Across Black America


Black priest born into slavery moved closer to sainthood by Pope

Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a...

Tyler Perry to receive Icon Award at BET Awards

Movie mogul Tyler Perry will be honored with BET’s Icon Award at this year’s BET Awards on June 23 in Los Angeles..

OK Democratic Party elects first Black chairperson

For the first time in the Oklahoma Democratic party's history, members elected an African American woman..

White House hires new African American director of outreach

The White House has reportedly hired Nicole Frazier as its new director of African-American outreach after a..

Campground who pulled gun on Black couple charged

Last week, Our Weekly reported on a story out of Mississippi where a KOA (Kampgrounds of America) worker..

Republicans allegedly lied about using racial data to gerrymander

Republicans in North Carolina allegedly lied to a federal court in 2017 when they claimed that they didn’t..

Byron Allen, Marsai Martin receive Culture Creators award

At the fourth annual Innovators and Leaders awards ceremony on June 22 in Los Angeles, media mogul..

SESAC creates foundation for minority film composers

Music-rights organization SESAC plans to...

Possible serial killer in Chicago targeting Black women

Officials and activists are concerned that there...

White cop allegedly pulls gun on 10-year-old Black kid

A mother wants an independent investigation after she...

Akon, former Motown exec Kedar Massenburg launch new label

Artist and songwriter Akon and former Motown exec...

Obamas sign deal to produce podcasts

President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have...

Black teacher files lawsuit against school, other teachers for discrimination

The first Black teacher hired in more than 25 years at...

Black Republican running for Senate in Michigan

John James, a Black Republican business man in Michigan, said Thursday that he intends to challenge..

Yale has its first Black student president

Yale University has its first Black student body president in its history, reports the Huffington Post..