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| Black vests: Who are the gilets noirs and what do they want?

Following on from the success of France's gilets jaunes - or yellow vests movement, a new protest group aimed at seeking justice for undocumented migrants is emerging....

| Black vests: Who are the gilets noirs and what do they want?

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The Best Pinot Noirs Under $20: A Discriminating Guide Why is it so hard to find a good bottle of Pinot for a good price? Our wine columnist investigated—and actually managed to find a few bottles both affordable and quaffable....
10:48, 06/25/2019

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement ...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Rights of ‘gilets jaunes’ protesters in France, ‘disproportionately curtailed’, say UN independent experts French protesters’ rights have been “disproportionately curtailed” during the wave of recent “gilet jaunes”, or yellow jacket demonstrations across the country over Government economic policies, said a group of independent UN human rights experts on ...
14:16, 04/28/2019

French Protesters Hang Up Their Yellow Vests Seven months after waves of demonstrations first washed over France—bringing the government to its knees—the yellow-vest movement has run out of steam....
04:16, 06/16/2019

France's 'yellow vests' protest in dwindling numbers, some clashes French police fired tear gas in skirmishes with masked demonstrators in Lyon and Nantes on Saturday, the 26th straight weekend of "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reform agenda....
10:00, 05/11/2019

24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're back for more It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
18:32, 07/14/2019

At least 24 Yellow Vests lost eyes in violent protests. Now they're more determined than ever It was a warm afternoon in March. David Breidenstein says he looked on as some of the more radical yellow vest protesters set fire to Le Fouquet's, not just a restaurant but a symbol of wealth and power in France....
01:16, 07/14/2019

Why Yellow Vests Remain Thorn in Macron Presidency: QuickTake No matter which side of France’s political divide you’re on, the yellow vests donned by protesters angry at President Emmanuel Macron’s policies and personal style have come to represent everything that’s wrong with the country. For supporters of the...
04:16, 04/30/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out of his presidency and cast his political future into doubt....
09:16, 04/28/2019

France's Yellow Vests, Unappeased, Are Back to Demanding Change Thousands of yellow-vest protesters returned to French streets Saturday, a sign that President Emmanuel Macron’s great national debate and a promise to lower taxes haven’t quelled demands for sweeping public-sector reform....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
16:32, 06/08/2019

David Ortiz's accused shooter, suspected cohorts led into court in helmets, bulletproof vests Newly released photos show the nine suspects in the botched hit on the life Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz being escorted into a Santo Domingo courtroom wearing police helmets and bulletproof vests....
13:16, 06/15/2019

Walmart replaces iconic blue vests with 'modernized' options made from recycled bottles The blue vests that Walmart employees are known for will be replaced with a gray option with neon blue, green or pink trim.        ...
08:00, 06/06/2019

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Uber announces major Black and Black SUV enhancements, including Quiet Mode Uber Black and Uber Black SUV, the original luxury experiences, are getting consistent improvements in the United States this week. Apparently, many customers have requested top-notch service and premium comfort when using these experiences, and Uber...
02:16, 05/15/2019

'You don't have to look black to be black': The complex racial identity of a tiny Ohio town - video In the remote Ohio town of East Jackson, which sits in the Appalachian foothills, residents have for decades identified as black – despite the fact they appear white. Tom Silverstone and Francisco Navas visit a place where residents' racial lines hav...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
09:48, 08/03/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
10:36, 08/11/2019

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
18:16, 08/10/2019

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
15:16, 07/11/2019

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
23:16, 06/23/2019

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
14:48, 05/25/2019

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
15:32, 05/25/2019

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
17:00, 08/12/2019

Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black) Lilyhood PS4 Wired Controller for Playstation 4, Professional USB PS4 Wired Gamepad for Playstation 4/PS4 Slim/PS4 Pro Cable Length 6.5foot (Black) (Black)...
16:16, 04/28/2019

What to know about black stool The causes of black stool usually include colitis, stomach ulcers, and certain foods. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about black stool, and when to see a doctor, here....
19:00, 05/03/2019

What causes black mucus? Black mucus or phlegm is usually a sign of an underlying condition, smoking, or exposure to pollutants. It may clear up on its own, but it sometimes requires treatment. Here, find out what causes black mucus and how to treat it....
05:16, 05/08/2019

Black Mirror, from worst to best Anthologies are, by nature, a mixed bag. It’s part of their draw: We crack open a collection of short fiction never knowing what to expect from one story to the next; classic television series like Playhouse 90, Hallmark Hall Of Fame, and The Twiligh...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Black Shark 2 Review Black Shark 2 combines top-of-the-line hardware with some useful gaming features and a sleek design, but is worth the steep asking price? We review to find out....
13:48, 08/08/2019

Orange is the New Black Made TV—and Me—Gay In 2013, my need to binge the first season of Orange is the New Black felt so urgent that I couldn’t wait for WiFi to be installed in my new apartment to watch it on TV—so I streamed it on my phone. At the time, I thought I was straight. ...
11:00, 07/19/2019

BTS, Black Mirror and Big Little Lies Katie, Stevie and Bethany talk about all the must-see TV hitting our screens including Miley Cyrus in Black Mirror, Meryl Streep in Big Little Lies and Ellen Page in Tales Of The City....
19:16, 06/06/2019

Black Hat SEO: What is it, how does it work and how to solve it Imagine this scenario as a business with a significant online presence. Your rankings on your target keywords have dropped significantly. You haven’t made any major changes to the content or linking strategy of your website. What’s more...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Black Mirror: the five best episodes so far Black Mirror is back. From an 80s lesbian romance to a murderous choose-your-own adventure, here are the essential dystopian stories you must watch before the new season drops next weekSeason 2, Episode 1 Continue reading......
14:16, 05/31/2019

Psoriasis on black skin: What to know Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article....
05:00, 04/30/2019

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Eczema on black skin: What to know Eczema is a common skin condition that causes inflammation and itching. It can present differently in different skin tones. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eczema and how it might look on black skin....
00:48, 04/30/2019

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
10:32, 04/28/2019

The Definitive Ranking of Black Clothes Since the first human decided that it was a little chilly outside and put together a dope three-piece wooly mammoth fur outfit, black people have been at the forefront of fashion. Looking cool is a part of our expression and creativity so it is only ...
11:00, 06/12/2019

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1997 original, the series has been powered largely by the inte...
14:16, 06/12/2019

What It's Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”)...
15:00, 06/16/2019

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
14:16, 04/28/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
15:48, 07/08/2019

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through...
18:32, 08/14/2019

A black moon rises Wednesday: What is it and can we see it? There’s a black moon on the rise. On Wednesday night, North Americans will get a rare chance to see a “black moon,” which occurs only about every two and a half years, according to Space.com. To be clear, the moon won’t sudden...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Welcome to the NFC East, the NFL’s new black-and-blue division In a pass-first league, the Redskins, Eagles, Cowboys and Giants have paired run-first offense with stout defenses, making the NFC East something of a throwback....
16:16, 08/03/2019

Bruins' Cassidy: Officiating a 'black eye' for NHL Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after Thursday's Game 5 loss to St. Louis that the officiating throughout the playoff has been a "black eye" for the NHL. Cassidy was upset after an apparent tripping penalty that led to a Blues' goal wasn't called....
22:32, 06/06/2019

'Men in Black' can't catch lightning despite 'Thor' duo Receiving a power boost from the Marvel stable, "Men in Black: International" returns to the goofy universe where the wackiest tabloids contain the real news and aliens hide in plain sight. The movie conjures some of the goofy charms associated with ...
11:32, 06/12/2019

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tes...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now The “Men in Black” franchise has a new recruit who isn’t a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now...
09:32, 06/12/2019

The Yankees will soon wear black uniforms Here is something that will make baseball purists puke. When the Yankees visit Dodger Stadium for three games in August they won’t be wearing their road gray uniforms. Instead, for Players Weekend the Yankees will tuck themselves into black uniforms ...
05:16, 06/25/2019

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
16:32, 06/10/2019

Here are three new Black Mirror trailers for your eyeballs Three new episodes of Black Mirror are hitting Netflix on June 5—yes, just three, but you will take what Charlie Brooker gives you and you will be satisfied (or complain about it on Twitter, as is your wont). Speaking of which, Netflix has released a...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Every episode of Black Mirror – ranked! When Charlie Brooker’s series gets it right, its mix of sci-fi and satire is like nothing else on our screens. Here’s its 23 episodes so far, from worst to bestAn hour of television so relentlessly dour that it leaves nothing for anyone to cling to. ...
23:32, 06/05/2019

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then re...
23:32, 05/25/2019

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
17:16, 05/20/2019

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Sources: Vikes' COO Big Ten's 1st black commish Kevin Warren will replace longtime Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, who in March announced his plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the league....
22:16, 06/03/2019

Spider-Man is back—but why all dressed in black? Enlarge / New continent, new costume. (credit: Sony Pictures) It's maybe no weirder than anything else in comic books that Peter Parker—a working-class teenager from Queens who is also Spider-Man—must have a closet the size of the one at Vogue. (It...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Celebrating black masculinity in Harlem When British designer Ozwald Boateng announced he'd be staging a fashion show about "AI," most people assumed he was talking about artificial intelligence....
04:16, 05/07/2019

