This Juneteenth weekend, a collective of Philadelphians is leading efforts to preserve the historic home of revered Black artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.
26 people were arrested near Paris on Wednesday after denouncing the alleged violent rape of a 22-year-old Black man by local police.
The settlements of lawsuits brought on by individuals who were wrongfully convicted of crimes, families of those killed by police officers, and disability rights activists, equate to millions of dollars in payouts.
A new study shows that house-sharing service Airbnb isn’t always accommodating for African-Americans. Research conducted by the Harvard Business School revealed that Airbnb hosts discriminate against people of color and those with ethnic names. HBS put together 6,400 fake Airbnb guest profiles, giving each profile a “White” or a “Black” name. The names were pulled from data […]
Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates has nabbed another award. Yesterday evening, Coates received the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his poignant work about race in America called Between the World and Me. Coates dedicated his award to Prince Jones, an unarmed Howard University student who was murdered by a White police officer. “I’m a black […]
Fifty-three percent of people surveyed said that the landscape of American culture has worsened since the 1950s, compared to 60 percent of Black Americans who believe that things have gotten better since that time period.
As the world recovers from the terrorist attacks that took place in Paris last week, ISIS is already posing new threats. The terror group released a new video Monday that indicates they are looking to plot an attack on Washington D.C.
President Barack Obama addressed his GOP critics at the G20 Turkey Leaders Summit Monday, telling them not to “pop off” over his handling of Syrian refugees and the Islamic State. Obama stood by his decision to allow entry to 10,000 Syrian refugees in the next fiscal year, The Washington Post reports. He also said he plans to stand by […]
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