Exclusive: Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Calls for Release of Black Death Row Inmate Julius Jones

“As a black man in this country right now,” Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott writes in a letter to Oklahoma governor Kevin Stitt and the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board, “I experience injustices firsthand day in and day out, even … Read more…

Must Read: Meet the Stylist Behind ‘Black Is King,’ PR Firms Grapple With Fashion’s Race Problem

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Meet the stylist behind “Black Is King”When Beyoncé dropped “Black Is King,” fans ate up every aspect of the visual album — especially the costumes, which numbered in over 100 … Read more…

Black-Owned Magazine ‘Cue the Culture’ Launches to Amplify Black Voices in Social Media

Black-owned digital entertainment company, Quartermain Media LLC, is celebrating the launch of ‘Cue the Culture’ magazine. The publication features stories chronicling the lives of Black social media influencers and social media conversations. ‘Cue the Culture’ seeks to acknowledge Black social … Read more…

Costco Reportedly Penalized Workers for Wearing ‘Black Lives Matter’ Masks

Costco management has been reportedly punishing workers who wear Black Lives Matter masks and other apparel. The revelation comes via a report from Buzzfeed News. via Complex: The report details multiple instances of employees being selectively targeted or sent home … Read more…

First Black woman to co-found a billion-dollar startup details how corporate America can foster racial diversity

Zume co-founder Julia Collins, Planet FWD founder and CEO and first Black woman to co-found a unicorn company, joins ‘Squawk Alley’ to discuss how start-ups can address racism and redistribute wealth. Wealth SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Must Read: Patrick Starrr to Launch Makeup Brand, Why Black Beauty Supply Stores Aren’t Always Black-Owned

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Beauty influencer Patrick Starrr announces forthcoming cosmetics brandPatrick Starrr, in joint venture with incubator Luxury Brand Partners, will be launching his own color cosmetics brand, ONE/SIZE on July 17. It … Read more…

‘Black Ink Crew’ Star Liliana Barrios Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Her Girlfriend After Catching Her in Bed With Another Woman

Former ‘Black Ink Crew: Chicago’ star Liliana Barrios was reportedly arrested for attacking her girlfriend after she caught her in bed with another woman. via TMZ: The incident went down June 3 in San Antonio where cops say Barrios and … Read more…

Catholic Priest In Indiana Suspended After Calling Black Lives Matter Protesters ‘Maggots’

The Rev. Theodore Rothrock’s diatribe against Black Lives Matter got him suspended from his church in Carmel, Indiana. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Billy Porter, Tessa Thompson, and hundreds of other Black stars signed a letter demanding change in Hollywood

Billy Porter, Tessa Thompson, and hundreds of other Black stars signed a letter demanding change in Hollywood In an open letter titled “Hollywood 4 Black Lives,” published Tuesday, June 23rd, more than 300 Black creatives demanded that Hollywood cease the … Read more…

Former ‘Black Ink Crew: Chicago’ Cast Member & N-Word Abuser Lily Arrested For Assaulting GF

Source: TMZ / TMZ Former Black Ink Crew: Chicago cast member, Liliana “Lily” Barrios found herself in jail. The N-word abuser/tattoo artist was thrown in slammer after she allegedly went into a violent rage after finding her girlfriend in the … Read more…

After a Black protester is killed in Omaha, witnesses claim a rushed investigation ignored signs of the shooter's allegedly racist past

More than 300 people have been arrested in Omaha amid protests against police brutality in the past month. Jake Gardner, who shot and killed James Scurlock, is not one of them. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL … Read more…

Must Read: Pyer Moss Experiment 4 Sneaker to Benefit Innocence Project, Black Makeup Artists Speak Out

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.  Pyer Moss’s latest sneaker launch will benefit Innocence ProjectPyer Moss announced that it’s dropping a new Experiment 4 shoe style on July 3 (at 12:00 p.m. EST, if you want … Read more…

Malcolm Jenkins and Maya Moore Say Widespread Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement Is Just the Beginning

In the years since Malcolm Jenkins and Maya Moore started fighting for criminal justice reform and an end to racial injustice, public support for Black Lives Matter has grown significantly. But both athletes say that widespread support — evident in … Read more…

Must Read: Black Stylists Discuss Racism in Hollywood, Influencers Launch Nonprofit Trade Association

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Black stylists discuss racism in Hollywood and fashionStylist and journalist Zadrian Smith interviewed three fellow Black stylists — Jason Bolden, Kollin Carter and Calvin Opaleye — about racism in Hollywood … Read more…

Anonymous Essay Slams ESSENCE Mag For Alleged Sexual Misconduct, Unfair Business Practices Towards Black Women

  Source: Rich Polk / Getty Essence Magazine is coming under fire as it celebrates its 50th year anniversary for allegedly mistreating its Black women employees—only this time it’s supposedly at the hands of other Black women. On Sunday (Jun 28) … Read more…

