Throughout his celebrated life, Jim Brown was both praised for his community activism and vilified for his abuse of women.

The football legend's death evoked mixed emotions across Black America.

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Regina King made history by becoming the first Black woman director to premiere a film at the Venice Film Festival.

The president apparently still holds a grudge against the late senator.


According to Harvey, the two met on Friday to discuss Donald Trump’s strategies for urban development and ways to better inner city communities.

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NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown and a number of other former NFL stars met with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday.


Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.

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Over the course of the last week pro athletes have taken the court and the field wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts and walking out with their hands up. Their gestures are a sign of solidarity and support of all of the protests against police brutality taking place across America. On Friday, NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and […]

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Podcast: Download The Democratic-led Senate panel says the CIA tortured people. Do you have a problem with enhanced interrogation techniques? Saturday was a Nat’l Day of Resistance tied to the #BlackLivesMatter #HandsUpDontShoot #ICantBreathe movement. Did you go out to protest?  The GOP always talks states’ rights/local control. So why did they pass a bill preventing DC from legalizing marijuana? Beverly […]


UPDATE March 27, 2014, 2:01 P.M. ET: In the midst of a social media storm caused by his controversial comments on widespread Black support for Trayvon Martin, Kobe Bryant responds with a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on his Instagram page: Bryant also took to Twitter to show support for Trayvon Martin, tweeting, […]

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Do today’s black athletes fall short on being socially responsible and aware? Pro football Hall of Famer Jim Brown‘s recent remarks about basketball star Kobe Bryant have sparked a debate around that question. While on the Arsenio Hall Show last week, Brown said that if he had to call together another summit of black athletes, like the one he called […]

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[ooyala code=”54MmQzNTqKpDHV-32oaze-sU8ajNMhvL”] Atlanta Hawks center Etan Thomas published his first book, Fatherhood:Rising To The Ultimate Challenge, not only because he wanted to crusade for active fatherhood, but to encourage those who didn’t grow up with fathers as well. “The reality of it is 60 percent of the kids are growing up in single parent households,” Thomas says. […]