Don’t come for me…that’s what Maria Taylor should be saying to her co-worker Rachel Nichols over there at ESPN.  Basically, Rachel was venting about Maria getting a prime-time NBA finals reporting gig because she was black and a woman.  Basically, she claimed that the network was meeting a diversity quota.  Well, that comment got Rachel […]

When Halle Berry won an Oscar in 2002 for her role in Monster’s Ball, it was a groundbreaking moment. She became the first Black woman to win the Best Actress category. “This moment is so much bigger than me,” she said. “It’s for every nameless, faceless woman of color that now has a chance because […]


Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.

The University of Wisconsin student government proposes free tuition for Blacks. They get push-back from school administration.


Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer will step down after five years.

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NewsOne Now panelists clash over the notion of Black Republicans aligning with African-American issues.

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According to a new diversity report, Tinseltown suffers from a lack of equal representation.

For her new family drama on OWN, titled Queen Sugar, DuVernay made it clear that casting minorities in front of and behind the camera was a conscious effort.


The Court of Special Appeals in Maryland, the state’s second-highest court, has ordered another trial and restored charges against a man from Northwest Baltimore who was acquitted in the murder of North Carolina native Phylicia Barnes. The court says Circuit Judge John Addison Howard committed a mistake in January 2015 when he acquitted Michael Johnson of […]

The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]