Natelegé Whaley
Natelegé Whaley
Culture Reporter

Nicki Minaj denies harassing a music critic online

Wanna Thompson accused Minaj of online harassment in June.

4 years after Michael Brown’s death, the implications of Bob McCulloch’s ouster spark debate

Legal expert says Wesley Bell's win may bring a huge shift to St. Louis County's legal system.

A growing list of all the September issues that celebrate black beauty and celebrity in 2018

Beyoncé, Tiffany Haddish, Tracee Ellis Ross and more are stunning on these covers.

Dascha Polanco gets real about body positivity and loving her curves in ‘Women’s Health’

"I wished I could cut off my rolls with scissors," Polanco told 'Women's Health.'

#38PercentCounts calls attention to pay gap between black women and white men

One in three Americans are unaware black women are paid significantly less than white men.

Crystle Galloway died after four paramedics denied her help. Now, her family wants them fired.

Galloway's mom said the paramedics refusal to help her daughter was an act of "racism."

7 artists created vibrant portraits memorializing Oakland stabbing victim Nia Wilson

“I made this piece to immortalize her,” collage artist Ruben Marquez said.

John Lee Cowell charged with murder in the stabbing death of Nia Wilson on BART station platform

Alameda County district attorney filed charges against Cowell on Wednesday.

Chikesia Clemons found guilty of disorderly conduct in Waffle House incident, attorney files appeal

Clemons was wrestled to the ground by two white officers at a Waffle House in April.

#MuteRKelly creator says R Kelly’s “I Admit” is a “19-minute sex trafficking fundraising anthem”

Organizers are working to get all of the singer's concerts canceled.

What it’s like when Nicki Minaj and her fans harass you online

"They were saying they were going to come to my job and kill me," said one person targeted by the rapper's fanbase.

‘When She Rises’: How a Solange quote inspired these women to launch an all-women art exhibit

Los Angeles-based curators Lexx Valdez and Erin Yoshi are hosting an all-women artist exhibit.

Terry Crews gives powerful statement about why he didn’t retaliate after his alleged sexual assault

"As a black man in America, you only have a few shots at success," Crews said.

Businesses divest from Alison Ettel’s marijuana company, TreatWell, after viral 911 video

#PermitPatty has lost the support of at least six businesses.

13-year-old Aziya Roberts organizes #WeWalkForHer march for missing black girls in Chicago

"We got to start using our voices to be heard," said Aziya Roberts.

Meet Jenn Nkiru, who helped direct Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s grandiose visual for “Apeshit”

The British-Nigerian filmmaker is the latest woman director to work with the Carters.

The number of startups founded by black women has more than doubled since 2016. Here’s why.

Kathryn Finney explains the data behind ProjectDiane 2018.

Obsidian Collection Archives is digitizing the rich photo legacy of the black press

Rare images from black newspapers are now more accessible online.

How Kanye West is disrupting — and advancing — the mental health conversation in hip-hop

This is the Kanye West of 2018, take it or leave it.