Remembering the Instrumental Black Women Who Served in WWII

Years’ worth of backlog mail was stacked from floor to ceiling in warehouses throughout Birmingham, England in February 1945. The letters and packages were...

Viola Davis Has Had Enough

Viola Davis declared she is not putting up with Hollywood’s racial inequities anymore. With an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy, a British Academy...

Trailblazing New Jersey Man was One of America’s First Black Marines

Hugh Victor Browne II of New Jersey was excited to sign up for the U.S. Marines in 1943 because that distinguished him from his...

$2.2M Black Cultural Center Planned in University of Oregon

The University of Oregon (UO) recently announced plans to begin building a $2.2 million Black Cultural Center. The 3,500-square foot facility’s construction is expected to...

McDonald’s Slims Down Happy Meal by Banishing Cheeseburgers

McDonald's will soon banish cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated...

Stunt Woman Turned Actress Makes Feature Film Debut in ‘Black Panther’

It was, essentially, a small thing. A pebble upon which Janeshia Adams-Ginyard stumbled as she reached a fork in the road. “Girl, my hair...

For the Most Part, D.C. Doesn’t Want Trump’s Parade

President Trump said he would like a military parade in the District of Columbia but the city's leaders and residents don't like his idea....

CBC Blasts Budget

President Trump sent a $4.4 trillion 2019 budget to the U.S. Congress for ratification on Feb. 12 and the membership of the Congressional Black...

Calls for Reform Follow Guilty Verdicts in Notorious Gun Trace Task Force Case

A lengthy trial that exposed one of the most brazen examples of police corruption in the history of American law enforcement ended in a...

Gov. Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s `A Slap in the Face’

Governor Larry Hogan’s recent letter to Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Del. Cheryl Glenn (D-45), offering to settle the 12-year long Maryland HBCU Equity lawsuit...

Obama’s Portraits Highlight Black Excellence and the Black Plight

The official presidential portraits of Barack Obama and former first lady, Michelle Obama, which were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery Feb. 12, highlight...

Applebee’s Caught Serving Side of Racism?

The two Black women just wanted a meal. Instead they got falsely accused of dining and dashing at an Applebee’s in Independence, Mo. In a...