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WATCH: Cornell West and Bill Maher argue over West not voting for Clinton

Oh, and Neil deGrasse Tyson watches the fireworks.

Oh, and Neil deGrasse Tyson watches the fireworks.

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Drake dominates Billboard Music Awards, earns 13 to set new record

Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele’s record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards.

Drake was a high roller in Las Vegas, beating Adele’s record for most wins at the Billboard Music Awards.

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Race, gender, fame questions loom as Cosby jurors sought

Trial set to start on June 5.

Trial set to start on June 5.

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St. Louis 6-Year-Old Makes Plea in Viral Video:

‘Stop Killing Each Other’

‘Stop Killing Each Other,' child pleads.

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Politics Over Paycheck?

The life of an African American host on Fox News.

The life of an African American host on Fox News.

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No, New Orleans didn't replace a Confederate statue with Obama likeness

The Associated Press fact checks that and other fake news that spread on social media.

The Associated Press fact checks that and other fake news that spread on social media in the past week.

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DC's "Black Lightning" coming to The CW

The 'hood gets a superhero to protect the innocent from a violent gang.

The 'hood gets a superhero to protect the innocent from a violent gang.

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How one Memphis charter school’s ACT scores jumped 2.6 points in one year

When Roblin Webb launched Freedom Preparatory Academy in 2009 with a class of sixth-graders, she made a promise to their parents: College would be a reality for their children.

When Roblin Webb launched Freedom Preparatory Academy in 2009 with a class of sixth-graders, she made a promise to their parents: College would be a reality for their children.

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NAACP dismisses president as organization reimagines itself to address 21st century challenges

After three years in the position, NAACP President Cornell Brooks was voted out by the organization’s national board on Friday, as they pledge a “systemwide refresh” and “strategic re-envisioning” to best position the historic civil rights organization to “confront the realities of today’s volatile political, media and social climates.”

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O Magazine powerfully tackles race in May issue

Photographer Chris Buck made his point simply and distinctly in a photo essay called “Let’s Talk About Race,” in which he took stereotypical representations of white women and women of color and flipp

Photographer Chris Buck made his point simply and distinctly in a photo essay called “Let’s Talk About Race,” in which he took stereotypical representations of white women and women of color and flipped them.

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‘Dear White People’ is not perfect, but it is revolutionary

Reviews of Netflix’s new series Dear White People have been overwhelmingly positive with a smaller volume to the contrary.

Reviews of Netflix’s new series Dear White People have been overwhelmingly positive with a smaller volume to the contrary.

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FILM REVIEW: Everything, Everything

Prince Charming courts sickly next-door neighbor in bittersweet coming-of-age tale.

Prince Charming courts sickly next-door neighbor in bittersweet coming-of-age tale.

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"Amandla" means POWER!

Amandla Stenberg, star of "Everything, Everything" sits down with Kam Williams.

Amandla Stenberg, star of "Everything, Everything" sits down with Kam Williams.

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How ballet is energizing one Memphis school – and helped save it from closing

In the South Memphis neighborhood, ballet lessons offered through the nonprofit New Ballet Ensemble introduce students to the art of dance at a school with few resources for extracurricular activities

In the South Memphis neighborhood, ballet lessons offered through the nonprofit New Ballet Ensemble introduce students to the art of dance at a school with few resources for extracurricular activities.

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Statue erected to honor Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland

Placed at the intersection of South Main Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, in front of MLGW headquarters, the statue was cast by local artist Andrea Lugar.

Placed at the intersection of South Main Street and Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, in front of MLGW headquarters, the statue was cast by local artist Andrea Lugar.

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FRE$H FRUIT

Who the heck is Odd Wilson?

Who the heck is Odd Wilson?

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It's 'Holy Poetry' Time!

Local author opening poetry club for Christians.

Local author opening poetry club for Christians.

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MONEY MATTERS

If you’re changing jobs, be careful with your 401(k).

If you’re changing jobs, be careful with your 401(k).

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THE CULTURAL COACH

If it seems like a stupid question, it’s probably not, so . . . ask away!

If it seems like a stupid question, it’s probably not, so . . . ask away!

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KAM’S KAPSULES

‘Alien: Covenant’ rekindles chest-bursting fun and horrors of 1979 original.

‘Alien: Covenant’ rekindles chest-bursting fun and horrors of 1979 original.

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