Across Black America


Black woman cop put on leave after punching White assailant – raises $125,000

Multiple news sources are reporting that a Black female “special” police officer has been temporarily relieved of duty...

Sony donates $1.7 million for International African American Museum

The International African American Museum announced a $1.7 million product donation from Sony..

Boston set to have first woman and first Black mayor

Boston City Council President Kim Janey is poised to become the first Black female mayor of Boston..

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris graces cover of Vogue

California Senator Kamala Harris is gracing the cover of Vogue magazine...

Congressional proposal would make Black National Anthem America’s hymn

U.S. Rep. James Clyburn, wants to make “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” known as the Black national anthem, the national hymn...

Black woman named executive producer of ‘CBS This Morning’

Shawna Thomas has been named executive producer of “CBS This Morning,”...

Black owned cigar shop, hookah lounge opens in Detroit

Detroit is now home to its first Black-owned cig shop and hookah lounge...

Once a gang member, now a recognized educator

After being in a gang in his youth, Darrion Cockrell has managed to turn his life..

Colin Powell no longer Republican

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said he no longer considers himself a member of the president’s party..

Study: Women, African Americans, conservatives least likely to get COVID-19 vaccine

Although millions are lining up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, opinions remain varied..

Raphael Warnock becomes Georgia’s first Black Senator

Raphael Warnock beat Republican Kelly Loeffler...

Byron Allen’s The Grio launches TV version

Byron Allen continues to expand his media empire...

First Black woman hired as coach in MLB

Bianca Smith is making baseball history..

Study: COVID-19 hits Black businesses the hardest

Many firms owned by Black Americans were at a structural disadvantage when it came to securing the small business loans..

Black woman breaks ground as new sheriff in rural Georgia

Tia McWilliams is the first Black sheriff in the Taliaferro County...