HBCU homecomings are important cultural staples in the Black community that have been largely absent during the pandemic. The tradition resumes this year.

Jim Redmond, who helped his injured track star son Derek cross the finish line during a race in 1992 that made for an iconic moment in Olympics history, has died at the age of 81.

His rulings reveal a broader ultraconservative agenda to roll back social and political gains.

Football players in California were not expelled for a racist TikTok video "prank."

Kanye West explained his "White Lives Matter" shirt came about because Black Lives Matter is a "scam."

Democratic Kentucky Senate nominee Charles Booker called Sen. Rand Paul a "coward" for skipping a debate to reportedly attend a fundraiser.

A second "Wakanda Forever" trailer for the much anticipated "Black Panther" sequel shows a world coping with beloved King T’Challa's death.

It says a lot when even a super-conservative Supreme Court shuns a far-right extremist.

Among the first arguments is one of the few remaining sections of the Voting Rights Act.

Christian Walker said his father is "making a mockery" of his family amid abortion claims.

Where there's smoke, there's usually fire.

There is a ghost roaming the halls of Pickens County Museum in South Carolina and his name is Willie Earle.

Learn about changes to voting rights since 2020 and how to cast your ballot in the upcoming midterm elections.

The woman at the center of Emmett Till's death dictated “I Am More Than A Wolf Whistle” more than a decade ago. It represents the first time she has spoken openly about the case.

Recent data published by CDC may suggest hesitancies about the vaccine may be shifting in the Black and Brown community.

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.

African Americans are the most generous philanthropists, statistics show.

"Lift Every Every Voice And Sing," a poem written by James Weldon Johnson - often dubbed "The Black National Anthem" - was first performed on Feb. 12, 1900. Here's what you need to know about it.

Here are five examples of prominent African Americans who are making Black history by continuously breaking barriers.


Progress has been made for Black people since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in 1968. Just not as much as many of us would like.

Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes in recent years helped give rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Morehouse School of Medicine has received $40 million to help combat COVID-19 in underserved communities.

The principles of justice and equity should be enough to convince carriers to make their policies and practices more inclusive. But if they need more convincing, the clear economic imperative should do the job.

Harlem’s Schomburg Center has opened Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis’ archives to the public.


Howard Thurman is the theologian who inspired Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's value of non-violence.