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In most American households, one religion usually becomes the religion of the family. If your parents were Christian, then so were you. It’s like a tradition to pass your beliefs down to your children, indoctrinating them into the same world in which their parents raised them.

From partnering with Nike on Louis Vuitton's Air Force 1 sneaker to creating the Louis Vuitton airplane bag, Virgil Abloh opened up the doors for so many young Black designers and there are a number of fashion giants, both established and emerging, that continue to innovate and shake up the industry for future generations.

Zaire Wade’s sustainable clothing brand released its first NFT collection last month. The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) partnered with Electric Token and Wade’s social conscious brand YNG-DNA to launch an assortment of NFTs related to the brand’s merchandise.

Shaun King says his clothing company, A Real One, is "not a fashion company that dabbles in confronting inequity," but, "a freedom fighting company that does fashion. But with $150 plain hoodie prices, many wonder if this is just another scam.

These 6-Black women-owned restaurants are the ones to watch!

Apparently, some Black guy named Daniel is out here selling "Daniel's Rope Ties," which look like nooses and are described on the product's Facebook page as "African rope wear" for "all genders."

Here are eight African American women who are pushing for equality in today's society.

On August 25th, 2001, Aaliyah and eight others lost their life in a tragic plane crash. She was only 22 years old.

It’s wild that in 2021 we still must explain when and in what context white people can use the N-word. While for some it may seem like a complicated discussion worthy of debate, the answer is simple.

Dr. Maulana Karenga is probably best known as the man who created Kwanzaa, the week-long, year-end African American holiday tradition that is celebrated by millions of people around the world.

Millions of Americans are facing tough decisions on how to keep food on the table. However, in these trying moments, there are countless stories of courage and hope.

As Bronx district leader Kevin Riley puts it, being the first of anything gives other people the chance to believe that they too can accomplish whatever they want in this world. This co-founder of #TheDadGang was just one of the brilliant minds we asked to come in and speak with us for a new series […]