Black Voices

Ava DuVernay Named One Of Glamour's 2019 Women Of The Year

"I am trying to disrupt systems – systems that we in this country take as gospel," the "When They See Us" director said.

Added October 23, 2019

Susan Collins Will Oppose Controversial Judicial Nominee Steven Menashi

She is the first Republican senator to come out against Trump's court pick, who has a record of opposing rights for women, LGBTQ people and minorities.

Added October 23, 2019

Central Park Will Get Its First Statue Honoring Women

The New York City park, which currently has 23 statues honoring historic men, will erect a monument depicting Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth.

Added October 23, 2019

Cory Booker Introduces New Bill To Combat Diseases Of Extreme Poverty

“This is an injustice that has been largely hidden from most Americans," said the New Jersey senator and presidential hopeful.

Added October 23, 2019

Candidate Morgan Harper Thinks It’s Time For A ‘Bold’ New Generation Of Progressives

The 36-year-old progressive is running for Congress to unseat Democratic incumbent Rep. Joyce Beatty in Ohio’s 3rd District.

Added October 23, 2019

South Carolina Republicans Strip Exceptions For Rape And Incest In 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill

The proposed bill, which criminalizes abortion at the moment cardiac activity can be detected, is expected to head to the Senate floor.

Added October 22, 2019

'The View' Gets Newt Gingrich To Admit Trump's Lynching Comments Went A Bit Too Far

"I’ve been comfortable just calling it a 'witch hunt' and a 'kangaroo court' and things like that,” the former House speaker said on Tuesday's episode.

Added October 22, 2019

Simone Biles Pens Sweet Tribute To Boyfriend Stacey Ervin Jr.: ‘Man Of My Dreams’

“You’re a true gentleman and you always put others first!" the Olympic gold medalist wrote.

Added October 22, 2019

Anita Hill: Why Has No Presidential Candidate Been Asked About Gender Violence?

The law professor said the issue of sexual violence "needs to be addressed" because it is a systemic problem.

Added October 22, 2019

Trump Likens Impeachment Inquiry To 'A Lynching' In Twitter Outburst

The president also suggested that Democrats are carrying out the investigation “without due process or fairness or any legal rights.”

Added October 22, 2019

White Evangelicals Stand Behind Trump Despite Impeachment Inquiry: Survey

On race, immigration, impeachment and other issues, white evangelicals continue to be at odds with most other American religious groups.

Added October 22, 2019

How New York Could Make Better Jobs In Alabama

A new campaign wants city transit authorities to enforce stronger agreements for workers as they contract with a manufacturer in the South.

Added October 21, 2019

Students Protest Firing Of Black Employee Who Repeated Racial Slur Used Against Him

A Black security guard told a student not to call him the n-word. Then he got fired under a zero tolerance policy.

Added October 21, 2019

Proud Mom Serena Williams Shares Darling Photos Of Daughter Olympia As A Flower Girl

“She took her flower girl job very seriously!!!” the tennis legend wrote.

Added October 20, 2019

Van Jones: Hillary Clinton Is Playing A 'Dangerous Game' With Tulsi Gabbard Remarks

The CNN host said he doesn't want Clinton's comments on Gabbard and Russia to "legitimate these kind of attacks against anybody."

Added October 19, 2019

Students Protest Firing Of Black Employee Who Repeating Racial Slur Used Against Him

A Black security guard told a student not to call him the n-word. Then he got fired under a zero tolerance policy.

Added October 19, 2019

Brianna Hill, A Black Transgender Woman, Found Shot To Death In Kansas City

Hill is the 21st transgender or gender non-conforming person known to be killed in 2019.

Added October 18, 2019

Black Americans Are More Doubtful About Participating In The Census, Survey Finds

The research underscores the challenges the Census Bureau faces in getting certain demographic groups to respond to the decennial survey.

Added October 18, 2019

Facing Backlash, Pete Buttigieg Drops Attorney Who Tried To Cover Up Laquan McDonald's Murder (UPDATED)

A former Chicago city attorney who tried to block video of the police shooting was set to co-host a fundraiser on Friday.

Added October 18, 2019

Filmmaker Pulls Out Of Women's Conference Because Kirstjen Nielsen Will Be Speaking

Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit "should not be giving Kirstjen Nielsen a platform to rehabilitate her image," says dream hampton.

Added October 18, 2019

Pete Buttigieg To Attend Fundraiser With Man Who Tried Covering Up Laquan McDonald’s Murder

A former Chicago city attorney who tried to block video of the police shooting will co-host the event.

Added October 18, 2019

Patrick Day, Boxer Beaten Unconscious In Title Bout, Dead At 27

Day is at least the third pro fighter to die from head injuries this year.

Added October 18, 2019

Gina Rodriguez’s Thoughtless Use Of A Racial Slur Put Her Blatant Anti-Blackness On Display

The Latina actor has frequently found herself in hot water for statements she's made about the Black community.

Added October 17, 2019

Elijah Cummings' Poetic First Speech On The House Floor Goes Viral

The veteran Democrat, who died Thursday at 68, recited a poem he said he lived by during his first-ever address in the chamber.

Added October 17, 2019

Politicians, Celebrities Pay Heartfelt Tribute To Elijah Cummings

"Rest In Power" trended on Twitter in honor of the veteran Democratic representative, who died Thursday.

Added October 17, 2019