inauguration

"No Political Genius” further explains her stance against her critics, including film director Spike Lee and The Roots member DJ Questlove.

The day has come. Donald J. Trump is officially President of the United States of America. Here's Twitter's reaction.

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday evening.

R&B songstress Chrisette Michele has reportedly signed on to perform at president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration this Friday. According to The New York Daily News, event organizers reached out to Michele’s camp a week ago, but planned to keep it “a big secret” following scrutiny artists like Jennifer Holliday faced. Organizers allegedly approached Michele to perform […]

At least 40 House Democrats are boycotting Trump's inauguration. Some cite his Twitter attack of John Lewis.

We've had one of helluva week with black men flip-flopping —yes, we're talking to you Charlemagne and Trevor Noah— so why not add Ne-Yo to the list?

We've had one of helluva week with black men flip-flopping —yes, we're talking to you Charlemagne and Trevor Noah— so why not add Ne-Yo to the list?

Call Beyonce whatever you like, but do not say she can’t sing! Bey finally broke her silence today about the lip-synching controversy surrounding her recent performance of the national anthem at President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration. Appearing at a Super Bowl Halftime press conference today in New Orleans, Beyonce belted out a rousing, live rendition of […]

Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old Chicago teen who was gunned down in South Side Chicago’s Harsh park on Tuesday afternoon after school, appeared in a 2008 anti-gang PSA when she was in the 6th grade. As we previously reported, Hadiya performed at the Inauguration of President Obama just over one week ago. The president has not […]

The out-of-control gun violence that has gripped Chicago hit especially close to home for President Obama. A 15-year-old girl who performed at some of President Obama’s recent inauguration events has been shot and killed in South Side Chicago. Hadiya Pendleton was shot in the back in a Chicago park after school Tuesday and died at […]

President Obama addressed the attendees at his first ball of the night, the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball, then shared a dance with his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama. The couple was serenaded by a Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together,” sung by Grammy winner and fellow Chicagoan Jennifer Hudson. The couple also let two military service-people cut in […]