Tasha Cobbs Leonard celebrates “Gotta Believe” hitting number one on ‘Billboard’ Gospel Airplay chart

Rick Diamond/Getty Images for BET Tasha Cobbs Leonard is celebrating the success of her song “Gotta Believe.” The track has hit number one on Billboard’s Gospel Airplay chart, making it her fifth number-one on the chart overall. “I wrote ‘Gotta Believe’ as a testament of God’s faithfulness through a difficult time on our fertility journey,” […]


Traci Braxton, sister of Toni and Tamar, passes away at age 50

Paul Archuleta/Getty Images Traci Braxton, the sister of Toni and Tamar Braxton, has passed away after a private battle with esophageal cancer. She was 50. The Braxton family shared the news in a statement Saturday. “It is with the utmost regret that we inform you of the passing of our sister, Traci,” the statement reads. […]


Instagram launches new tagging feature to ensure Black creators receive credit

Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Instagram recently announced the launch of a new enhanced tag feature that will ensure Black and underrepresented users get credit for their creations.  “As creators collaborate, inspire each other and drive culture forward on Instagram, proper crediting has never been more important,” the social media company said in the statement. “This is […]


Raven-Symoné says it’s “so important” Disney Channel features diverse characters: “It shows that it’s relevant”

Disney/Carell Augustus On Friday, Raven-Symoné returns in season five of Disney Channel’s Raven’s Home, which sees her titular character moving back to San Francisco to help her dad recover from a heart attack. Speaking to ABC Audio, Raven said season five is jam-packed with “nostalgia.” That’s So Raven stars Adrienne Bailon and Rondell Sheridan return as Alana and Victor, respectively — as does Bayside […]


Jhené Aiko, Missy Elliott, Wizkid set to headline new NYC festival

Paras Griffin/Getty Images Letsgetfr.ee, a diverse movement created by and for people of color, announced its inaugural festival kicking off on August 20 this year, to be held in Queens, New York. Jhené Aiko, Missy Elliott, Wizkid and Anderson .Paak are among the stars set to perform during the two-day event. “Get ready for a real diverse lineup and show […]

The NFL will pass on holding a supplemental draft once again, as the league informed teams they will not have one this summer (per NFL Network). In the supplemental draft, any team that made a bid on a player would have to forfeit their draft pick in that round the following season (example, using a […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The House voted Friday afternoon to pass a bipartisan gun safety package. The bill, crafted in the wake of devastating mass shootings and on the one-month anniversary of the Robb Elementary School massacre in Texas that left 19 young children dead, is the first major piece of gun reform to clear […]

The Olympic gold medalist is in search of his first full-field stroke-play win in five years The post 2022 Travelers Championship leaderboard: Xander Schauffele takes lead after Rory McIlroy struggles in Round 2 first appeared on CBS Sports.

Getty Images/Norberto Cuenca (WASHINGTON) — As Pride Month nears its end, the House has passed the LGBTQI+ Data Inclusion Act, which will require over 100 federal agencies to improve data collection and surveying of LGBTQ communities. Data collection is vital to understanding the needs of a community, sponsors of the bill say. The legislation states […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Ali Alexander, the conservative activist behind the “Stop the Steal” movement, appeared Friday before a federal grand jury investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Alexander’s attorney confirmed to ABC News. Alexander provided nearly three hours of testimony to one of the grand juries impaneled in the U.S. District […]

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The U.S. women’s national team will square off against Colombia Saturday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. The game is the first of two friendlies set up against the South Americans as the final preparations take place ahead of the Concacaf W Championship in July on Paramount+. The Concacaf W Championship in […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — As reactions to the Dobbs decision roll in, Congressional Democrats are outraged. But don’t expect that outrage to translate to passable legislation anytime soon. Any effort to codify a woman’s right to choose would need to clear the Senate filibuster. That means 60 votes. And those votes are nowhere to be […]

As NFL players head into their summer break, with several weeks of rest to come ahead of training camp, teams are desperately hoping they’ve made the right decisions for their roster in their attempt to dethrone the Los Angeles Rams. A key way to do that will be to make sure the pass rush and […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security expects violence could occur “for weeks” from domestic violent extremists following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, according to a bulletin obtained exclusively by ABC News. “We expect violence could occur for weeks following the release, particularly as DVEs may be mobilized to respond […]

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