"What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?" Frederick Douglass asked in 1852. The answer remains elusive 170 years later as there are still many parallels today with what the great abolitionist described in his speech to white America delivered on July 5, 1852.

In the moments leading up to the shooting, the footage shows a chaotic scene with police officers charging toward Jayland before an unknown number of rounds were shot.

"Scammers" are targeting the historic Black neighborhood of Sunnyside in Houston.

Gray and Nash are among 17 recipients who will be honored with the prestigious award. Both made an indelible mark on the civil rights movement. 

Ben Shapiro and Candace Owens shared a stage where Owens said "there was no abortion happening when we had slaves."

Civil rights and community leaders rejoiced as Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the 116th Supreme Court justice. 

On Friday, the WNBA basketball star arrived at a court near Moscow to begin her trial. If convicted, she could face up to 10 years in prison.

The vice president noted the intersection between states denying bodily autonomy and those restricting access to the ballot.

The activist, author, lawyer and priest developed new ways of thinking about justice and identity.

People who are used to benefiting from existing systems think equity is oppression.

Montgomery’s story is a testament to Black resilience and ingenuity. He was one of the most influential Black men in all of American history.

Critical Race Theory is not an alternative or comparable concept to white supremacist ideologies like the great replacement theory. It also does not in any way mandate or dictate the oppression of white people. Here's a look at some of the main ideas centered on CRT.

Blood is thicker than water, but not gunpowder. Buried deep within the subconscious of American thought lies a twisted infatuation with guns and the violence they create.

How do you get a whole race of people to uplift themselves after years of persecution? This was the very question Colonel Allen Allensworth asked himself before he embarked on one of the most important journeys in African American history: to build the first Black self-sufficient town in California.

Entertainment

Georgetown University Professor, MSNBC legal analyst, and author of "Chokehold: Policing Black Men," Paul Butler talks with Russ and explains while there may be enough to get an indictment, the question for Attorney General Merrick Garland maybe is a charge worth it?

It’s been an interesting month in Black entertainment. From last week’s Verzuz event to the 2022 BET Awards, our favorite artists have been giving us lots of material to talk about.

While the entire Netflix series is an eye-opening discussion, Episode Four, entitled "Control," is about the fight for women's rights in the 1970s. Part of that battle gave the nation the decision in Roe establishing that there was a constitutionally protected right to privacy that covered abortion.  

Politics

The new White House Office of Public Engagement director started without an office in the White House, which some co-workers reportedly found disrespectful.

Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, whom Jackson will replace, has announced the date of his retirement. The announcement comes days after a flurry of controversial decisions and opinions from the conservative-leaning Court that will be joined by a Black woman for the first time ever.

The map drawn by Louisiana's GOP was found to be discriminatory toward Black voters.

Social Justice

Fewer white people call Washington, D.C home in a demographic shift that happened during the pandemic and restores the "Chocolate City" nickname.

Akron police officials expect more patience and consideration than officers gave 25-year-old Jayland Walker when he was shot and killed early Monday morning.

Colton Donner of Paola, Kansas, was sentenced to 27 years in prison for threatening a Black man with a knife for walking in a "white town."

Good News

NBA star Pascal Siakam donated over 150 laptops to youth in Toronto.

NBA legend Rasheed Wallace was honored with a street naming in his hometown of Philadelphia.

The Obamas have inked a deal with Audible to create projects that amplify diverse voices.

Opinion

We will not sit down on our human right to choose.

World

The WNBA star is facing up to 10 years in prison.

This isn't the first time leftist whites have thought they had an N-word pass.