This Black History Month, I’m Stuck Thinking About the Present

Today is the first day of Black History Month. It is also the day Tyre Nichols will be laid to rest. On Friday, people across the country watched and shared…

At Dream Series, MLB Works to Develop Young Black Players

TEMPE, Ariz. — Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, layered with modern beats, flowed from a loudspeaker as a group of young men, virtually all of them…

Why Black voters are more important in Georgia than in any other state

CNN  —  President Joe Biden was in Georgia on Sunday. On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, he visited Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where the civil rights…

Danai Gurira ‘Gently’ Teases ‘Black Panther’ Spinoff Series About Her Okoye Character

A “Black Panther” spinoff show for Disney+ may be on the horizon. Danai Gurira, who stars as Okoye in Marvel’s “Black Panther” franchise, appeared on “The Late Show with Stephen…

Hailey Bieber Wore a Sheer Little Black Dress With Leather Jacket

Hailey Bieber knows how to style a little black dress, and this sheer style made her figure the look’s main attraction. The 26-year-old Rhode founder stepped out in Los Angeles…

Hakeem Jeffries to make history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

Washington CNN  —  Rep. Hakeem Jeffries is expected to make history as the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress as the 118th Congress convenes in Washington. The…

Johnetta Boone on ‘Yellowstone’ Costumes, Being a Black Creative, and The Show’s Conservative Audience

Whether you love or loathe John Dutton and what his fatally flawed Montana family represents, there’s no denying the power of Yellowstone. The one-time sleeper Paramount series is now the…

J. Robert Oppenheimer Cleared of ‘Black Mark’ After 68 Years

The Secretary of Energy on Friday nullified a 1954 decision to revoke the security clearance of J. Robert Oppenheimer, a top government scientist who led the making of the atomic…

Airbnb finds people have more trouble booking stays if hosts think they are Black

New York CNN  —  Airbnb on Tuesday said it has found a “meaningful difference” in the booking success rate for users who are perceived to be White compared to those…

Retail Sales Fell 0.6% in November, Despite Black Friday

Retail sales fell in November, with spending on even traditionally popular gift categories like clothing and sporting goods declining, a sign that high prices for necessities like food are affecting…