Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Watch Erykah Badu's Hilarious Reaction to Her Daughter Singing "Let it Go"


Anyone with small children knows that Disney's animated hit feature film,Frozen , spawned a hugely succesful single. For some reason kids can't get enough of "Let It Go." And that can be rather frustrating for the adults who are tired of listening to the show tune.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Mothers of Mike Brown, Trayvon Martin, and Sean Bell Bond Over Heartbreak


Sybrina Fulton and Valerie Bell came together with CNN to offer some words of encouragement to Lesley McSpadden whose son, Mike Brown, will be laid to rest today. Valerie Bell, whose son Sean was killed eight years ago told McSpadden, "My son used to tell me, 'Ma, I got this,' so I'm telling you, 'Ma, you got this.'"

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Beyoncé Performs Her Self-Titled Album at the 2014 Video Music Awards


Beyonce accepted MTV's Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award with an unforgettable performance of her entire self-titled album. Blue's mama barely broke a sweat while giving the set of the night.

Watch the most talked about moment from this year's VMAs now

Police Refuse to Apologize for Mistakenly Pulling Over Woman and Children at Gunpoint


Kametra Barbour was pulled over at gun point by police in Forney, Texas, while her two children and two god children were inside. Police admit they made a mistake but refuse to apologize.

Detective Clay of the Forney, Texas police department maintains that the stop was appropriate,"For the nature of the call - that a weapon was involved - yes."

9 Podcasts Featuring Black Women to Listen to Now


As mainstream media and radio continues to deteriorate, it's wonderful to see people with the desire to take control of their images and share them with the world on their own terms.  More and more Black women are creating podcasts and radio shows that showcase our unique perspectives.

Here are a few we love.

Friday, August 22, 2014

An 11-Year-Old Questions Why Her Generation Must Still Contend with Blatant Inequality


11-year-old Trinity Simone had some thoughts on the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the protests that followed to secure him justice. "I shouldn't be scared to attend school," she says."I shouldn't be scared for my little brothers to go outside because we are targeted."

Watch below:

Oklahoma Officer Arrested for Sexually Assaulting 7 Black Women While on Duty


An Oklahoma City police officer has been arrested for sexually assaulting at least seven women.

On June 18, police received a complaint from a female victim who said she had been forced by officer Daniel K. Holtzclaw to perform sexual acts during a traffic stop, Police Chief Bill Citty said during a press conference Thursday. The officer was placed on immediate administrative leave, and an investigation was launched.