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Naomi Campbell styled and shot her own ‘Essence’ cover on her iPhone

Naomi Campbell styled and shot her own ‘Essence’ cover on her iPhone
Naomi Campbell appears on the front of this month’s issue of Essence Magazine, but the photo is hardly just another cover for the supermodel. Not ...

Michelle Obama opens up in revealing new Netflix documentary

Michelle Obama opens up in revealing new Netflix documentary
  Michelle Obama has been away from the White House for more than three years, a period long enough to write a memoir and release an accompany...

Ida B. Wells Awarded Posthumous Pulitzer Prize For Lynching Investigations

Ida B. Wells Awarded Posthumous Pulitzer Prize For Lynching Investigations
The 2020 Pulitzer Prizes, announced on Monday, included one very important posthumous winner: Ida B. Wells, a Black woman who became one of the mo...

Gabrielle Union Says Most Black Celebs Are 'One Or Two Checks' Away From Running Out Of Money

Gabrielle Union Says Most Black Celebs Are 'One Or Two Checks' Away From Running Out Of Money
Those working in the entertainment industry have not escaped the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. During the COVID-19 shut...

Serena Williams wins first title since having her daughter

Serena Williams wins first title since having her daughter
The drought is over. Serena Williams ended a three-year title drought Sunday, winning the ASB Classic. It was Williams’ first win since she had he...

Black men form book club after death of Nipsey Hussle

Black men form book club after death of Nipsey Hussle
“What variety of cases as black males have we heard one factor sooner than and wanted to chew our tongues?” DeRon Cash, his tattooed forearms rest...

Idris Elba given Sierra Leone citizenship on first visit

Idris Elba given Sierra Leone citizenship on first visit
The British film star landed in the capital Freetown on Wednesday for his first visit to the country. Elba told the BBC's Umaru Fofana that citize...

Rosa Parks honored with a statue in Montgomery, Alabama

Rosa Parks honored with a statue in Montgomery, Alabama
Rosa Parks was honored with a new statue in downtown Montgomery, Alabama, on Sunday, 64 years to the day she was arrested for refusing to move to ...

Arielle Hudson Becomes University Of Mississippi’s First Female African-American awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Arielle Hudson Becomes University Of Mississippi’s First Female African-American awarded Rhodes Scholarship
The University of Mississippi announced Saturday (Nov. 23) that Arielle Hudson is the 27th Ole Miss student selected to become a Rhodes Scholar, m...

These Black Female Heroes Made Sure U.S. WWII Forces Got Their Mail

These Black Female Heroes Made Sure U.S. WWII Forces Got Their Mail
An army unit known as the “Six Triple Eight” had a specific mission in World War II: to sort and clear a two-year backlog of mail for Americans st...

Chrissy Teigen Trolls Husband John Legend on Twitter After He’s Named Sexiest Man Alive

Chrissy Teigen Trolls Husband John Legend on Twitter After He’s Named Sexiest Man Alive
No one seems to be enjoying John Legend‘s Sexiest Man Alive title more than his wife, Chrissy Teigen. On Tuesday, as news of Legend’s newest miles...

The Real Women Of ‘Hidden Figures’ To Be Awarded Congressional Gold Medals

The Real Women Of ‘Hidden Figures’ To Be Awarded Congressional Gold Medals
The four Black women depicted in the 2016 film “Hidden Figures” will receive Congressional Gold Medals for their important contributions to NASA d...