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.
Fairfield University students held an off-campus ghetto-theme party. School officials launched an investigation and are organizing racial sensitivity training.
A group of bipartisan senators will introduce legislation to end a law banning student drug offenders from receiving financial aid. The law has disproportionately affected students of color.
Streep was asked by an Egyptian reporter at a press conference whether the jury would be able to relate to or process films from the Middle East and Africa. Streep honestly admitted she didn’t know much about policies in either region, but said we’re all humans – and specifically – we’re all from Africa.
Since jumping into the presidential race in June, Hillary Clinton has made it a point to reach out to Black voters, who have long supported her family’s political legacy. But the steady drumbeat of announcing support and endorsements from African-American celebrities, activists, lawmakers and the parents of fallen unarmed Black men is beginning to look, well, like political pandering.
The backlash against Beyonce’s new single “Formation” has hit a new high as critics plan to take their distaste for the Black pride track to the streets.