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There’s been a little light in the midst of all this quarantining and social distancing. Earlier this week, NYC’s DJ D-NIce started up Club Quarantine, a play on his traditional #HomeSchool live DJ set on his Instagram account. Doing a live mix from his kitchen, D-Nice somehow has gotten the wildest collection of celebrities to […]

Phillip Agnew, a newly appointed senior adviser for Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, came under fire over the weekend over uncovered tweets from 2009 where he spoke despairingly about former First Lady, Michelle Obama. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. In the tweets Agnew commented on Obama’s looks, while also touting conspiracy […]

A Target commercial introducing people to The Honey Pot founder Beatrice Dixon is inspiring some while, surprisingly, riling up others. During Black History Month, the corporation released a spot where Dixon talks about the difficulties of starting her popular feminine care company and how Target stepped up to help her not only get in their stores but […]

We thought that former NBA star turned TV and podcast personality Matt Barnes was over the drama. After everything involved in his relationship with ex-wife Gloria Govan and their twin boys, you’d think Barnes would have wanted a different scenario in his new relationship. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. He and […]

People can’t help but insinuate that if one famous person takes a picture with another famous person, they’re dating. Case in point, the internet revisited photos DIddy posted of the Roc Nation Brunch for a throwback Thursday and centered in on one of Lauren London. Diddy captioned the pic, “More lost files … me and my sister […]

“Living Single” star Erika Alexander and “Friends” star David Schwimmer had a bit of a debate on Twitter over their respective shows after Schwimmer said that there should be a ‘black version of “Friends.” Alexander informed him that “Living Single” was the Black version of friends and aired before the NBC hit show that was […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Gayle King says she accepts Snoop Dogg’s apology, and the CBS anchor says she’s sorry that her interview last week added to the pain of people grieving over Kobe Bryant’s death. RELATED: Snoop Apologizes To Gayle King For Real This Time The rapper had posted a profane, threatening video directed toward […]

NEW YORK (AP) — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basketball star Lisa Leslie about the late Kobe Bryant. “Two wrongs don’t make no right. when you’re wrong, you gotta fix it,” he said in an Instagram post on Wednesday. […]

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SALINE, Mich. (AP) — Four students in a southeastern Michigan town sued their school district over discipline they received in the wake of racist social media posts directed at black students. The federal lawsuit, filed Tuesday against Saline Area Schools, alleged district officials lacked authority to suspend the students over the posts, which led to […]

Gayle King heard you. After her interview with former L.A. Sparks star Lisa Leslie went viral for all the wrong reasons, King addressed the backlash, saying disrespecting Kobe Bryant was not the takeaway she’d intended. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram King interviewed Leslie about her longtime friendship with Bryant, as a member of the […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A Washington Post reporter who had been placed on administrative leave after she tweeted a link to a story about a 2003 rape allegation against Kobe Bryant has been cleared to return to work, the paper said Tuesday. In a statement, the Post said that an internal review had determined that […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post has placed a political reporter on administrative leave after she tweeted a link to a story about rape allegations against NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, who was killed Sunday. Dozens of journalists at the newspaper criticized the decision. SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER:  Reporter Felicia Sonmez’s tweet Sunday, amid widespread […]