Some coverage of Black women casts them in a negative light as either ineffective, unable to keep up, angry or overly sexual. Godwin, the first Black woman to lead a major broadcast news network, has been portrayed as ineffective.


ABC News interviewed the movie star.

ABC News invited backlash after it tweeted a story about Moms for Liberty, describing the extremist, anti-Black history hate group as "joyful warriors" who are "fighting back."

Barbara Fedida, who served as the business affairs chief for ABC News, was fired for a series of "unacceptable racially insensitive comments" she made to several Black women co-workers who are on-air talents.

The rapper said he was agitated by a 'Nightline' reporter's questions about his daughter.


Officer Darren Wilson spoke publicly for the first time since the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict him for the shooting death of Michael Brown, Jr. In his ABC News exclusive interview with George Stephanopoulos, Wilson recounted the confrontation that lead to the death of Brown on August 9th. Wilson described his physical confrontation before the […]


83-Year-Old Texas Woman Wards Off Thief With Stick and Boiling Water Lillie McClendon is no pushover, and she made sure to demonstrate that Sunday to a would-be burglar who broke into her home and demanded money, ABC News reports. The 83-year-old Houston native had just stepped out of the shower and put some clothes in the laundry […]