Author: Black Voices

CNN’s Don Lemon suggested that federal employees who are working without pay during the government shutdown are being treated like slaves. The “CNN Tonight” host made a brief appearance on colleague Chris Cuomo’s “Cuomo Prime Time” on Thursday to discuss rapper Cardi B’s viral venting about the current paralysis of government. “If you are being summoned […]

Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons says he always knew he had a chance at NBA glory. What never entered his mind was that he’d be a staunch advocate for the LGBTQ community one day.  That changed in 2014, when Bullock’s transgender sister, Mia Henderson, was stabbed to death in Maryland. Since then, the athlete […]

San Francisco 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin and his wife Morgan have suffered another devastating loss. The couple announced on their YouTube channel Wednesday that complications from preterm labor led to the deaths of twin boys Morgan was carrying. The tragedy unfolded in November, about a year after the couple lost a baby boy during pregnancy. […]

A self-described white supremacist, who harassed Vermont state lawmaker Ruqaiyah “Kiah” Morris with so many racist messages that she resigned her post last fall, showed up at a press conference on Monday where she was speaking about that harassment. His arrival immediately sparked objections from other attendees. “No, no, no, no,” one woman can be […]

Meghan Markle stopped by one of her new patronages, Mayhew, an international animal welfare charity, on Wednesday and got paid an interesting compliment.  “You’re a fat lady!” one of the women said, motioning to the Duchess of Sussex’s stomach. Others on Twitter heard “fat baby.”  “I’ll take it!” the former “Suits” star said, laughing along with […]

CNN legal analyst Areva Martin called out Fox News contributor David Webb for “white privilege” on Tuesday. Just one problem: Webb is black. The embarrassing exchange happened on Webb’s SiriusXM radio show in a conversation about race and job qualifications. . @SIRIUSXM Patriot Host @davidwebbshow mistakenly accused for his “White Privilege” by @CNN Analyst @ArevaMartin. […]

Trevor Noah transformed himself into a spoof “racism detective” on Tuesday night to investigate Rep. Steve King’s (R-Iowa) history of making offensive comments. “The Daily Show” host aired old footage of King making racist statements and at one point was forced to declare: “Goddammit, that was so racist it burned my lungs.” Noah sarcastically concluded […]

Netflix adds one of Denzel Washington’s best movies this week. “American Gangster” joins the service on Jan. 16. Along with Washington, this has a strong supporting cast that includes Josh Brolin, Russell Crowe, Idris Elba, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Ridley Scott directed the movie. You can read more about “American Gangster” and watch […]

John Trautwein’s eldest son, Will, was 15 years old when he took his own life. The night before, Will studied hard for a test he was supposed to take that day. He was going to get his driver’s permit that weekend and get his braces off the following week. Those were big events in his […]

Meghan Markle revealed some very exciting baby news during a visit to Birkenhead with Prince Harry on Monday.  The Duchess of Sussex told people she visited with in the crowd that she’s due to give birth at the end of April or early May, according to Emily Nash, the royal editor at Hello.  Meghan has […]


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