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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.

Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America are all Black for first time in history

According to the New York Times, despite a long history of segregation and racism, America’s top pageants..

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Golfer Tiger Woods once ruled the fairways around the world, drawing thousands, perhaps millions, to..

Maryland elects first Black woman Speaker of the House

Maryland lawmakers elected the state’s first Black woman to be the state’s House speaker on Wednesday..

Racists not allowed! Second annual BBQ ‘N While Black party at Lake Merritt

It was last year that a certain White woman called 911 on a Black family trying to have a BBQ at Lake Merritt in Oakland..

San Diego State reports threat against member of Black community

San Diego State University encouraged students, staff and faculty to report information Tuesday about a...

Four minority girls at school subjected to unlawful strip search, lawsuit says

A stunning report out of New York comes from NBC News. A lawsuit has been filed that claims four young..

Black cop found guilty of murdering White woman

A Minneapolis jury has found a former police officer, who is Black, guilty in the 2017 fatal shooting of an..

Barack and Michelle Obama go with Frederick Douglas biopic as one of early projects for NetFlix

Higher Ground Productions, the production company owned by Barack and Michelle Obama, has revealed its...

Legendary Black-owned grocer shutting down

A Kansas City icon is closing, reports KMBC. Leon's Thriftway at 39th Street and Kensington Avenue..

Lawsuits filed against White officer by 2 Black women

A former Detroit police officer who was fired after mocking a Black motorist in a video he posted on social..