The A.V. Club is recapping Orange Is The New Black Episode 1: “Beginning Of The End” | Episode 2: “Just Desserts” | Episode 3: “And Brown Is The New Orange” | Episode 4: “How To Do Life” | Episode 5: “Minority Deport” | Episode 6: “Trapped In An Elevator” | Episode 7: “Me As Well” | Episode 8: “Baker...
13:16, 07/26/2019

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
20:48, 06/14/2019

Orange Is the New Black Almost Ended Very Differently... Orange Is the New Black starring Sarah Paulson? No, that never happened. But maybe it could have... In an oral history about the acclaimed show's seven-season run, series creator Jenj......
12:16, 07/30/2019

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
17:00, 06/13/2019

Black Homeownership Drops to All-Time Low While Hispanic homeownership rate is on the rise, the black homeownership rate has fallen 8.6 percentage points, hitting an all-time low in the first quarter of this year, according to census data....
12:48, 07/15/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Get a Black Stainless Steel 6 Qt. Instant Pot for Only $55 It is time to jump on the Instant Pot bandwagon! You’re going to want to toss out all of your other kitchen appliances after you try this. Right now, you can get a black stainless steel 6 Qt. Instant Pot LUX60 for only $55 from Walmart. The Instant P...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Finally a black 'Bachelor'? ABC's president weighs in ABC's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" reality shows continue to be ratings gold for the broadcast network. But critics say they don't succeed when it comes to diversity....
09:16, 08/06/2019

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
04:32, 06/14/2019

Black bears battle it out on front lawn Two bears were spotted biting, clawing and lunging at each other just outside a residential home in Branchville, New Jersey.        ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Much Ado About Nothing review – all-black show is exuberant but muddled The Delacorte Theater, New YorkOrange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks excels in an uneven production that transports Shakespeare’s comedy to Atlanta There’s a war going on, somehow, somewhere. Or maybe several wars. In Much Ado About Nothing, at S...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, ...
06:48, 05/19/2019

14 Christmas in July Items You Have to Buy During QVC's Black Friday We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
07:16, 07/26/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wo...
05:48, 08/02/2019

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants below their waistline. The Shreveport Times reports the City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to abolish the law. Police data s...
06:00, 06/12/2019

‘Men in Black: International’ is an unfunny buddy-cop flop There are more than one billion trillion stars in the observable universe. “Men In Black: International,” however, gets only one. A cautionary tale for the age of reboots, “International” takes over from a perfectly good comedy film series, and turns...
10:32, 06/12/2019

If only I’d had a colonoscopy at 45, as all black people should | Yolanda Young Scientists say it takes 10 years for a polyp to become cancerous, so had I been tested at 45, I probably could have avoided a cancer diagnosis altogether“We found a mass.”The soothing tone and wide smile with which Dr Marie Borum delivered this news ...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Orange Is the New Black Refresher: What You Need to Remember Before Season 7 Visiting hours at Litchfield are about to come to an end. The final season of Orange Is the New Black premieres on Friday, July 26, roughly a year after season six dropped. You've probably......
11:00, 07/25/2019

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5 Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.Read more......
10:32, 05/21/2019

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
17:00, 06/13/2019

1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthood SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Pope Francis has positioned for sainthood a former slave and the first known black Roman Catholic priest in America. The pontiff on Wednesday declared the Rev. Augustine Tolton, of Quincy, to be “venerable.” The D...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Call of Duty's 2020 release may be Black Ops 5 According to a recent report from Kotaku, a “major upheaval” by Activision could see Call of Duty: Black Ops 5 launch in 2020, a year earlier than previous release patterns would lead fans to expect it.The Call of Duty franchise has fol...
11:32, 05/19/2019

Milky Way's black hole has got 75 times brighter and we don't know why Astronomers were shocked to find the area around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way growing 75 times brighter in just two hours...
10:16, 08/09/2019

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating s...
07:16, 06/11/2019

Markets could face another 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
06:48, 08/08/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
05:48, 06/06/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Pay gap between black, white college graduates has grown Members of the college class of 2019 are starting out on some of the best economic footing in recent memory, but that fortune isn’t spread equally. The gulf in wages between young black college graduates and young white college graduates has actually...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Rory McIlroy could have edge at Bethpage Black There aren’t a lot of golf courses that don’t set up well for Rory McIlroy. But ones like Bethpage Black, where the PGA Championship starts Thursday, are tailored for him. The four-time major champion is aiming for his third PGA Championship win this...
01:16, 05/15/2019

Why young, black girls are often criminalized in schools Black girls don’t misbehave more, but experts say they often receive more severe punishments for the same behavior as white peers.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' Summarized: And I ... Oop! You ever watch a trailer thinking it’ll go one way and then it goes a whole ‘nother way? There’s an entertaining beauty in that, and frankly, it’s my movie trailer style of choice—you know, instead of giving away the entire plot. Either way, trailers...
17:16, 06/05/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Black, Spears, Harington Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case; Britney Spears' ex-manager restraining order extended; Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-"Thrones." (May 29)        ...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Black Mirror S5 is almost here and Netflix just dropped three new trailers Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just rele...
14:48, 05/21/2019

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musici...
06:32, 05/30/2019

How to Take Advantage of the Black Supermoon for Optimal Stargazing If stargazing is on your summer agenda, then dust off your telescope: thanks to black supermoons, the next two weekends will be ideal. Here’s what that means and how to make the most of these extra-dark nights....
23:16, 07/29/2019

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of cours...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Black Shark 2 Pro With Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, 12GB of RAM Launched Black Shark 2 Pro has been launched in China, and its key specifications include Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC, 12GB RAM, Liquid Cooling 3.0+, DC Dimming 2.0, and 4,000mAh battery with fast charging......
09:48, 07/30/2019

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Bl...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
16:48, 05/27/2019

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
05:16, 05/22/2019

Report: Black Missouri drivers 91% more likely to be stopped JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new report shows that black drivers in Missouri are 91% more likely than white motorists to be pulled over by police. Data released by the attorney general show disparities are sometimes even greater when only comparing s...
10:16, 06/10/2019

BJP To Observe Black Day In Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on......
00:00, 06/10/2019

For Kids Who Hate Bibs, Use a Black T-Shirt My daughter never had a problem wearing bibs—in fact, I always considered the ones with the food-catching pockets to be the breakthrough invention of the century. (A harried-parent hack that I heard from “a friend”: On mornings when you’re racing out...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years after New York abolished slavery. It became a self-sus...
18:32, 06/06/2019

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend ...
00:00, 06/08/2019

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after she says a police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially motivated incident....
17:32, 06/07/2019

Utah mother says officer pulled a gun on her black son A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after she says a police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially motivated incident....
15:48, 06/07/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
04:16, 06/06/2019

Markets could face 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
10:48, 08/08/2019

'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 to premiere in July "Orange is the New Black" stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne sing the Regina Spektor song "You've Got Time" in a Season 7 promo....
17:00, 05/22/2019

The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23....
09:00, 06/07/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of the policeman accused of killing him got under way...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Naomi Campbell says hotel turned her away because she is black Model calls incident in France ‘revolting’ and says fight for diversity in fashion continuesNaomi Campbell has said she was refused entry to a hotel in the south of France because she is black.In an interview with Paris Match, the model said she and ...
17:48, 07/30/2019

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
22:16, 07/16/2019

The Best Man capped off one decade of black rom-coms and inspired another From the late ’90s to the mid 2010s, Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs starred in five major romantic comedies, two of them opposite one another. Yet when people rattle off lists of the genre’s biggest stars, their names seldom appear alongside rom-com pla...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
22:00, 07/19/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged whit...
23:00, 07/19/2019

We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here's what they said. In a city not well-known for African American entrepreneurship, these four black businesswomen have blazed their own trails to success.       ...
11:00, 08/16/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
11:16, 06/21/2019

Orange, green or black: The colors of revolutions From black clothes worn by Hong Kong demonstrators to orange banners at rallies in Ukraine or green scarves accompanying protests in Iran, here's how colors are adopted to represent the hopes of a movement....
10:00, 08/16/2019

'The Twilight Zone' gets a makeover for the 'Black Mirror' age Rod Serling's classic "The Twilight Zone" made its debut almost 60 years ago, but each generation seems destined for its own revival. The latest incarnation, courtesy of streaming site CBS All Access, tries to give the sci-fi anthology a new coat of ...
11:32, 04/28/2019

The best Black Friday in July sales and deals Thought Amazon Prime Day was the only sales event worth checking out today? Think again. You can score huge deals this Black Friday in July.       ...
10:00, 07/15/2019

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his name. (July 17)        ...
23:16, 07/16/2019

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
02:00, 07/17/2019

The Human Cost Of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 One Friday afternoon a few weeks ago, the developers at Treyarch held a happy hour event to welcome the summer interns. There was pizza, beer, and jubilation for everyone at the studio behind Call of Duty: Black Ops 4—except the quality assurance tes...
09:32, 06/26/2019

How to treat acne on black skin naturally Acne is a common skin problem that may be more prevalent in people with black skin. While medical treatments can be effective, they can also cause side effects. Learn about a variety of treatments for acne in black skin here....
22:33, 07/05/2019

We Dream a World: Black & Queer in Milwaukee On any given day, my partner, Lynnae* and I will be driving, engaged in our usual griping at the utterly reckless ways some Milwaukee drivers shit on safety laws while behind the wheel....
12:48, 06/27/2019

