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The Hollywood Reporter ruffled some feathers among both the industry and the public when they blamed standards of the entertainment industry on their all-White award season cover.

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as African-American. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their African-American identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As American continues to brown, here’s a gallery of […]

During a recent interview on The Grio, Taye Diggs made a statement that some could construe as odd, considering he is African American.

Video of Linwood Lambert, the man who died in police custody during a medical trip to the ER, has finally been released in an exclusive report by MSNBC.

Following online threats and a number of racially charged vandalism incidents at the University of Missouri, officials at Howard University are boosting security on campus after also receiving threats targeting Black students.

As of Thursday morning, the threats and vandalism continued. Police were investigating an incident at the Columbia campus' Black culture center. Someone spray-painted over the word "black" on the sign to the culture center.

Not everyone who looks like you knows America the way you do.

Spike Lee’s upcoming Chiraq is highly anticipated, and to whet our appetites, the first film trailer has been released. Based off the Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes, Chiraq follows Lysistrata (played by Survivor’s Remorse‘s Teyonah Parris), who gets a band of women together to withhold sex from their men after a child is murdered in Chicago. In true Spike fashion, […]

Todd Rutherford, the attorney for 16-year-old Shakara (last name withheld), spoke to reporters on Thursday about the student's version of events. Rutherford says Shakara put her phone away but refused to leave class because she believed the punishment didn't coincide with the crime.

During his talk with GQ, Sefolosha said around 4:15 am, the lights came on at 1Oak in Chelsea and an officer screamed, "Get the hell out"

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