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Franklin Graham Meets With Black Church Leaders

  |   March 21, 2012

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Religious leaders from the NAACP met with evangelist Franklin Graham Tuesday (March 20), less than a month...

Trayvon Martin 'Million Hoodie March' March Draws Hundreds In New York City

AP   |  DEEPTI HAJELA   |   March 21, 2012

NEW YORK — The parents of a black teenager shot to death by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain in Florida told hundreds of people at...

Trayvon Martin Case: Miami Residents Protest Teen's Killing 'Armed' With Skittles And Iced Tea (PHOTOS)

  |   March 22, 2012

Lifting high cans of iced tea and bags of skittles -- the same items 17-year-old Trayvon Martin had on his person while shot walking home...
John Rudolf

George Zimmerman Unprotected By Self-Defense Law in Trayvon Martin Killing, Florida Lawmakers Say

HuffingtonPost.com   |  John Rudolf   |   March 21, 2012

Republican state lawmakers in Florida responsible for a controversial 2005 self-defense law said it shouldn't apply to a neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed...

Trayvon Martin Case: Questlove, Big Boi, John Legend Rally On Teen's Behalf

RapFix   |   May 21, 2012

Hip-hop artists and public figures are coming together to support the case of murdered teen Trayvon Martin....
Kathleen Miles

LA Walmart Employee, Girshriela Green, Tells Her Story Of Poverty And Injury (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Kathleen Miles   |   March 23, 2012

Girshriela Green was unemployed and on welfare when she got a job at Walmart in Crenshaw, Calif. When she started as a part-time sales floor...

Whitney Houston Sex Tape: Ray J Says Video Does Not Exist

TMZ   |   May 21, 2012

Ray J is adamant ... he is NOT secretly harboring a stash of sexually explicit photos and video, depicting him and Whitney Houston in the...

Western Union Elementary School Under Fire For Suggesting 'African American Attire' Is 'Animal Print' (PHOTO) (POLL)

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Hibbard   |   March 21, 2012

A letter sent home with students at Western Union Elementary School in North Carolina didn't sit well with parents. The note asked students to wear...

Ethelda Burke, Tacoma-Area School District Superintendent, Accused Of Racism (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Khristopher Brooks   |   March 27, 2012

A group of public school employees in Washington state are outraged by the racially insensitive remarks they said their superintendent has made in the workplace,...

The Blaze, Site Founded By Glenn Beck, Insinuates That Slain Teen Trayvon Martin Was Troublemaker

The Huffington Post   |  Gene Demby   |   March 23, 2012

An ugly story may be getting uglier. The Blaze, a right-wing site started by Glenn Beck, has a post up insinuating that Trayvon Martin may...

John & Ken Controversy: City Council Resolution Tells KFI To Hire More Racially Diverse Hosts (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Kathleen Miles   |   March 23, 2012

Just three days after singer Whitney Houston passed away, KFI AM hosts John and Ken dismissed her as nothing more than a "crack ho." Nearly...
Gene Demby

Trayvon Martin March: Organizers To Hold Million Hoodie March To Show Solidarity With Slain Teen's Family

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Gene Demby   |   March 22, 2012

Organizers from several groups have organized the Million Hoodies for Trayvon March in New York, to show solidarity with the family of Trayvon Martin, the...

El DeBarge Caught Up In Drug Bust

E! Online   |   May 21, 2012

El DeBarge is racking up a bevy of greatest hits--on his sprawling rap sheet. E! News has confirmed that the "Rhythm of the Night" singer...

Slavery Homework Problem: Another Georgia Elementary School Under Fire For Math Problem Referencing Slaves (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Laura Hibbard   |   March 21, 2012

Parents are outraged after 139 fourth grade students in Georgia were given a math problem referencing slavery, WAGA-TV reports. Christopher Jackson, the parent of a...

Trayvon Martin's Parents To Appear At NYC March In Son's Honor

AP   |  DEEPTI HAJELA   |   May 21, 2012

Associated Press The father of a black teenager shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida said he was "honored" by a march...
Jack Mirkinson

Al Sharpton On Trayvon Martin Killing: 'I Intend To Stay On It'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Jack Mirkinson   |   March 23, 2012

The killing of Trayvon Martin has morphed from a local to a national tragedy. In the process, Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was shot...

New Pro-Obama Super PAC Will Target Minority Voters And Donors

The Huffington Post   |  Leigh Owens   |   March 21, 2012

A new super PAC has been formed in support of President Barack Obama’s re-election efforts and plans to spend $10 million in six key states....

