Zaila Avant-garde wins the Scripps National Spelling Bee
Thursday in the ESPN-televised national finals,14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde from Harvey, Louisiana, won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, making her the first African-American to win the prestigious honor.
Well-rounded Avant-gard, a basketball prodigy has earned more recognition for her athletic
“Hands that once picked cotton are now picking Presidents”By: DL White
Lana Cooper-Jones, San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria, Councilwoman Monica Montgomery Steppe, and Gloria Cooper and Nathan Fletcher celebrate 50th annual Juneteenth in San Diego, CA.
Freedom Day, 19th of June, Juneteenth, Emancipation Day. However,
By Lindsey Tanner
CHICAGO DRS. Brittani James, left, and Brandi Jackson want to eliminate racism in medicine. “We’re teaching how to see it and how to undo it,” Jackson says. (Charles Rex Arbogast Associated Press)
The inseparable sisters always stood out — identical twins from Twinsburg, Ohio,
Although Covid cases are declining Essence Magazine opted to move forward with its 2021 ESSENCE Festival of Culture Presented by Coca-Cola—the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience. Incorporating virtual for the second year in light of the pandemic, this year’s event will live up
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Today Howard University announced that it has named its newly re-established College of Fine Arts after one of its most famous alumni: the late actor Chadwick Boseman. News of the school was first reported in the Washington Post. Earlier this month, Howard named actor
High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America. Episode 1, “Our Roots”. (L-R) Pictured: Dr. Jessica B. Harris and Stephen Satterfield. c. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021
Okra, rice, beans, black-eyed peas, water melon, sweet potatoes and yams, you name it, are all foods
AUSTELL, GEORGIA - MARCH 17: Roland Martin and Erica Campbell speak during TV One's 3rd Annual Urban One Honors at Riverside EpiCenter on March 17, 2021 in Austell, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for TV One)
Sunday evening, TV One hosted the third annual URBAN ONE HONORS award show,
Academy Award-winner, Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the MessiahMia Neal, Jamika Wilson, Sergio Lopez-RiveraAcademy Award Winner H.E.R.
Last night's Oscar Awards ceremony may not have been what we're used to seeing, but one things for sure Chocolate stars were representing. First time Oscar winners Daniel Kaluuya and
Keith & Dionne David, Dionne’s head on Keith’s shoulder-- OWN Courtesy Photo
OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network recently announced the fifth season of its popular and ground-breaking four-time NAACP nominated docu-series “Black Love” will premiere on Friday, May 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. “Black Love” makes its return
Waiting on Justice Or Just Us?
“Will the Evidence Change the Conclusion or will the Conclusion Change the Evidence?”
By DL White
From the pages of Logic 101. There is evidence and there are conclusions, what impact does each have on the other?
The case against former Minneapolis