The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   The Public Oversight Committee for the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Graves Investigation will meet Monday to receive results from the geophysical and scanning of Oaklawn Cemetery and Newblock Park for the potential of graves from the...
www.news.radio-online.com   Syndicated air personality Tom Joyner is celebrating 25 years in the entertainment industry and has announced he will retire in December. The longtime host of "The Tom Joyner Morning Show," he revolutionized radio when his daily, African-American targeted music...
www.face2faceafrica.com By THEODORA AIDOO     The contributions of black people to America’s history across various fields have, over the years, been largely forgotten and this is also evident in the spirits industry. The story of how Jack Daniel began his distillery through the...
www.cdc.gov   Sex trafficking is a type of human traffickingexternal icon and is a form of modern day slavery.  It is a serious public health problem that negatively affects the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. Human trafficking occurs when a trafficker exploits...
www.thegrio.com By Dawn Onley Earth, Wind & Fire, one of our favorite feel-good bands, made history on Sunday as the first Black group to get inducted into the Kennedy Center Honors. To accept the honor were three of the band’s original members, Philip Bailey, Ralph...
www.wtvr.com   For the first time, top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America and now, Miss Universe — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time. And that’s a big deal if you know pageant history. Beauty pageants early in their histories, some...
www.yourblackworld.net By Victor Trammell   When actress Gabrielle Union (pictured right) recently got fired from her TV gig as a judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent (AGT), speculative whispers around Hollywood emerged, which suggested plausible reasons for Union’s exit. Initially, Union took the high road, got...
www.myhoustonmajic.com By Kellee Terrell   Matthew A. Cherry's love letter to African-American fathers and daughters is a much-needed reminder of the beauty of our tresses and the bonds they can create.     There’s something incredibly beautiful and reminiscent about Matthew A. Cherry’s  short film, “Hair Love.” Centered...
www.nbcnews.com By Phil McCausland   The Trump administration’s rule change would limit states’ abilities to provide residents access to food stamps.   The Trump administration Wednesday formalized work requirements for recipients of food stamps, a move that will cause hundreds of thousands of people to lose access to...
www.cnn.com   American gold medalist fencer Race Imboden knelt as the national anthem played Friday at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, to protest racism, gun control, mistreatment of immigrants and President Donald Trump. "We must call for change," he...