There is an ingrained racial and gendered bias in who is entitled to be seen as fun and relatable as an elected official. 

The WNBA star recently penned a letter to President Joe Biden from a Russian jail, expressing her fears about the possibility that she may never be free: "I sit here in a Russian prison, alone with my thoughts and without the protection of my wife, family, friends, Olympic jersey, or any accomplishments."

Jason Whitlock defended the white supremacist group Patriot Front against comparisons to the Ku Klux Klan made by comedian David Alan Grier.

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. 

Police didn't use guns to arrest a suspected deadly mass shooter. Meanwhile, Akron cops shot Jayland Walker at least 60 times.

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

There are still many parallels with what Frederick Douglass described in his speech to white America on July 5, 1852.

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

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

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.


The 'My Way' singer showed the world that he still has it with a 25 minute set of some of his best hits. Click inside to watch the performance and see fans reactions!

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.


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

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.

Social Justice

Fifteen current and former Black employees filed a racial discrimination lawsuit against Tesla in California on June 30.

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

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

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.


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


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.