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Sweet Deal: OWN Picks Up Queen Sugar for a 4th Season Sweet Deal: OWN Picks Up Queen Sugar for a 4th Season

The Bordelon family isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and neither is Queen Sugar. OWN announced Wednesday that it would be picking up the epic family drama for a fourth season—surprising no one, given the show’s dedicated fan base.

A Year After Unite the Right, Charlottesville Is Taking a Stand Against Media and 'Allies' Who Implicitly Support White Supremacy A Year After Unite the Right, Charlottesville Is Taking a Stand Against Media and 'Allies' Who Implicitly Support White Supremacy

Anxiety is high in Virginia as it approaches the one-year anniversary of the Unite the Right rally, the “alt-right” violent protest that brought together all manner of white supremacists in Charlottesville.

LeBron James Praised Black Women and Saltine Americans Are Predictably Upset LeBron James Praised Black Women and Saltine Americans Are Predictably Upset

You can pretty much set your watch to it at this point.

Antoine Dangerfield, the Welder Fired Over Filming a Viral Strike, Explains How It Happened Antoine Dangerfield, the Welder Fired Over Filming a Viral Strike, Explains How It Happened

To Antoine Dangerfield, it was just a small two-minute video.

A Black Surgeon Was Accused of Lying About a Botched Surgery 2 Years Ago. Now, the Lawyer Who Accused Him Is Taking it Back.  A Black Surgeon Was Accused of Lying About a Botched Surgery 2 Years Ago. Now, the Lawyer Who Accused Him Is Taking it Back. 

A lawyer who accused a black surgeon of lying to his patient in a high-profile malpractice case is now recanting his statement.

A Belligerent Patriots Fan Tried to Bully a Black Woman Out of 'His' Neighborhood and Got Shut All the Way Down [Updated] A Belligerent Patriots Fan Tried to Bully a Black Woman Out of 'His' Neighborhood and Got Shut All the Way Down [Updated]

Updated Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1:32 p.m. EDT: Police have arrested a Boston man who was caught on video aggressively confronting a black female motorcyclist in “his” neighborhood.

Sounds Like David Duke Is Afraid BlacKkKlansman Will Make Him Look Like a Dumb Fool Instead of Just a Racist One Sounds Like David Duke Is Afraid BlacKkKlansman Will Make Him Look Like a Dumb Fool Instead of Just a Racist One

The man who inspired Spike Lee’s new movie, BlacKkKlansman, says that the man he conned forty years ago—none other than the KKK’s Grandwizard David Duke—is concerned that the critically acclaimed new film might make him look stupid.

Sikh Man Attacked in Alleged Hate Crime Says His Turban Saved Him Sikh Man Attacked in Alleged Hate Crime Says His Turban Saved Him

A 50-year-old Sikh man in California says he was brutally assaulted and told “go back to [his] country” as he was putting up campaign signs for a local Republican candidate. But while it was likely his turban that made him a target, Surjit Malhi credits it with saving his life.

That 'In My Feelings' Cameo from NOLA Bounce Legend Big Freedia? She Was the One Who Set That Up That 'In My Feelings' Cameo from NOLA Bounce Legend Big Freedia? She Was the One Who Set That Up

It can be said Big Freedia, the iconic, bounce music artist whose signature delivery has popped up on songs from the music industry’s biggest names, does far more than represent New Orleans. She embodies it.

Intense Segregation Is Returning to Boston's Public Schools, Report Finds Intense Segregation Is Returning to Boston's Public Schools, Report Finds

Boston is the latest city that is facing resegregation in its school system, an issue that many education advocates and experts say can intensify stark racial and economic divisions in the city.

