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Watch: Van Jones Shuts Down Conspiracy Theorist Attacking Parkland Survivors

Van Jones flexed his “shut-them-down” muscle Tuesday when a former U.S. rep came on CNN with a startling conspiracy theory. Jack Kingston (R-GA) tried to write off the high school survivors of the Parkland shooting tragedy as “left-wing pawns,” an idea that Jones found false and disgustingly offensive.

Woman Shouts N-Word, Literally Stops The Show At ‘Black Panther’ NJ Screening

AWhite woman who went to see Black Panther killed the vibe at a New Jersey theater on Sunday night. She yelled the N-word out loud and pushed audience members into a shouting match. Yes, the audience was not having it.

Trey Songz Allegedly Assaults Woman For Talking To Another Man

Trey Songz is allegedly making hits outside of the studio, according to a new report. The “Slow Motion” singer, whose real name is Tremaine Neverson, has been accused of punching a woman during an NBA All-Star weekend party, TMZ reported Wednesday.

Parkland Victim’s Dad’s Pro-Trump Shirt Sparks Twitter Debate After Shooting Tragedy

The horrific mass shooting tragedy in Parkland, Florida that ended 17 innocent lives lost has undoubtedly affected people from every corner of the nation. At a time when the nation must come together and focus on helping the Parkland community, a heated debate broke out on Twitter over a photo of one of the victim’s fathers wearing a “Trump 2020: Make America Great Again” shirt.

Black Women Only Need Apply: Escape To Costa Rican Resort To ‘Heal’ From Racism

A tropical retreat is offering a vacation away from stress, pain and racism for Black women. For those ladies who need a place to heal from Trump’s rhetoric or the hate speech of White supremacist groups, they can find peace at Women of Color Healing Retreat in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica.

The Wake Up: ‘Wakanda The Vote,’ Jamaican Bobsled Team Coach On Some Petty Mess, Betsy DeVos Says ‘Option’ To Arm Teachers

Black Panther Inspires ‘Wakanda The Vote’

Do you remember “Barack The Vote?” Well, this is “Wakanda The Vote,” a new voter registration drive inspired by Marvel’s upcoming Black magic masterpiece, Black Panther.

He’s Out! R. Kelly Evicted After Not Paying $31,000 In Rent For Atlanta Homes

R.Kelly is causing more controversy. He has been told to get out of his homes in Atlanta after racking up thousands in unpaid rent following sex cult allegations.

He owes a hefty $31,000 on his two residences in ATL, New York Daily News reported.

Slay The Black Panther Way: Folks Wear African Fashions With Pride For Wakanda

Black Panther may prove why afrofuturism matters, but its fans are proving why African fashion matters. Early screenings for the Marvel film have been filled with moments of Black fashion magic, mixing contemporary curated looks, cosplay costumes and traditional African attire.

It’s A Wrap! McDonald’s Happy Meal Menu Will Not Have Cheeseburgers Anymore

McDonald’s, a.k.a Mickey D’s, is revamping its menu to have more “balanced” happy meals by 2022, the company announced Thursday in a press release.

Black Surgeon General Jerome Adams Praises Ben Carson As Doctor Amid HUD Drama

Trump has mainly had two Black mouthpieces since taking office: Omarosa and Ben Carson. But now, Carson appears to have found a new member: U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams.

Black Voting Magic: African-American Women May Drive Another Freedom Summer

As the midterm elections draw closer, all eyes appear to be on Black women who are “realizing the power of their vote,” Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said recently.

Slay The Black Panther Way: Folks Wear African Fashions With Pride For Wakanda

Black Panther may prove why afrofuturism matters, but its fans are proving why African fashion matters. Early screenings for the Marvel film have been filled with moments of Black fashion magic, mixing contemporary curated looks, cosplay costumes and traditional African attire.