President Barack Obama has never been shy about his adoration for First Lady Michelle Obama and expressed more of that loving sentiment in an interview with TIME magazine. Joining the President was American Ballet Theater’s first Black principal dancer, Misty Copeland for a frank discussion on race, gender, body image and much more. TIME’s Maya Rhodan […]
Isaiah Freeman’s family is disappointed in their son’s Virginia private school after they told the student he had to cut his dreadlocks if he wanted to stay at the institution.
There’s no denying how huge Black History Month was this year. In fact, the cosmos even treated us to the gift of a leap year, giving us one more day for celebration. While looking back on February, there were moments that shifted the conversation surrounding Black Pride among Hollywood, politics, and television. From Beyonce’s Black […]
Texas police are questioning a handful of people after a gunman opened fire at the campaign headquarters of Zena Stephens.
An estimated 30 Black students were squired away from a Donald Trump rally in Valdosta, Georgia by Secret Service agents who said the Republican presidential candidate had requested the removal before he began speaking, reports USA Today.
Chicago’s Barrington High School has released an apology for the actions of a group of teens who depicted a slave auction during a skit representing the school.
Oprah Winfrey was just as disappointed as everyone else who noticed she was mistaken for Whoopi Goldberg at the 88th Academy Awards. Blog Total Beauty made the cringe-worthy flub during red carpet arrivals Sunday evening. The site, which rarely focuses on products for people of color, posted a photo of Goldberg to their Twitter account with […]
Hillary Clinton expressed regret about the comments she made against African-Americans twenty years ago after an activist confronted her during a fundraising event this week. In a written statement to The Washington Post, Clinton attributed her life’s work to helping children who have been discouraged and oppressed by the system. She also said her choice to […]
Joyce Curnell, who was battling sickle-cell anemia, alcoholism and hypertension, was found dead in her cell just before 5 p.m. ET on July 22. She had been deprived of water for 27 hours.
A Missouri school integration law prevents a Black student from attending his school. The third-grader’s mother has launched a petition to change the law.