Historically Black colleges and universities across the country have lost huge aspects of traditional student life due to the pandemic. For HBCUs, the culture that makes these schools socially unique took a substantial hit.

Race Matters

Far too many mainstream media outlets have been quick to erroneously assign blame to the entire continent of Africa for the Omicron variant of COVID-19, progressive civil rights advocacy group Color of Change says: "Tell the media that Black people are not public health threats!"

The Howard University men's basketball team has canceled the remainder of its season because of health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Black and Latino Households are almost twice as likely as their white counterparts to experience three or more hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report.


While Blacks make up 13 percent of the population, they account for 21 percent of COVID-19 related deaths. And The COVID Tracking Project reports more than 40,000 Black people have died from the infectious disease. Other disproportionately impacted populations include Latinx, American Indians/Alaska Natives, essential workers (which includes critical retail, trade and transportation employees) and older adults, specifically those over the age of 65.

The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus sends a letter to Governor Ralph Northam.

He breaks down issues he ran into while working under Donald Trump administration.

People express their outrage for a viral New York City clip.

She tries to back up her claim with a viral Chicago party video.

Many business owners express their worries amid the coronavirus.

Folks point out that he stole an election and now he's "stealing" Black people's life.

He livestreams his in-person church service for the world to see.