Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin: ‘The Green Book’ Teaches About Race in America

I finally got around to seeing “The Green Book,” and I liked it immensely. Yes, much of it was cliched and predictable; you could almost smell the...

WATCH: Former NFL Player Tony Beckham Catches Alleged Pervert Masturbating Outside His Daughter’s Bedroom...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i786t12vb60 A man got more than he bargained for when a former NFL player spotted him peeping on his 15-year-old daughter, WPBF reports. It was about 6:40 a.m....

WATCH: Father of 23-Year-Old Army Sergeant Murdered by His Active-Duty Soldier Wife and Her...

The wife of an Army sergeant and her alleged lover are charged with plotting the murder of her husband. Army Sgt. Tyrone Hassel III, 23,...

WATCH: Army Wife and Her Alleged Lover Arrested In New Year’s Eve Murder of...

It’s likely that some of Sergeant Tyrone Hassel’s last thoughts were about his wife and their baby boy. When he went to bring her...

Tyler Perry Reaches Out to Regina King After Her Bold Acceptance Speech at the...

While accepting her best supporting actress Golden Globe, Regina King vowed to give women in Hollywood more opportunities to share their voices. She made clear her mission...

Pittsburgh Nonprofit Hosts Tour of City Churches in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King...

A Pittsburgh nonprofit is hosting a tour of city churches in honor of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. DOORS OPEN Pittsburgh is...

Black Twitter Slams Pastor and Award-winning Gospel Artist Marvin Sapp Over Relationship, Collaboration With...

Black Twitter came for Marvin Sapp’s head this week and put him on blast for his continued support for controversial R&B singer R. Kelly. According to Rolling Out, Sapp...

How Michael King Jr. Became Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. was born 90 years ago, on Jan. 15, 1929. But the name on his original birth certificate — filed April 12,...

Black Church in North Carolina Becomes Wealth Building Center for Community

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Pastors and community leaders gathered Monday at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church to come up with a plan to promote financial...

Gospel Music Scene and Black Church Communities Grapple With the Allegations Against R. Kelly

For years, despite multiple sexual abuse allegations against him, singer R. Kelly managed to stay a powerful, popular figure in both R&B and black...

What’s Going On? Shocking Moment a 6’5″, 250lb White Man Punches Eleven-Year-Old Black Girl...

This is the shocking moment a middle-aged white man punches a young black girl in the face in front of a horrified crowd of...

Essence Names Regina Hall, Amandla Stenberg, Kiki Layne, and Jenifer Lewis as Annual Black...

Essence has named four actresses as its annual Black Women in Hollywood honorees. They are Regina Hall and Amandla Stenberg, who both starred in...

Black Coalition’s MLK Tribute in New Haven Draws Parallels to Today

Even as we feel the arch of civil rights buckling today to bigotry and hatred, it’s more important than ever to remember that the...

12 Black Singers Who Got Their Start in Church

It's no secret that a legion of R&B singers trace their musical origins to the church, the aesthetics of spirituals, gospel and the blues...

50th NAACP Image Awards to Air Live on TV One March 30, 2019 From...

Two-Hour Telecast to Spotlight and Celebrate 50 Years of NAACP Image Awards Significant Moments and NAACP Contributions during it's 110 Year History  Reginald Hudlin and...

Damien Sneed Embarks On 36-City 2019 North American Tour, ‘We Shall Overcome: A Celebration...

Multi-genre recording artist Damien Sneed embarks on a 36-city North American tour, “We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” The Sphinx Medal...

Lynda Tredway Hopes to Honor and Memorialize Lynching Victims With Quilting Project

Willie Perkins. Zachariah Graham. Cornelius Robinson and Will Thompson. Names are the only heirlooms still left from the four, who were all lynched at various...

Langston Hughes’ Hidden Influence on Martin Luther King Jr

For years, Martin Luther King Jr. and poet Langston Hughes maintained a friendship, exchanging letters and favors and even traveling to Nigeria together in...

David and Tamela Mann To Appear On ABC’s “Good Morning America” Monday, January 14

Grammy® Award-Winning Recording Artist Tamela Mann and her husband, NAACP Image Award-Winning Actor and Comedian David Mann, are set to talk about their new book Us Against the...
Gov. Greg Abbott arrives to address the House members during the first day of the 86th Texas Legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas to Remove Confederate Plaque That Rejected Slavery as Cause of Civil War from...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott agreed Friday to remove a plaque in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil...