KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Reggae singer Junior Murvin, best known for the hit song “Police and Thieves,” has died in Jamaica.
Son Keith Smith says the 67-year-old performer died at Port Antonio Hospital on Monday. He had been hospitalized recently for diabetes… Continue reading
For decades and even now, for black America that single misspelled and oft-mispronounced word conjures a litany of vicious stereotypes. Strip away the ill-formed enunciation and the word becomes “fast.” The connotation and the stigma, however, remain.
Fass,… Continue reading
André Leon Talley has quietly exited American Vogue, where he has held various editor positions for more than three decades, and entered an editorial partnership with Zappos Couture.
“The digital universe is a new, exciting opportunity for me to reach… Continue reading
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sasha Obama could be the deciding factor in whether her father stays in Washington after he leaves office.
President Barack Obama told ABC News in a taped interview that his now 12-year-old daughter “will have a big… Continue reading
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On June 16, 1944, 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. became the youngest person ever executed in the 20th century. Tried and convicted of murdering two girls months before in Alcolu, South Carolina, Stinney's… Continue reading
Small Business Saturday: Shop small and make a big impact on black small businesses this holiday weekend
Just like that, the holiday shopping season has arrived — quicker than you could ask for more turkey. While megastores and online retailers are serving up another year of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, mom-and-pop shops are strategizing to… Continue reading
Hip-hop has provided us with several reasons to be grateful this year, and we’d like to take this chance to thank the Rap Genius community around the world!
This week, we see a comeback from Ashanti as well as artists… Continue reading