The black hole at the center of our galaxy just lit up twice as bright as ever. Who knows why Astronomers observing the black hole at the center of our galaxy watched it light up with "unprecedented brightness." And they aren't sure why.        ...
21:00, 08/13/2019

The Strange Story of the Black Prince of Canterbury Visitors can find the tomb of Edward of Woodstock, also known as the Black Prince, in the famous Canterbury cathedral. The 14th Century prince was the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, but some may question why he’s laid to rest...
20:16, 06/27/2019

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people ...
17:32, 07/06/2019

New Updates From Black Widow, Enola Holmes, and More Black Widow set pictures continue to give us a look at the film’s mysterious new villain. The game is afoot for Henry Cavill and Enola Holmes. Margot Robbie plans to produce a sci-fi hacker horror flick about implants. The Hello Kitty film has found ...
07:16, 06/28/2019

Stunning photos show 'Black is Beautiful' To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the "Keeper of the Images," capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning blac...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Sony Still Has Plans for Silver Sable and the Black Cat Also, in the least surprising news, Tom Hardy will be back for Venom 2. The remake of The Craft has found a member of its coven. Josh Gad continues to deny his involvement in The Batman. Space Jam 2 rustles up some top basketball talent. Plus, what’s...
08:48, 06/24/2019

Black Directors on the Legacy of John Singleton Peers from the ’90s — Ernest Dickerson, Julie Dash, Matty Rich, Leslie Harris, Theodore Witcher and Darnell Martin — share personal memories of the filmmaker....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Black Ops 4 Update Stokes Debate About Who The Spectre Really Is Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s latest event “Spectre Rising” brings back the series’ most mysterious Specialist, and the community seems torn over the character’s identity....
16:48, 05/09/2019

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated thousands of students, but they continue to face an uncertain future....
03:48, 06/29/2019

Orange Is the New Black's Danielle Brooks Is Pregnant There's a baby on the way for Danielle Brooks. The Orange Is the New Black actress has a new role ahead: mom. "So elated to finally share this news with you all. I'm happily......
13:48, 07/02/2019

‘CoD: Black Ops 4’ is getting a fresh batch of zombies on July 9th Zombies are on their way to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Activision announced today that "Operation: Apocalypse Z," a multiplayer-centric content pack that will conjure up game mode similar to the classic Zombies maps of previous games, will be coming....
20:16, 07/08/2019

Mom booted off flight for wearing black, lacy top The mom-of-two was trying to board an EasyJet flight at an airport in Spain when a flight attendant took issue with her low cut, sheer, lacy black top....
18:32, 06/29/2019

Black Hole Given the Hawaiian Name ‘Powehi.’ Here’s What That Means The black hole that was captured in a first-ever picture this week has been named “Powehi,” courtesy of a language professor at the University of Hawaii-Hilo. Powehi means “embellished dark source of unending creation”, accord...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Franchise fatigue continues with ‘Men in Black’ and ‘Shaft’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Men in Black: International” is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend but the Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth-led reboot isn’t exactly a franchise-revitalizing hit. Hampered by poor reviews, Sony Pictu...
11:48, 06/16/2019

How These Black Playwrights Are Challenging American Theater Jackie Sibblies Drury, Jeremy O. Harris, Antoinette Nwandu and Jordan E. Cooper, on influences, gatekeepers and helping “the young black theater nerd find work that looks like them.”...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family stateme...
14:48, 07/08/2019

The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white Chances are if you’ve seen a deepfake, such as this now infamous video of Obama ‘speaking’ Comedian Jordan Peele’s words, it has left an uncomfortable feeling. Since deepfakes emerged in December 2017, most media coverage has focused on their potenti...
09:00, 06/16/2019

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker in Black Sea Ukraine has seized a Russian tanker in the Black Sea Officials in Ukraine said Thursday they have seized a Russian tanker moored in the Black Sea in a move that could undermine a much-anticipated prisoner swap between the two countries....
09:32, 07/25/2019

Black voters are cutting Biden some slack — for now The former vice president’s talk of working with segregationists has not torpedoed Biden’s strong support among African Americans. But they warn their patience is not unlimited....
14:32, 06/22/2019

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
15:32, 07/01/2019

Beyond Dick: This One’s for the Ladies Is All About the Joy and Pain of Black Women You would think This One’s for the Ladies, Gene Graham’s foray into strip shows for black women, would be all about dick. If so, you would be wrong....
01:00, 07/10/2019

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up,...
07:48, 07/15/2019

The new 007 is a black woman – don't make her a Bond girl Online joy over Lashana Lynch inheriting James Bond’s codename may be premature. White men won’t give up their hero status so easilyFans have been hoping for a black actor to play James Bond at least since 2012, when Idris Elba was first rumoured as ...
04:32, 07/15/2019

| WATCH | All Black Scott Barrett sees RED! All Black lock Scott Barrett received a straight red card for a shoulder charge against the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship encounter in Perth....
05:48, 08/10/2019

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Black bear tried to climb into woman’s car in Rhode Island Don’t pick up hitchhikers. Even furry ones. A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said. The curious b...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Black couple gets gun pulled on them by white campground manager A black couple had a gun pulled on them by a white manager after picnicking on campgrounds in Mississippi. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Black Shark 2 Pro is here with cutting-edge design and Snapdragon 855+ Black Shark, one of the early names in smartphone gaming brands has announced the Black Shark 2 Pro at an event in Beijing. The successor to the Black Shark 2 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ chipset and has got a revamped design. It looks more...
04:48, 07/31/2019

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into ...
06:48, 07/13/2019

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where h...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Black Shark 2 Pro Appears to Have New RAM, Storage Options in the Works Black Shark 2 Pro surfaces on TENAA with model number DLT-A0 that has 6GB and 8GB RAM options and 512GB storage version in addition to the original 12GB RAM and 128GB as well as 256GB storage options....
02:48, 08/02/2019

The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets There’s a multitrillion-dollar black hole growing at the heart of the world’s financial markets. Negative-yielding debt -- bonds worth less, not more, if held to maturity -- is spreading to more corne......
01:48, 07/13/2019

Astronomers discover two supermassive black holes on a collision course There’s really nothing in the universe that can compare to the awesome power of a supermassive black hole. Well, almost nothing. In a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers describe the discovery of not one, but two supermassiv...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. ...
12:32, 05/31/2019

The untold story of the Wild West's black cowboys The image of a typical American cowboy -- a rough-hewn white guy in dirt stained blue jeans, cowboy hat and boots -- is a staple of Western movies and modern country music. But as icons go, it gives an incomplete picture....
07:48, 07/05/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Kodak Black, Kutcher, Mitchell Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial; Ashton Kutcher testifies he knocked on slain woman's door in 2001; Actor Jason Mitchell loses MTV awards bid amid misconduct claims. (May 30)        ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

New Black Widow Set Pictures Give Us Our First Glimpse of the Movie Another familiar face is confirmed to return for The Suicide Squad. Charlize Theron boards another comic book adaptation. James Cameron drops some hints about another returning character in Terminator: Dark Fate. David Harbour teases some heavy times...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously Physicists have confirmed predictions of Stephen Hawking’s namesake theory of black holes using a black hole they constructed in their lab, according to a new paper.Read more......
12:32, 05/29/2019

Tata Harrier Black Edition To Be Launched In August Tata Motors will be introducing an all-black edition of the Harrier compact SUV in August this year. The automaker announced the special edition version at the company's 74th Annual General Meeting in......
04:48, 07/31/2019

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from t...
20:48, 07/07/2019

Orange Is the New Black Final Season First Look Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's almost time to say goodbye to prison. E! News can reveal the final season of Orange Is the New Black will drop on Friday, July 26 on Netflix. The streaming giant made the announcement in......
13:16, 05/22/2019

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
09:16, 05/22/2019

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is responding to the father's explanation and apology....
03:32, 07/11/2019

Will Hurd, the only black GOP representative in the House, announces retirement Texas Rep. Will Hurd — the only black Republican in the House — announced on Thursday that he won’t seek reelection next year. He revealed the decision on Twitter, saying he’s leaving “Congress to solve problems at the nexus between technology and na...
21:48, 08/01/2019

Netflix just released three new trailers for ‘Black Mirror’ season 5 With season 5 of Black Mirror set to air on June 5, it’s only a matter of weeks before we see what type of enthralling, twisted, and disturbing scenarios show creator Charlie Brooker has in store for us. From what we can tell so far, season 5 w...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Son Begs Father Not to Call Cops on Black Man for Standing Outside A man was caught on video performing the sacred ritual passed down from his fugitive slave catcher ancestors when on July 4, he called the police on a black man who refused to submit to his nonexistent authority as the cop caller’s son tearfully begg...
12:00, 07/08/2019

The best little black dress looks (and some long ones, too) from Rihanna, Beyoncé and more We've rounded up some of the best little black dresses (and some long dresses, too) from celebrities throughout the years.        ...
14:16, 05/21/2019

