Ben Crump files lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson on behalf of Black women
Prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump has filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the pharmaceutical giant marketed talcum-based baby powder specifically to Black women despite links ...
Will Instagram’s new ‘sensitive content’ filter censor Black users?
Instagram recently announced a new content filter to limit what people see in their Explore pages. Critics say it will negatively affect Black users. Instagram has come under fire after introducing a ...
'You're Killing Me:' Two Colorado Police Officers Arrested After Beating Unarmed Black Man
Two Colorado Police officers were arrested following the beating of Kyle Vinson. The incident took place near where Elijah McClain died in 2019.
Pandemic and Racial Injustice Cause Outsize Harm to Black Students, Study Finds
The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on Black people, coupled with racial trauma from last summer, will make it harder for Black students to return to classrooms, Teachers College research showed.
Black Athletes Lead Conversation on Mental Health | Opinion
Athletes are increasingly taking ownership of their bodies, even at the risk of disappointing millions of adoring fans, sponsors and coaches.
'Black Widow' didn't bomb. Why it's time to stop screaming about streaming
Black Widow' has been the subject of some box-office whining, even as the latest Marvel movie has managed to be a hit in theaters and on streaming.
Pro-Trump mob hurled racial slurs at Black officers on Jan. 6, Capitol Police Officer Dunn says
Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn said he sobbed on a bench in the rotunda after the Capitol building had finally been cleared on Jan. 6 and asked a fellow officer, "Is this America?" ...
Home schooling exploded among Black, Asian and Latino students. But it wasn’t just the pandemic.
When school buildings were shuttered last year, Torlecia Bates had not given much thought to home schooling her two school-aged children. Like a lot of parents, Bates, who lives outside of Richmond, ...
Democratic Leaders Are Betraying Black Voters
If the Democratic Party is not upholding a racist double standard with its inaction, it is at least acquiescing to one.
For exceptional Black women like Simone Biles, greatness is never enough
Simone Biles wasn’t the GOAT. Even though that’s how the announcer on NBC Sports described her as she prepared for the vault in the women’s gymnastics team finals Tuesday in Tokyo. She wasn’t the ...
Residents fight to preserve historic Black church in LA
On a recent Sunday, about 10 people sat outside the steps of the boarded-up First Baptist Church of Venice, a century-old congregation that, to many, remains a symbol of the thriving Black population ...
Basketball star Chiney Ogwumike changing the game for Black women on and off the court
In addition to her career as a forward on the Los Angeles Sparks, Chiney Ogwumike has also become a sucessful producer and ESPN radio host.