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Barbie has been a household name for over six decades now. For much of that time, the doll represented a feminine, Eurocentric beauty standard that was not diverse like its young female fanbase. But in recent years, parent company Mattel has steadily been working to make Barbie’s brand more inclusive by increasing representation of race, […]

Actor Hosea Chanchez is the latest male figure in Hollywood to open up about the sexual abuse he endured at the hands of another man during childhood.

Tiffany Haddish chops it up with David Letterman for his Netflix series “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,” and the “Girls Trip” star recounted her abusive childhood with a mother who pretty must lost her marbles following a near-fatal car accident. “I didn’t want to be with my mom no more,” the comedian/actress says in the […]

One Ohio father is being called a hero after he shared photos of the igloo be built out of snow for his disabled daughter. Gregg Eichhorn’s actions have been hailed as “heart-warming” with social media users encouraging each other to “be like Gregg.” But the father of nine insisted: “I’m not that special.” “I just thought […]

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An 82-year-old man was charged Thursday with raping and committing other sex crimes against a 6-year-old girl in New Orleans, reports Nola.com. Blanton Roosevelt III is accused of first-degree rape, sexual battery of a juvenile under 13 and indecent behavior with a juvenile under 13 in a three-count indictment handed up by a New Orleans […]

Growing up most of us received hand-me-downs, some of them were okay but some of them were awful! Guy was the youngest so he wore his brothers old underwear, shorts, and whatever else he couldn’t fit. Sometimes he even had to wear his sisters old clothes! Tom was the youngest but he was also the […]

12/21/17- Kym remembers when her mom bought the entire family fake tress from the Home Shopping Network. This year she bought her first real tree to show everyone that she can have a real one if she wants to! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

When Easter Sunday rolls around every year, you know it’s that time. Jasmine Sanders lists ten funny signs that always pop up every year around Easter time. Click on the audio player to hear them on “The D.L. Hughley Show.” Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: The Carters, Monica Brown & More Attend The #EasterEggRoll At The White House RELATED: Pastor […]

D.L. Hughley and Mr. Ramirez got to reminiscing about their childhood. Listen to the audio player to hear what they used to love in the summertime! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to the “The D.L. Hughley Show” LIVE weekdays 3-7 p.m. EST! RELATED: D.L. Hughley Reveals His Favorite Childhood Soda [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO] RELATED: D.L. Hughley Puts […]

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Viola Davis told a crowd of Hollywood luminaries that her drive to end childhood hunger is fueled by memories of growing up in “abject poverty,” stealing and crawling through maggot-filled garbage bins to get food. “I sacrificed a childhood for food,” she said, “and grew up in immense shame.” Davis […]

Spam? School cafeteria pizza? Remember those yucky foods you always had to eat as a child? Aren’t you glad you don’t have to eat them anymore?…