Jesse Williams lit a torch for Black Activism with his fiery speech at 2016 BET Awards. Now news of his breakup with his Black wife Aryn Drake-Lee of 13 years and two kids and rumors of a relationship with Minka Kelley are fueling a Social Media Backlash against him.


These celebrities totally kicked 2016's ass.

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Harry Belafonte's 'Many Rivers to Cross' Festival fused music, arts, culture and the call for social justice into one unique event.


Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]


A petition was recently launched in an effort to get Williams fired from the ABC show Grey's Anatomy.

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It’s still trending on social media. My mom sent me several links on Facebook. It was all over the news on TV, on radio and online. People were asking me about it wherever I went. What am I talking about? “This award – this is not for me. This is for the real organizers all […]


Jesse Williams is no stranger to being "woke." Check out nine other times he spoke perfectly about race in America.


Get into a good groove with a few great shows airing over the holiday weekend.

  Jesse Williams is most known as his role Dr. Jackson Avery on ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, but he’s more than just a devilishly handsome face. The Temple…


While some will be watching the live broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards this coming Sunday, a bevy of Black entertainers and celebrities will make their way to Flint, Mich. Director Ava DeVernay, actor Jesse Williams, comedian Hannibal Buress and several other big names will be joined together in solidarity for the #JUSTICEFORFLINT event on […]

Ebony magazine and its new Editor in Chief Kierna Mayo are on a roll. This week, the magazine dropped its second controversial cover in a…