How often have you heard it said that black Americans don’t support each other economically? It’s a common refrain in conversations around sociopolitical uplift for…
Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to become a licensed pilot. She became one of the most famous African American women in aviation…
Blacks or African Americans have built the foundation for this America. We are inventors, doctors, lawyers, professors, business owners, entertainers, ambassadors, carpenters and presidents. But in all of our contributions and accomplishments we still haven’t mastered “colorism.” Kiara Lee is a senior attending the University of Richmond majoring in Sociology with a minor in Spanish. […]
UPDATE: Two white men accused of shooting five black men have reportedly confessed. A Tulsa police spokesman told the “New York Times” that 19 year old Jake England admits shooting three of the victims and 33 year old Alvin Watts has admitted he shot two others. England and Watts are being held on a $10 […]
Candace McBride, who is a member of a natural hair group in Columbus, Ohio has made her own African American Barbies with natural Black hair in an Afro style.
As news unravels around the grand jury report revealing charges against former Penn State football defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky for raping and sexually molesting underage boys, some former black Penn State students are now painfully reliving a scandal that occurred at their university ten years ago. In 2000, the year a janitor witnessed a boy […]
The U.S. Senate approved legislation this past Wednesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines, a long overdue recognition to the first Blacks to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina led the effort to get this bill passed. See also: Rep. Charles: Still Mad As […]