Watch trailers for each 'Black Mirror' episode in season five With season five of Black Mirror set to debut on June 5th, Netflix released trailers for each of the season's three episodes. They star Anthony Mackie and Miley Cyrus -- along with Topher Grace, Andrew Scott and Pom Klementieff. The show sticks ...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Harold Varner experiences nightmare that is Bethpage Black If you happened to be one of the 50,000 or so souls who packed Bethpage Black for Sunday’s final round of the PGA Championship and you watched what happened to Harold Varner III on the fourth hole, surely it looked familiar to anyone who’s played the...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Big advantage: Why Bethpage Black has already left Ryder Cup impression If this was any indication, get the earplugs ready for the Ryder Cup at Bethpage Black in 2024. It might have taken until the weekend for this PGA Championship to come into its own, but the New York fans were out in force and in boisterous spirits, m...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Aggressive breast cancers more likely to hit black and younger women Black and younger women face elevated risks of developing breast cancers that are not only aggressive but also less responsive to treatment, a new study confirms....
13:16, 07/09/2019

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
13:48, 05/22/2019

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
14:32, 07/07/2019

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
03:00, 07/06/2019

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Astronomers just spotted two supermassive black holes on a collision course There’s really nothing in the universe that can compare to the awesome power of a supermassive black hole. Well, almost nothing. In a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers describe the discovery of not one, but two super...
10:48, 07/11/2019

Black kids in poor neighborhoods half as likely to receive CPR Researchers report that both black and Hispanic children are less likely than white kids to receive bystander CPR, which they say could be a result of racial issues -- or simply a lack of people trained to deliver CPR....
09:48, 07/11/2019

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
05:16, 07/11/2019

At Tonight’s Democratic Debate, Black Voters Will Be the Focus With Joseph R. Biden Jr., Kamala Harris, and Cory Booker all onstage, candidates are likely to make direct appeals to the Democratic Party’s most loyal constituency....
15:48, 07/31/2019

Look up! North America will be treated to a Black Moon tonight INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The black supermoon on Wednesday night will make for some out-of-this-world stargazing. The rare, all-black supermoon is the second new moon in a single month, according to NBC News, which only happens about every 32 months. The...
16:16, 07/31/2019

My Tote Is No Longer a Black Hole of Crap, Thanks To This Bag Insert There is no downside to a tote; they are all beautiful and useful in their own special ways. But if someone held a gun to my head and forced me to come up with one tote con, I guess I would say that that totes are more likely than other purses to bec...
16:48, 07/24/2019

Brewers boost pitching with Pomeranz, Black from Giants Milwaukee has acquired left-hander Drew Pomeranz and righty Ray Black from the San Francisco Giants for infield prospect Mauricio Dubon       ...
18:16, 07/31/2019

'Black Mirror' spinoff will star Latinx influencers You don't have to wait until June 5th to get your next fix of Black Mirror -- although it might not be what you were expecting. Netflix has announced a trio of Little Black Mirror short films with thematic links to the technology-gone-wrong ser...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Trump needs to shift his focus to black jobs, not jabs Vice President Mike Pence told reporters in Ohio this week, "I couldn't be more proud of what we've been able to do for the African American community in this country. ... We have the lowest unemployment ever recorded for African Americans. We have m...
10:16, 08/01/2019

The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The new game system everyone is talking about can't do 4K, 8K or even 1K, but we're still excited about Panic's surprise Playdate portable console. On the other hand, it's time to say goodbye...
04:48, 05/23/2019

Jake Black, a Composer of the ‘Sopranos’ Theme, Dies at 59 Mr. Black was a founder of Alabama 3, whose 1997 song “Woke Up This Morning” provided the memorable soundtrack for the opening of a memorable HBO hit....
18:48, 05/22/2019

'Call of Duty' shake-up may see 'Black Ops 5' arrive in 2020 Activision's Call of Duty release schedule has been predictable for years -- the company has rotated between three studios, with Treyarch pumping out a Black Ops game every three years like clockwork. However, you might be in for a surprise in 2...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Joe Biden builds massive lead among black voters Joe Biden is the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic nomination campaign, thanks in part to his popularity at this early stage with black voters....
12:48, 05/21/2019

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
19:32, 06/13/2019

Why a Black Preacher Is Fighting for Control of a Neo-Nazi Group At a time when far-right extremism has been on the rise, James Hart Stern is battling with a longtime member of the National Socialist Movement over control of the group and its website....
14:32, 07/23/2019

X-rated bikini censors boobs with cheeky black bar THIS Adriana Degreas x Cult Gaia bikini has been making waves. Camila Guper is among the Instagram stars to don the design, which features a black bar....
09:00, 06/27/2019

Research Confirms That ‘Black Don’t Crack’—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Broken nose and black eye can’t stop Nationals’ Max Scherzer WASHINGTON — With a broken nose, pronounced black eye and seven shutout innings, Max Scherzer provided a striking capper to the Washington Nationals’ day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scherzer himself? He shrugged off h...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Orange Is the New Black Season 7 Now Streaming on Netflix in India The seventh and final season of Orange Is the New Black is now streaming on Netflix. If you don't have Netflix, you can catch Orange Is the New Black season 7 on Colors Infinity starting 1pm on......
01:48, 07/26/2019

Heartwarming Movie About the Friendship Between a KKK Member and a Black Man Set to End Racism Four score and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all post-racial propaganda movies are created redundantly....
10:00, 06/20/2019

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop DoggSurrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gray hair brushed back...
04:48, 06/12/2019

From Black Panther to Tade Thompson: why Afrofuturism is taking over sci-fi Thompson’s Arthur C Clarke winning novel Rosewater, NK Jemisin, Nnedi Okorafor ... the most exciting sci-fi is coming from writers of colourLast week Tade Thompson, a British-born Yoruba writer, became only the second writer of black African heritage...
05:16, 07/26/2019

There's a Mystery Car in the First New Episode of Black Mirror That Reveals Exactly Where It Was Shot There’s a new season of the technology-themed Twilight Zone-like Netflix show, Black Mirror, and the premiere episode, called Striking Vipers, has a passing cameo from a very interesting car that reveals where the episode was actually shot, despite a...
12:48, 06/11/2019

T.J. Maxx apologizes to family for racially profiling their black son Discount retailer T.J. Maxx has apologized to a Connecticut family who says their teenage son was the victim of racial profiling by store employees.       ...
10:48, 07/26/2019

What women want: how Orange Is the New Black changed female narratives The final season of Netflix’s prison-set comedy drama shows yet again how female experiences can be portrayed with more nuance and detailSince Orange Is the New Black first aired on Netflix in 2013, the show, based on Piper Kerman’s 2010 memoir about...
09:48, 07/25/2019

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child will keep working A Utah officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old boy during a pursuit of armed suspects will continue to work amid an independent review of the incident, police said Monday....
19:48, 06/10/2019

Four Years Later, Players Are Still Digging Up New Black Ops 3 Easter Eggs Call of Duty fans are still finding Easter eggs that were squirreled away deeply in Black Ops 3, four years after its release, thanks to dedicated data miners....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Orange Is the New Black final series review – back to its very best Gut-wrenching but gripping and full of heart, the groundbreaking prison drama bows out by bringing back all the fan favourites – even the chickensThere are not many shows that can lay claim to changing the television landscape during their lifetime, ...
22:48, 07/25/2019

‘Orange Is the New Black’ offers fans a way to give back The Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black” is offering fans a way to give back by helping advocacy groups pressing for criminal justice reform, support women re-entering society from prison, protect immigrants’ rights and end mass incarceration....
20:16, 07/25/2019

'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis...
18:32, 06/13/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (...
01:32, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a prop...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Protesters in Black Crowd Hong Kong Streets Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill c...
04:16, 06/16/2019

Woman who used racial slur in confrontation with black diners says she’d do it again A white North Carolina woman was caught in a now-viral video using the N-word while confronting a group of black women at a restaurant — and then doubled down on her serving of hate, saying she’d use the slur again, according to a report. A 66-...
11:32, 07/25/2019

The video game industry is a black hole for cybersecurity Without a fundamental change in approach from both gamers and the industry overall, the magnitude of the security problem shows no signs of slowing downRead More...
01:16, 07/25/2019

Black ex-manager claims 1Oak is a hotbed for racism A black former general manager at 1Oak says the hotspot is a hotbed for racism, with a club promoter getting a slap on the wrist for calling him the N-word while he was eventually fired for complaining. Christopher Hibbert, 34, the first black GM at ...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Black Falcon Mercedes on provisional Spa 24H pole in first qualifying The Black Falcon Mercedes squad topped the times in first qualifying for the Spa 24 Hours ahead of the superpole session that determines the first 20 places on the grid...
18:16, 07/25/2019

Review: History’s Shadows Haunt ‘The Black Clown’ In this musical theater piece adapted from a Langston Hughes poem, the bass-baritone Davóne Tines embodies the evolving, divided soul of black America....
20:16, 07/25/2019

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
13:48, 06/16/2019

Black Chapter In History Of Democracy, Says Mayawati On Karnataka BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday said the manner in which the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka has been pulled down will go down in the history of democracy as a "black chapter"....
20:32, 07/24/2019

Our galaxy's central black hole is oddly quiet – now we may know why The supermassive black hole at the Milky Way’s centre is relatively calm and peaceful, which may be because magnetic fields keep gas and dust just out of reach...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Spend a Night in the Glass House from Black Mirror Want to spend a night in the middle of a desert like a tech billionaire in need of a digital detox? If you haven’t binge-watched the new season of Black Mirror just yet, fair warning up top: this post contains spoilers....
16:48, 06/10/2019

