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Texas Teacher Adopts 16 Year Old Student

Most everyone has memories of one or two teachers who made a difference in ...

Russell Simmons Responds to Sexual Assault Allegations

Russell Simmons is one of the latest entertainment power brokers to be accused of ...

Trump Administration To End ‘Temporary Protected Status’ For Haitians

Ready or not, Haitians who had “temporary protected status” and were allowed to enter ...

Looking For A Black Owned Business? There’s An App For That

Thanks to Mandy Bowman, who in 2015 founded the largest global directory of black-owned ...

NAACP Image Awards Top Noms Include Get Out, Insecure and Queen Sugar

As reported earlier, Anthony Anderson is hosting the upcoming 49th NAACP Image Awards. The show’s ...

Lead Levels On The Rise In Detroit Youth

Flint, Michigan and the lead poisoning that has been discovered in its water source ...

Jesse Jackson Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a neurological ...

Baltimore May Sell Houses for $1 to Revitalize Charm City

As described by Nina Simone in the song “Baltimore,” in some ways Baltimore is ...

To Be Young, Gifted and Black: The Root 100 Gala Honors Black Excellence

For an unapologetic celebration of black excellence, tune into The Root 100 gala, airing ...