www.newsone.com   The model and actress died Nov. 15.   Family and friends of Kim Porter were reportedly planning the model and actress’ funeral just days after her unexpected death last week in California. As her loved ones continued mourning, questions lingered over how exactly the 47-year-old...
www.buzzfeed.com By Patrice Peck Of the 2,952 athletes competing at this year's Winter Olympics, only 43 (1.45-percent) of those athletes are black. Some have already made history, while all are challenging perceptions of what a winter athlete looks like. Here are the...
www.theindigenousamericans.com       Ruling: Trump administration shortcut environmental review; Court seeks additional briefing on whether to shut down pipeline – Washington, D.C.  The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral...
www.huffingtonpost.com By David Moye     It’s hard to tell if Melania Trump is purposely trolling her husband, President Donald Trump, but if she is, it’s epic. The first lady announced on Monday that she is planning a solo trip to Africa this year, according to The...
www.huffingtonpost.com Taryn Finley Black Voices Associate Editor, The Huffington Post Martin Luther King Jr. made a radical economic call to action in his final speech. Stop supporting white-owned businesses until they make fair treatment of black people a priority, he said...
www.totalsports.com By: Penn Collins   Jerrell Freeman was grabbing some BBQ in the Austin airport when he noticed another patron at the restaurant jump out of his chair “like he had forgotten something.” The man, Marcus Ryan, was choking on a brisket taco and...
www.huffingtonpost.com An exhibition on view at The Studio Museum in Harlem hopes to retire the persistent myth equating cowboys with whiteness. Priscilla Frank Arts Writer, The Huffington Post A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images....
  By Brennan Williams Guest Writer   Last month, the Television Academy elected Hayma “Screech” Washington as its chairman and CEO. Washington is first black man or woman appointed to the position in the academy’s 70-year history, according to multiple reports. Washington, who has received multiple Emmys...
www.blackamericaweb.com     Former Vice President Joe Biden says he’ll announce within the next two months whether he plans to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. The 76-year-old Democrat made his comments Monday to an audience at the University of Montana in Missoula. Biden says the U.S....
By Bob Collins Eagle Guest Writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjP-IeA-K1E WHITE PLAINS, New York - Dr. Olivia J. Hooker, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre, has passed away, her goddaughter Janis confirmed. Janis said Dr. Hooker passed away at her home in White Plains, New...