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, the Red Sox’s first black player, dead at 85 BOSTON — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green, who lived in California most of his life, died Wednesday at i...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Black Mirror is back for S5, but it might be running out of fresh ideas Enlarge / Anthony Mackie is a husband and father who finds himself caught up in a virtual reality game in "Striking Vipers," one of three new Black Mirror episodes. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Netflix debuted the much-anticipated fifth season of its ...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
10:16, 06/06/2019

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communit...
00:16, 07/17/2019

A future beyond ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: ‘I’m not interested in being the guy who does black pain’ Gbenga Akinnagbe says he’s become painfully aware of the cost of depicting black suffering onstage every night in front of a mostly white audience. And he’s not sure he’d want to take on a similar role again....
13:48, 06/28/2019

6 Fun Facts About Miley Cyrus' Episode of Black Mirror Say goodbye to Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus. There is now only Ashley O. Cyrus transformed into a new purple-haired pop star for an episode of the new season of Netflix's Black......
21:32, 06/05/2019

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing the first African American woman on its national governing board. Wilhelmena Rhodes Kelly is from the N...
09:16, 06/29/2019

Games: Black puts team goal above Pan Am gold Gymnast Ellie Black, who was the most decorated Canadian athlete at the 2015 Pan Am Games with five medals including the coveted all-around title, said on Saturday she would be just as happy this year to return home empty handed....
23:48, 07/27/2019

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
17:16, 06/05/2019

Black Mirror steers into a skid, with mixed results Possibly the most famous joke ever told about Black Mirror comes from Daniel Mallory Ortberg: “what if phones but too much.” It’s part of a larger piece skewering the show, but that one phrase in particular caught on. It summed up so much of what peo...
11:48, 06/05/2019

German GP like a "horror film with a bit of black comedy" - Kvyat Shock German Grand Prix podium finisher Daniil Kvyat has described the chaotic Hockenheim Formula 1 race as "a horror movie with a bit of black comedy"...
11:16, 07/28/2019

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, keeping the masses happy and spending money in spite of the fact that their flashy new car and its flas...
11:16, 06/05/2019

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 2...
22:48, 06/04/2019

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
10:32, 06/04/2019

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect through a video game. If that sounds both tame and normal, we would both like to assure you that it ...
12:48, 06/06/2019

Black rag dolls meant to be abused get pulled from shelves They’re called “Feel Better Dolls.” In the instructions, buyers are told to take the black rag dolls — which come with red, green, black and yellow hair made of yarn, styled in dreadlocks — and “find a wall to slam” them...
07:16, 07/27/2019

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise of the time that remained all white....
20:48, 07/17/2019

| Ex-All Black Laulala signs up as Toulon skills coach Ex-All Black centre Casey Laulala will join Toulon from Top 14 rivals Racing 92 next season as skills coach on a one-year deal with an option for a second....
10:16, 06/24/2019

Black Women Are More Likely to Be Sexually Harassed on the Job, a Study Finds Reports of sexual harassment in the workplace are down among women overall, but the decline is far less steep among black women, signaling they are at greater risk....
20:32, 06/24/2019

Lawmakers push to honor Willie O'Ree, NHL's first black player South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott has announced a push to award the Congressional Gold Medal to a man who made history as the National Hockey League's first black player more than 60 years ago....
23:48, 07/26/2019

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stop...
08:48, 06/08/2019

Crystal Dunn: 'As a black woman I always felt I had to go above and beyond to be noticed' Four years after watching her USA team-mates hoist the World Cup from a sports bar, the dynamic 26-year-old left back is out to win one for herself while busting stereotypes about black footballersCrystal Dunn talks a lot about what she calls the abo...
03:32, 06/08/2019

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Days of Summer' Event Is A Big Belly Flop Call of Duty’s most recent seasonal event, “Days of Summer,” hit Black Ops 4 on June 4 for PlayStation 4, but what was supposed to be fun in the sun turned out to be more like the Days Of Bummer....
16:16, 06/07/2019

Reliving Mets’ mysterious black cat game five decades later This is the first of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: Which do you believe in more: miracles, or the bad-luck superstition surrounding black cats? Barely a decade before the former became indelibly etched in ...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Orange Is The New Black is back for more in the final season trailer On July 26, the ladies of Litchfield (and wherever the hell else they are) will return for the final season of Orange Is The New Black. And if this massively self-important trailer is to be believed, we’re about to witness “the epic conclusion of the...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Sikorsky flies Black Hawk helicopter without a pilot Sikorsky for the first time operated a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls in the Lockheed Martin company's quest to transform the aircraft into an optionally piloted vehicle....
14:16, 06/07/2019

Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, mobile gamers can check out Minit too, as it's...
08:00, 06/27/2019

CIOs Crack Open the 'Black Box' of Tech Productivity Chief information officers are using tools to get a bird’s-eye view of their organizations’ productivity in an effort to cut costs, generate revenue and improve efficiency....
06:32, 06/04/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities ou...
07:16, 08/02/2019

Texas Cops Paraded a Black Man Through the Streets by a Rope Texas once again has renewed its bid for Most Racist State in the U.S. after a pair of Galveston, TX, police officers on horseback arrested a black man and walked him through the town to the station by a rope....
10:48, 08/06/2019

Spinoff of ABC’s ‘black-ish’ to focus on mixed-race issues LOS ANGELES (AP) — A spinoff of the ABC sitcom “black-ish” will focus on a young Rainbow Johnson and her challenges growing up in the 1980s. ABC said Thursday that the new series, titled “mixed-ish,” will be narrated by Tracee...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Why a Race-Baiting Trump Is Courting Black Voters Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future....
08:48, 08/04/2019

"PM's Gujarat Legacy Black Spot Not Only For Him But Country": Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief launched a fresh attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today by calling his "Gujarat legacy a black spot". "PM Modi has been Gujarat chief minister for a longer time than me......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Pediatricians: Black Children Suffer Significantly From Racism Surprise! Racism—that “thing” white people say doesn’t exist—has dire long-term effects on the health of black children and adolescents, according to a report released by the country’s largest group of pediatricians....
03:16, 08/10/2019

Deputy tried to arrest black man after mistaking him for fugitive: video A Houston deputy tried to arrest a black man playing with his kids outside his own home — because he apparently mistook him for a fugitive with a similar hairstyle wanted in Louisiana, viral video shows. A 5-minute video on Facebook posted on May 8 b...
13:32, 05/16/2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series set to make 680bhp AMG's ultimate, runout version of the GT will see 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 taken to its limit, as new prototypes are seen testing Mercedes-AMG's is well into developing the swansong for the AMG GT range - the Black Series - ahead of its launch next y...
07:32, 08/14/2019

You Can Now Go Fishing In Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode, But It's Dangerous Thanks to an update last week Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 now lets you fish in its Blackout battle royale mode. You fish for items, not fish, and, if you’re lucky you can reel in some powerful guns....
15:32, 08/14/2019

PGA Championship: The fight behind Bethpage Black’s famous sign -WARNING- The Black Course Is An Extremely Difficult Course Which We Recommend Only For Highly Skilled Golfers. Mike Asheroff can still remember that day in 1981 — or was it 1982? — when the sign was first created to prepare golfers for the challenge...
16:32, 05/14/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church's 4th black female bishop A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Black bear breaks into house then exits 'like the Kool-Aid man' A black bear broke into a house in Colorado at the weekend searching for food, then left by crashing through a wall "like the Kool-Aid man", police said....
05:17, 08/12/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Spectre Rising' Event: The Good, The Bad, And The Flooded Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s “Operation Spectre Rising” update arrived on April 30 for PlayStation 4, with Xbox One and PC users joining the event within a week, but the new content drop comes with some highs and lows....
06:16, 05/02/2019

Black Comedy Dead to Me Is Your Twisty New Netflix Binge “Wherever Judy Goes, Chaos tends to follow.” So says James Marsden in the Netflix black comedy Dead to Me. Taken together, his utterance (an early contender for my own epitaph) and the fact that a long list of embargoed spoilers prevents ...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Chadwick Boseman to play history's first black samurai Fresh from being snapped back to reality, Chadwick Boseman is heading to 16th century Japan to play Yasuke, the first man from Africa to become a samurai—though actual historical proof of his existence is slim, so it’s unclear if he literally held th...
17:16, 05/07/2019

VP Pence to visit black church burned by arsonist OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has come to Louisiana to show his support for members of three black churches burned by an arsonist. Pence arrived Friday and is scheduled to meet with community leaders and parishioners of the three ch...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Daly says cart a disadvantage at PGA on hilly Bethpage Black John Daly hates having to use cart in PGA Championship, probably wouldn't do it unless major didn't mean so much to him        ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Rose seeks 2nd major at PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, 'still waiting for my run in the majors'        ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Alabama A&M-Morehouse to play 1st Black College HOF Classic CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Alabama A&M and Morehouse College will play Labor Day weekend at the campus of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the first Black College Hall of Fame Classic. The season opener on Sept. 1 at 4 p.m. ET will be played at Tom Benson H...
12:48, 05/15/2019