Watch: Tokyo Toni Goes on a Hateful Rant Against Black Women, Says She Only Wants to Be Around Her Own Kind [Video]

Tokyo Toni isn’t here for Black women. Tokyo, aka Shalana Hunter, went off on Black women and no one is really sure why. She says that she only wants to be surrounded by her own kind. Apparently she’s Dominican — … Read more…

German payments firm Wirecard files for insolvency after revealing $2 billion accounting black hole

Wirecard will file for an application to open insolvency proceedings with the district court of Munich, the company said Thursday. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Officials Seek To Shift Resources Away From Policing To Address Black ‘Public Health Crisis’

From Boston to San Bernardino, California, communities across the U.S. are declaring racism a public health crisis. Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic’s disproportionate impact on communities of color, as well as the killing of George Floyd in the custody of … Read more…

Black and gay candidates tap the energy of racial justice protests and push for equality in bid for electoral breakthroughs

The next generation of black candidates has rallied around down-ballot races to try to shape the Democratic Party. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your … Read more…

Must Read: Black Stylists Form Collective, Sophia Amoruso Exits Girlboss

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday. Black stylists form collectiveA group of Black stylists, makeup artists and hairstylists have formed a new non-profit organization to “support Black creatives working behind the scenes in the fashion and entertainment … Read more…

Not Surprised: Sheriff’s Office Employee Among 3 Accused of Vandalizing Black Lives Matter Sign

Darrin Stone on camera using a knife to take down a sign hung from a homeowner’s fence facing Westlake Boulevard in Thousand Oaks, Calif. A Ventura County Sheriff’s Office employee and an investigative assistant with the District Attorney’s Office have been … Read more…

Baton Rouge School Board Member Got Dragged For All The Filth By Black Activist Gary Chambers

Source: @garychambersjr / Instagram If you’re a Baton Rouge School Board member, it’s a good idea not to be shopping online during a meeting with your constituents. Louisiana’s Connie Bernard learned this the hard way when she got dragged for … Read more…

The Special Meaning Behind the ‘Sherman’s Showcase Black History Month Spectacular … in June’ Costumes

In the first episode of “Sherman’s Showcase,” a musical sketch comedy series that premiered last summer on IFC, executive producer and regular guest star John Legend opened with an intro narration: “For over forty years, ‘Sherman’s Showcase’ has been a … Read more…

Kimberly Jones – Speaking Out About Black Experiences in America | The Daily Social Distancing Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest … Read more…

Virginia State Senator Jennifer McClellan Launches Bid to Become First Black Female Governor

Bill O’Leary/Getty Virginia state Sen. Jennifer McClellan announced on Thursday that she will run for governor in 2021, becoming the latest candidate to join the Democratic primary well over a year before the election, with a focus on combating racial … Read more…

Jennifer Lawrence Joins Twitter To Support Black Lives Matter After Years Of Refusing Social Media

After years of making a point NOT to join social media, Jennifer Lawrence has finally created a Twitter page in order to use her voice and platform to support Black Lives Matter. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL UPDATE: Receive Free 2-Day … Read more…

Progressives warn Biden to change policing platform or lose black support

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden could be facing a progressive reckoning. More than 50 left-leaning organizations signed a letter to the former vice president criticizing his policing proposals, cautioning that he risked losing black support ahead of the November election … Read more…

Beverly Johnson, Vogue’s First Black Cover Model, Calls on Anna Wintour to Make “Structural Changes”

Beverly Johnson is demanding change from the fashion industry in a new article published by the Washington Post. The model made history in 1974, when she became the first Black woman to… E! Online (US) – Fashion Police Special Tip … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — June 16, 2020: Rayshard Brooks Update — Black Men Found Hanging — Trump Police Reform

1. Rayshard Brooks Update What You Need To Know: In her first interview following the weekend murder of her husband Rayshard Brooks, Tomika Miller called for the arrests of the Atlanta police officers on the charge of murder. 2. Black … Read more…

Athletes For Activism: LeBron James and Others Rally Support For Black Lives Matter | MSNBC

MSNBC SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Atlanta Officer Fired, Police Chief Steps Down After Fatal Shooting of Black Man

ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta police officer was fired following the fatal shooting of a black man and another officer was placed on administrative duty, the police department announced early Sunday. The moves follows the Saturday resignation of Atlanta Police … Read more…

Kylie Jenner SHARES Percentage Of Black Employees In Kylie Cosmetics For Social Media Challenge

Kardashians! SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

This powerful image of a Black man carrying a white counter-protester to safety frames a day of chaos and race-inspired violence in London

The picture was taken as hundreds of white demonstrators, some of which belong to far-right groups, clashed with police in central London on Saturday. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines BEST DEAL UPDATE:

In Seattle’s Capitol Hill autonomous protest zone, some Black leaders express doubt about white allies

