Black Voices

Why The End Of 'Insecure' Hits Close To Home

Watching Issa Rae’s series was the ultimate communal experience for Black TV viewers — and to see it come to an end is bittersweet.

Added October 22, 2021

Trevor Noah Predicts Donald Trump Will Use His New Social Media Platform In 1 Wild Way

"The Daily Show" host imagined the ex-president won't take long to deviate from posting "truths" on Truth Social.

Added October 22, 2021

Simone Biles Says She's 'Still Scared To Do Gymnastics' In Emotional Interview

The champion gymnast fought back tears as she told "Today" about how she hasn't been doing twists on tour.

Added October 22, 2021

Plastics Will Create More Climate Pollution Than Coal In U.S. By 2030, New Study Finds

It's widely understood that plastics litter the oceans and kill animals. But its huge and growing impact on global warming has evaded public scrutiny.

Added October 21, 2021

Ilhan Omar Urges Creation Of Special Envoy Role To Combat Global Anti-Muslim Hate

“We are seeing a rise in Islamophobia in nearly every corner of the globe," the Democratic representative said.

Added October 21, 2021

How To Help Someone Experiencing Depression For The First Time

Social support can have a meaningful impact on a person navigating a new mental health issue. Here's how to do it right.

Added October 21, 2021

NFL Agrees To End Race-Based Brain Testing In $1 Billion Settlement

The revised testing plan follows public outrage over the use of “race-norming."

Added October 21, 2021

Republicans Turn Judicial Nominee’s Hearing Into Transphobic Spectacle

GOP senators took turns making offensive and false claims about a Virginia sexual assault case involving someone they called “a male wearing a skirt.”

Added October 21, 2021

'You' Star Tati Gabrielle Is Reshaping Black Women’s Roles in Horror

"I want to be able to demonstrate the strength of Black women in the most truth that I can."

Added October 21, 2021

Boarding School Scrubs Nikole Hannah-Jones Speech Over Backlash Fears

The head of the elite Middlesex School in Massachusetts said it canceled the Pulitzer-winner's speech over concerns about how outsiders might react.

Added October 20, 2021

Morgan Freeman Interviews Police Recruits In Alabama Town

The Oscar-winning actor was part of a seven-member panel that interviewed nine potential officers for the Gulf Shores Police Department last week.

Added October 20, 2021

Voting Rights Legislation Filibustered By Republicans For A Third Time

Will Democrats now finally change filibuster rules to protect voting rights?

Added October 20, 2021

Charles Barkley Says 1 Thing ‘Still Bugs Me’ About Anti-Vaccine Kyrie Irving

The NBA legend praised the Brooklyn Nets for benching Irving and slammed comparisons with boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

Added October 20, 2021

Police Increasingly Cite Climate Disasters When Seeking Military Gear, Documents Show

A controversial Pentagon program is fast-tracking shipments of surplus military gear to police departments that claim to be preparing for climate disasters. The consequences could be deadly.

Added October 20, 2021

13 Types Of Online Daters Who Have Emerged During The Pandemic

Thanks to COVID-19, it's like a jungle out there on the dating apps.

Added October 20, 2021

Rahm Emanuel’s Confirmation Hearing Falls On Laquan McDonald’s Death Anniversary

Progressive activists and lawmakers are calling for the Senate to reject the disgraced former Chicago mayor's nomination as envoy to Japan.

Added October 20, 2021

San Francisco School Board Members Targeted In California's Latest Recall Attempt

Parents upset by delays in reopening schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic collected enough signatures to force the special recall election.

Added October 19, 2021

Arkansas Is Poised To Be The Next State To Pass A Texas-Style Abortion Ban

Reproductive justice advocates warned the country about a domino effect after S.B. 8 became law. It has already started.

Added October 19, 2021

Why Did D.C. Cops Shoot Into A Moving Car And Kill An’Twan Gilmore?

It has long been controversial for officers to shoot at moving vehicles, and banning the practice hasn't always worked.

Added October 19, 2021

Progressive Pennsylvania Rep. Summer Lee Announces Run For Congress

Lee hopes to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, a Pittsburgh-area Democrat.

Added October 19, 2021

What You Need To Know About Michelle Young, The New Bachelorette

The 28-year-old teacher didn't win with Bachelor Matt James. But on Tuesday's premiere, the ball is in her court.

Added October 19, 2021

Former Secretary Of State Colin Powell Dead After COVID Complications

Although Powell was fully vaccinated, he had a type of blood cancer that greatly diminishes the body’s immune response

Added October 19, 2021

Fox News Hosts Trashed For ‘Disgraceful’ Spin On Colin Powell’s Death

Tucker Carlson, Will Cain and John Roberts faced backlash for their responses.

Added October 19, 2021

Street Musician Playing John Legend Song Surprised To See Him In The Audience

“What are the odds that John Legend is in town, in the area you’re performing, as you’re singing his song?" said Radha Rao.

Added October 19, 2021

An'Twan Gilmore's Killing By D.C. Cops Illustrates Another Flawed Police Tactic

It has long been controversial for officers to shoot at moving vehicles, and banning the practice hasn't always worked.

Added October 18, 2021