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LEGISLATION REINTRODUCED TO EXPAND AFRICAN BURIAL GROUND MEMORIAL

Efforts are underway to further preserve a part of lower Manhattan that is embedded in the fabric of American history. According to...

Mississippi Mobile Vaccination Efforts Increase Access For Older Residents

MISSISSIPPI MOBILE VACCINATION EFFORTS INCREASE ACCESS FOR OLDER RESIDENTS

A new effort in Mississippi is focusing on increasing vaccine access for older Black residents after some in rural areas could not...

 
 
 

BLACK-OWNED BEAUTY BRAND MIELLE ORGANICS HITS HISTORIC VC MILESTONE

Despite the racial and gender inequities that exist within the realm of entrepreneurship, Black women founders are making power moves...

ST. VINCENT, NEIGHBORING CARIBBEAN ISLANDS GRAPPLE WITH AFTERMATH OF VOLCANO ERUPTION

St. Vincent and other parts of the Caribbean remain covered in ash from the La Soufriere volcano. Bracing for more explosions, St....

 
 
 

‘WHY AM I BEING TREATED LIKE THIS?': VIRGINIA POLICE DRAW GUNS, PEPPER SPRAY BLACK LIEUTENANT DURING TRAFFIC STOP

An Afro-Latino army officer accused two Virginia officers of violating his constitutional rights during a Dec. 20 traffic stop in a...

STACEY ABRAMS APPOINTED CO-CHAIR OF BLACK VOICES FOR BLACK JUSTICE FUND

Political powerhouse Stacey Abrams has been instrumental in evoking transformative change and the Wisconsin native is taking her civic...

 
 
 

PLAN PROPOSED TO NAME HARLEM STREET AFTER LEGENDARY ACTRESS CICELY TYSON

Legendary actress Cicely Tyson 's artistry propelled her to the top of the entertainment industry and no matter how much success she...

Proposed Texas Law Based on ‘Big Lie' Advances Out of Committee, Voting Rights Organizers Fight Back

PROPOSED TEXAS LAW BASED ON ‘BIG LIE' ADVANCES OUT OF COMMITTEE, VOTING RIGHTS ORGANIZERS FIGHT BACK

An omnibus election bill allegedly aimed at election integrity moved out of a House committee Thursday. Claiming to be concerned, Texas...

 
 
 
Partial Ban On No Knock Warrants Signed Into Kentucky Law After Bipartisan Compromise

PARTIAL BAN ON NO KNOCK WARRANTS SIGNED INTO KENTUCKY LAW AFTER BIPARTISAN COMPROMISE

Friday marked the end of no-knock warrants in the bluegrass state except in certain limited circumstances, AP News reports . The law...

‘Claiming Our Power, Resilience and Liberation': The 4th Annual National Black Maternal Health Week

‘CLAIMING OUR POWER, RESILIENCE AND LIBERATION': THE 4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL BLACK MATERNAL HEALTH WEEK

Black Maternal Health Week will takes place every year from April 11-17, aimed at disseminating information and uplifting the voices...

 
 
 
DMX Dies At 50

DMX DIES AT 50

UPDATE: 12:20pm EST, Friday, April 9, 2021 - DMX passed away in a White Plains, New York, hospital after suffering a heart attack last...

Fox News Found The Time To Bash Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Over Prince Philip's Death

FOX NEWS FOUND THE TIME TO BASH PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE OVER PRINCE PHILIP'S DEATH

Fox News reached the span of the Grand Canyon when host Brian Kilmeade attempted to place the death of Prince Philip on Prince Harry...

 
 
 
Virginia Governor Who Once Wore Blackface Endorses Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe To Replace Him

VIRGINIA GOVERNOR WHO ONCE WORE BLACKFACE ENDORSES FORMER GOV. TERRY MCAULIFFE TO REPLACE HIM

Current Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam endorsed former Gov. Terry McAuliffe in the 2021 race for governor, Politico reports. In Virginia,...

