Black Voices

Pete Buttigieg's New Education Plan Takes Aim At School Segregation

Last week, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said he "was slow to realize" that schools in his city still had a segregation problem.

Added December 07, 2019

Michael Bloomberg Criticized For Calling Cory Booker 'Well-Spoken'

The senator from New Jersey said he was "taken aback" by the remarks from his presidential rival, the former New York mayor.

Added December 07, 2019

Kelvin Harrison Jr. On How He Prepped The Most Emotional Scene In 'Waves'

The actor talks about the emotional toll of his role as Tyler Williams, a teen who wrestles with a career-ending injury.

Added December 07, 2019

Tiffany Haddish Embraces Her Jewish Identity With A Bat Mitzvah Ceremony

The comedian and actor discovered her Jewish roots after reconnecting with her father, an Eritrean Jew.

Added December 07, 2019

GOP Lawmaker Proposes LGBTQ Rights Bill With Religious Exemptions

Utah's Rep. Chris Stewart claims his bill will “bridge that gap” between preventing discrimination and allowing religion to inform individual decisions.

Added December 06, 2019

R. Kelly Charged With Bribery To Get Fake ID To Wed 15-Year-Old Aaliyah In 1994

The singer faces other federal charges, including accusations of sexually abusing women and girls.

Added December 06, 2019

Alicia Keys Says She 'Definitely' Thinks The 2020 Grammys Will Get Political

"I think artists have to speak their truth," the "Girl on Fire" singer said ahead of her hosting gig.

Added December 06, 2019

New Lawsuit Challenges Trump Admin's Social Media Disclosure Rule For Visas

The State Department instituted a rule in May requiring U.S. visa applicants to register their social media handles.

Added December 05, 2019

Ayanna Pressley Wants To Stop The School-To-Prison Pipeline

The congresswoman has a bill to combat the disproportionately punitive discipline of Black and brown students in school.

Added December 05, 2019

Therapy 'Hangovers' Are Totally Real. Here's How To Deal With Them.

Therapy sessions can sometimes make you feel drained or exhausted. Follow this advice to get back on track.

Added December 05, 2019

11-Year-Old Becomes First Black Marie In New York City Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'

Charlotte Nebres has made dancing history in a cherished holiday tradition.

Added December 05, 2019

Pope Francis Brings 33 Refugees To Rome

The new arrivals, who were living in a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, now have a chance to start over in Italy.

Added December 05, 2019

A Heartbroken RuPaul Hits The Road In Netflix's 'AJ And The Queen'

Netflix released a trailer for the drag icon's new series, which debuts in January.

Added December 04, 2019

Billy Dee Williams Of 'Star Wars' Clarifies Gender Fluidity Comments

The actor who first played Lando Calrissian in the 1980s said he's both "feminine" and "masculine."

Added December 04, 2019

Florida GOP Candidate Calls For Ilhan Omar, Other Dems To Be Hanged: Report

The National Republican Congressional Committee booted George Buck from its "Young Guns" program in response to his violent fundraising letter.

Added December 04, 2019

A Documentary About Mary J. Blige Is In The Works

The "Queen of Hip Hop Soul" will revisit her life's journey since releasing her hit album, "My Life," 25 years ago.

Added December 04, 2019

Trump Trolls Kamala Harris' Exit And Gets Hilariously Burned

The president tried to mock the senator for ending her campaign but ended up in the shade himself.

Added December 04, 2019

It Looks Like Laura Ingraham's Bigoted Podcast Is Dead

Where will white nationalists get their news now?!

Added December 04, 2019

With Kamala Harris Out, Democrats' Leading Presidential Candidates Are All White

The five candidates of color left — Cory Booker, Andrew Yang, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard and Deval Patrick — have yet to qualify for the December debate stage.

Added December 03, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Help Workers With Unpredictable Schedules

The presidential candidate is proposing protections for part-time shift workers, many of whom are in low-wage jobs in the retail and food industries.

Added December 03, 2019

Ex-RNC Chair Rips ‘Irrelevant’ GOP With Screaming Donald Trump Analogy

"We’re just kind of standing in the middle of nowhere with Donald Trump screaming at us," said Michael Steele.

Added December 03, 2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He 'Was Slow To Realize' South Bend Schools Were Segregated

The Democratic 2020 hopeful noted that despite a decades-old legal agreement, integration wasn't immediately successful in the Indiana city.

Added December 02, 2019

Tiffany Haddish Would Stage A Bonkers Stunt If She Were Oscars Host

Meryl Streep and Susan Sarandon are going to want to hear this.

Added December 02, 2019

Civil Rights Pioneer Rosa Parks Honored With Statue In Montgomery, Alabama

The memorial was unveiled on Sunday, the 64th anniversary of Parks' refusal to give up her bus seat for a white man.

Added December 02, 2019

A Harlem School That Former Students Say Is Run Like ‘A Cult’ Faces New Scrutiny

A HuffPost investigation has uncovered more disturbing allegations out of a New York City private school. Now, the New York City Department of Education says it’s investigating.

Added December 02, 2019