Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration
U.S. authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who tried to breach the border fence in Tijuana.
The house of cards seems to have come crashing down for one top Pentagon spokeswoman who resigned on New Year’s Eve amid an internal probe. According to NBC News, Dana W. White was being investigated by the Defense Department’s inspector general for misconduct and abuse of power before her abrupt departure. She announced her resignation […]
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The minimum wage is increasing in 20 states and over two dozen cities in the new year, NPR reports. Some 5.3 million workers will reportedly be affected by the wage hike, according to the Washington, D.C. based Economic Policy Institute. Getting a wage increase have been a long-fought fight for unions and liberal advocacy groups who […]
Before ringing in the new year, Senator Elizabeth Warren threw her hat into the ring on Monday and announced her bid to run for President in 2020, The New York Times reports. The Massachusetts Democrat is the first of what’s expected to be a wave of declared candidates to come out and kick off […]
The way that Black men are portrayed in the media contributes to a negative stereotype that affects how the police treats them, says a Rutgers School of Public Health study. The report which was published in late November in the book “Research in Race and Ethnic Relations” asserts that officers often respond to African American […]
Atlanta rapper Rich the Kid took a nasty tumble on a 4-wheeler and severely injured his hand, TMZ reports. Rich posted an Instagram video about the ordeal and according to reports his hand was broken while riding on the 4-wheeler Sunday in Calabasas, CA. Sources told the outlet that Rich and his friends were cruising on […]
Jay-Z and Beyoncé had a whirlwind year filled with new babies and record-breaking concerts, and the ride-or-die couple is reportedly ending the year even closer than ever, a source told PEOPLE. “It was a very special year for the whole family,” the source shares. “Beyoncé and JAY loved touring and connecting with their fans.” The hit-making […]
Bronx rapper Cardi B is calling out the Australian paparazzi for being racist, E News reported. READ MORE: ‘This reminds us how much good there is in the world’: Texas school bus driver surprises students with gifts Cardi, in the news recently because of her on-again off-again relationship with husband Offset, says a photographer told her she needed to learn how to […]
Miss Congo’s wig caught fire as she won the Miss Africa pageant on Dec. 28, attracting a parade of social media comments, according to People magazine. Dorcas Kasinde, 25, was celebrating her win when flames began to shoot out from her coiffure. The blaze was caused by the fireworks set off to celebrate Kasinde’s victory […]
Brothers Jussie and Jake Smollett are taking it upon themselves to help save financially ailing HBCU Bennett College, according to The Hill. READ MORE: Blacks ordered to leave beach in South Africa because of more peak racism In the 1930s we had 121 #HBCUs now we’re at 101. Don’t let us be down to 100 if #BennettCollege,who has made the education of black […]