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Snoop Dogg will headline the "Hoop 4 Water" celebrity basketball game on May 20 to raise much-needed funds for the Flint water crisis.

For television producer extraordinaire Shonda Rhimes, being as busy as possible is clearly never a problem, as she has just added an additional responsibility to her plate. This time, it’s for the benefit of women’s health, as she has just  joined the national board of Planned Parenthood. Rhimes, who was previously a member of the […]

With so much depressing and devastating news populating the country right now, everyone could use some positivity to brighten up their day and there is no better example of this than a black female neurosurgeon who just made history. https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/844247426030624768 Thanks to Nancy Abu-Bonsrah John Hopkins School of Medicine just made history, as she is […]

It’s been three years and the long-suffering residents of Flint, Michigan are still without clean water. The fact that something as essential as drinking water is not available to Flint residents is unfathomable, especially considering that we live in the highly privileged United States. Unfortunately the current news for those living in Flint is even […]

ESPN anchor Sage Steele is in hot water once again for her comments involving black people and racism. During a recent panel discussion on race, Steele reportedly revealed that her worst experiences with racism in America have been at the hands of black people because she is biracial, married to a white man and has […]

On Tuesday afternoon Louisiana and the city of New Orleans specifically, were ravaged by a tornado that left incredible damage and jeopardized residents that happened to be in its wake. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards officially declared a state of emergency as thousands were left without power and severely damaged homes. https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/829085703585796096 CBS News has […]

In the wake of the Trump administration’s illegal, offensive, discriminatory and just plain cruel #MuslimBan, which ride-sharing giant Uber appeared to support by crossing protesting lines at airports across the country this weekend, many are looking for a ride-sharing alternative and Lyft has quickly become the top option. However, there is another ride-sharing app out […]

The country may be in an extreme state of unrest, but there is some good news to come about courtesy of the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint is set to release a commemorative gold coin soon and it will feature a welcomed dose of #blackgirlmagic. As reported by the New York Times, in April […]

It seems that with each passing day, more and more people turn down the opportunity to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration, which says a lot. Practically no A-lister  is willing to damage their reputation or compromise their beliefs by performing at the President-elect’s inauguration ceremony later this month. However one organization has agreed to perform […]

Another day, another ridiculous incident on a Delta flight, however this one involves the use of physical force. In a case of “you have to see it, to believe it” a woman aboard a Delta airlines flight in Detroit, Michigan had to be physically dragged from the plane after she refused to comply with a […]