Nigeria Savors Its Olympic Bobsled Debut

Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. The Nigerians were the...

Jesse Jackson Comes to Defense of James’ Activism

On Monday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson came out in support of Lebron James' activism in the face of criticism from a conservative personality. He told the Associated...

Toveet Radcliffe Added to Heartbreaking #SayHerName

#SayHerName is a hashtag that remembers Black women who were killed by either by police or in police custody. It is populated with names like...

Baltimore `Nation’s Most Dangerous City’

USA Today tagged Baltimore with a dubious distinction many of the city’s residents probably believe has been valid for several years; the “nation’s most...

Oprah Top of Mind for Trump

Satirically referred to as the tweeter-in-chief, President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter yet again to belittle and challenge his one time friend, media...

Surprise: White House Continues to Nominate Mainly White Men

From the day he announced that he was running for president, Donald Trump has made clear his feelings about people who are not White....

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...

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...

Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s Described as an “Insincere Gesture”, “Slap-in the Face”, “Peanuts”

In a letter addressed to the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland Chairwoman Cheryl Glenn this week, Gov. Larry Hogan signaled a willingness to resolve...

New Medicaid Policy Shift Misguided and Unnecessary

Unable to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in 2017, the Trump administration has embarked on a piecemeal approach to what appears to be an...

Review: ‘Black Panther’ is Dazzling Grand-Scale Filmmaking

NEW YORK (AP) — The supposedly cosmically vast Marvel Cinematic Universe, as it's called, spans planets peppered throughout the galaxy, but Ryan Coogler's Earth-bound...