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African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become the World’s Largest ...

Africa is on the move, with the nations of that continent joining forces to form a multitrillion-dollar trading bloc — the world’s largest free trade zone and hoping to elevate Africa’s position and bargaining power ...
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#GunsDownWaterGunsUp: Atlanta Movement’s ‘Fun’ Efforts to Address Gun Violence Gets ...

(Atlanta Black Star) A group of Atlanta organizers are raising awareness about the issue of gun violence and leaving a few police officers dripping wet in the process. Organizers with the #GunsDownWaterGunsUp movement held an ...
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GA Judge Grants $100K Bond to White Woman Who Chased, ...

The Georgia woman accused of chasing and gunning down a Black man after he allegedly fled the scene of a crash was granted bond Friday. Hannah Payne, 21, faces a murder charge in the death ...
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Last male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia dies, eliminating chance of ...

The last male Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia has died, eliminating the likelihood of saving the species in the country, according to animal conservationists. Less than 100 Sumatran rhinos are left in the world, according to the Borneo ...
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MacKenzie Bezos to give half of her $36 billion fortune ...

MacKenzie Bezos, worth more than $36 billion after divorcing Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday that she will give at least half of her fortune to charity. Bezos’s promise came by signing the Giving Pledge, an initiative ...
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Black Podcasts You Need To Add To Your Rotation

(Essence) Podcasts are a girl’s best friend. They’re the perfect companion for long commutes, solo treadmill sessions, and Saturday morning errands. Since their resurgence in recent years, the face of podcasts hast been white and ...
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Georgia Man who allegedly swindled woman out of $80K after ...

A man who allegedly swindled a woman he met online out of $80,000 may have similar victims in four other states, police say. Part of the challenge in nabbing the suspect is that he has ...
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Atlanta Cop Fired For Punching A Black Woman Because She ...

An Atlanta police officer has been fired for repeatedly using a stun gun on a woman and punching her in the face in front of her sobbing four-year-old daughter. Atlanta police say they found Sgt. ...
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Tiffany Haddish Set to Face Off Against Ex-Husband in Court ...

Tiffany Haddish reportedly is scheduled to be in a Texas courtroom on April 20, 2020, because a judge set a trial date after her ex-husband William Stewart sued her for defamation, slander and libel. The suit was filed ...
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Mississippi Strippers Who Alleged Racial Discrimination, Inferior Working Conditions Win ...

A jury has awarded five Black Mississippi strippers over $3 million after a federal judge determined they worked under worse conditions than their white co-workers. The May 15 decision, which was reported by the Associated Press, requires ...
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Billionaire Coca-Cola Heir Arrested With 5,000 Cannabis Plants Aboard Private ...

A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, according to multiple reports. Alkiviades “Alki” David, 50, ...
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Las Vegas Woman Charged with Murder After Pushing an Elderly ...

An elderly man was pushed off a Las Vegas bus and died several weeks later due to injuries he sustained. Police announced Tuesday a woman was arrested in the case and being held on a ...