A Black protester at a Donald Trump rally in Birmingham, Ala. was allegedly assaulted after the GOP presidential hopeful ordered supporters to remove him from the event.
Nicki Minaj brought power and #blackgirlmagic to A&E’s Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America event when she performed a reading of the late Maya Angelou’s “Still I Rise.”
The Hollywood Reporter ruffled some feathers among both the industry and the public when they blamed standards of the entertainment industry on their all-White award season cover.
African-American students were outraged to see portraits of Harvard Law School’s Black professors defaced, leading to an investigation by the police and a string of discussions about racial injustice at Harvard University.
A Vice President is accused of burglary outside of her own home.
Throughout the night, Minneapolis police claimed, via Twitter, that chemical irritant was dispersed by protesters as they attempted to take down the tarp that separated police from demonstrators. Those on the ground, however, denied the claim, posting photographs and videos of police unleashing the irritant on the crowds.
Diggs posted his reaction to the furor on Instagram, saying his son will embrace his roots the way he chooses.
Fifty-three percent of people surveyed said that the landscape of American culture has worsened since the 1950s, compared to 60 percent of Black Americans who believe that things have gotten better since that time period.
The actor revealed he doesn’t want people to view his 6-year-old son as just Black; he’d rather have his kid embrace being mixed. Diggs has a son named Walker with ex-wife, singer Idina Menzel.
What is it to be Black and a woman in this country that values neither?