Did you know that today (February 7th) is #NationalBlackHIVAIDSAwarenessDay? Yes, this day is dedicated yearly to promote HIV prevention, testing, treatment, and community involvement in black/African American communities. According to the CDC.org, on this day, individuals and organizations across the nation participate in collective efforts to address HIV.  On the awareness day, many of those […]

Arts & Entertainment

We saw diversity again at this year’s Emmys Awards. Keeping their promise to strive for diversity, Hollywood gave away Emmys last night to many who show diversity in race and ideology. #BlackExcellence was strong as Donald Glover won two Emmys. One for Best Actor in a Comedy Series and Best Directing in a Comedy Series for his Atlanta […]

Chrisette Michele took a lot of heat this week for her decision to perform at Donald Trump‘s Inaugural Ball— but should everyone be pointing the finger at Omarosa instead? The Daily Mail reports that the new POTUS was reluctant to have African American performers at his celebrations. A source revealed that “He felt as though black […]


  If you look at Ronda Rousey, African- American is not what comes to mind. Well, the world just found out that the famous UFC champion is indeed Black! According to TMZ, Rousey’s mother was proud to let their camera people know that her grandfather was one of the first black physicians in North America. TMZ caught up with Rousey […]


February is the month set aside to recognize the influence, efforts and impact of Black Americans. Every year around this time, I often wonder if our forefathers would be pleased with our progress. I mean, we are definitely where we used to be, but I think we still have some work to do. But for now, take […]

News & Gossip

It seems as if Whoopi and Raven were “African American” when it was convenient for their careers. Here we go again. We’re not even a…


According to Fox 28, today marks the 11th Annual African-American Male Wellness Walk Initiative at Livingston Park in Columbus Ohio. This year’s theme is Save a Black Man. The Walk Initiative continues to expand to reach over 10,000 men, women and children. The following is a letter from Honorary Chair Clark Kellogg and Chairman Grady […]


Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who masqueraded as a Black woman for years and was exposed last month, recently stated in an interview with Vanity Fair that she still believes she is a Black woman. Dolezal was fired from her job as Spokane’s NAACP president soon after the scandal broke, and was dropped by a […]


According to The Huffington Post, celebrated neurosurgeon Ben Carson has officially announced his intention to run for president. “I’m willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I’m announcing my candidacy for president of the United States of America,” Carson told Ohio’s WKRC. USA Today reports Carson also told WPEC in Florida that he will […]

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…


Ariana Miyamoto is Miss Japan. (Photo: Instagram) Ariana Miyamoto is making history, being the first biracial pageant winner in Japan and she’s Black! Of course the media is all ove this story. Get more of this story via Yahoo Beauty below. Ariana Miyamoto is Japanese by legal definition. The 20-year-old was born in Japan. She is a […]

Each year the National Urban League releases a snapshot on the State of Black America (SOBA). The report benchmarks racial equality in America across economics,…