Black Voices

12 Fashion Brands That Are Pro-Immigration

Prabal Gurung and Levi Strauss are just two of the brands speaking up for immigrant rights.

Added August 14, 2019

This Is How The 2020 Democratic Candidates Practice Self-Care

Kamala Harris is a spin class and cooking devotee and Cory Booker meditates daily.

Added August 14, 2019

Trevor Noah Hits Fox News Hosts Over The Suspicious Timings Of Their Vacations

"The Daily Show" host mocked the conservative network's anchors with a spoof travel agency ad just for them.

Added August 14, 2019

Ken Cuccinelli: Statue Of Liberty Poem About ‘People Coming From Europe’

Trump's citizenship and immigration chief followed up his earlier comments about the famous Emma Lazarus poem with a racist clarification.

Added August 14, 2019

Stacey Abrams Is Tackling Voter Suppression In Battleground States In 2020

The former Georgia gubernatorial nominee will not be running for president in 2020.

Added August 14, 2019

Cicely Tyson To Star In Ava DuVernay's New Anthology Series On OWN

“Each day with her is a master class. She is 94 years glorious. A giant in our time," the director wrote about the legendary actress on Tuesday.

Added August 14, 2019

Facial Recognition Test Falsely Identifies 26 Lawmakers As Criminals

“One false match is too many," an ACLU lawyer said. The group backs a California bill banning use of the tests on police body cameras.

Added August 13, 2019

Stacey Abrams Asks Herself This Question When Mulling A 2020 Presidential Bid

The former Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Georgia noted that a "solid field of candidates" already seeks her party's nod.

Added August 13, 2019

Trump Immigration Chief: ‘Give Me Your Tired And Your Poor Who Can Stand On Their Own 2 Feet’

Ken Cuccinelli suggested new wording for the Statue of Liberty to defend a controversial rule restricting legal immigration.

Added August 13, 2019

Bill Cosby Begins Appeal Process In Sexual Assault Conviction

The disgraced comedian is serving a three- to 10-year prison term for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in what became the first celebrity trial of the Me Too era.

Added August 13, 2019

Missy Elliott To Receive Video Vanguard Award At 2019 MTV Video Music Awards

The rapper will also perform on the Aug. 26 broadcast.

Added August 12, 2019

Simone Biles Smashes Records, Drives Fans Wild With Triple-Double During Floor Exercise

The five-time Olympic medalist became the first woman to perfect the triple-twist, double-flip move in her first pass on floor.

Added August 12, 2019

John Legend Makes Powerful Plea For Gun Reform During Dayton, Ohio, Visit

"We’ve heard politicians send their thoughts and prayers while failing to act," the 10-time Grammy winner said. "We are done with that."

Added August 12, 2019

Sarah Silverman Was Fired Recently From Movie For Blackface Photo

"I didn't fight it," the comedian said in a recent interview.

Added August 12, 2019

Simone Biles Smashes Records, Sends Fans Wild Triple-Double During Floor Exercise

The five-time Olympic medalist became the first woman to perfect the triple-twist, double-flip move in her first pass on floor.

Added August 12, 2019

Americans Protest Trump, Injustice In U.S. On Medals Stand At Pan Am Games

Fencer Race Imboden took a knee and hammer thrower Gwen Berry raised her first during their medals ceremonies.

Added August 11, 2019

Officer Placed On Leave After KKK Application Found Framed On Bedroom Wall

The application and Confederate flags were seen by a Black prospective homebuyer checking out the cop's residence.

Added August 11, 2019

Simone Biles Makes History Again With Jaw-Dropping Beam Dismount

The Olympic champion became the first gymnast to land the double-twisting, double somersault move.

Added August 11, 2019

Universal Pictures Cancels Plans To Release Thriller Movie 'The Hunt' Amid Backlash

The studio had already pulled violent promos amid a string of mass shootings last week, and President Donald Trump had attacked it on Twitter.

Added August 10, 2019

Trevor Noah Turns Donald Trump's Video Game Blame For Mass Shootings Back On Him

“If video games are so persuasive, maybe video games could even inspire politicians to do something to end gun violence,” said the host of "The Daily Show."

Added August 10, 2019

Newark's Surveillance System Puts Communities Of Color Under Constant Watch

The Citizen Virtual Patrol, a 24/7 public surveillance system, lets anyone watch the city's streets from anywhere at any time, through as many as 127 cameras.

Added August 10, 2019

Idris Elba To Play 'Stranger Things' Star Caleb McLaughlin's Father In New Film

The two will appear in "Concrete Cowboys," a movie about Philadelphia's Black cowboy subculture.

Added August 09, 2019

5 Years After Ferguson, Democrats Announce Bill To Curb Deadly Police Shootings

The legislation, which would raise the standard for police use of force, was announced on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death.

Added August 09, 2019

Michael Brown's Father Calls For Ferguson Case To Be Reopened

On the anniversary of his son's tragic death, Michael Brown Sr. has asked for St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell to reopen the case.

Added August 09, 2019

Facial Recognition Software Prompts Privacy, Racism Concerns

'There’s a lot of scariness that comes with this.'

Added August 09, 2019