www.blackpast.org Sometime in 2013, the African American consumer market exceeded the trillion dollar mark for the first time.  To put this figure in perspective, that market is larger than the market for the entire nation of Spain.  In the article...
www.dailykos.com By Walter Einenkel     Its hard to say whether or not Milwaukee’s failed Sheriff David Clarke is or is not the next assistant deputy secretary of Homeland Security, as reports are mixed—Clarke says he accepts the job while the White House...
www.fox23.com By  Preston Jones, Ashli Lincoln Jury deliberations began at 12:07 pm   Quick Facts: The defense rested in Betty Shelby's trial Tuesday, closing arguments took place Wednesday morning Shelby is charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher Wednesday morning people...
www.slate.com By Jim Newell   In the wake of revelations that President Donald Trump had shared highly classified information in a meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, Sen. Bob Corker made a splash on Monday afternoon when he stated that the...
www.bleacherreport.com By THOMAS DUFFY   LaVar Ball told us it would happen. The Los Angeles Lakers came out of Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery with the No. 2 overall pick, putting them in position to select former Chino Hills (California) and UCLA star guard...
www.newson6.com   TULSA, Oklahoma - Betty Shelby defense attorneys asked for mistrial first thing Tuesday morning before the jury was brought into the courtroom. Defense attorney Shannon McMurray said the prosecution was repeatedly implying Shelby's choice to obtain council and wait a few...
www.people.com BY EMILY KIRKPATRICK @KIRKPATE   When most people think of beauty pageants, a very particular aesthetic comes to mind. There’s typically a lot of sequins, a lot of tulle, layers of camera-ready makeup, spray tans, and hairsprayed bouffants ten miles high. But...
www.theroot.com By Richard Prince LESTER HOLT   ‘The Media-Political Complex Bowed Down’ Trump Suggests Ending Daily Briefings Trump Voting Panel to Push ‘Myth of Fraud’ Readers Imagine Successors to Confederates ‘Cultural Anxiety’ Drove Many to Trump Too Many U.S. Moms Dying in...
www.tvone.tv   It looks like Olivia Pope will have to retire those bad-ass coats if rumors about Scandal ending after seven seasons are indeed true. According to TV Line, ABC accepted Shonda Rhimes‘ decision to end the political drama and the official announcement...
www.huffingtonpost.com By Kate Abbey-Lambertz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSQ84uCS8vc U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was greeted by rounds of boos on Wednesday as students turned their backs to her during a graduation ceremony where she was the keynote speaker. DeVos was selected to speak at Bethune-Cookman University in...