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spotted testing The Black Series should go even further than the recent GT R Pro, a track-focused variant built with suspension and aero tweaks in mind rather than uprated power AMG's fastest-accelerating model yet will be beaten only by the One hypercar when it a...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Expelled in 1956, black woman gets doctorate at U of Alabama TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama has bestowed an honorary doctorate degree to Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African American to attend the university. Her brief enrollment came after a lengthy court battle. She had first applied t...
13:32, 05/04/2019

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
21:16, 05/15/2019

Golfers must brace for New York attitude at Bethpage Black Ian Poulter was on the first tee at Bethpage Black on Wednesday, getting ready for his final practice round before Thursday’s official start of the PGA Championship. “Hey, Poulter, welcome to my course,” someone yelled from the grandstands behind the...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Russian Investigators Examine Black Boxes for Cause of Jet Fire Russian officials were examining the black boxes and flight data recovered from the wreckage of a passenger jet that caught fire and killed 41 people at Moscow’s busiest airport....
10:16, 05/06/2019

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
22:32, 08/12/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Pence visits black churches burned in Louisiana Vice President Mike Pence visited St. Landry Parish in Louisiana, where three Baptist churches with predominately black congregations were set ablaze by an arsonist. (May 3)        ...
15:48, 05/03/2019

'We have a long way to go:' Descendants of first black Americans on race relations Four hundred years after the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived on the coast of Virginia, the descendants of one of the first black American families say race relations in the United States still have "a long way to go."...
06:16, 08/05/2019

The Most Realistic Cars In Fast And Furious Were The Three Black Civics Honda Civics were staples of the tuner car scene in the late ’90s and early 2000s. They were common at import car shows before The Fast And The Furious came out and the aftermarket catalog was deep. In fact, that’s why they got a prominent role in th...
14:02, 08/13/2019

Black Ops 4's Blackout Mode Now Lets You Play As A Zombie, But It Just Isn't Fun Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lets players die and respawn as zombies in the new “Pandemic” Blackout mode. Unfortunately, even an entire horde of zombie players are at a disadvantage in this limited-time mode....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Black hole may have swallowed neutron star, say astronomers Scientists analyse whether gravitational wave detectors picked up signs of collisionAstronomers may have spotted a neutron star being swallowed by a black hole for the first time, marked by a belch of gravitational waves rippling across the cosmos.If...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Activist who was 1st black woman mayor in Mississippi dies JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A civil rights activist who was the first African American woman to win a mayor’s race in Mississippi has died. Unita (yoo-NEE-tah) Blackwell was 86. Her son, Jeremiah Blackwell Jr., said she died Monday in Ocean Springs H...
10:32, 05/14/2019

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Black Mirror Season 6 on Netflix: will the sci-fi series return? The dust has only recently settled on Black Mirror Season 5, with some of the biggest and most ambitious episodes of the series so far – and even Miley Cyrus taking a lead role – but being a TV junkie like yourself, you're probably...
15:16, 08/08/2019

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Tiger practices at Bethpage Black in cold, rain As he prepares for his first tournament since winning the Masters, Tiger Woods got an early start with a practice round before 8 a.m. on Monday at Bethpage Black....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of fuel...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Brooks Koepka previews the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Last year's PGA Championship winner, Brooks Koepka, on what it will take for him to defend his title at Bethpage Black in New York.        ...
10:32, 05/13/2019

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
06:16, 05/14/2019

CBS All Access will stream 'Twilight Zone' in black and white It's not often that streaming services are willing to release new versions of their shows to cater to fans, but CBS All Access is willing to make an exception. It's launching a black-and-white version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zo...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Jury awards $3M to black strippers in discrimination case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi jury has awarded a total of more than $3 million to five African American strippers after a federal judge found the women worked under worse conditions than their white colleagues. The judge ruled in the discrimina...
08:48, 05/18/2019

A major return to Bethpage Black brings more rain FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Major championship golf returned to Bethpage State Park and found the Black course just how it left it 10 years ago: wet. More than one-half inch of rain fell Sunday as some players began to arrive for the PGA Championship. A...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole may be spewing matter right at us The best image yet of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way shows that if it has a powerful jet like others do, it may be pointing at Earth...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Astronomers Make Movie of Black Hole Spinning Like a Top Scientists around the world were able to create a short visualization of an active black hole wobbling like a top, according to a new paper—an important observation for the field.Read more......
13:32, 04/29/2019

That First Black Hole Seen in an Image Is Now Called Pōwehi, at Least in Hawaii The word, which means “adorned fathomless dark creation,” is derived from the Kumulipo, a centuries-old Hawaiian creation chant, said a professor who helped with the naming....
14:16, 04/28/2019

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t ...
14:00, 08/15/2019

A black hole the size of Jupiter is just wandering around the galaxy Black holes are usually the mass of one star or the mass of millions, but we may have found one wandering through our galaxy that’s right in the middle...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Astronomers reveal first-ever picture of a black hole – video Scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope project have produced an image of the "unseeable", capturing the world's first picture of a black hole. It took nearly two years for 200 researchers and a network of eight radio telescopes spanning th...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Former Clinton campaign adviser: AOC can’t help Sanders with black voters Former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Antjuan Seawright said Friday that whether or not Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports 2020 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, he would still have the same problem “with the most dominant voting block in ou...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Texas officer charged with homicide for shooting black man A Texas grand jury indicted a suburban Dallas police officer Wednesday on a charge of criminally negligent homicide for fatally shooting a black man during a traffic stop last year....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Mati Diop on being the first black woman director in Cannes French-Senegalese director Mati Diop is the first black woman filmmaker in competition in the 72 year-history of the Cannes Film Festival, which she says saddened her at first because her inclusion wasn’t ‘completely natural or normal’...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

New telescopes to help astronomers acquire sharper black hole images Earlier this year, scientists captured the first up-close image of a black hole. Now, researchers are working on plans to produce even sharper images of the cosmic phenomena....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Black boxes recovered from Russian Aeroflot crash that killed 41 The black box flight recorders have been recovered from the Aeroflot plane crash site at the Moscow airport where at least 41 people died, Russian officials said Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Officials: Rapper Kodak Black arrested on weapons charges MIAMI (AP) — Officials say Florida rapper Kodak Black was arrested on federal and state weapons charges just before he was to perform at a hip-hop festival. The U.S. Marshals office says in a news release that the 21-year-old Black was taken into cus...
09:32, 05/12/2019

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in deca...
05:16, 06/16/2019

Does Kamala Harris Have a Working-Class Black Man Problem? It's Complicated It didn’t seem to be that controversial of a statement given the data. Since the Donald Trump presidency; the Georgia governor’s race; the St. Louis mayoral race and others, a certain number of black men have been sneaking back into the Sunken Place ...
06:32, 06/18/2019

Paper: Georgia mayor said city isn’t ready for black leader HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — A newspaper reports that the mayor of a mostly white north Georgia city is being criticized for saying the community wasn’t ready to have an African American city administrator. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
11:32, 06/17/2019

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes, on a highway near Kolkata.......
00:00, 06/10/2019

Rare black bear seen in no-go zone between North and South Korea Find shows ecological value of demilitarised zone after decades cut off from humansWhen an unmanned camera captured movement inside the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that separates North and South Korea, it wasn’t a sign of troops on the march. Instead, p...
11:16, 05/10/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Windows 10 giving you a black screen after latest patches? Don’t panic! The latest cumulative updates for some versions of Windows 10 contain a bug that’s causing some PCs to produce a black screen after they’ve been installed, potentially leading some users to worry that their system might be seriously bro...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Remembering Rutger Hauer, Black-Armored Knight of the Genre His monologue in Blade Runner turned Hauer—who died this week at the age of 75—into a go-to actor for lending gravitas to genre for the next four decades....
15:16, 07/24/2019

Black employee sues Boeing after finding noose at desk A black employee at Boeing has filed a federal lawsuit against the plane manufacturer alleging racial discrimination after he said he found a noose hanging near his desk and signs near his workspace saying the N-word, according to reports. Curtis Ant...
07:00, 06/17/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the students have alleged....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Opinion: European Socialists struggle with black sheep Romania The Party of European Socialists wants to distance itself from its Romanian comrades — but there's still no consensus over how to do so. This hasn't done any favors for the party's credibility, writes Robert Schwartz....
12:00, 05/05/2019

They've got masterpieces worth millions. But including more black art would be priceless Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
19:48, 05/05/2019

Buttigieg acknowledges work needed to appeal to black voters Democrat Joe Biden's visit to a South Carolina church Sunday is part of his 2020 presidential campaign's outreach to black voters, who play a pivotal role in the early-voting state's primary....
02:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but sever...
21:16, 07/23/2019

Suspected mosque shooter arrives in court with two black eyes The man accused of opening fire in a Norwegian mosque over the weekend appeared in court on Monday with two black eyes and wounds to his face and neck....
21:32, 08/12/2019

Schumer calls for ‘black boxes’ in helicopters after fatal NYC crash The Federal Aviation Administration should require that all helicopters be outfitted with the same sort of “black boxes” that record flight information and cockpit conversations in commercial airplanes, US Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. ...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Well Done! Two Rising Black Chefs Win Big at the 2019 James Beard Awards It’s been a thrilling few months for the culinary world since February, as the James Beard Foundation has rolled out its series of annual accolades, culminating in its highly anticipated awards gala on Monday night in the food mecca of Chicago....
07:00, 05/07/2019

