Across Black America


Janet Jackson to receive global icon award at MTV European EMAs

Janet Jackson is set to receive this year’s Global Icon Award at...

Rihanna stands up for Colin Kaepernick, NFL protest

Rihanna turned down the offer of a Super Bowl performance...

African American woman leads school board for first time

The new president of the Cedar Rapids school board, Nancy Humbles, is believed to be...

White cop fired after telling Black, Hispanic men he was ‘trigger happy’

A white police officer in Hartford, Connecticut, was relieved of duty and...

Kobe Bryant dropped from jury for Animation Film Festival

Kobe Bryant has been dropped from the jury of the Animation Film Festival after an online protest..

Snapchat working on attracting Black teens

Snapchat announced 12 new “Snap Originals” scripted shows in effort to regain its popularity..

Idris Elba, JHud to star in film adaption of ‘Cats’

Actor Idris Elba is in final negotiations to join the movie adaption of Andrew Lloyd Webber's..

Rapper Yella Beezy shot 3 times outside of Dallas

Hip hop artist Yella Beezy was shot three times early Sunday while driving on a highway near..

Kevin Hart cuts deal with Nickelodeon

Our Weekly been reporting how networks and streaming companies...

ACLU addresses racial profiling at UMASS

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says it is...

Black leaders defend state legislator asked to resign over rumors of domestic violence

Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, surrounded by prominent...

First Black chair of television academy stepping down after 2 years

The TV academy’s first African-American chairman is stepping down after two years, reports the Associated Press..

Black teen becomes youngest storeowner at Charleston mall

Jordan Jackson is the owner of Birch & Pen Boutique in the Northwoods Mall in Charleston, South Carolina..

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle set to receive Black culture awards

Political activist and former NFL QB Colin Kaepernick and comic Dave Chappelle are two of eight..

Black entrepreneurs open coffer shop with hip-hop twist

Black entrepreneur Means Cameron believes in the overall goodness of his community in..