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In honor of February being Black History Month, one mom went above and beyond to teach her 5-year-old daughter about the importance of black women throughout history in very a unique way.  Cristi Smith-Jones dressed up her daughter Lola, each day this month, to recreate photos of iconic black women. Smith-Jones posted the photos to her […]

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

From documentaries to coming-of-age stories, here are the most anticipated movies coming out of the Sundance Film Festival.

Allan Houston is a legendary retired basketball player and international ambassador of the NBA. Currently, he’s the assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and the general manager for Knicks’ NBA D-League team. He talks with Erica Campbell about his work with National Fatherhood Initiative, for which he is a spokesperson, and what he […]

  Whoopi Goldberg got a little frustrated on The View yesterday when guest host Sara Haines posed a question about race, while discussing diversity in Hollywood. Haines said, “I’ve heard that you don’t say the term ‘African-American,’ you just call people ‘black’ now.”  Haines continued, “So I should just call you black?”  Goldberg responded, “You […]

The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]

An alleged attack on two White men by a group of Black men over a Confederate flag decal could be investigated as a hate crime, Fox2Now reports.

Viewers of an Australian talk show learned that some of their White neighbors and media personalities are perfectly fine with calling Black people "negroes."

Actor Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in A&E Networks’ reboot of Haley’s classic African-American novel Roots, History Channel’s executive vice president and general manager Dirk Hoogstra…

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for…

As former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal remains at the center of controversy, many people are speaking out in her defense. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar…

In a statement released Monday afternoon, embattled Spokane, Wash. NAACP president Rachel Dolezal resigned from her post amidst a scandal surrounding her racial identity. Dolezal,…