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Is Helping Black Moms Out Financially Unconstitutional?
The Abundant Birth Project is being sued for violating the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by providing financial aid to pregnant women of color.
On a Single Day, Two Men Are Cleared in Decades-Old Manhattan Murders
Decades ago, Jabar Walker and Wayne Gardine were falsely convicted of murder. They finally walked free this past Monday.
Second annual Blackity Black Holiday Market connects shoppers to Black-owned businesses
HYFIN Radio Milwaukee hosted its second annual Blackity Black Market to highlight Black businesses in Milwaukee.
As holiday shopping begins, Black business owners hope shoppers don’t forget them
Holiday shopping is big business, but Black businesses do not always benefit from increased patronage this time of year.
Alabama A&M will lead bands in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Millions who tune into this historic annual event will see Black musicians on their screens this Thanksgiving.
An HBCU will host a general election presidential debate for the first time
A 250-year tradition of presidential debates has changed, according to the recently released list of next year’s debate sites.
7 Facts About Modern School Segregation
Segregation in schools is illegal on paper but functionally still happens across the nation–and it may be getting worse.
An appeals court has struck down a key path for enforcing the Voting Rights Act
An Arkansas redistricting lawsuit ruling may lead to a U.S. Supreme Court fight that could limit the reach of the Voting Rights Act’s protections for people of color.
Caught in the middle: Blacks in Israel say war is ‘inhumane’
Black residents of Israel want an end to the violence committed by both sides of the Israel and Palestine conflict.
‘Rustin’ shines a long overdue spotlight on the architect of the March on Washington
A new Netflix film examines the life of an often overlooked activist, Bayard Rustin, who was involved in the March on Washington.
3 Ways Biden Can Win the Black Male Vote
President Biden needs to acknowledge that his connection with Blake male voters is slipping if he wants to regain their trust and votes.
Dexter Wade, buried without his family’s knowledge, had ID on him with his home address, lawyer says
Dexter Wade, the man who was killed by a Jackson police cruiser and buried in a pauper’s grave, did in fact have identification on his person, according to the family’s lawyer.
Is JAY-Z’s Wealth Good for Black America?
Jay-Z used his entrepreneurial spirit and rose to the top, but some wonder whether he should use his position to help the Black community.
Black Women Aren’t Asked To Be In Clinical Trials
A recent study shows that rather than avoiding medical treatment, some Black women are overlooked for medical research trials.
Army Overturns Convictions of 110 Black Soldiers Charged in 1917 Riot
Over a century later, the US Army has overturned the unjust convictions of 110 Black soldiers, 19 of whom were executed, that followed the Houston riot of 1917.
What It Means to Be a Texan Is Changing in Surprising Ways
White people make up a declining minority in Texas, even among those born in the state. Meanwhile, the Black, Hispanic and Asian populations in the state are growing exponentially.
Tim Scott drops out of the 2024 presidential race
Senator Tim Scott suddenly announced his departure from the 2024 presidential race as the Republican party scrambles for solidarity.
Louisiana legislators have until Jan. 15 to enact new congressional map, court says
Politicians must redraw voting districts in Louisiana that have been ruled as unfair due to the way they prioritize white voters.
Mass Grave Recalls the Ugly Past of a City Where ‘Life Is Sweeter’
It is a struggle to recognize the dark history of one Houston neighborhood that is now considered idyllic by many.
Exonerated ‘Central Park Five’ member Yusef Salaam wins New York City Council seat
After false accusation led to 15 years in prison, Yusef Salaam has been voted onto the New York City council.
Children Who Survive Shootings Endure Huge Health Obstacles and Costs
A new study has found that adolescents who survive firearm injuries are at an increased risk for mental health issues such as substance use disorder. Survivors and their families, who also suffer in the aftermath, must contend with medical needs that largely go unmet.