley Sherrod, the black Georgia Agriculture Department official whose firing and subsequent offer of rehiring this week renewed a conversation about politics and race, to continue "her hard work on behalf of those in need."

Catherine Ariemma never intended for students to be offended by the sight of four Ku Klux Klansmen at Lumpkin County High School. But that’s how senior Cody Rider said he felt last Thursday when he looked up and saw the students — dressed in white hoods and sheets — walking through the school cafeteria.

CNN conducted an experiment on children to see if they were "race blind."

Anti-abortion groups have erected scores of billboards around metro Atlanta with an alarming message: “Black children are an endangered species.” The groups responsible insist that they are not exaggerating, despite contrary federal data.