Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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Does the Bounty of New Television Shows...

Gil Scott-Heron was wrong. In 2017, you can binge watch the revolution on Netflix. During a May NPR interview with the stars of ABC’s beloved sitcom...

Chilli Responds to Backlash Hurled at Her...

TLC's Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas was the center of controversy after she said "All lives matter," and now she's explaining what she meant. Thomas recently responded to...

Black Lives Matter to Give Dozens of...

This Mother's Day, the Black Lives Matter movement is working to bail as many mothers out of jail as possible and get them back...

Minnesota Man Who Shot 5 Black Lives...

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for a 2015 shooting that left five Black Lives Matter protesters severely injured. Hennepin...

Young Author Secures Seven-Figure Deal with Fox...

A 23-year-old Nigerian-American novelist has struck gold with landmark publishing and film acquisition deals. The movie rights for Tomi Adeyemi's debut young adult West African...

Documents Show NYPD Officials Infiltrated BLM Activist...

The NYPD's sweeping surveillance of mass protests following the 2014 death of Staten Island man Eric Garner might ultimately prove problematic, according to new reports. Recently...

Black Lives Matter to Join Forces with...

The Black Lives Matter movement is looking to tackle yet another social justice issue: fair, livable wages. A band of Black Lives Matter groups and...

Rosa Clemente: How I Came to Know...

In 1993, I was a student at the State University of New York-Albany when Dr. Marta Moreno Vega came to speak on our campus....

Resist, Rinse, Repeat: The Continued Climb of...

In the summer of 2015, Bree Newsome, clad in black climbing gear, climbed a South Carolina flagpole outside the capital building to remove the Confederate flag....

Could Black-Owned Businesses Benefit More from Black...

The notion that the Black community must become economically self-sufficient has been at the center of Black liberation for decades. From the Montgomery bus...

It’s Time to Stop Romanticizing the Civil...

With celebrations relegated to the shortest month of the year, Black history has been reduced to a highlight reel of America's proudest moments. While...

Judge Sides with Activists, Orders NYPD to...

A group of New York activists has won access to the NYPD's surveillance files on Black Lives Matter demonstrators at Grand Central Terminal between...

How Hip-Hop/R&B Can Help Educators, Parents Explain...

Solange Knowles. Her name has become synonymous with strength, Black power, nation-building and Black Lives Matter. Now, her name also will make you think...

Nikki Giovanni Blasts Trump Presidency: Black People...

Poet Nikki Giovanni wants Donald Trump's presidency to crash and burn and said Black Americans voting for him was like a vote for slavery. "My heart...

Young Activist Launches Book Service to Share...

Educator and community organizer Zellie Imani, along with co-creator Derick Brewer, is bringing tales from the Black diaspora right to your doorstep courtesy of...

The Real Reasons Why Wells Fargo Says...

Wells Fargo has issued a public apology after rejecting the design idea of a Baltimore schoolteacher who wanted to personalize her debit card with...

BLM App Allows Black People to Mark...

Black Lives Matter's new app proclaiming no Black person is safe in America is flipping the Facebook Safety Check tool on its head. Rather...

Why Black Cops Are Dangerous to Black...

A soon-to-be-released study set to publish next month in Public Administration Review titled "Will More Black Cops Matter?" reveals something that may be counter-intuitive...

Illinois Police Say Racist DQ Owner ‘Proudly...

A restaurant franchisee in Zion, Illinois, "proudly admitted" to police on Wednesday, Jan. 4, that he called a Black customer a racial slur in...

Here Is What President Obama Should Say...

President Barack Obama is scheduled to give a farewell address to the American people on January 10 from his adopted hometown of Chicago. A...

Conservatives’ Outcry Against Torture Incident Is Blatant...

A young Black woman in Chicago participated in and streamed an unquestionably horrible and ugly attack on Facebook Live. She operated what appears to...