Black Journalists Association Says CBS Must Change ‘Toxic Culture'

BLACK JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION SAYS CBS MUST CHANGE ‘TOXIC CULTURE'

Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Image The National Association of Black Journalists does not want to see network giant CBS...

 
 
 
Justin Fairfax's Problematic Comparison To Emmett Till, George Floyd Doesn't Fly

JUSTIN FAIRFAX'S PROBLEMATIC COMPARISON TO EMMETT TILL, GEORGE FLOYD DOESN'T FLY

Justin Fairfax , Virginia's Lieutenant Governor took a page out of Clarence Thomas ‘ book during the state's televised gubernatorial...

Report: Former NFL Player Phillip Adams Kills 5, Then Himself After Mass Shooting In South Carolina

REPORT: FORMER NFL PLAYER PHILLIP ADAMS KILLS 5, THEN HIMSELF AFTER MASS SHOOTING IN SOUTH CAROLINA

The suspect who shot six people in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on Wednesday, killing five, before later killing himself has been identified...

 
 
 

MORE THAN A HISTORIC FIRST, TISHAURA JONES' WIN SHOWS THE POWER OF BUILDING WITH COMMUNITY

Tishaura Jones' journey to being elected mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, came full circle Tuesday night. Defeating opponent Alderwoman...

Former HUD Official Fined For Violating The Hatch Act, While Other Trump Appointees Escape Punishment

FORMER HUD OFFICIAL FINED FOR VIOLATING THE HATCH ACT, WHILE OTHER TRUMP APPOINTEES ESCAPE PUNISHMENT

Whether or not you align with her particular brand of politics, the recent admonishment of former housing official Lynne Patton warrants...

 
 
 
Longtime Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings Dies At 84

LONGTIME FLORIDA CONGRESSMAN ALCEE HASTINGS DIES AT 84

Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings of Florida has died after a years long battle with cancer according to his chief of staff Lale M. Morrison...

2 DOORMEN FIRED AFTER STANDING BY WHILE ASIAN WOMAN SUFFERED BRUTAL ATTACK

Disciplinary action was handed down after an Asian American woman was assaulted during a vicious hate-fueled attack last week in New...

 
 
 



Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Makes History For Japan

Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Makes History For Japan

Matsuyama entered the tournament ranked 25th in the world and emerged as the first Japanese person to win a golf major. Read more ...

'Sign of hope': More than 30 San Francisco public schools set to reopen

BACK TO SCHOOL, AT LAST: After more than a year of remote classes, dozens of public schools are reopening in San Francisco. Read more ...

Former Walmart employee drives into store after getting fired

Former Walmart employee drives into store after getting fired

A disgruntled former Walmart employee in North Carolina is accused of crashing into his old workplace and driving through the aisles, a report said. Lacy Gentry, 32, who was... Read more ...

Iran's Zarif blames Israel for Natanz incident, vows revenge

Iran blames its regional arch-foe Israel for Sunday's incident at the Natanz nuclear facility. Read more ...

Leader of Merkel's party seeks backing in bid for chancellor

The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says he's confident of securing his party's support to become the center-right candidate for Germany's next leader, after he... Read more ...

Death of motorist shot by Minneapolis-area officer sparks unrest

Death of motorist shot by Minneapolis-area officer sparks unrest

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US Federal Reserve chair says economy at ‘inflection point'

The economy is about to 'start growing more quickly' even as COVID remains a risk, Powell says. Read more ...

Baeksang Arts Awards Announces Nominations For Best Films And Dramas

Which drama, film, actor and actress will win the prize at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards? The nominations for excellence in film and drama are out. Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Iran atomic sites targeted by diplomacy, sabotage

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Iran's nuclear program has been targeted by diplomatic efforts and sabotage attacks over the last decade, with the latest incident striking its... Read more ...

Reports: Bruins nab Taylor Hall

Bruins GM Don Sweeney was very business Sunday night and into Monday morning, first adding some puck-moving ability on the back end and then reportedly swinging for the fences... Read more ...