Black Voices

Inside The First Netflix Movie To Get The Obamas’ Stamp Of Approval

“American Factory,” from veteran documentarians Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, won one of the top honors at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Added August 19, 2019

Pete Buttigieg: Voting For Trump Means 'Looking The Other Way On Racism'

The Democratic presidential hopeful said Trump is asking voters to "tolerate the negativity" in exchange for job growth.

Added August 18, 2019

Proud Boys, Outnumbered By Anti-fascists, Get Police Escort After 30-Minute Rally

Many had feared the rally in Portland would be the most violent fascist rally of the Trump era.

Added August 18, 2019

Rashida Tlaib's Grandmother Says She's Proud Of The Lawmaker: 'Who Wouldn't Be?'

Muftiyah Tlaib reflected on the congresswomen's accomplishments in an interview with The Washington Post.

Added August 17, 2019

Muslims Raise Over $100,000 In Bail Funds To Free Detained Migrant Parents

The "Muslims for Migrants" campaign has already secured the release of six detained parents.

Added August 17, 2019

Tributes Pour In For Aretha Franklin On Anniversary Of Her Death

"I’m certain that you are walking around heaven singing all day!” Jennifer Hudson said about the legendary singer.

Added August 16, 2019

They’re Running For Congress — And Trump’s Attacks On The Squad Won’t Stop Them

For women of color running for office, the president's insults against Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and others only motivate them more.

Added August 16, 2019

For Each Fascist At Portland Rally, Protesters Pledge Money To Pro-Immigrant Group

“Every one of them that shows up is raising money for a cause that they hate.”

Added August 16, 2019

Thoughtful Parenting Quotes From Angela Bassett

The actress and her husband, Courtney B. Vance, have a twin son and daughter.

Added August 16, 2019

Colin Kaepernick Shares Appreciation To Supporters: 'Thank You For Having My Back'

The activist also thanked his friend Eric Reid amid recent news of Jay-Z's partnership with the NFL: "You never turned your back on me or the people."

Added August 15, 2019

Lauren London Honors Nipsey Hussle In Emotional Post On His 34th Birthday

In addition to his partner, many fans and friends have posted on social media to celebrate the life and legacy of the late rapper who died in March.

Added August 15, 2019

Eric Reid Slams Jay-Z's NFL Deal: It Assists 'In Burying' Colin Kaepernick's Career

MTV host Nessa Diab, who is in a relationship with the former 49ers quarterback, said the partnership gives her feelings of "disgust" and "disappointment."

Added August 15, 2019

Pickup Truck Barrels Into Jewish Activists At ICE Detention Center In Rhode Island

Never Again Action protesters said a Wyatt Detention Facility officer drove into their group, injuring several people.

Added August 15, 2019

Bernie Sanders And Cardi B Discuss How To End Police Brutality

"We need to end all forms of racism in this country -- from Donald Trump down to the local police department," the presidential candidate told the hip-hop star.

Added August 15, 2019

Yes, Black People Do Need To Wear Sunscreen

There is a belief that Black skin's melanin provides natural protection from the sun's UV rays. It doesn't.

Added August 15, 2019

Jay-Z's NFL Deal Reignites Criticism Of League's Treatment Of Colin Kaepernick

Carolina Panthers safety and activist Eric Reid joined a chorus of Twitter users questioning the partnership, calling it "disingenuous."

Added August 15, 2019

Netflix's 'Styling Hollywood' Follows A Black Power Couple Who Balance Fashion And Love

The series features husbands Jason Bolden and Adair Curtis, whose A-list clients include Ava DuVernay, Gabrielle Union and more.

Added August 14, 2019

Pulse Nightclub Museum Plans Are Disrespectful To Victims, Group Claims

An Orlando-based community coalition wants the memorial's organizers to "put people first" instead of "educating tourists."

Added August 14, 2019

The Top Books On Barack Obama's 2019 Summer Reading List

The former president said on Facebook that "you can't go wrong by reading or re-reading the collected works of Toni Morrison."

Added August 14, 2019

What Trump's Immigration And Welfare Policies Have In Common

Both pander to white resentment.

Added August 14, 2019

Caster Semenya Says She Never Felt Support Of Other Female Athletes

The two-time Olympic champion has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities.

Added August 14, 2019

Stacey Abrams Would Be 'Honored To Be Considered' For Vice President

The former Georgia gubernatorial candidate said she's currently focused on fighting voter suppression ahead of the primary.

Added August 14, 2019

IMDb Allows Transgender People To Remove 'Dead' Names In 'Imperfect' Policy Change

The film database announced the update after outcry from LGBTQ rights groups. Still, many feel the site has more work to do.

Added August 14, 2019

Louisiana Museum Founded By Slain Activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph Is Vandalized

Police say benches were flipped and the landscape damaged at the Odell S. Williams African-American Museum in Baton Rouge.

Added August 14, 2019

A$AP Rocky Found Guilty Of Assault In Sweden Brawl

The rapper, whose case attracted the attention of President Trump, was given a suspended sentence and will not face prison time.

Added August 14, 2019