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July 6, 2016

ABC to Cancel ‘Uncle Buck’ After End of First Season

The new comedy, starring Mike Epps, Nia Long and James Lesure in an adaptation of the 1989 John Hughes film, has been canceled, according to Lesure, who announced the news on Twitter.  “Disappointed. No more @ABCUncleBuck. Cancelled. Thankful to have... Continue Reading →


Ayesha Curry says She ‘Didn’t Think About Ramifications’ Before Sending NBA Finals Tweet

After her tweets made headlines during the NBA Finals, Ayesha Curry now says she regrets the way she handled herself and “didn’t mean to offend anybody.” The wife of Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, the reigning two-time NBA Most... Continue Reading →

Black Tennessee Woman Found Dead at Home on her Birthday

When the family of Aisha Bearden didn’t hear from her over a couple of days, they decided to go looking for her. After reaching her home they didn’t expect what they found. The young Chattanooga, Tenn. woman, who would have... Continue Reading →

Baton Rouge Police Shooting Raises Questions about Officer-Worn Cameras

Civil liberties advocates said they expected the failure of body cameras worn by two Baton Rogue police officers when they shot dead a black man to be part of a federal investigation into the latest U.S. shooting to spark protests... Continue Reading →

Imprisoned Transgendered U.S. Soldier Chelsea Manning Hospitalized for Suicide Attempt

U.S. soldier Chelsea Manning, imprisoned for handing over classified files to pro-transparency site WikiLeaks, was hospitalized, her attorney said on Wednesday, after media reports that Manning had attempted to commit suicide. The Army confirmed Manning, 28, who was born male... Continue Reading →

Former Wall Street Executive Andrew W.W. Caspersen Pleads Guilty to Fraud

In a breaking voice, former Wall Street executive Andrew W.W. Caspersen Wednesday admitted he bilked millions of dollars from relatives, friends and his former employer in a Ponzi-like scheme, all to feed a powerful gambling urge.  As a result, the... Continue Reading →

The New Iron Man of Marvel is a Black Female Teen – Riri Williams

There's a new Iron Man in town — and she's not a man, not yet a woman. Marvel announced Wednesday that the comic-book version of Tony Stark will be shedding the Iron Man suit and Riri Williams, a 15-year-old black... Continue Reading →

Attorneys for Emanuel AME Church Shooter Dylann Roof Are Calling Charges Unconstitutional and Want Them Dropped

Defense attorneys are asking for the federal case against the man suspected of shooting and killing nine black parishioners during bible study to be dropped, arguing it is unconstitutional. Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Dylann Roof, 22,... Continue Reading →

AG Loretta Lynch Accepts FBI Recommendation, Declines to Bring Charges Against Hillary Clinton in Email Scandal

Attorney General Loretta Lynch made it official Wednesday: Hillary Clinton will not be charged for using a personal email server during her tenure as secretary of state, removing a long-looming shadow over her 2016 bid. "Late this afternoon, I met... Continue Reading →

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