Obama talks #GunsInAmerica; Beyoncé runs the world on #LipSyncBattle

President Obama answered questions about gun control on CNN’s #GunsinAmerica town hall.

President Obama’s appearance coincides with his op-ed for The New York Times on why “guns are our shared responsibility.”


Beyoncé made a 30-second cameo during Channing Tatum’s performance on “Lip Sync Battle.”


Maine Governor Paul LePage is under fire for racially charged comments made during a town hall meeting.


Ben Carson asked a group of fifth graders, “Who’s the worst student?” The kids singled out their classmate in front of crowd, according to the New York Daily News.


Actress and social media powerhouse Amandla Stenberg was interviewed by Solange Knowles for this month’s issue of Teen Vogue.


L.A. Reid admitted he thought Rihanna wouldn’t be as big a star as Teairra Mari, Complex reports.


Activist and Essence cover woman Johnetta “Netta” Elzie speaks with the magazine about the life of a revolutionary.


Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia was charged by a grand jury for allegedly lying about his confrontation with Sandra Bland.

NBC: Sandra Bland’s Mother: Perjury Charge Is ‘Not Justice For Me’
The Root: Sister of Sandra Bland Calls Indictment of Texas State Trooper Brian Encinia ‘Bittersweet’


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