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With the new year in full swing, it is time to get serious about resolutions. If your New Year’s goal was to read more, we’ve got you covered with this list of powerful reads by prominent Black authors. From Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes to Joy Ann Reid’s Fracture, these books will move you to […]

A Texas mom called out textbook publisher McGraw-Hill Education for calling African slaves “workers” in a section on immigration in one of their geography textbooks.…

It’s fair to say comedian Sheryl Underwood wasn’t on the the Top 10 list of celebrities you thought would go natural. In 2013, her comments…

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for…

If you are a Black person living in America, then this headline from Monday’s New York Times may be jarring, but not truly shocking: 1.5 Million…

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A new report from MetricMaps details a shocking statistic — in 16 states in the nation, there are more people locked up in correctional facilities than those…

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Comedian Trevor Noah is currently everywhere thanks to his new job — he’s nabbed the coveted hosting spot at The Daily Show. In an interview with…

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Rihanna may be making fans wait on her latest album, but the singer has a great excuse — she’s busy making history as the first black woman to be…

  As part of its “I Will What I Want” campaign, apparel company Under Armour tapped black ballerina Misty Copeland to show off her amazing athleticism while…

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Director Woody Allen could use some good press. Last Oscar season, allegations that he sexually assaulted his daughter years ago popped back up, almost derailing…

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If you’re looking for people of color in your summer sci-fi blockbuster, you’ll be waiting for a long time. A new infographic form Lee &…

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In the latest cover story for Hollywood Reporter,  Zoe Saldana — who’s appeared in Guardians of the Galaxy, Star Trek and Avatar — said she’s not offended when people…