ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Philando Castile’s permit to legally carry a gun became a point of focus in the days after he was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer, with some questioning whether Castile acted properly during the July traffic stop and others wondering whether the …read more
Protesters demonstrate a residential neighborhood in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday, July 10, 2016. After an organized protest in downtown Baton Rouge protesters wandered into residential neighborhoods and toward a major highway that caused the police to respond by arresting protesters that refused to disperse. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
BATON ROUGE, La. …read more
WGN America’s Underground fought the good fight, but unfortunately the cable outlet has decided that, going forward, the program would not make a good fit.
Apparently there’s nothing about the program, per se, that would qualify it for cancellation. However, the decision comes as parent company Tribune Media is being …read more
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Manuel Noriega had become a problem. At least that’s the way it looked from Washington.
For years, the Panamanian military man had been a close and sometimes clandestine ally of U.S. governments as he rose to power in a country defined by a U.S. strategic asset, the …read more
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The owners who restored Muhammad Ali’s boyhood home in Kentucky and opened it as a museum say it may have to close because of financial difficulties.
The pink home where Ali — known then as Cassius Clay — dreamed of boxing greatness has drawn more than …read more
According to reports, Bill Cosby is worried about getting drugged and poisoned and he and his long-suffering wife are said to be avoiding hotels as he prepares for his day in court for allegedly raping white women.
During our recently held Entrepreneurs Summit in Houston at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, I hosted three panels that all revolved around tech.
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More than two decades after Lauryn Hill sang the hook on Nas‘ 1996 track “If I Ruled the World,” the pair are joining forces again for a North American tour, beginning in Chicago on Sept. 7 and wrapping in Vancouver on Oct. 11.
Comedian Hannibal Buress and reggae star …read more
I recently flew out to New York City to host a fireside chat with Gary Vaynerchuk and a group of incredible, established entrepreneurs. In preparing for my trip, I looked for a place to stay, and after scanning a couple of locations, I landed on YOTEL.
When I first arrived …read more
The Black Men XCEL event represents a quantum …read more
I started my natural hair journey when I moved back from Atlanta to Los Angeles. My entire life, I could not get my hair to grow past my shoulders. I had been blonde, red, brown and everything in between and yet my hair was stuck at a certain length, or …read more
The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a “Trump Free Speech Rally” and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate and could be dangerous after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to help a pair of young …read more
The U.S. Postal Service commemorated Kennedy’s centennial with a dedication of a JFK postage stamp in Brookline, a Boston suburb where he was born on May 29, 1917.
The image on the stamp is a 1960 photograph by Ted Spiegel of Kennedy when he was campaigning for president in Seattle. Boston …read more
PARIS (AP) — The mayor of Paris said Monday that a “clear solution” has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an event that had aroused her ire because four-fifths of the festival space was to be open exclusively to black women.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo had strongly criticized …read more
Many people are interested in real estate investing, but some a hesitant to take the leap because they assume it is just too hard to get into it. Here are three little-known reasons it seems more complex than it should be:
Here are three little-known reasons why real …read more
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Kalief Browder‘s story is still one of the darkest tales in the history of the American prison system.
After committing suicide at just 22 years old, the young man who served three years at Rikers Island (although he was never convicted), received a beautiful posthumous …read more