First female African-American to direct a televised documentary, Madeline Anderson, is honored as pioneer and contributor to art at The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Black-owned media stable Essence launches Essence Girls United to expand its mission of empowering black women and girls through innovative approaches to content, culture, and community.
Capital Preparatory Schools network help provide children with access to high-quality education. A third location in the Bronx is set to open in September 2019.
For over 10 years, Karen Boykin-Towns has been dedicated to solving the systemic issues plaguing African Americans healthcare.
Every day brings more tragic mayhem in black communities across America. Chicago is the worst example, with dozens of innocent men, women and children murdered almost every weekend. Most crimes involve black victims and perpetrators. The grim statistics are not in dispute. What is in dispute is why this travesty continues, and how to stop it.
Last week, Boston enacted its own version of what may be a national trend—black progressive candidates, many of them women, beating centrist incumbents and challenging traditional ideas about viability, strategy, and some would even say the soul of the Democratic Party.
The Philadelphia Eagles have long been considered one of the “blackest” teams in the National Football League. However, back then it was due to the colorful personalities and quintessentially black struggles that made NFL fans of the 80s and 90s flock to the team.
Many Blacks, perhaps most, initially considered challenging Obama’s decisions sacrilegious, and more than a few continued to regard him as an icon to be neither properly critiqued nor criticized. Although increasingly concerned with his decisions, Blacks also needed to be concerned about ineffective Black leadership in general, especially in light of the daunting challenges in the 21st century.