African-American

Thandiwe Newton Boo-Hoos Biracial Tears During Baffling Interview, Apologizes To Darker-Skinned Women For Taking Their Roles & Men

She meant well… Darker skinned women: minding their businessThandiwe: pic.twitter.com/diY1Nhzl70 — Ozzy (@ozzyetomi) February 4, 2022 We have no idea who guilted Thandiwe Newton or why she burst into biracial tears during a now-viral interview with The Associated Press where she apologized to darker-skinned actresses for taking their roles and men (despite being married to […]

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‘Kings Of Napa’ Exclusive: Dana And August Argue Over Winemakers Before Asking Their Family Vote To Decide [VIDEO]

Happy Monday! It’s always rough going back to work after the weekend but the best part about a new week is knowing there’s a brand new episode of one our favorite shows airing. Source: Courtesy OWN / Oprah Winfrey Network Have you been watching “Kings Of Napa”? The show is all about an affluent African-American […]

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‘Protect Black Women’ Hundreds March To Demand Answers On What Would’ve Been #LaurenSmithFields’ 24th Birthday, Celebs Comment On Case

Bossip Video The family of Lauren Smith-Fields—the Black woman who died mysteriously after a date with an older white man, 37-year-old Matthew LaFountain—is refusing to take their collective foot off the neck of the Bridgeport Police Department and they are demanding that Smith-Field’s case be taken seriously. Moreover, they’re finally getting more eyes on the […]

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‘God’s Country’ Review: Thandiwe Newton Anchors a Thriller of Escalating Disputes in Big Sky Country

Race, class and cultural divides are probed with intriguing understatement in “God’s Country.” Julian Higgins’ first feature can be taken as a drama with thriller elements or a low-key thriller with atypical dramatic nuance, working either way as a quietly effective balance between genre, social issue and character study elements. Based on a James Lee […]

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IN 4K! Senator Soup Cookie Mitch McConnell Devilishly Distinguishes “African Americans” From “Americans”, Black Folks

Bossip Video We been knew but additional confirmation is always welcome… Source: Anna Moneymaker / Getty Mitch McConnell has long-proven to be a slimy scumbag who isn’t the least bit surrepitious about his insidious nature. Earlier this week, when asked a question about the concerns that Black voters have about the Mutombo-esque blockage of the […]

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“Why Are We Like This” Looks Back At 2021’s Top Trends From The World Wild Web

Whew… Who else is happy to make it to 2022 in one piece? One thing’s for sure, we couldn’t have made it without our senses of humor! But before we get too far ahead of ourselves, let’s have a look back and what we survived. Source: iOne Digital / iOne Digital Just when we thought […]

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Wizkid, Fireboy DML, two other top artists to slug it out at NAACP Image Awards

The Outstanding International Song category at the 2022 NAACP Image Awards is about to be a very tight spot as popular Nigerian artists Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Omah Lay, and Fireboy DML all get a nomination in the category. The nominated artists are all big names in the Nigerian music industry with a huge fan base […]

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Vogue legend Andre Leon Talley dies at 73: report

Fashion legend André Leon Talley, who served as Vogue’s creative director and editor-at-large, died at age 73 on Tuesday, a report said. Talley, who became the first African-American creative director of the magazine in 1988, died at White Plains Hospital from an unknown illness, according to TMZ. The longtime fashion writer was appointed to the […]

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Cracking the case of the ‘woke’ prosecutor

Despite being a progressive prosecutor, Larry Krasner has seen homicide victims mainly be people of color during his administration.Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images ARE THEY FISCAL CONSERVATIVES? The cost of solving a homicide and convicting a guilty party is enormous. Estimates of the all-in costs of investigation, trial and incarceration range from $8 million to […]

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OWN Announces Season 5 Of “Ready To Love” Is Bringing The DMV Dating Scene To Your TVs 1/28!

Just as we prepare to bid adieu to the singles of “Ready To Love” from this season in DC, OWN has revealed the first look at the show’s next season which will stay close, with a look at dating life in the DMV/Potomac area! Source: Kirth Bobb / Courtesy of OWN Host, Tommy Miles is […]

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White Seattle-Area Father Charged With Federal Hate Crimes For Threatening To Kill Black Students While Calling Them ‘Ni**er’

Bossip Video One guess who this guy voted for… Source: Grace Cary / Getty It doesn’t take much for white folks to talk in public the way they talk at home. According to an Atlanta Black Star report, a white father named William Cunningham in the suburban Seattle area of Monroe, Washington has been charged […]

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Maya Angelou to become first black woman to appear on quarter

said in a statement. The commemorative coin is the first of the American Women Quarters program, which features quarters honoring pioneering women in US history, the US Mint reported in a separate statement. Angelou’s quarter will still feature the traditional bust of George Washington on the “heads” side while the converse will pay tribute to […]

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A Tom-Tastic Mess: Asian Doll Walks Off ‘Fresh & Fit’ Podcast After Dispute, Phonic Peons Goofily Giggle About Not ‘Night Riding’ By Dating Black Women

Bossip Video On Monday, rapper Asian Doll made an appearance on the Fresh & Fit podcast—and it didn’t go well. Source: Marcius Ingram / Getty The Texas fem-cee walked off the recorded episode following a dispute with co-host Myron “Fit” Gaines who took issue with her calling him “mean” for repeatedly demanding she and other […]

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Betty White, trailblazing TV star and cultural icon, dead at 99

Betty White, the trailblazing television star whose more than eight-decade career saw her go from unforgettable roles on “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” to becoming a cultural icon in her 80s and 90s, has died less than three weeks before her 100th birthday. Los Angeles Police Department spokesman Mike Lopez told […]

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Mayor-elect Adams may tap FDNY lawyer as first female fire commissioner

joined the FDNY seven years ago as its chief legal counsel and deputy commissioner for legal affairs, is a finalist in Mayor-elect Eric Adams’ search to lead the nation’s largest fire department and its more than 17,000 uniformed and civilian employees, according to multiple sources in the FDNY and another close to Adams.  If she […]

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Celebrity Restaurateur Derrick Hayes Teams Up With Walmart To Gift Families Essential Items & Toys

Bossip Video We love to see it! Source: Jamal Hendrix Celebrity restaurateur Derrick Hayes is more than just the successful visionary behind Atlanta’s hottest cheesesteak chain. He’s also a fixture in the community who gives back to families in need every holiday season. Source: Jamal Hendrix Guests from across the city poured into The Big […]

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Confederate general’s statue removed from US Capitol building

A statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee that has represented Virginia in the United States Capitol for 111 years has been removed. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said in a statement that workers removed the statue from the National Statuary Hall Collection early Monday morning. Northam had requested the removal and a state commission decided […]

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