James Baldwin shares words of wisdom and intellect in a series of interviews.


Nina Simone, who died in 2003 in France, would have turned 84 on February 21.

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John Legend, Issa Rae, Talib Kweli and other stars are supporting a crowdfunding campaign to restore Nina Simone’s childhood home.

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The National Trust for Historic Preservation has launched a youth program dedicated to preserving sites tied to Black achievement and activism.

A colorism debate erupted when Will Smith was announced as the actor who would portray Richard Williams.

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Ferguson released a statement saying she would "graciously accept" the Inauguration proposal if she was permitted to sing one of the most impactful psalms about racism in America.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Illinois has lost more people than any other state during the course of the year.

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Jamilah Lemieux reflects on the prospect of Donald Trump's presidency, its causes and inevitable consequences.


Ayesha Curry, the wife of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, was very vocal throughout the entire NBA Finals. Now that LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have won the 2016 title, Cavs fans are wasting no time mocking Ayesha. Brandon Lamp, the creator of Lamp Apparel, designed a t-shirt inspired by the film […]