Breonna Taylor's family attorney believes the Kentucky attorney general's investigation was a coverup

June 23, 2020

Jennifer Pinckney is just beginning to grieve.

It's been five years since white supremacist, Dylann Roof brutally murdered nine Black people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on the...

December 9, 2019

Mabel’s Table sits at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in Elmina, Ghana. In the distance is the Cape Coast Slave Castle, one of several dozens of slave dungeons in West Africa where captured Africans we...

October 31, 2019

Harriet Tubman was a force.

And that’s an understatement.

The movie, Harriet, out this Friday, Nov. 1, gives a tiny glimpse into the life of this brilliant woman.

“She was a feminist and she was a resist...

September 10, 2019

It’s a Tuesday evening and NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson is rushing. He’s trying to grab a bite to eat before the next meeting and before he has to get on the road again. Over the past two y...

July 21, 2019

In October 2017, the NAACP national board of directors elected Derrick Johnson President and CEO of the NAACP. His long history in the Association has certainly prepared him for this moment. It is ind...

June 18, 2019

Jennifer Pinckney remembers June 17, 2015.

That was the day White nationalist Dylann Roof walked into Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic African American church in Charleston...

March 22, 2019

His stories are about family, both blood and tragedy-made.

They reveal the souls of Black folk and the strength of community that have helped Africans survive in America.

There’s love in the chaos. Alwa...

March 6, 2019

When legendary actress Cicely Tyson learned that she would be receiving an honorary Academy Award, the 90-something pioneer said she “just went to water.”

“I just started to ball and I couldn't stop my...

October 5, 2018

It’s Mother’s Day and the National City Christian Church in Washington, D.C.., is nearly filled to capacity. Strangers came together from across the nation — Tennessee and Texas, Maine and Mexico, Con...

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