The historic Robert E. Lee confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia is finally coming down after Gov. Ralph Northam announced plans for its removal back in June 2020. The Virginia State Supreme Court gave the city permission to start the multi-day process, which should be completed before the end of the week.

Compton Councilwoman Michelle Chambers relayed a simple message in response to her brother Michael K. Williams's passing.

Janet Jackson shared the first teaser trailer for her upcoming documentary, “JANET,” which will air over two nights on Lifetime and A&E. 

Fentanyl is a highly addictive synthetic opioid that is prescribed by doctors to rid breakthrough pain from medical procedures or cancer patients

Enrique "Henry" Tarrio, leader of the Proud Boys, launched a last-ditch effort to avoid jail that backfired before he surrendered to authorities in Washington, D.C., to serve time for burning a Black Lives Matter banner snatched off a Black church.

"Caribbean things, you know what I'm saying?" Rihanna said in a video posted to Nicki Minaj's Instagram page.

Former Marines sharpshooter Bryan Riley, who admitted to committing mass murder in Florida, was arrested alive while Black people suspected of nonviolent crimes get fatally gunned down by police with impunity.

Dubbed "cop city" by local organizers and some community members are making a last push to get the council to vote no on the proposal.  

It was 1865, the American Civil War was coming to a close. The south was changing rapidly and the confederate chokehold on the south was coming to an end. Former slaves from Edgecombe County in North Carolina fled slave plantations for Union Army encampments.