Black Man Who Filmed Latino Workers Striking Is Fired from His Job, Regrets Nothing Black Man Who Filmed Latino Workers Striking Is Fired from His Job, Regrets Nothing

For many viewers, watching a group of construction workers walk off a shop floor in protest might have been rousing enough. But when Antoine Dangerfield’s video of his Latino coworkers went viral last week, people on social media were particularly taken by Dangerfield’s commentary and his infectious enthusiasm at what…

Wounds That Never Heal: Emmett Till Sign Hit With Bullets Just a Month After Being Replaced  Wounds That Never Heal: Emmett Till Sign Hit With Bullets Just a Month After Being Replaced 

If you drive along Mississippi’s Tallahatchie river, you might encounter a purple sign at Graball Landing. The marker was erected in 2013 to commemorate the spot where 15-year-old Emmett Till’s body was recovered. For the third time in its short history, the sign has been vandalized—riddled with bullet holes once…

White Brooklyn Firefighter Shouts Racist Insult at Medical Technician: 'Just Do Your Job You Black Bitch' White Brooklyn Firefighter Shouts Racist Insult at Medical Technician: 'Just Do Your Job You Black Bitch'

A white FDNY firefighter hurled a racist and sexist insult at an EMT while emergency medical services were attempting to bring power back to Starrett City residents last Sunday.

Azealia 'Where Are Your Bookings' Banks Accuses Beyoncé of Stealing and Drags Her Fashion Sense Azealia 'Where Are Your Bookings' Banks Accuses Beyoncé of Stealing and Drags Her Fashion Sense

I want a friend for Azealia Banks. I really and truly do. The type of friend who can sit there for hours and say “mmm hmmm, I know right” to your various grievances while scrolling through her Instagram and occasionally showing you funny memes and bomb looks.

Statue of Liberty Protester Expertly Shades Melania Trump With Statement Dress Statue of Liberty Protester Expertly Shades Melania Trump With Statement Dress

On Independence day, Therese Patricia Okoumou scaled the feet of the iconic statue at Liberty Island to call attention to Donald Trump’s cruel, xenophobic immigration policies. Days after her arrest, Okoumou, herself an immigrant (she was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo), said she was specifically moved…

Washington Metro Considers Giving Unite the Right Rally Participants Their Own Special KKK Express. Union Group Responds: Um, No Washington Metro Considers Giving Unite the Right Rally Participants Their Own Special KKK Express. Union Group Responds: Um, No

A follow-up to last year’s violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., the reconvening of white supremacists of various stripes for the upcoming Unite the Right 2 Rally in Washington, D.C. has law enforcement and civic agencies debating how best to keep rally attendees and counter-protesters safe.

Bitter Old Goat Trolls One of the GOATs, Successfully Plays Himself Bitter Old Goat Trolls One of the GOATs, Successfully Plays Himself

It was a Friday night in Washington D.C., and what was the so-called leader of the free world doing? Staying up past his bedtime to catch up on his favorite hobby: racist hate-tweeting.

First Wives Club Is Back, and Black Women Are Taking the Lead First Wives Club Is Back, and Black Women Are Taking the Lead

A revamped take of the iconic film, First Wives Club, is heading to television next year, and if the casting thus far is any indication, you might want to start sending calendar invites for those girls’ nights now.

Swanky South Beach Hotel That Allegedly Called Haitian Employees 'Slaves' to Pay $2.5 Million Settlement Swanky South Beach Hotel That Allegedly Called Haitian Employees 'Slaves' to Pay $2.5 Million Settlement

A ritzy Miami hotel has agreed to settle a discrimination suit with 17 Haitian dishwashers who say they were mistreated and eventually fired because of their background.

'All I Did Was Be Black': Smith College Employee Calls Cops on Black Student Just Trying to Eat Her Damn Food 'All I Did Was Be Black': Smith College Employee Calls Cops on Black Student Just Trying to Eat Her Damn Food

Oumou Kanoute was just trying to catch a break—a lunch break to be precise. A rising sophomore at Smith College, Kanoute has been working on the campus this summer as a residential adviser and teaching assistant. On Tuesday, Kanoute was in a campus common room of the women’s college quietly reading and eating her…

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