Across Black America


Tiffany Haddish gets gig to host revival of ‘Kids Say the Darndest Things’

ABC is reviving “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” which was once hosted by Bill Cosby...

Historical group elects first Black president

A group for Alabama historians has elected its first African American president after more than 70 years in..

ABC orders 50 Cent produced drama based on Isaac Wright Jr.

The story of Isaac Wright Jr. is a remarkable one...

Philando Castile’s mom celebrates Mother’s Day with an $8,000 donation to Minnesota’s lunch program

The mother of police shooting victim...

Kodak Black arrested, again – attorney blasts police for releasing photo

Rapper Kodak Black was arrested again, this time...

R. Kelly admits in court he can’t read

Music industry insiders have known for...

Museum on historic Black beach in jeopardy

There will be no more Ultra Music Festivals on...

Brittney King Brock named president of operations and GM of 10K

The founder and CEO of the Los Angeles-based...

CNN Making documentary of Civil Rights icon John Lewis

John Lewis, the civil rights icon and congressman from Georgia, will be the subject of an upcoming..

Organization posts bond for Black moms prior to Mother’s Day

Advocates with the group Southerners on New Ground are hosting their annual #FreeBlackMamas..


It’s been the year of the woman (with women taking political office at record numbers), so it’s an ironic..

Dave Chappelle set to receive Mark Twain Prize

One of America’s trailblazing comics – Dave Chappelle – will be honored with what is probably the most..

Rep. Ayanna Pressley introducing bill to fight maternal mortality among Black women

The high rate of Black women suffering complications and even death from giving birth has drawn the..

Alabama’s first Black student – Autherine Lucy Foster – receives honorary degree

More than 60 years ago, a young Black college student tried to start classes at the University of Alabama.

Black valedictorian suing school district

When Jasmine Shepard graduated from high school in 2016, she and another student were named co-valedictorians.