WATCH: The Full First Episode of ‘The Preachers’ Talk Show

The wait is over and The Preachers have premiered! In our debut episode the pastors tackle #BlackLivesMatter with the help of actress Sherri Shepherd. Find...

Cynthia Hale to Deliver Keynote Address at Congressional Black Caucus Prayer Breakfast

A vice chairman of the Democrats’ convention platform committee will deliver the keynote address at this month’s Congressional Black Caucus prayer breakfast. The Rev. Cynthia...

Harry Reid Endorses Keith Ellison For DNC Chair

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Sunday endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) as the next chairman of the Democratic National Committee. “My friend Keith...

WATCH: Gabrielle Union Talks Having the Largest Black Family In Nebraska and Crying Through...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRyGfJx4wJQ] The star of Being Mary Jane recently moved to Chicago from Miami, and is focusing on the local cuisine as a way to...

George Washington Carver: A Brilliant Scientist Who Said he Was ‘Nothing’ Without Christ

He created over 300 products from peanuts that are useful in the home and on the farm. And he created over 100 products from...

LISTEN: “The Ramp” Course for Young Women (Class 52 from the MLK Senior Institute...

https://soundcloud.com/danielwhyteiii/the-ramp-course-for-young-women-class-52-from-the-mlk-senior-institute Welcome to Class 52 of "The Ramp" to the Highway of Success course for young women. I am Daniel Whyte III, president of Gospel...

Serena Williams Didn’t Mean to Share Pregnancy News With the World; Says ‘I Definitely...

Serena Williams had no intention of sharing her pregnancy with the world last week but spilled the beans when she accidentally uploaded the "20...

Jay Z And Beyoncè Are a Billion Dollar Couple according to Forbes

Jay Z and Beyoncè are a billion-dollar couple according to one estimate.  Forbes puts the combined wealth of the married superstars at $1.16 billion. The magazine...

Colin Kaepernick Compares Police to ‘Runaway Slave Patrol’

NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick compared police officers to fugitive slave patrolmen after a Minnesota officer was acquitted in the shooting death of a black...

Oprah Winfrey Network Orders Dramedy Series “Love Is” From Mara Brock and Salim Akil

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has given a series order to “Love Is __,” a new drama from Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil. The Akils will create and...

Congrats! MC Lyte Gets Married In Jamaica

MC Lyte is now Mrs. Lyte. The rap icon tied the knot with her fiancé Marine Corp veteran and entrepreneur John Wyche, reports Essence. The nuptials took...
Chardonnay Madkins, project manager for the advocacy organization End Rape on Campus, in Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. (Terrence Antonio James / Chicago Tribune)

Why it’s Harder for Black Women to Report Sexual Assault On College Campuses —...

Chardonnay Madkins knows firsthand the pressures African American women can face when reporting campus sexual assaults. She says she was assaulted in two separate incidents,...

WATCH: Football Legend Jim Brown on Colin Kaepernick’s Protest: ‘I Don’t Desecrate My Flag...

Jim Brown became active in the Civil Rights movement even before his retirement, although the Cleveland Browns legend said he'd never "desecrate" the flag or...
Chokwe Lumumba: 'We are against the Mississippi state flag. We are against oppression and all of those monuments, relics and images that promote it or memorialize it' (Photograph: Julie Dermansky)

Can Chokwe Lumumba, Jackson, MS’s New Mayor, Bring Change to the State?

34-year-old attorney Chokwe Lumumba sees his election win as proof that even in a red state in the age of Trump, many people are...

Historically Black Church in Nova Scotia, Canada, is Changing its Name to Replace ‘Oppressor’...

For 185 years, the white clapboard church in Halifax's north end has been a gathering point for the African-Nova Scotian community, a place of worship,...
FILE PHOTO: Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WATCH: Former FBI Director James Comey Speaks at Howard University, is Heckled by Protesters

Protesters at Howard University chanted and booed on Friday through James Comey’s first public address since he testified to Congress about his firing by...
Michael Vick (l) and Ebenezer Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Raphael Warnock (r) talk with CBS Radio Atlanta’s Maria Boynton about the event “Conversations: A Quarterly Citywide Men’s Prayer Breakfast Finance, Family and Faith”. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

WATCH: Michael Vick Speaks at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Men’s Meeting, Receives Award from...

Former NFL quarterback and current Fox NFL analyst, Michael Vick says he always wanted to be a guy who “could make a difference in...
Promoting the visibility of black mathematicians is key to encouraging the next generation of mathematicians. (Photograph: Chalkdust)

In UK, October is Black History Month: Here’s Why Some Are Also Adding ‘Black...

It’s time to start promoting black mathematicians and talking about building a more representative mathematical community by Sean Jamshidi, Nikoleta Kalaydzhieva, and Rafael Prieto Curiel This...

9 Black Women Share Their Divorce Experiences in ‘How Divorce Became My Deliverance’

Memoir Maven Publishing Company announced the release of its first anthology, “How Divorce Became My Deliverance.” The collection of stories was compiled to provide hope...

Lecrae Tweets (then Deletes) Criticism of Dove’s Racially Insensitive Ad

Lecrae is boycotting Dove after the personal care brand released an advertisement that has been deemed racially insensitive. The 37-year-old rapper, who is currently embarking...