Columbus Short’s Wife Files for Divorce After Alleged Murder-Suicide Threat

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Somebody get Olivia Pope on the phone, one of her Gladiators may be going down. According to court documents, Columbus Short’s wife, Tanee, alleges the actor threatened to kill her and himself in a violent confrontation earlier this month. Tanee McCall-Short filed for divorce and was...

33 Telltale Signs You’re Turning Into Your Mother

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There comes a time in everyone’s life when you’re just going about your daily routine, folding and putting away your underwear or shoving old candy wrappers into your purse, and BAM— you realize you’re becoming your mother. This isn’t always necessarily a bad thing, but...

Reports: Rapper Christ Bearer Severs Penis, Attempts Suicide, But Survives

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Just a day after releasing a music video, several new sources are reporting that a rapper by the name of Christ Bearer is in a Los Angeles hospital after severing his penis and jumping off of a building in an apparent suicide attempt. Christ Bearer,...

Girl, Bye! Are Some Terms of Endearment Off Limits to White Women?

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In a recent post for XO Jane, writer Linda Chavers argues certain words are off limits to White women, like “girl,” “girlfriend,” and “boo,” because of their racial implications Shortly after moving into a new apartment, Chavers received a text from her new housemate, who...

Harvard Admits Highest Number of Black Students to Date

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Folks, Harvard’s campus finally just got a little browner. This year marks the Ivy League university’s highest percentage of accepted black students to date, according to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education. Almost 12 percent of the total applicants who were offered admission are...