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The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying

The Coronavirus Was an Emergency Until Trump Found Out Who Was Dying
Six weeks ago, ahmaud arbery went out and never came home. Gregory and Travis McMichael, who saw Arbery running through their neighborhood just ou...

Mardi Gras Indians Turn New Orleans’s Biggest Celebration Into A Day Of Rebellion

Mardi Gras Indians Turn New Orleans’s Biggest Celebration Into A Day Of Rebellion
Mardi Gras Indians are an iconic part of New Orleans parade culture. Also known as Black Masking Indians, the group refers to Black men who dress ...

Go-Go Becomes Official Music Of D.C. Amid Movement To Preserve City’s Black Culture

Go-Go Becomes Official Music Of D.C. Amid Movement To Preserve City’s Black Culture
Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a bill into law on Wednesday that go-go is the official music of Washington, D.C., amid widespread efforts to protect t...

Texas teen told to cut dreadlocks before high school graduation

Texas teen told to cut dreadlocks before high school graduation
A Texas high school is being accused of racism after it suspended a Black student and told him he must cut his dreadlocks before he can walk for h...

The ‘smoking gun’ proving North Carolina Republicans tried to disenfranchise black voters

The ‘smoking gun’ proving North Carolina Republicans tried to disenfranchise black voters
Today, a federal court struck down North Carolina's voter-ID law, one of the strictest in the nation. In addition to requiring residents to show...

Gina Rodriguez’s Thoughtless Use Of A Racial Slur Put Her Blatant Anti-Blackness On Display

Gina Rodriguez’s Thoughtless Use Of A Racial Slur Put Her Blatant Anti-Blackness On Display
Actor Gina Rodriguez is no stranger to being taken to task for her anti-Black remarks. In an Instagram Story video on Tuesday, the “Jane the Virgi...

Meet Jaden Jefferson, Ohio's 11-year-old political reporter

Meet Jaden Jefferson, Ohio's 11-year-old political reporter
Toledo's Jaden Jefferson is working his own news operation. That's a big job for anyone -- let alone a self-taught 11-year-old multimedia journali...

How Watermelon's Reputation Got Tangled In Racism

How Watermelon's Reputation Got Tangled In Racism
The cover of the Aug. 9, 1937 issue of Life Magazine is all about watermelons. On it, several watermelons are wedged into various spots in the bac...

Angela Bassett's Husband May Have Confirmed Michael B. Jordan's Return in 'Black Panther 2'

Angela Bassett's Husband May Have Confirmed Michael B. Jordan's Return in 'Black Panther 2'
  Everyone seems to be searching high and low for any details surrounding the Black Panther sequel, and Angela Bassett's husband may have just add...

‘Black Panther’ And ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Casts Hung Out At SAG Awards

‘Black Panther’ And ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Casts Hung Out At SAG Awards
These pictures alone should win a statuette.    At Sunday night’s SAG Awards, the casts of diverse watershed movies “Black Panther” and “Crazy R...

The Link Between Roger Stone and Black Activist Marcus Garvey

The Link Between Roger Stone and Black Activist Marcus Garvey
      President Donald Trump’s longtime confidant and former campaign adviser Roger Stone has been asking him to pardon Marcus Garvey, a black nati...

Oscars 2019: Spike Lee Earns First Best Director Nom, and He’s Only the Sixth Black Filmmaker to Do So

Oscars 2019: Spike Lee Earns First Best Director Nom, and He’s Only the Sixth Black Filmmaker to Do So
After over three decades of directing movies, Spike Lee has finally earned his first Oscar nomination for Best Director. The 61-year-old filmmaker ...