Intersectionality Matters Podcast Exposes Attacks on Black Motherhood
Host Kimberlé Crenshaw: “It wasn’t the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution nor the Stars and Stripes that gave birth to America; it was the Black vagina that laid the golden egg.”
Mo'Nique Sues Netflix For Racial and Gender Discrimination
Alleges the suit: “It perpetuated the pay gap suffered by Black women.”
Lupita Nyong'o Gets Real About Diversity In Hollywood
“I am benefiting from the efforts of a lot of other Black women who have had it a lot rougher than I have.”
READ: How a Black Father Navigates the Health Care System
From the three-hour wait to the doctor who suggests that his 12-year-old son has syphilis, it’s a troubling journey.
Distant World Takes Name From Algonquian Language
After discovering the ancient ice world, which rotates four billion miles away, NASA named it Arrokoth, an Algonquian word for “sky.”
WATCH: Christian Serratos to Star in New 'Selena' Series
Netflix dropped a trailer for its new 2020 series, which shows “The Walking Dead” star giving new life to the story of singer Selena Quintanilla.
Steven L. Reed Sworn in as Montgomery's First Black Mayor
The son of a civil rights activist, the Montgomery-native is the first Black person elected to run the city in its 200-year history.
Mj Rodriguez is Newest Face of Olay
“A lot of girls like myself—trans women—we don’t get the opportunity to have open dialogue, let alone be in partnership with organizations like this.”
The Number of LGTBQ Characters of Color on TV Has Risen, Again
For the second year in a row, these characters outnumber their White counterparts, according to a new report by GLAAD.
Dwayne Johnson to Tell Story of Champion Wrestler Anthony Robles
Robles: “I’m hopeful that people who see ‘Unstoppable’ will walk away believing that you should never let your challenges define you.”
Kansas City to Remove Martin Luther King Jr.'s Name From Street Signs
Reverend Vernon Howard, Jr.: “It is the epitome of White privilege and systemic and structural racism.”
'Overwatch' Says First Black Woman Hero is Finally Joining the Game
But gamers are skeptical when the universe already includes a gorilla and a hamster as stars: “One character among a roster of 31 is the absolute bare minimum of representation.”
Author Ernest J. Gaines Dead at Age 86
A dedicated storyteller who centered Black lives in the deep South, the award-winning author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” gave voice to the frequently silenced.
Slave Rebellion to be Reenacted
Artist Dread Scott organized hundreds in Louisiana for a two-day event that will re-imagine the largest revolt of enslaved people in American history.
Kansas City May Vote to Remove Martin Luther King Jr. From Major Street Sign
The city will decide today if they want to go back to being one of the nation’s largest without a street or major building honoring the civil rights leader.
Ta-Nehisi Coates Tackles Freedom and Enslavement in His Latest Book
“I didn’t want it to be slavery porn. There’s no need for that.”
'American Son' Star Kerry Washington On Fear and Navigating Spaces While Black
“I’ve been that Black woman who’s having big feelings in an appropriate moment and being stereotyped to be something other.”
A New Play, 'White Pearl,' Explores Colorism Among Asians
Starring a predominantly Asian cast, the comedy looks at how the beauty business sells Whiteness as perfection.
As Indigenous Activists Predicted, the Keystone Pipeline Has Another Big Spill
The leak of 383,000 gallons of oil affects wetlands in Edinburg, North Dakota.
'The Apollo' Spotlights the History of New York's Most Famous Black Theater
The documentary explores the legacy and impact of the Harlem theater via interviews and archival footage.