Author: Courtney French

Updated Nov 2, 8:50 PM; Posted 7:00 AM By Abbey Crain The broad wording of Alabama’s proposed Amendment 2 could affect women who miscarry and those seeking in vitro fertilization. Dr. Yashica Robinson, an obstetrician-gynecologist and one of few abortion providers left practicing in Alabama, said she is concerned the new amendment will pave the […]

By Ashley Remkus Updated Nov 2, 8:09 PM; Posted Nov 2, 10:56 AM A therapist killed the mother of one of his young patients before fatally shooting himself in north Alabama on Friday, authorities said. Jonathan Neil Coffman, 43, has been identified as the shooter by the Madison County sheriff’s office. Before killing himself, Coffman […]

BY TEDDY GRANT, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen claimed that the president had used racist language in private meetings, according to an interview with Vanity Fair. Cohen told the magazine on Friday that Trump has said disparaging things about Black people in his presence at least four times. “I told […]

BY SARAFINA WRIGHT, NOVEMBER 1, 2018   With less than a week until Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at least 20 million people across the country had already cast their ballots as of Wednesday (10/31) morning, CNN reported. The news outlet said it partnered with Catalist, a data company that works with Democrats and […]

Shelbi Heenan, a nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital in Lee Summit, Missouri, was fired for donning blackface at a Halloween event with her husband. In photos shared on Facebook, the couple said they were dressed as Beyoncé and JAY-Z. Heenan wore black tights, a black shirt, a silver skirt and a brunette wig; her husband […]

BY JESSICA BENNETT, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 Season 11 of Real Housewives of Atlanta is just around the corner, and the new Mrs. Sterling is ready for her close-up. The runway diva and mother of two chats with EBONY about her first season as a full-time cast member and marrying the man of dreams, and shares a […]

BY CHRISTINA SANTI, NOVEMBER 2, 2018   Hip-Hop artist Akon is contemplating venturing into politics to combat President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race, according to a recent interview with Newsweek. “I’ve been thinking about running for 2020 very seriously,” Akon said. “But I didn’t want to just do it because I feel like […]

By: Ariel Cochran Posted: Sep 27, 2018 06:07 AM CDT Updated: Sep 27, 2018 10:43 AM CDT http://   TUSCALOOSA,Ala. (WIAT) —  Soon in Tuscaloosa residents will see billboards, commercials and hear radio segments about the negative effects of gun violence. City council member Raevan Howard hopes this initiative will make a difference, “You know gun […]

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