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Gov. Deal’s veto of ‘campus carry’ bill inspires both outrage and relief
Opponents of the controversial “campus carry” bill couldn’t wait to exhale. Advocates of the bill can’t wait to rip into Gov. Nathan Deal. Deal has…
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Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’-inspired protests blocked streets in Chicago
Look what Beyoncé has started. If Beyoncé outraged conservative Americans and police unions with her alleged Black Panther salute performance during Super Bowl 50, then we…
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Father posts brutal ‘tough love’ boxing match with son for cutting up in school
A father who was irate that his son was cutting up and skipping classes, after sitting down and talking to him about this very problem…
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Instagram model Maya Dutch busted for using body to go on $33,000 shopping spree
An Instagram model who allegedly loves robbery and fraud has been arrested and charged with stealing a woman’s credit cards and going on a $33,000 shopping…


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Sale of Tyler Perry’s home sets real estate record (photos)
ATLANTA — Movie mogul Tyler Perry continues to make history, whether it’s in the theaters, on stage — and, now, even in real estate. The…
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Gov. Deal’s education bills increases opportunities for military members, students
ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation that expands students’ and service members’ access to postsecondary education and jobs skills training. “Investing in education at every…


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Warren G delivers horrible rendition of ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ in Chicago
Somebody needed to “regulate” on Warren G after his first-degree assault on a time-honored tradition in Chicago. Rapper Warren G is a long way from…
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Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott put on blast by groupie in their bed
Ohio State Buckeye Nation and Cowboy fans have to be looking side-eye at superstar running back Ezekiel Elliott, the MVP of the Buckeyes’ championship run…
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Lead In Chicago’s Water?
Lead In Chicago’s Water? By Ken Hare Chicago Defender Staff Writer Predominately an industrial town in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, Flint, Michigan was once…
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FAB FINDS: 6 Logo T-Shirt Sites With A Message
Say it with your chest! Check out these 6 logo t-shirt online retailers!
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Duro Olowu Brings His Ready To Wear Aesthetic To An Epic Sidney Garber Jewelry Collaboration
Black designer Duro Olowu is making serious strides in the jewelry business.
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Genes On Fleek: Zoë Kravitz Is The Fresh Face Of YSL Beauty
Zoë Kravitz is the newest face for YSL Beauty. Check out her beautiful behind the scene beauty images.
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Listen as President Obama jokes on all 5 presidential candidates (video)
President Obama hosted his eighth and final White House Correspondents’ Dinner. During his speech, the 44th president teased each of the current presidential candidates. On…
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Councilman Kwanza Hall’s star-studded birthday party
ATLANTA – Councilman Kwanza Hall already possesses the mayoral-like demeanor and disposition of a national statesmen, evidenced by the ease by which he interwove his…


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Councilman Michael Julian Bond to host ‘The Legacy Continues’
Descendants of leaders in the civil rights movement   ATLANTA – Many people are aware how hard it is for children share the surname of…
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Jagged Edge’s Kyle Norman’s wife cut off from family for taking back abusive husband
Former Jagged Edge singer Kyle Norman and his wife Marrika appeared on the Steve Harvey Show to discuss the violent episode where he violently beat…


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Church Circuit 5-4-16
      Prayer Breakfast MAY 5—Geneva to host National Day of Prayer breakfast. This free event will take place breakfast will take place on…
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Win a free trip to the BET Awards 2016; Cricket Wireless outlines contest
As a seasoned journalist who has been to multiple awards shows, going to what is the undisputed creme de la creme of urban entertainment awards…


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Meagan Good blasts ‘backward’ Christians who criticize her dresses
Megan Good’s mentality is this: she does not wear a saddle on her back, so you are not going to ride her back about the…
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Christians sound off on premarital sex
Due to societal changes, casual sex has become a norm. Sexual images are seen on social media, portrayed on television and in music. From a…


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“Migration,” Makes its Premier Run at etaCreative Arts Foundation
            Migration, the Play Makes its Premier Run at etaCreative Arts Foundation Migration by playwright Michael Bradford makes its premier run in…
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Three Things You Can Do Right Now ….
.. To Save Chicago Police Records From Being Destroyed By Ken HareChicago Defender Staff Writer Chicago Defender Staff Writer Chicago is ground zero in the…
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Vanessa Williams Headlines Chicago UNICEF 9th Annual Hope Gala
  The Midwest Regional Office of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF will host its 9th annual Hope Gala to raise more than $1 million for UNICEF’s work…


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My Black History: Keeping it real in school and life
In the spring of 1968, while growing up in Indianapolis, my mother scooped up me and my three younger siblings and told us that she…


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Planned Parenthood preys on Blacks to ‘control population’
The Washington Post fact checks the GOP presidential candidate's claim about Margaret Sanger, Planned Parenthood's founder.
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Min. Paul Scott/Straight Outta Con Man: Exposin’ the truth about NWA
“Fool me one time shame on you/Fool me twice can’t put the blame on you”  (No Role Modelz)  – J Cole I’d be lying to…







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Best Prince memes of all time
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Kevin Hart, Will Smith, Halle Berry, Queen Latifah at MTV Movie Awards 2016 (photos)
Joyce Reed hosts ‘Speechless No More’ Fashion Show to combat rampant sexual assault (photos)
Ciara flosses post-engagement photos with Russell Wilson