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The trial for detained WNBA star Brittney Griner will begin on Friday (July 1), however she must stay in Russian custody for six more months.

The good people over at Hampton University are showing love to students currently suffering in Ukraine by offering a full ride to come study at the HBCU's campus in Virginia this summer.

Former-yet-forever-favorite President Barack Obama has officially spoken out on the heartbreaking attack on Ukraine by way of Russia, and he's letting it be known that Russian President Vladimir Putin's cruel actions simply cannot be tolerated.

“This is one of the most serious threats to Europe today.”

At this point Russ says nothing is surprising anymore. What its happening is that Trump and his people are trying to prevent folks from testifying so that he can lie his way out of this drama. The Ukraine surrendered to Russia last night. Thousands of people died and people are protesting. Ukraine ended up surrendering […]

Donald Trump’s latest scandal has seemingly pushed folks over the edge. Trump reportedly withheld $400 million in approved military aid to the Ukraine and then a week later called their newly elected president and attempted to get dirt on Joe Biden and his son. Roland Martin says, “that was really the straw that broke the […]

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least at least 40 people died, officials said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline Aeroflot had 73 passengers and five crew members on board when it touched down and sped down a […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The president isn’t waiting. As Washington counts down the final hours until publication of the redacted special counsel report — now expected Thursday — Donald Trump stepped up his attacks in an effort to undermine potential disclosures on Russia, his 2016 campaign and the aftermath. He unleashed a series of tweets Monday […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for the Robert Mueller’s full report Thursday after learning the special counsel’s findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by his attorney general. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler was told by […]

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting that key officials involved in the Russia probe were engaged in “treasonous” behavior. Trump is lashing out on Twitter at former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, whose new book details his concerns about potential foreign influence over the president, and current Deputy Attorney General […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a high-stakes game of whack-a-mole with no end in sight. Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls who are using catchy memes, bots and fake accounts to influence elections and sow discord in the U.S. and beyond. This week, two reports released by […]

I’ve said this several times over the past few weeks, but no vote is more important for Democrats than the Black vote. Literally, in most statewide races, and certainly in the Presidential election, Democrats cannot win without the Black vote. Period. We have power, but we aren’t the only ones that understand just how much […]