Misty Copeland has been known to break down barriers by becoming the first African American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre 75 history. Now, we have learned that she scored a role in the Disney’s upcoming movie, “The Nutcracker and The Four Realms.” Reportedly, she will appear as the […]
Mattel has announced that on May 9th they will start selling their Misty Copeland Ballerina Dolls! The doll honors Copeland for being the first African American woman to be named a principal dancer at the renowned American Ballet Theater! Congratulations!!
The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum's natural pout.
The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports. The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]
Ramin Ganeshram, a former journalist for The New York Times and Forbes, penned the book. Backlash ensued over the depiction that slaves were thrilled to be held against their will.
The officer says he was given a poor performance review because his reports weren't adding up to support the idea that Black and Hispanic teens were the biggest perpetrators of hopping turnstiles.
After a few jokes about leaving the country, realizing the reality of Donald Trump's presidential bid, the Whoopi Goldberg took things to the next level by removing hyphens from her ethnic identity, implying that her family is rooted in America, not anywhere else.
Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]
The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]
Jannie Ligons, who reported Holtzclaw to the police, was joined by other victims outside of the Oklahoma County District Courthouse with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who represented five of the victims.
Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,
Speaking to NewsOne, blind athlete and three-time Paralympic champion Lex Gillette shares how he's inspiring others to be positive.