www.nytimes.com By Jody Rosen   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTH08IYB8ek   ‘The Vault Is on Fire’ The fire that swept across the backlot of Universal Studios Hollywood on Sunday, June 1, 2008, began early that morning, in New England. At 4:43 a.m., a security guard at the movie studio and...
www.blackamericaweb.com By ERRIN HAINES WHACK and SCOTT BAUER     Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to “go back” to where they came from. “It was very hurtful to see...
www.wsj.com By Gerard Baker It’s a sign of our unusual political times that in the midst of a Democratic primary campaign featuring dozens of eager, seasoned candidates who want to be the next president, we have spent all week talking about...
www.yahoo.com By Christopher Wilson     Four female Democratic congresswomen responded Monday to President Trump’s attacks of the past two days by calling for an impeachment inquiry and turning the focus of the feud back to White House policies on immigration. “This is a...
www.blackpressusa.com By Miana Massey, Chevrolet DTU Fellow | The Atlanta Voic   THE ATLANTA VOICE — Timeless editions of Ebony featured some of the biggest stars in Black America, including issues covered by Diana Ross, Sidney Poitier, as well as President &...
www.imjustheretomakeyouthink.com By D. Calloway     The tens of millions of Black Americans, or rather Indians, who ‘disappeared’ after 1492 did not all die in the ‘holocaust’ inflicted within America. Hundreds of thousands were shipped to Europe and Africa as Indian slaves. The...
www.forbes.com BY Pedro Garza     I can trace my ancestry to La Grulla, a small community just west of McAllen, on the Texas side of the Rio Grande. My ancestors settled there in the 1830s -- a decade before Texas became a...
www.time.com By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter       Loving Michelle Obama wasn’t much of a choice. It was something that came naturally, because of how she carried herself. Because she resembled us and was moving in spaces where, as black Americans, we weren’t exactly meant...
www.theatlantablackstar.com By Tia Berger   A bright student at Palmer Elementary School may be continuing her great grandmother’s legacy by astronomically excelling in mathematics. Na Kia Boykin is the great-granddaughter of NASA Langley’s “human computer” Katherine Johnson and she’s scored a perfect 600 on...
www.newsone.com Written By Brittany Lewis   Today, Prince would have been 61 years old and, right on time, a new alum is being released called “Originals.” The 15-track album are songs written by the artists but were first released by others like Sheila E., Apollonia...