George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin's Shooter, Is From D.C. Area

The Huffington Post   |   March 21, 2012

George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida on Feb. 26, is originally from Northern Virginia....

Black Hair Care Basics: American Academy of Dermatology Weighs In

The Huffington Post   |  Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson   |   March 22, 2012

It looks like a long fight to the finish in the battle over black hair. But while the natural versus relaxed debate rages on, experts...

OWN Turmoil Tests Oprah And Her Relationship With Discovery

AP   |  LYNN ELBER   |   May 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is used to running the show, whether it was her hit daytime TV program or the fledgling cable channel...

OWN Shakeup Tests Oprah Winfrey, Discovery Relationship (VIDEO)

AP   |  LYNN ELBER   |   March 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey is used to running the show, whether it was her hit daytime TV program or the fledgling cable channel named...

R. Kelly Brings Back 'Trapped In The Closet' Series

AP   |  NEKESA MUMBI MOODY   |   March 21, 2012

NEW YORK — Get ready for more drama from Sylvester, Twan and Pimp Lucius – R. Kelly is delivering more chapters of "Trapped in the...

Jonatha Carr, Florida Atlantic University Student, Has Violent Outburst In Class Discussing Evolution (VIDEO )

  |   May 9, 2012

A student at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton was reportedly subdued with a taser after a violent outburst in a class discussing evolution. Jonatha...

Trayvon Martin Supporters Plan Wednesday Peace March In Liberty City

  |   May 9, 2012

A peace march has been planned for Wednesday evening in Liberty City to demand that a Sanford neighborhood watchman be held accountable for the shooting...

Charles Rangel Re-Election: NYC Congressman Formally Announces 22nd Term Bid

  |   March 21, 2012

Congressman Charles Rangel, who was convicted on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules in 2010, formally announced he will be seeking his 22nd term. The...

Whoopi Goldberg Directing Moms Mabley Documentary

  |   March 21, 2012

Whoopi Goldberg is a very busy lady. In addition to her daily hosting duties on ABC's "The View," and her producing involvement in the Broadway...

Rotimi Fani-Kayode's "Nothing To Lose" Comes To The Walther Collection (PHOTOS)

  |   March 21, 2012

The artist Rotimi Fani-Kayode created striking photographs in color and black-and-white exploring race and sexuality. Tribal and baroque, the complex images recall a life spent...

KISS, Motley Crue Announce Summer 2012 Tour, Gene Simmons Disses Rihanna

  |   March 22, 2012

Iconic rock bands KISS and Motley Crue announced their 40-date North American summer 2012 tour on Tuesday -- conveniently titled "The Tour" -- but they...

Trayvon Martin 911 Tape Reveals Possible Racial Slur By Neighborhood Watchman George Zimmerman (VIDEO)

HuffPost Crime   |  David Moye   |   March 21, 2012

Law enforcement officials in Sanford, Fla., investigating last month's shooting of an unarmed black teen by self-appointed neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman say they may...

Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Miley Cyrus And More Stars Shine In Valentino Red (PHOTOS)

Stylelist   |  Christina Anderson   |   March 21, 2012

Valentino Garavani, the revered Italian designer, is known for for using vibrant red in his collections. The shade, so synonymous with the creative genius, is...

Lawrence O'Donnell On Trayvon Martin: 'Evidence Of A Police Cover-Up' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post   |  Jack Mirkinson   |   May 21, 2012

Lawrence O'Donnell forcefully criticized the police handling of the Trayvon Martin case during his Tuesday show. The killing of Martin — an unarmed teenager who...

Craft Of The Day: Tart Tin Tea Light Candles

Stylelist Home   |  Kathryn Kattalia   |   March 21, 2012

It’s easy to create an inviting vintage glow with this Craft Of The Day. Turn an old tart tin into a beautiful tea light that...

Deaf Student 'Speechless' After Obama Responds To Him In Sign Language

  |   March 21, 2012

Lots of people get giddy following even the briefest encounters with a president. But one Washington-area college student was especially elated that President Obama understood...

Trayvon Martin Case: At Sanford Town Hall, Residents And Civil Rights Leaders Push For Shooter's Arrest

AP   |  MIKE SCHNEIDER and CURT ANDERSON   |   March 21, 2012

SANFORD, Fla. — After declaring victories in getting federal and state officials to investigate the case of an unarmed black teenager shot to death by...
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