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SiriusXM Launches ‘African Ancestry Radio’ with Actor Louis Gossett Jr. As Guest

Launched in celebration of Black History Month, limited-run, live weekly show seeks to pinpoint heritage and inspire through knowledge of the past    Three-week series...

‘Muted’ Shows What Happens if You’re Black and Go Missing (Watch)

*A new (short) film called "Muted" is out and sheds light on what happens when you go missing and you're an African American. The film...

Bills Coach Rex Ryan Impressed With Richie Incognito

*Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula, as well as general manager Doug Whaley and coach Rex Ryan, are convinced that Richie Incognito is...

Black Lives Mattered A Lot During the Grammys (Pics)

*On more than one occasion, the “Black Lives Matter” mantra was front and center at the 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday. Pharrell Williams — who...

Sharpton & Young Activists Not on Same Page: ‘They Are Pimping You’

*They may crusade for the same cause, but things look to be anything but united concerning young activists and the Rev. Al Sharpton. Speaking...

Films ‘Through a Lens Darkly’ & ‘American Denial’ Examine Black Experience and Question of Race in America

*This February, Independent Lens presents two provocative new documentaries that take a fresh look at not only the African American experience but the ongoing...

What…Rosa Parks Wasn’t the First Black Woman Who Refused to Give Up Her Seat? Do Tell! (Watch)

*And that's exactly what we're doing...tellin'. We've all heard about the courageous act of Rosa Parks on that hot summer day in 1955, after...

Azealia Banks Tweets about Whiteface Photo; Blasts Media for Accused Homophobia

*Azealia Banks caused controversy with a photo of her as the ice princess with blue eyes and whitish skin for a new music video,...

Twins from TV One’s ‘White Water’ School Us on Racism (Listen)

*Kids say the darndest things… In TV One’s original film “White Water,” twins Amir and Amari O'Neil tag team to play one character, seven-year-old Michael,...

Kerry Washington Fans Blast InStyle for ‘Lightening’ Star’s Skin Tone

*Kerry Washington may have been “thrilled” to see herself on the cover of InStyle magazine’s March issue, but that doesn’t mean her fans share...

TAYO’s 2015 Black History Month Cartoons: Ira Aldridge

TAYO's 2015 Black History Month Cartoons: Ira Aldridge Black History Cartoons -  A daily celebration of the achievements of Black people in the diaspora which is...

Will Ferguson Voters Make Changes to City Government?

*(Via Huffington Post) - The Ferguson, Missouri City Council is heading for a historic election this spring. Less than a year since the nation...

David Harewood on White Actors ‘Blacking Up’ to Play Othello

*Fans of David Harewood still can’t get over his rather explosive exit from “Homeland” in 2012. The actor is back on television Friday, Feb. 6,...

Serena Williams, Moved by ‘Forgiveness,’ Ends Boycott of Indian Wells (Watch)

*With forgiveness on her heart, Serena Williams is ending her 13-year boycott of Indian Wells and will return to the annual tournament next month,...

Kimmel Asks Random White People if They Have a ‘Black Friend’ (Watch)

*It’s Black History Month, and Jimmy Kimmel decided to celebrate by asking random white people on Hollywood Blvd. if they have a “black friend.” The bit...
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