Beyoncé has created a “Formation Scholars” program with an aim “to encourage and support young women who are unafraid to think outside the box and are bold, creative, conscious and confident” during the 2017-2018 academic year.

On the one-year anniversary of his death, Prince’s cultural impact, and the genius we’ve come to know and love, still resonates throughout the world. His musical genius reigned in the original recordings, but it is also reflected in the music of others. Although he was very selective of the artists he’d grant sample and cover clearances, elements of […]

While aboard the aptly-named "Blunt Force One," we found out just how well the two "bud buddies" knew each other both on and off-cam.

My family’s dinners have always looked more like a global summit than the sort of gathering you might see in a magazine ad or in a commercial. Like most young people, my views on culture and race and my self-identity were shaped largely by the folks who sat at that table and the conversations that […]

Russian journalist Nikolai Andrushchenko has been reported dead after being brutally attacked in St. Petersburg in March.

Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, who was just days ago acquitted of double murder, died after hanging himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning, Massachusetts prison officials said. Guards found the 27-year-old unresponsive in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3:05 a.m, after hanging himself with a bed […]

Big Facts Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, who was acquitted of double murder earlier this week, reportedly hanged himself in his prison cell early Wednesday morning. The 27-year-old was found unresponsive in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3:05 a.m., according to CNN. “Lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. Hernandez, and […]

Serena Williams is having a baby, y’all. She broke the news on Snapchat this morning, with social media erupting in excitement within seconds. The Wimbledon champion, 35, posed in a yellow bathing suit with what looks like a small baby bump. She captioned the photo, “20 weeks.” Williams is currently engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. […]

Carmelo Anthony has something even worse than angry Knicks fans to worry about in the NBA post-season. While it’s a wrap for Melo on the basketball court, he might soon be playing some one-on-one in divorce court. TMZ announced on Monday that the NBA all-star and his wife La La Anthony have separated after seven […]

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