In the class, students explore how Black social movements have contributed to empowerment within the African-American community.

According to Fox 5 Atlanta, Queen Latifah’s car was stolen on December 20th at a Shell gas station in Atlanta. In the police report, cops say that the driver of the 2015 Mercedes Benz S63 was pumping gas when a white BMW pulled up beside him, then he heard the vehicle ignition start and saw […]


A lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court in Alameda County, alleges that workers were ordered to use certain codes to identify Black customers at a Versace location in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Doris Payne, 86, was caught trying to steal a bracelet worth $2,000 at the Von Maur department store in Perimeter Mall.

Reports say that, Faith Evans and her friends allegedly got into a physical altercation at STK restaurant in Atlanta over a man. One woman notified Famelous about the altercation, saying that she filed a police report against the singer and her friends after Faith attempted to sneak out the back of the restaurant. The woman — who goes […]

Donald Glover’s new FX comedy series, Atlanta, scored huge ratings for the network. The premiere brought in 1.2 million viewers in the 18 to 49 demographic. It was second most-watched scripted basic cable comedy premiere in the last two years behind TBS’ Wrecked. The show also stars Lakeith Lee Stanfield and Zazie Beetz.  Best comedy on cable, watch it!

James Burns was also charged with aggravated assault and making a false statement in relation to the June 22 killing of 22-year-old Deravis Caine Rogers.

Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Felecia Christian and attorney Mawuli Davis to discuss the 2015 death of 26-year-old Alexia Christian, the Atlanta woman who was killed by police while in the back of a squad car. “The police had a video in the back of the car that was never turned in. We […]

The Atlanta Constitutional Journal writes that Mayor Kasim Reed referred the case to the FBI in response to social media outrage surrounding the incident.


Songstress Judith Hill, the late singer Prince’s protégée, is opening up about his death.

Another one.  Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star Karen King got busted moments after arriving for a well-publicized promotional appearance in Atlanta. The charge is identity theft, according to TMZ, King is accused of using a false identity to buy almost $5,000 worth of merchandise at a Saks Fifth Avenue store in Atlanta. She’s been […]

Professional basketball player Thabo Sefolosha files a civil lawsuit against five New York City police officers. He accuses them of making a false arrest, using excessive force and violating his civil rights.