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The Source |50 Cent Weighs in on to James Harden/Saweetie Relationship

Never one one to bite his tongue when it comes to controversial matters (or any matter really), 50 Cent chimed in on the alleged relationships between rising hip-hop sensation  Saweetie and NBA star James Harden.  While none of this has been confirmed by anyone official, Harden allegedly sent Saweetie $100k to go on a date […]

Slave Owner Called ‘White Refugee’ By North Carolina Plantation In Racist Juneteenth Event Promo | News

Following criticism, Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville, North Carolina has canceled an event that promised to share the story of “white refugees.” On Friday (June 11), Latta Plantation shared a Facebook post with a racist description of an event that was set to take place next Saturday, June 19 (Juneteenth). The description omits Black people’s […]

Rash of mass shootings stirs US fears heading into summer

Two people were killed and at least 30 others wounded in mass shootings overnight in three states, authorities said Saturday, stoking concerns that a spike in U.S. gun violence could continue into summer as coronavirus restrictions ease and more people are free to socialize. The attacks took place late Friday or early Saturday in the […]

Museum manager defends plans for canceled Juneteenth event

The manager of a historical museum in North Carolina is defending himself from criticism that an event he planned offered a sympathetic portrayal of slaveowners. Ian Campbell, site manager of the Latta Historic Plantation in Huntersville, posted a statement Saturday on the plantation’s website saying that he will never glorify the Confederacy, white supremacy or […]

Happy Loving Day Interracial Marriage Legalized 54 Years Ago

54 years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage. It’s officially Loving Day. On June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of a young couple, Mildred Jeter Loving and Richard Loving and struck down state laws prohibiting interracial marriages as unconstitutional. A monumental case Loving v. Virginia. Prior to […]

The Source |50 Cent Teamed Up With Cooper Films For New Series

Let Me Hear A Rhyme, a novel by Tiffany Jackson is being brought to Television. Deadline reports the project will be created by Morenike Balogun, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and his G-Unit Film and Television, Lionsgate TV, and studio-based The Tannenbaum Co. as well as Universal Television. 50 Cent shared the news on his social […]

Man accused of shooting boy, 6, back in jail after bail increase

After Nguyen’s release made the news, people in the Southfield, Michigan community voiced their demand for Washtenaw County officials to keep him detained, citing the need for public safety. [jwp-video n=”1″ Ryan Le-Nguyen, the man accused of shooting six-year-old Coby Daniel in Michigan, is back in custody.  As theGrio previously reported, the 29-year-old Ypsilanti Township […]

Tiger Woods Declines Invitation To Be Part Of U.S. Open Broadcast | Sports

Next week the 121st U.S. Open will kick off at Torrey Pines with one legendary golfer absent. Tiger Woods is still recovering from a February car crash that required emergency surgery, which means he would miss competing at the site where he won his epic 2008 Open victory. That said, he was also invited to […]

Garland to affirm votings rights ‘central pillar’ of American democracy

Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke out about voting rights on Friday, making it clear that building on voting rights is a priority of President Joe Biden‘s administration. The conversation comes after the mayhem surrounding the 2020 election and a slew of voter suppression efforts by the GOP. As reported by Politico, the attorney general stated: “We […]