Black Voices

Kenny Stills: It Was 'The Right Decision' To Call Out Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross

The NFL player told ESPN he had received death threats after criticizing the real estate developer for hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump.

Added August 09, 2019

'Straight Pride' Organizer Jeered For Defending His 'Peaceful Racist' Group

Don Grundmann of Modesto, California, drew unintended laughter at a city council meeting this week with a telling gaffe.

Added August 09, 2019

Toni Morrison, Trailblazing Author Of 'Beloved,' Dead At 88

Morrison, who dedicated her career to centering the lives and histories of African Americans, won both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize.

Added August 09, 2019

Don Lemon Demonstrates How Best To Cut A Donald Trump Rant Short

The CNN host aired old footage from 2016 in which a pastor chided Trump for attacking Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a speech.

Added August 09, 2019

How Barbers Are Getting Black Men Talking About Mental Health

Lorenzo Lewis and The Confess Project are making Black barbershops safe spaces to open up about depression, anxiety and trauma.

Added August 09, 2019

This Is What Activism Does To Your Body

Five years ago, Ferguson protesters changed the world. But it came at a cost to their mental and physical health.

Added August 09, 2019

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Accusing Harvard Law Review Of Bias Against White Men

The suit takes issue with how Harvard's legal journal chooses student editors, but didn't provide sufficient facts, the judge said.

Added August 09, 2019

Oprah Talks Gayle King's 'Rising Moment' For Their First Joint O Magazine Cover

“A true friend can’t be jealous of you, or want to take advantage of you in any way," Winfrey says of the duo's decades-long friendship.

Added August 08, 2019

Simone Biles Tears Up Over USA Gymnastics’ Failure To Protect Athletes: ‘You Had One Job’

"You literally had one job and you couldn’t protect us," the Olympic medalist said at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships this week.

Added August 08, 2019

Susan Rice Answers Question About Tucker Carlson In The Most Damning Way

The former U.S. national security adviser had no time for the Fox host.

Added August 08, 2019

Octavia Spencer And Naomi Watts On 'Luce' And Breaking Out Of Hollywood's Boxes

Their new movie is a stirring, unconventional meditation on racial identity in America.

Added August 08, 2019

Trevor Noah Dismantles Donald Trump's Faux Concern About All The Supremacies

“What ‘other kind of supremacy’ is Trump concerned about?” asked "The Daily Show" host.

Added August 08, 2019

Don Lemon Sends Donald Trump Stinging Message About His Mass Shootings Response

“It’s not about you. It’s not about you. For once," the CNN host said.

Added August 08, 2019

Halle Bailey Has Amazing Reaction To People Hating On Her 'Little Mermaid' Casting

Despite the negativity, the 19-year-old singer and actress had only positive things to say.

Added August 08, 2019

Dolphins Receiver Kenny Stills Calls Out Team's Owner For Hosting Trump Fundraiser

The NFL star suggested that hosting the event is contradictory to the mission of Stephen Ross's nonprofit, which is aimed at tackling racial discrimination.

Added August 07, 2019

Toni Morrison Documentary Reminds Us Of Everything We Owe Her

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders spoke to HuffPost in June about his film that pays homage to the prolific author, "Toni Morrison: Pieces I Am."

Added August 07, 2019

Nate Parker Gets Major Film Festival Premiere After Resurfaced Rape Allegation

The director and actor's handling of the 1999 rape allegation torpedoed the release of his 2016 film "The Birth of a Nation."

Added August 07, 2019

Tiffany Haddish Joins Octavia Spencer In Madam C.J. Walker Netflix Series

The "Girls Trip" actress is set to play the daughter of the influential Black beauty mogul.

Added August 07, 2019

Cyntoia Brown Released From Prison After Serving 15 Years Of Life Sentence

Kim Kardashian lobbied for the release of Brown, who was convicted of murdering Johnny Allen when she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim.

Added August 07, 2019

Melinda Katz Fends Off Progressive Tiffany Cabán In Queens Prosecutor Race

The defeat for Cabán is a disappointment for the city's rising left, but activists reveled in the progress they made.

Added August 07, 2019

Susan Rice: 'Unabashed Bigot' Trump Has Poisoned The International Climate

The former national security adviser penned a searing op-ed for the New York Times describing the global domino effect of the president's racist rhetoric.

Added August 07, 2019

Trevor Noah Nails Strangest Part Of Sean Hannity's Plan To Stop Mass Shootings

"The Daily Show" host said Hannity's proposal "sounds like the bleakest Dr. Seuss book ever."

Added August 07, 2019

Melinda Katz Fends Off Progressive Upstart In Queens Prosecutor Race

The defeat for Tiffany Cabán is a major disappointment for the activist left.

Added August 07, 2019

Powerful 1970s Photograph Of Toni Morrison Walking With Angela Davis Resurfaces

"Our relationship was grounded in that editing relationship, which became a friendship as well," the civil rights icon said about the late novelist in June.

Added August 07, 2019