New York Governer Andrew Cuomo Steps Down Amidst Sexual Harassment Claims

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - 2021/08/02: Governor Andrew Cuomo holds press briefing and makes announcement to combat COVID-19 Delta variant at 633 3rd Avenue. Governor announced that employees of MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) and New York Port Authority will be required to get vaccinated or be tested weekly starting Labor Day in order to get to work. He also urged private employers to follow the state. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Governer Cuomo announced his resignation today after several sexual harassment allegations were made against him. According to the New York office of the Attorney General, Cuomo harassed 11 women including state employees. Among the claims of misconduct was that he made sexual comments, inappropriately touched or groped, and kissed the women without consent. Cuomo is… Continue reading New York Governer Andrew Cuomo Steps Down Amidst Sexual Harassment Claims

HBO Announces New Docuseries ‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’

HBO Announces New Docuseries ‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’ The president may no longer be in office, but he can still be seen out and about with the many projects he is currently working on. The latest one will be seen on HBO (Home Box Office) early next month. HBO has announced… Continue reading HBO Announces New Docuseries ‘Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union’

Former Bad Boy Rapper Shyne Appointed Leader of Belize’s Opposition Party

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Former Bad Boy Rapper Shyne Appointed Leader of Belize’s Opposition Party We reported last year that former Bad Boy rapper Moses Barrow, better known to the hip-hop world as Shyne, declared his election to his native Belize’s House of Representatives. Less than a year later, Shyne has been appointed leader of Belize’s conservative opposition party… Continue reading Former Bad Boy Rapper Shyne Appointed Leader of Belize’s Opposition Party

Candace Owens Refers to Chrissy Teigen as a ‘Malignant Sociopathic Narcissist’

Candace Owens Refers to Chrissy Teigen as a ‘Malignant Sociopathic Narcissist’ When your day is boring and you need a distraction from whatever it is you are doing, you can always count on controversial conservative firebrand Candace Owens. Her outbursts and constant need to make provocative statements will definitely have you feeling a way and… Continue reading Candace Owens Refers to Chrissy Teigen as a ‘Malignant Sociopathic Narcissist’

Ice Cube Adds Two New Sections to the Contract With Black America

O’Shea Jackson, better known as Ice Cube a founding member of seminal Hip-Hop group, N.W.A., and Hollywood heavyweight, has been steadily pushing his Contract With Black America for the betterment of Black people in America. He had surfaced late last year to assure everyone that he had been working behind the scenes to rework his… Continue reading Ice Cube Adds Two New Sections to the Contract With Black America

Regina King to Produce and Portray the Role of Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Biopic

Regina King to Produce and Portray the Role of Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Biopic Talented and seemingly busy Regina King has been tasked with playing the role of the political icon, Shirley Chisolm. Participant, the leading media company dedicated to bringing inspirational stories to the masses that will motivate them to engage in positive social… Continue reading Regina King to Produce and Portray the Role of Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Biopic

Run the Jewels to Perform RTJ4 Album on Adult Swim

Run the Jewels to Perform Run the Jewels, in a partnership with Ben & Jerry’s,  will be performing their latest album, RTJ4 on Adult Swim on October 10 according to Billboard. The Hip-Hop duo will be performing their RTJ4 album, commercial-free to encourage people to vote in the upcoming election this fall. The event is… Continue reading Run the Jewels to Perform RTJ4 Album on Adult Swim

Sen. Tom Cotton Threatens Budget Cuts to Schools That Add New Curriculum on Slavery

MzHanaG Senator Tom Cotton was blasted on Monday after presenting legislation that would block the use of federal tax dollars to introduce a historical reinterpretation of the United States. He said the Founding Fathers viewed slavery to be a “necessary evil.” The Arkansas Republican threatened budget cuts to schools that add The New York Times’… Continue reading Sen. Tom Cotton Threatens Budget Cuts to Schools That Add New Curriculum on Slavery

The Root Announces Lineup for First Annual Root Institute Event

Today The Root, one of the largest sites covering Black news, politics, culture and opinion, announced the lineup for its first-ever Root Institute event, presented by Target. The Root Institute is a virtual, collaborative conference exploring socio-political, cultural, and entertainment topics to advance the agenda of Black Americans, as exemplified by the current state of race… Continue reading The Root Announces Lineup for First Annual Root Institute Event

BET’S “CONTENT FOR CHANGE” INITIATIVE PRESENTS BET NEWS SPECIAL “AMERICAN INJUSTICE: THE FIGHT FOR POLICE REFORM,” HOSTED BY SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 11PM ET/PT ON BET & BET HER

Over 1,000 people are killed by police every year in America, and Black people are three times more likely to be killed than white people. George Floyd’s tragic death at the hands of Minnesota police seemed to mark a tipping point, as millions of protestors in the United States and around the world, took to… Continue reading BET’S “CONTENT FOR CHANGE” INITIATIVE PRESENTS BET NEWS SPECIAL “AMERICAN INJUSTICE: THE FIGHT FOR POLICE REFORM,” HOSTED BY SOLEDAD O’BRIEN, WEDNESDAY, JULY 22 AT 11PM ET/PT ON BET & BET HER

Atiba Madyun Releases First Book, ‘Saving Grace’

With a long, successful career in politics, Atiba Madyun steps up to the plate for his next challenge, becoming an author. Inspired by the likes of Richard Wright and Toni Morrison, his book, “Saving Grace”, is the culmination of 20 years of work filled with fun facts about Washington D.C, and aims to have readers… Continue reading Atiba Madyun Releases First Book, ‘Saving Grace’

New Season of CNN’s ‘United Shades of America’ Premieres 7/19

The multiple Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, returns for its fifth season on Sunday, July 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT.   United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, produced by Zero Point Zero (Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown), is an eight-part docuseries that follows sociopolitical comedian W.… Continue reading New Season of CNN’s ‘United Shades of America’ Premieres 7/19

Deon Taylor’s Be Woke.Vote Teams With BRON Studios and Kenny Smith To Expand Its Voter Initiatives

Be Woke.Vote, co-founded by Director Deon Taylor and Producer Roxanne Avent Taylor, announced today new partnerships with BRON Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert and Brenda Gilbert and Emmy Award-winning NBA Analyst Kenny Smith to continue their work to educate and help register young men and women to vote in underserved communities across the country. “As African American business owners who grew up in disadvantaged inner cities, we understand there is a systemic issue… Continue reading Deon Taylor’s Be Woke.Vote Teams With BRON Studios and Kenny Smith To Expand Its Voter Initiatives

Suppressed: Why Voting Matters and How Some People Try to Stop It | Complex World

Complex News introduces a new episode of its “Complex World” docuseries delving into all things voter suppression, including why voting matters and how policies disproportionately affect minority communities from doing so. With special guests like New Orleans Saints player Malcolm Jenkins, rapper and activist Rapsody and politician Stacey Abrams, this is one episode you won’t… Continue reading Suppressed: Why Voting Matters and How Some People Try to Stop It | Complex World

Canadians Asking Who Will Pay Security Bill for Megxit

MzHanaG After the news of Queen Elizabeth II‘s support of Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle living in Canada part-time, Canadians voiced immediate concern about chipping in on their security bill. Carlton University’s monarch expert, Phillippe Lagassé , expressed that celebrity and monarch watchers will look positively on the transition, while others are concerned about… Continue reading Canadians Asking Who Will Pay Security Bill for Megxit