They look white but say they're black: a tiny town in Ohio wrestles with race Many residents in East Jackson were raised to identify as black – even though they have little black blood. So what dictates race: where you live, your DNA, the history you’re taught?The stale, smoky air around Clarice Shreck heaves. She takes a long...
04:48, 07/25/2019

In Home Videos, Jerrod Carmichael doesn't know what to do with black women Home Videos should be a natural progression for Jerrod Carmichael’s work—a personal, comedic look at his own life and family isn’t too much of a departure from his work on The Carmichael Show or his production of Ramy Youssef’s family comedy, Ramy. B...
13:48, 05/11/2019

Childhood friends muse on gentrification with the soulful ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Director Joe Talbot and actor Jimmie Fails first envisioned the bittersweet love letter to their hometown as teenagers. More than a decade later, the film is a Sundance Film Festival darling that counts Brad Pitt among its producers....
17:32, 06/12/2019

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Art so white: Black artists want representation (beyond slavery) in the Met, National Gallery Black art is largely absent from the world's largest museums. Now, African American artists and curators are working to change that.        ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

'Dettol Spray Is The New Black' — The Week In Review With Raven Smith "In the Quality Street tin of British politics, Theresa May was the boring solid one with no flavour, but she’s a green triangle compared to the sickly orange cream of Boris"...
01:16, 07/26/2019

Natasha the Snitch: Black Twitter Savages DC Metro Tattletale Early Friday morning, a brave citizen named Natasha Tynes boarded the Washington, D.C., Metro with her pockets and soul apparently overflowing with an abundance of fucks that she intended on disbursing throughout the day. Upon boarding, our brave Nat...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Selena Gomez Redefines the "Little Black Dress" at The Dead Don't Die Premiere Selena Gomez is taking on the Big Apple, and with major style! Attending the New York City premiere of her latest movie, The Dead Don't Die, the 26-year-old star is bringing the glitz......
23:32, 06/10/2019

Cop Detains Innocent Black Man, Answers 'Fuck You Is My Name' When Asked to Identify Himself Police officers are well aware of the tremendous power and authority they wield, yet historically they’ve abused it at the cost of black lives. Time after time, instance after instance, we’ve borne witness to innocent black men who are harassed, dem...
14:16, 06/03/2019

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
10:48, 06/12/2019

China Claims U.S. 'Black Hand' Is Behind Hong Kong Protests Beijing stepped up its accusations of U.S. involvement in fomenting protests in Hong Kong, as authorities and protesters in the restive Chinese city prepared for a critical tenth weekend of demonstrations....
08:48, 08/09/2019

A bleak premiere begins Orange Is The New Black's final season Welcome to The A.V. Club’s coverage of Orange Is The New Black’s final season. The thirteen reviews will be going up over the course of this weekend: five on Friday, four on Saturday, and the final four reviews on Sunday. As always, the reviews have ...
06:32, 07/26/2019

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making another intensely tiresome and pointless reappearance, n...
07:48, 06/12/2019

Black man hooked up to IV busted by cops who said he was stealing equipment: complaint A black hospital patient in Illinois says he was arrested while on a walk last month after police claimed he was trying to steal the IV that was hooked up to his arm to sell it online. Shaquille Dukes, 24, claims he was being treated for pneumonia at...
14:16, 07/02/2019

'It could have been me': five years after Michael Brown, young black men in Ferguson speak On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
06:16, 08/09/2019

Maryland County Apologizes After White Cop Uses N-Word While Questioning Black Men Montgomery County police have released body camera footage of a police officer using the N-word while questioning black man over the report of a trespassing, according to the Baltimore Sun....
17:16, 05/11/2019

Black, Latino Dems torch campaign arm for lack of diversity The House Democrats’ campaign arm is locked in a long-simmering battle with prominent black and Hispanic lawmakers who believe the party committee and its chair have short-changed minorities. Senior Hispanic and black members of Congress have private...
16:32, 07/25/2019

Street clashes erupt in Memphis after marshals kill black man A crowd of protesters, some of them throwing rocks, squared off against police in riot gear in Memphis, Tennessee, overnight after officers from the U.S. Marshals Service fatally shot a black man during an attempted arrest, officials said on Thursday...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Puerto Rico governor, protests, history of the black flag: Everything you need to know The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration.        ...
06:00, 07/25/2019

Russia urges arbitration panel to toss out Black Sea case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia has urged an international arbitration panel to throw out a case filed by Ukraine linked to mineral and fishing rights in waters around the Crimean Peninsula. Preliminary hearings that started Monday in The Hague ...
03:48, 06/10/2019

Soledad O'Brien slams CNN over its headline asking 'how black' will royal baby be Ex-CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien slammed her former network on Monday after CNN’s website responded to the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son by asking, “How black will the royal baby be?”...
17:00, 05/07/2019

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15:00, 08/12/2019

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple......
22:32, 06/13/2019

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man.        ...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work....
18:48, 06/13/2019

"Little Black Book": How Epstein Allegedly Built Network Of Victims A month before Jeffrey Epstein's death by apparent suicide in a New York prison, a federal indictment cast light on what prosecutors said was a sprawling network of high school and college students......
19:48, 08/10/2019

Star hurtling around a giant black hole proves Einstein right - again We watched a star orbit the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy for 24 years and its light is stretched just as Einstein predicted it should be...
11:32, 07/25/2019

Memphis police clash with protesters after killing of 20-year-old black man U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee during an attempted arrest, triggering overnight clashes with protesters that left at least two dozen police officers injured, officials said on Thursday....
11:48, 06/13/2019

Queer fears: the problem with Black Mirror's 'no homo' episode There’s a frustratingly regressive tone to an episode about two men exploring their sexuality that feels embarrassed and coy about its subject matter. Major spoilers aheadNow in its fifth series, Black Mirror has firmly established itself as concerne...
12:16, 06/10/2019

The larger-than-life character who restored Bethpage Black’s greatness It’s the same reaction whenever someone is asked to describe Dave Catalano — a big chuckle, because how do you describe someone with such an immense presence? “Dave was bigger than life,” said Mike Butz, the USGA managing director of Open Championshi...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Thanks, MIB: International, for giving us a chance to celebrate the Men In Black animated series In anticipation of this week’s premiere of Men In Black: International, YouTube’s Mr. Sunday Movies decided to revisit perhaps the least-remembered chapter of the decades-old franchise—Men In Black: The Animated Series. Despite this video being the l...
15:32, 06/11/2019

'Mermaids can be black': Network hits back at Ariel critics A Disney-owned cable network has hit out at the "poor, unfortunate souls" criticising the decision to cast singer Halle Bailey as Ariel in the live-action remake of The Little Mermaid....
03:48, 07/09/2019

Harris lands 2020 endorsement from 2 Black Caucus members BALTIMORE (AP) — Two more members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing Kamala Harris’s bid for the presidency. Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Frederica Wilson of Florida say they are supporting the California Democrat’s preside...
19:48, 06/30/2019

Freak dressed in black gimp suit terrorizes UK village A man dressed head to toe in black bondage gear is terrifying residents on the dark roads of a UK village, according to a new report. One of the alleged victims was a woman who told the BBC she was walking in Claverham, Somerset — about 2½ hours west...
12:32, 07/15/2019

It's Stripper Fallout, Wedding Hiccups and "Black Magic" on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Finally, all the 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way couples are together. In the Monday, July 15 episode of TLC's new reality show, Laura made her way to Qatar to be with Aladin. While......
00:32, 07/16/2019

Why being pregnant while black can seriously damage your health | Miriam Zoila Pérez In the US, women of color face more risks in pregnancy and childbirth than white women, and the reason for the disparity has become clear: racismWhen Jessica Roach’s second daughter was born premature, at just 34 weeks and five days, Roach found hers...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Marvel must work a miracle with Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow The plot of Avengers: Endgame presents a challenge, but the studio should show this underused superhero some love – even if it means cheatingWARNING: contains spoilers!Pity poor Scarlett Johansson, AKA Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese...
14:32, 06/28/2019

Orangutans are being murdered so their babies can be sold as pets on black market The jungle animals, often just a few months old, are taken from their mothers and kept in cages as "status symbols" in their homeland of Indonesia -- but Europe and the Middle East are also big emerging markets for the sick trade....
07:32, 05/02/2019

Ain’t Too Proud to Sing: Claiming Black Space on the Great White Way Two days ago, the Broadway show Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations was nominated for 12 Tony Awards. For those who don’t follow the Great White Way, this is big. Big! For those of you who do, you know that this grand spotlight mea...
10:32, 05/02/2019

Loot-Starved Black Ops 4 Players Finally Get A 'Contracts' Mode Players finally have a better way to earn more rewards in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, besides the game’s unfavorable microtransactions system. This week’s update marks the introduction of Contracts on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC....
00:00, 06/28/2019

LIGO may have spotted a black hole-neutron star merger Enlarge / Our gravitational wave detectors really are a series of tubes. (credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab) On April 1, the teams behind the three gravitational wave detectors started them up for a new observational run, the first with all three operat...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Hundreds of black deaths finally being remember 100 years after Red Summer America in the summer of 1919 ran red with blood from racial violence and yet today, 100 years later, not many people know it even happened. It flowed in small towns like Elaine, Arkansas, in medium-size places such as Annapolis, Maryland and Syracus...
14:16, 07/23/2019

