Forever and Ever You'll Stay in These Charts: Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits Album Reaches Billboard Top 10 Following Her Death'

The Queen of Soul, true to form, is posthumously ruling the charts this week.Billboard reports that following Franklin’s...

 

Lauryn Hill’s Miseducation is more than a crossover—it’s a beacon!

A baby and a breakup. The catalysts for one of the most celebrated albums of 1998 are of some ...

 

 

Denzel Washington on Sustaining a 35-Year Marriage: 'I Do What I'm Told and Keep My Mouth Shut!'

Uncle Denzel has been married to his wife Pauletta for 35 years. Hot damn, they barely do it like that anymore, so how do he and Pauletta do it?...

 

 

A Joyful Noise! Letitia Wright Covers W Magazine

Letitia Wright may have stolen our hearts as the brilliant and wisecracking princess and little sister Shuri in Black Panther, but it was her performance as an avenging daughter in the gripping...

 

 

Cop Kept His Job After Calling Teenage Black Girl a 'Wild Animal That Needs To Be Put Down'

New documents reveal that a Kentucky police officer who repeatedly made racist remarks on social media only received a slap on the wrist when his bosses discovered his publicly recurring bigotry...

 

Millions of Black Voters Are Being Purged From Voter Rolls, Often Illegally: Report

As the end of Barack Obama’s presidency grew closer, election officials began preparing for the next election. Instead of strengthening the security of voting machines and making voting more accessible to citizens, states did the exact opposite...

 

 

Black Man Fired From Home Depot for Standing Up to Racist Customer Offered His Job Back, But He's No Longer Interested

By now we should all know the story of Maurice Rucker, the 60-year-old Home Depot employee who was fired from his job at an Albany, N.Y.,...

 

 

Bus Driver Tells Passengers They Must Be US Citizens in Order to Board

As attention turns toward the government-created humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration officials are slowly encroaching into other parts of American life...

 

 

Nina Simone’s Childhood Home Named ‘National Treasure,’ Is to Be Restored for Future Use.

The childhood home where famed singer and civil rights icon Nina Simone was born has suffered through failed restoration attempts over the years and currently sits in terrible shape, complete with crumbling ceilings and sagging floorboards...

 

 

Conservative Sinclair News Host Resigns After Threatening to Sexually Assault Parkland, Fla., Student

A Sinclair Broadcast Group host showed his whole ass—and was forced to resign—after writing a tweet in which he threatened to sodomize Parkland, Fla., student and gun-reform activist David Hogg...

 

 

Equal Pay Day: Will Women Ever Catch Up?

Well, that only took about 100 days. That’s right, kids: It’s Equal Pay Day 2018, otherwise known as the day women’s collective earnings catch up with men’s earnings from the previous year...