Seattle’s Black protesters calling for systemic change following the death of George Floyd say they worry white allies will again lose interest.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Boris Johnson condemns ‘racist thuggery’ as far right and Black Lives Matter protestors clash in London

Fights broke out between groups outside Waterloo station, with fireworks thrown before police cordoned off areas. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

As Da 5 Bloods Hits Netflix, Black Vietnam Veterans Recall the Real Injustices They Faced During and After the War

It’s often said that relationships between soldiers transcend race. Movies, books and personal testimonies have told us repeatedly that when two people fight for their lives alongside each other, a lasting sense of camaraderie and understanding is forged between them, … Read more…

Why A D.C. Catholic Priest Organized A ‘Prayerful Protest’ For Black Lives

For Rev. Cornelius Kelechi Ejiogu, declaring that Black lives matter is “fundamentally a pro-life issue.” Latino Voices – Latino News, Entertainment, Style and Culture BEST DEAL UPDATES: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

The Rich History of Black Roller Skating Rinks—and Their Civil Rights Legacy

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/Photos Getty United Skates, a 2019 documentary film highlighting the history of black roller skating rinks, opens with a shot that is all-too-prescient for this summer of Black Lives Matter demonstrations: police sirens.  As black families, … Read more…

How the Police Used Akai Gurley’s Murder to Pit Black and Chinese Americans Against One Another

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty From one vantage point, the death of Akai Gurley was a familiar story. On Nov. 20, 2014, while walking down a darkened stairwell with a companion in Brooklyn’s Pink Houses projects, the unarmed 28-year-old … Read more…

This Beautiful Black Lives Matter Portrait Series Was Shot Entirely Over FaceTime

Photographer Peter Devito’s latest series, shot entirely remotely over Facetime, features Black models with messages relating to the Black Lives Matter movement along their faces, alongside handwritten messages about the racial injustice, oppression, and the future. Allure BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Tell Me More | Episode 47: Nik Walker on Being a Black Artist During this Time of Protest

On today’s episode, Matt speaks with “Ain’t Too Proud” and “Hamilton” star Nik Walker. While Nik is an accomplished performer, writer, and podcaster, much of their conversation focuses around the complicated emotions stirred up by the protests against racial inequality … Read more…

This Is My Life, For Them It’s Just A Moment: Black Woman Known As Lady A Speaks Out After Lady Antebellum Changed Their Name

Source: Lady A Baby Blues.com/Getty / Lady A Baby Blues.com/Getty White people are having a particular type of reckoning these days. For one reason or another—let’s call it divine timing. And they’re recognizing that the way they’ve been operating is … Read more…

Bad Bunny Speaks Out on Black Lives Matter Protests: ‘Living in a World Like This, None of Us Can Breathe’

Bad Bunny went silent on May 19. The Puerto Rican artist Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, who has collaborated with stars like Cardi B, Drake and J Balvin, had just released two albums, set off a controversy by cross-dressing in a … Read more…

Must Read: Walmart to Stop Locking up Black-Targeting Beauty Products, Joan Smalls Calls on Fashion to Do More for Black Lives Matter

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Walmart says it will no longer lock up Black-targeting beauty productsWalmart will officially end its discriminatory practice of locking up beauty products that primarily target Black shoppers. The retail chain … Read more…

NFL Star Michael Bennett: Roger Goodell’s Black Lives Matter Apology Is a ‘Slap in the Face’

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Finally, after four years spent treating racism as a public relations problem that could be solved with celebrity partnerships, some staged bits of solidarity, and a few extra millions, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said outright that they … Read more…

Meghan Markle’s BFF Jessica Mulroney Fired From TV Gig After ‘Threatening’ Black Influencer Sasha Exeter

George Pimentel/Getty Jessica Mulroney, the Canadian stylist, Good Morning America correspondent, and close friend of Meghan Markle, has been fired from her Canadian TV gig after black influencer Sasha Exeter dubbed her an “Amy Cooper.”  Equating Mulroney to the white … Read more…

Trump Omits Local Black Officials From Race And Policing Event | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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The ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural near the White House has inspired street paintings across the US. Is it enough to bring change?

The ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural in Washington, D.C., has inspired activists in other cities to do the same. Is it enough to bring effective change?        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…

Merck CEO: I was one of ‘a few inner city black kids’ who rode a bus 90 minutes to a better school—and it changed my life

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier says he would not be where he is now without the educational opportunities he was afforded as a kid. “When I was growing up in the inner city of Philadelphia…[leaders] decided to take a few inner … Read more…

Must Read: What Fashion Can Do Beyond a Black Square on Instagram, Ralph Toledo on the Future of the Runway

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. What the fashion industry can do, beyond posting a black square on InstagramIn the New York Times, Vanessa Friedman reflects on what actions the fashion industry can take beyond expressing … Read more…