Chicago’s new mayor, Lori Lightfoot, spent part of her first day in office attacking the unwritten tradition of “aldermanic privilege,” in a move meant to fulfill her campaign promise of reducing corruption in city government. After her historic inauguration Monday as the city’s first openly gay and first black female mayor, Lightfoot signed her first […]

Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson raised eyebrows Tuesday when he struggled to describe basic terms related to the agency he oversees during a hearing before a congressional panel. The former neurosurgeon, who had zero experience in housing before President Donald Trump nominated him to lead HUD in December 2016, appeared visibly […]

Laverne Cox wants transgender men to be included in the abortion debates taking place around the country in the wake of Alabama passing the strictest anti-abortion measure in the U.S.  The actress and activist was giving the commencement speech at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, on Saturday when she recalled a recent experience with a Twitter follower. In a […]

Jada Pinkett-Smith has used her Facebook series, Red Table Talk, to share some intimate details about her life that her fans would never know. In one of her most personal revelations yet, she opened up about a pornography addiction. The conversation actually started with the actress’ 18-year-old daughter Willow sharing what type of porn she […]

The drama within the Basketball Wives cast has already begun. Veteran member of the franchise Evelyn Lozada recently took to her Instagram story to vent about a cast member communicating with her ex on the social media app. While she made it known that she was bothered by the gesture, she failed to specify who her new […]

Besides pretending to know the lyrics to every Mariah Carey song, Oprah Winfrey will always be remembered for her seemingly unending generosity. In just the last few months, the media titan has surprised a New Jersey high school with a $500,000 gift, donated $2 million to relief efforts in Puerto Rico and shut down Saks […]

Game of Thrones is officially over. While fans of the HBO drama continue to flood social media with their praises and critiques of Sunday night’s series finale, one of the show’s leading actresses, Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), can’t help but lament on what her personal hero, Beyoncé, thinks of her character’s final days. In a recent […]

Joe Budden and Cyn Santana‘s relationship may currently be in an odd place, but that hasn’t stopped the infamously opinionated reality star from speaking out about other people’s relationships. On the latest episode of his podcast, Budden mentioned the rumors that Erica Mena and Safaree Samuels had broken up after she allegedly confronted him over […]

During a recent taping of Netflix’s “Patriot Act,” host Hasan Minhaj invited his friends and fellow comedians Desus Nice and The Kid Mero on stage to answer a round of questions from the audience. In a video uploaded to YouTube last week, you can see the pair ― who host the show “Desus & Mero” […]

The internet showered billionaire Robert F. Smith with praise over the weekend after he announced, during the 2019 Morehouse College commencement ceremony, that he and his family would be settling the graduating class’ multi-million-dollar student loan debts. The massively generous gesture continues to inspire many to give, but some are criticizing other billionaires for not […]

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