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The Baltimore Police Union is calling on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby to throw out all charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. This comes after one of the six officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., was acquitted of all charges placed against him on Thursday. This is the second time that Mosby’s team has failed […]

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Roland Martin took Fox News contributor Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now. During an interview on Fox News, Dash said: “We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or integration. If we don’t want segregation, then we need […]

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President Obama will receive a budget and debt deal from Congress that serves as a financial blueprint for the next two years. The Senate voted…

This is the perfect response to the backlash the new Star Wars film has received for having a black actor in one of the leading roles.

Michael Jackson really wanted to be in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, and the film’s director, George Lucas really considered him for the role. Ahmed Best (who…

The stars were out Wednesday night at the Avalon Hollywood for Ebony’s Power 100 Gala. The annual list and event honor Black achievement in various categories, like…

Billionaire couple Mellody Hobson and George Lucas recently gave a very generous donation to the private University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. According to sources, the…

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Former mayor of Chicago, Richard M. Daley, 71, has stepped out on the town with his reported girlfriend, Dr. Adele Joy Cobbs, 41, reports DNAInfo.com. The…

Gayle King, Al Roker, Ne-Yo, Mark Hamill, Robin Williams and Rahm Emanuel were among the celebrities spotted in Chicago on Saturday to celebrate the wedding of George Lucas and Windy City native Mellody Hobson. The couple, who tied the knot June 22 at Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, Calif., hosted well-wishers at the city’s lakeside […]

By theGrio.com From The Huffington Post: Making your debut as a feature film director is already enough of a high-pressure situation, but for “Red Tails” director Anthony Hemingway, it was a once-in-a-lifetime scenario. “Red Tails,” a rollicking World War II adventure movie about the Tuskegee Airmen — the highly decorated all-black aviation unit that ran […]