Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging Congress to declare a federal holiday honoring the civil rights icon Rosa Parks.

The Black Futures Lab announced it will award more than $1 million to 10 Black-led organizations to mobilize Black male voters ahead of the 2024 election.

Prosecutors explained the motivation for Derek Chauvin being attacked by inmate John Turscak.

Black Lives Matter Rhode Island leader Gary Dantzler denounced Mark Fisher and claimed the man who endorsed Donald Trump is not part of BLM.

Dylan Hudson, a former Louisiana cop who tased, beat and pistol-whipped a "nonviolent" Black man suspected of loitering, was given a light sentence for his brutal crimes.

After Dexter Wade was killed by a cop and secretly buried without his family being told, Jackson, Mississippi, has finally added a next-of-kin notification policy.

Chad Christopher Stark issued several online threats after the 2020 election. Attorney General Merrick Garland called the sentencing a warning for anyone thinking of doing the same thing.

She famously called out textbook publisher for referring to slaves as “workers.”

The high school student was caught on video attacking a Black student.

Wayne Gardine and Jabar Walker served a combined 50+ years for murders they didn't do.

A social media post claimed without proof that Ben Carson is the running mate "frontrunner."

Watch scholar Nyle Fort break down the reciprocated solidarity between Palestinians and Black Americans.

The centrality of the Bible in Black life cannot be overstated, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou writes.

The teen who refused to give his Citi Bike bike to Sarah Jane Comrie and his family spoke out about the viral incident.

With big names on the soundtrack for 'The Color Purple' musical reboot, we revisited some of the best music moments in Black cinema history. The post 15 Black Movie Soundtracks As Good As The Film Itself appeared first on Black America Web.

Young Thug’s lawyers tried to change the narrative by explaining to the jury that his name meant "Truly Humbled Under God.”

With plans on releasing a 2Pac book, journalist Kevin Powell stopped by "My First Time" to recall his first encounter with the late rap icon.

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Donald Trump promised to do away with the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, if he's elected in 2024 in a Truth Social post.

Daniel Boman, a GOP congressional candidate in Alabama, was recently suspended from practicing law due to a racist phone call.

Civil rights leaders ripped a federal appeals court decision that undermines legal precedent set by the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and will disproportionately affect Black and brown voters.

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Students at a Kansas high school staged a walkout after a viral video showed a Black student being attacked by a white student.

The officer admits tasing the girl but denies that it was unnecessary or unreasonable use of force.

Warren, Michigan, man Anthony Mangiapane was found guilty of shooting at a Black man who passed by his store.

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The world class sprinter is on a mission.

Bowie State University invited Morgan State University students to attend its homecoming football game in the wake of a mass shooting on Morgan's campus this week in Baltimore.

After they successfully complete each course, students enrolled at the Tuskegee Flight Academy are eligible for free flight training. 

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The recent marginal increase in Black Trump support has been disappointing, to say the least, and baffling considering Donald Trump has shown nothing but contempt for our leaders, our civil rights movements, our non-whitewashed history, our voting districts (Trump’s “stop the steal” nonsense would have largely affected predominately Black and Latino voting precincts), diversity in […]

Learning from other languages of gratitude, perhaps we can make our “thank you” less casual and more heartfelt.

Who can defend voting rights? An appeals court ruling sharply limiting lawsuits looks likely to head to the Supreme Court.

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For Fantasia, "The Color Purple" is art that imitates life. The new movie's star opens up to Elle about her redemption story.

Black activists have played a pivotal role in raising awareness, fighting stigma and pushing for greater access to treatment and support.

As we recognize World AIDS Day and the start of HIV Awareness Month, we reflect on the lives of notable Black figures we lost.

The latest viral Karen video shows a white woman telling Black people they're "lucky to be" in the U.S. and not in "a dust pool in Africa."

If shopping for your best friend produces an alarming amount of anxiety, then this holiday gift guide is for you.

Music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs makes the decision to step away from his TV network following the sexual assault lawsuits filed against him.

Erykah Badu brings her otherworldly presence to the cover of 'GQ Germany's' 2023 Men of the Year Issue.

Actor Taye Diggs joins 'Small Doses with Amanda Seales' to talk about growth and how performing on Broadway taught him how to let go.

Statistics show that Black folks are among the most giving people in the country, and have been for a long time despite disproportionate economic disadvantages.