'Orange is the New Black': Piper leaves prison in Season 7 trailer Piper is trying to get back on her feet after being released from prison in the latest trailer for the seventh and final season of Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."...
02:48, 06/27/2019

'Orange is the New Black' trailer previews its final season on Netflix The ladies of Litchfield Penitentiary are getting one last run: Netflix has released a trailer for the seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black. The show's final episodes wrap up the storylines of the inmates we've grown to love,...
17:48, 06/26/2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.Read More...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Who’s on Top? The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 1 Welcome to The Root’s Black Power Rankings, where we assess the eleventy-billion Democrats currently running for the chance to face off against Donald Trump for the presidency. Every single candidate running right now knows they need to win black vot...
15:32, 06/26/2019

Family of black Indiana man killed by officer files lawsuit SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The family of a 54-year-old man fatally shot by a white officer is suing the officer and the city of South Bend, Indiana, where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is mayor. Eric Logan’...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Pakistan Should Be On Global Watchdog's Black List, Says Arun Jaitley India on Thursday said that Pakistan should be put on the blacklist for countries who are not cooperating in the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Make Your New Favorite Bean Dip With Refried Black-Eyed Peas Canned black-eyed peas are quickly becoming one of my favorite pantry staples. They make an excellent quick stew, a surprising hummus, and—as I had suspected for a while now—are extremely delicious when refried....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Outrage over Arizona black teen's stabbing death A 17-year-old black youth was killed at a Phoenix-area convenience store. A white man charged with first-degree murder said he felt threatened by the teen's rap music. A defense attorney says the suspect is mentally ill. (July 10)   ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

YouTube exec calls cops on black man waiting for pal outside building An altercation between a white man who called police on a black man waiting for his friend in a California apartment building lobby was captured in a now-viral video. The man who called 911, identified by Essence as Christopher Cukor, accused Wesley ...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Arkansas Woman Charged Over Holding Four Black Teenagers at Gunpoint The boys were raising money for their football team. The woman, identified as Jerri Kelly, 46, is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Michigan cops stop black man for looking at white woman ‘suspiciously’ Police in Michigan stopped a black man for almost 20 minutes and asked for his ID after a white woman reported that he was “looking at her suspiciously,” according to reports. Devin Myers was stopped by cops in Royal Oak on Tuesday evening because th...
18:32, 08/16/2019

Kamala Harris unveils $100B plan for black homeownership WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan she would push for as president to increase black homeownership in the United States. Harris, speaking Saturday at the 2019 Essence Festival in New Orleans, called home ownership “his...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Kamala Harris Proposes $100 Billion Black Homeownership Plan Joining what seems like every black woman in America at Essence Fest, senator and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveiled a $100 billion plan to increase black homeownership that, if implemented, could serve as a major step toward closing the ra...
13:16, 07/07/2019

Google employee describes ‘burden of being black’ at tech giant “So, just as I’m doing with this essay, I ultimately resolved to break my silence. And though I eventually grew more comfortable using challenging moments to educate my co-workers, I never stopped feeling the burden of feeling black at Google," the m...
15:32, 08/16/2019

Video shows dog scaring off black bear in New Jersey yard A New Jersey man has promised to give his neighbor’s dog a steak dinner after the pooch scared off a bear in his back yard in a wild caught-on-video moment. “He is an awesome pup that comes to check on the kids from time to time. Now he is keeping th...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Russia Deploys Fighter Jet To Intercept US Plane Over Black Sea: Report The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday said that it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft to intercept a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance jet heading towards the Russian airspace over the Black......
10:16, 07/05/2019

Hubble spots black hole surrounded by material that shouldn’t be there The Hubble Space Telescope, which is operated by NASA and the ESA, is fantastic for spotting objects residing in the distant reaches of space. Black holes, which are impossible to actually see, give their position away thanks to the galaxies that oft...
17:32, 07/11/2019

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
10:48, 04/30/2019

Autosport, Sporting Memories host black-tie event at Williams Autosport has teamed up with dementia, Alzheimer's and loneliness charity Sporting Memories Foundation for a new event this year held at the factory of Formula 1 team Williams...
03:32, 08/16/2019

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect ci...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Split Screen Was Quietly Removed From Black Ops 4, But It'll Be Back This Month Last week, as part of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s June 25 update, Treyarch quietly removed split screen co-op play from the game’s battle royale mode, Blackout. At first, no one was sure what was going on, but today, Treyarch said the feature will re...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 d...
22:00, 07/13/2019

The big picture: Kwame Brathwaite captures the ‘black is beautiful’ movement Kwame Brathwaite captures African American women embracing a new ideal of black female beauty in the civil rights eraPhotographer Kwame Brathwaite grew up in Harlem during the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. He had been a jazz musician ...
06:00, 05/01/2019

Black patient arrested for 'stealing IV machine' on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
10:00, 07/02/2019

'A couple of black eyes': Johnson and the plot to attack a reporter The intended victim of a beating planned by the politician’s friend has called for an apologyAs a veteran News of the World reporter, Stuart Collier spent much of his Fleet Street career exposing villains. But the only criminal he investigated who pr...
09:48, 07/14/2019

Sikorsky nabs $91.2M contract to support U.S. Army Black Hawks Sikorsky Aircraft Co. was awarded a five-year, $91.2 million contract for engineering and support work on all versions of the Army's H-60 Black Hawk helicopters....
12:16, 06/26/2019

Orange Is the New Black's Final Season Trailer Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's all coming to an end for Piper, Taystee, Alex, Gloria, Nicky, Suzanne and the rest of the Orange Is the New Black crew. Netflix revealed the final season trailer and just a warning, it......
09:48, 06/26/2019

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrel...
13:03, 08/13/2019

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at S.C. Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
17:48, 06/21/2019

Google may add an extra Pixel 4 color to the black and white stable While the rumored "Mint Green" color for the Pixel 3 never materialized, and the midrange Pixel 3a came with a Purple-ish option, there is now renewed hope that it will be the Pixel 4 edition that will carry the mythical green version.Take it with a ...
13:48, 06/21/2019

VP Pence praises members of black churches torched by arson Speaking in front of the remains of an African American church in Louisiana torched by an arsonist, Vice President Mike Pence says attacks on communities of faith have become "all too frequent."...
18:16, 05/03/2019

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday n...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of black inmate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times...
08:32, 06/21/2019

'Black Widow' cast drops hints about the superhero's ledger Despite the super-spy's prominent appearances in seven Marvel films to date, the secrets of the Black Widow's backstory have remained in the shadows....
16:32, 07/21/2019

Black-ish spin-off Mixed-ish gets Mark-Paul Gosselaar in recasting According to Deadline, ABC’s Black-ish prequel series Mixed-ish has had a bit of a shake-up in the cast, with Mark-Paul Gosselaar stepping in to replace Anders Holm as the male lead. The show is set in the ‘80s and is about a young Rainbow Johnson—th...
10:16, 06/20/2019

‘Matured’ Sergio Garcia will be put to test in Bethpage Black return CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Call it a case of bad timing, but it’s happening again. Sergio Garcia’s countless waggles before each swing are back. The PGA Championship begins in two weeks at Bethpage Black. Garcia, who played himself into the cusp of contention...
19:00, 05/04/2019

The first ‘Black Widow’ trailer was shown behind closed doors at Comic-Con – here’s what happens Marvel Studios had a busy panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, where it unveiled its plans for the next phase of MCU adventures. We’re looking at five new movie releases through November 2021, as well as five new Disney+ TV series made by Marvel ...
13:48, 07/22/2019

Campaign Against Black Money To Be Taken Ahead At Faster Pace: President The Narendra Modi government will take forward the campaign against black money at a faster pace and make the zero tolerance policy against corruption more comprehensive and effective, President Ram......
03:00, 06/20/2019

Black Cab rapist John Worboys admits four more attacks on women The notorious predator John Worboys, known as the Black Cab Rapist, is facing more years in prison after he today admitted four more attacks on women....
02:32, 06/20/2019

Astronomers Spot Unprecedented Flashes From Our Galaxy's Black Hole An attempt to prove Einstein’s hallmark theory of gravity revealed something even freakier: an unprecedented flash from the black hole at the center of our galaxy.Read more......
01:32, 08/13/2019

Chicago panel clears 2 white police in black man’s death CHICAGO (AP) — A review board has cleared two white Chicago police officers in the fatal shooting of an African American man that led to racially charged demonstrations. Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability said in a statement Tue...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways th...
12:32, 06/19/2019

China tells U.S. to remove 'black hands' from Hong Kong China said on Tuesday that U.S. officials were behind violent chaos in Hong Kong and warned against interference, following a series of protests in the city, including bloody clashes on the weekend....
13:48, 07/23/2019

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
02:48, 06/19/2019

Black bear enters Montana home, finds shelf that’s just right for a nap MISSOULA, Mont. — Authorities say a black bear somehow locked itself inside a Montana home and then nestled onto a closet shelf that wasn’t too hard, wasn’t too soft, but just right for a nap. Missoula County sheriff’s officials say...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Curtis Flowers' conviction overturned over removal of black jurors Justice Brett Kavanaugh said Flowers’ trial record showed ‘relentless effort’ by prosecutor to rid jury of black individualsThe supreme court has thrown out the murder conviction and death sentence of a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecuto...
06:16, 06/22/2019