(L-R) Chrissy Teigen, Luna Simone Stephens and John Legend attend John Legend's launch of his new rose wine brand, LVE, during an intimate Airbnb Concert on June 21, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.
(Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) The voting system for electing judges to Arkansas’ top courts violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of their votes, according to a federal lawsuit filed by civil rights lawyers. The lawsuit filed Monday says that because the state’s seven Supreme Court justices are elected statewide, instead of by district, the white voting bloc overpowers the votes of black Arkansas residents.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 08: Cast and crew attend the screening for "A La Carte" at Harmony Gold Theater on June 08, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Clifford "T.I." Harris with daughter Heiress during the Marvel Studios Black Panther advance screening at Regal Hollywood on February 13, 2018 in Chamblee, Georgia. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for Marvel Studios)
This year Byron Allen and Marsai Martin (l-r) will be honored at the fourth annual "Innovators & Leaders" Culture Creators brunch awards. (Photos courtesy of Getty) This year’s fourth annual Culture Creators brunch will honor minority innovators in film, television, music, fashion and technology at the Beverly Hilton Hotel during BET Awards Weekend on June 22.
Spike Lee poses during a media call on June 01, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jaimi Chisholm/Getty Images) Spike Lee fans get ready. One of the director’s most popular films, Do The Right Thing, may be heading to a theater near you this month in celebration of its 30th anniversary.
A recent report says Black Chicagoans lost between $3 and $4 billion in wealth as a result of predatory housing contracts in the 1950s and 60s. (Getty Images) Black Chicagoans lost between $3 and $4 billion in wealth as a result of predatory housing contracts of the 1950s and 60s, according to a new report.
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro speaks onstage at the 2016 Common Sense Media Awards on May 3, 2016 in New York City.
Wendy Williams (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Lane Bryant) Wendy Williams may be putting on a brave face and celebrating her new lease on life since she filed for divorce, but the talk show host still gets emotional when talking about the way her family has been torn apart over the last year.
(Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images) Actress Phylicia Rashad suggested she had no idea TV’s long-running The Cosby Show would attract such extreme success, or that it would become the subject of such extreme controversy. Nine months after her longtime TV co-star, Bill Cosby, was sent to prison after a conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, an article in Variety suggests that Rashad could never have foreseen all that would come out of the sitcom that was known for showing Black people in a successful, positive light.