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NAACP Looking Into Hanging Death of North Carolina...

In August in North Carolina, 17-year-old Black teen, Lennon Lacy was found hanging by his neck from a swing set in a trailer park. The local police ruled his death a suicide, but his parents, Claudia Lacy and Larry Walton find the circumstances surrounding his death suspicious and believe he was murdered. Lacy’s parents are… Read more »

Did Beyoncé and Jay Z Renew Their Wedding Vows?

Beyoncé and Jay Z have put those divorce rumors to bed. A source tells PEOPLE that the couple are still happily married despite speculations about problems in their marriage. “They did have major problems,” said the source, “but they worked it out and they’ve renewed their vows.” Speculation about the couple’s split surfaced after the… Read more »

Family: Dallas nurse Amber Vinson free of Ebola vi...

The family of Dallas Ebola patient Amber Vinson issued a statement Wednesday saying that the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse no longer shows signs of the virus in her body. The statement quotes Vinson’s mother, Debra Berry, as saying that the news has “truly answered prayers.” Vinson, who was transferred to Emory University Hospital in… Read more »

Former Child Star Danielle Spencer Battles Breast ...

Danielle Spencer played the bratty little sister Dee Thomas on the ’70s sitcom, ‘ What’s Happening!!’ But Spencer, 49, is not a sad cautionary tale like so many other child stars. After the show ended it’s 3-year run from 1975-1978, Spencer went to Tuskegee University where she completed a degree in veterinary science and later… Read more »

Black Woman Behind Lay’s Wasabi-Ginger Chips Win...

Via The Grio reports: Meneko Spigner McBeth’s bank account is about to have quite a few additional zeros. On Monday night, Frito-Lay announced that McBeth, a registered nurse, was the winner of its “Do Us a Flavor” contest to create a new potato chip flavor, reports NBC4 New York. McBeth’s winning idea for wasabi-ginger chips… Read more »

Nina Pham’s dog Bentley has tested negative for ...

Bentley, Nina Pham’s year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, is Ebola-free. That’s the breaking news from Dallas Animal Services, which on Monday began collecting his urine and stool samples to check for the disease his owner contracted while treating Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas. But Dallas Animal Services wants to make it clear:… Read more »

Parent Wants To Hire Cool Black Friends For Bullie...

Via Gawker reports: A bullied child is every parent’s worst nightmare, and when school meetings and disciplinary action is not enough, what’s a concerned mother or father to do? Thank god there’s Craigslist where, for the kingly sum of $15 an hour, anyone can find some “cool black kids” to meet their son at the… Read more »

New Music Wednesday – Jamie Foxx – “Ain't My...

New Music Wednesday is back! This week, Jamie Foxx’s “Ain’t My Fault” is the featured record. A link to the song and an interview with Antoine Davis is below. After checking out the new single, vote in our BedLoo poll. If you’d like us to play this record more, click the green check. If it… Read more »

Black Serial Killer Caught

Before you used to hear about crimes and have to ask… WHAT COLOR WERE THEY? Nowadays, folks are CRAZY No matter what color they are! A black serial killer has confessed to killing at least seven women killed…At least! To make sure the toll isn’t higher, Indiana authorities spent Tuesday canvassing abandoned properties in Gary,… Read more »

Man Kills 3-Year Old Stepdaughter For Being Smelly

A man in Brooklyn, New York, allegedly killed his 3-year-old stepdaughter because he smelled her dirty diaper. According to News 12 Brooklyn, Kelsey Smith, 20, was watching Jeida Torres while her mother was at work. According to source, Smith and Torres’ mother had recently married and were staying at a homeless facility until they could… Read more »