Campaign underway to save Nina Simone’s childhood home

Last June, the home of legendary singer Nina Simone was designated as a National Treasure by the..

Governor signs Florida bill requiring felons to pay fines before allowed to vote

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that requires people with felony convictions to pay off all their..

Black hospital patient goes for walk with IV attached, gets arrested

Most police mottos are “to protect and to serve.” But it seems some police still continue to view a person..

Energy company kicks in $2.5 million for African American Museum

South Carolina’s Dominion Energy has pledged $2.5 million to support the International African American..

Black man’s family sues cop and city of South Bend – Presidential candidate gets involved

The family of a Black man who was killed by a White police officer in South Bend, Indiana, filed a federal..

YouTube star Etika found dead in New York City

Desmond Amofah, known as Etika on YouTube, went messing several days ago, and tragically was found...

Study: Suicide rates among Black teens on the rise – guns the method of choice

Suicide rates among young African Americans have risen dramatically in recent years, according to the ..

T-Pain’s ‘School of Business’ returns to trouble Fuse network

T-Pain’s “School of Business, which sees rapper and record producer T-Pain exploring startups created by..

Boy band’s effort to trademark name O-Town blocked by Motown

The boy band O-Town briefly had a shot at fame in 2000 on MTV’s reality series “Making the Band.”

Road renamed after Black tennis legend Arthur Ashe

Arthur Ashe’s hometown of Richmond, Virginia, as renamed a major thoroughfare after him. According to the..

Black woman says she was asked to give up seat to White men at bar

An African American woman says she was discriminated against at J. Alexander’s restaurant in West Bloomfield..

Janet Mock signs major deal with Netflix

Yet another Black content creator has cut a multi-million deal with a major streamer. Janet Mock, whose..

Black leaders protest $7.5 million donation to medical school

Earlier this month, Meharry Medical College, a 143-year-old historically Black institution in Tennessee, said..

Reparations hearings get off to a rocky start

The House held a hearing to discuss a bill that would create a commission to study the legacy of slavery..

Councilman needs to resign, says NAACP, after Juneteenth message

A Virginia town councilman is under fire, accused of defacing a public proclamation that was to go to the..