The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery has officially opened its doors in north Minneapolis. Its exhibits feature...
THESE TWO BLACK WOMEN JUST OPENED MINNESOTA’S FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM
Andrew Gillum wins Florida governor primary in upset victory for the left Empowerment, Featured, Political Power
The Tallahassee mayor will be the Democratic nominee in one of 2018’s most important governor’s races.
Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum prevailed in the hotly contested Democratic primary election for Florida governor, giving the left another marquee win in...
Terrorized African-Americans Found Their Champion in Civil War Hero Robert Smalls Featured, Spark
The formerly enslaved South Carolinian declared that whites had killed 53,000 African-Americans, but few took the explosive claim seriously—until now
In May 1862, an enslaved man named Robert Smalls won renown by stealing the Planter, the Confederate military transport on...
Simone Biles Is Still Making History, Is 1st Woman to Win 5 U.S. All-Around Championships Empowerment, Featured
The record setting gymnast isn't holding back and she has the medals to prove it.
It’s still Simone Biles season, and the American gymnast is still kicking ass and taking names, which culminated in...
See Beyonce’s groundbreaking ‘Vogue’ cover, the first shot by a black photographer Arts & Entertainment, Featured
Tyler Mitchell the cover photographer is the first African-American to do so in the magazines 125 year history
Beyonce is a vision in a white Gucci gown on the cover of the “Vogue” September issue, a groundbreaking moment for...
Miss Universe Great Britain Has Crowned Its First Black Winner, Ever Empowerment, Featured
Anguilla native, Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers makes history as the first black woman to win the pageant
We love to see black women win and that’s precisely what happened this past Saturday. Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers has been...
Marvel Is Bringing Diversity Behind The Scenes With A Black Woman Lead Writer Newsticker, On the RYSE, Trailblazers
Best known for her book of essays entitled Bad Feminist, Roxanne Gay is a writer on the verge of changing the game for Marvel
Roxanne Gay is a writer on the verge of changing the game for Marvel. Best known for her book...
Brazil, a country with a long history of racism, continues to have issues with segregation and equality. The Portuguese...
Although Twitter can be a place where embarrassing words are immortalized it can also bring great moments of humor....
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