There are certain weeks in history where you just don’t want to test black folk’s patience. These weeks include, but are not limited to:
The city council of Alexandria, Virginia unanimously voted to rename Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway and have now set up a survey for public feedback and suggestions for what to rename the road. You probably have ideas.
Some have confused Colin Kaepernick’s stance against police violence as an edict against police.
An 11-year-old Bronx girl — who was cruelly pranked by her “friends” with a so-called “Hot Water Challenge”—left the hospital on Friday looking like a million bucks.
Two police officers in Kissimmee, Fla., a suburb of Orlando, have died after a shoot out on Friday night.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but sometimes a video is worth a thousand laughs.
While not nearly as enticing as their Prime Day discounts, Amazon’s back-to-school price drops on their Kindle, Fire, and Echo devices are solid deals if you’re in the market.
Comedian Dick Gregory—who attacked racism through a biting and satirical style of comedy, and was equally well-known for his civil rights activism and advocacy of an austere health regimen—died Saturday, Aug. 19 at the age of 84. Gregory’s family confirmed his death with a post on Instagram.
After marching several miles, tens of thousands of counterprotesters flooded the Boston Common and nearby streets on Saturday to effectively quash a conservative “free speech rally” shortly after it began.
This should be an interesting football season, and year, for that matter, as many American institutions are messily having their come-to-Jesus moments.
Former NFL quarter back Colin Kaepernick will be immortalized at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, according to a curator, who made the announcement on Friday.
Duke University President Vincent E. Price announced in an email to students and faculty Saturday morning that he has authorized the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the entrance of Duke University Chapel.
Girls Trip, the breakout hit of the summer, has crossed the $100 million mark at the box office, proving, yet again, that movies for and by black people can put asses in theater seats.
As the country continues to grapple with the unbridled violence of Charlottesville, Va., last weekend, major cities such as Boston, Dallas, New Orleans and others will be the site of major protests today—some under the guise of “free speech,” others in defiance of white supremacy and in what organizers are calling…
On the totem pole of society, black girls are distributed at the bottom. The magic within us is an unmatched recipe consisting of our resilience, perseverance and love. No matter the adversity and hate hurled at us, we rise from the ashes like an intoxicating phoenix. And this is the feeling you’ll get while watching …
From the white supremacist “rally” and terror attack in Charlottesville, Va., to the current president’s public defense of Nazis to the recent uproar over HBO’s controversial decision to green-light a new series portraying a Confederate victory, it is clear that our nation is in the midst of a very public—and…
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After previously announcing that it would not do so, the Six Flags theme park, Six Flags Over Texas, has removed the Confederate flag from its marquee and is replacing all six flags currently waving over the entrances with American flags.
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