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After falling short in the Finals, NBA star LeBron James might be having second thoughts as to whether he should remain in his hometown of…

President Barack Obama is slated to arrive in South Carolina on Friday to deliver the eulogy at Charleston massacre victim Rev. Clementa Pinckney’s funeral service. It…

It’s been almost a week since a gunman killed nine at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. On Sunday, hours after the…

The massacre that took place Wednesday evening at a historic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina was reminiscent of what African-Americans went through during the Civil Rights…

As former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal remains at the center of controversy, many people are speaking out in her defense. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar…

The 2015 NBA Finals have been nothing short of exciting. Each game so far has come down to the nitty-gritty, leaving fans at the edge…

Everyone knows that having a tight band is an essential ingredient for a successful late night television show — just look at Jimmy Fallon and…

As family mourn the loss of Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden’s son, plans are being made for his funeral service. According to the White…

In 1794, a Portuguese slave ship, dubbed Sao Jose-Paquete de Africa, sank near Capetown while en route from Mozambique to Brazil. Now over 200 years…

Taraji P. Henson, the leading lady of the hit series Empire, is being recognized for her work on the show. Last night, the 44-year-old received…

One of the leading sources for African-American news and commentary was recently sold to a major media company. Yesterday, it was announced that TheRoot.com was…

According to a new study, the suicide rate amongst African-American children has almost doubled within the last two decades. The research, which was published in…