In 1950 Earl Lloyd broke down racial barriers when he debuted in the NBA with the Washington Capitals. He was the first black player in the history of the NBA, and on Thursday the 86-year-old Lloyd passed away. View
A 23-year-old Atlanta woman claims that three woman attacked her during a night of drinking, allegedly dragging, punching and kicking her and pulling her hair, and leaving her with two black eyes, a chipped tooth and a concussion. View
It’s not news that there’s often a racialized black tax associated with “black-sounding” names. You’re more likely to get called back for a job interview if you apply as Sarah Jones than you are as Tasha Jenkins. View
Ten former waiters at a New York TGI Fridays are accusing the franchise of racism and colorism, saying that when their location closed, the company hired “light-skinned workers” who were mostly Hispanic to replace them at the new location, according to the&nb View
Editor’s note: During Black History Month, the focus is usually on historical figures who loomed larger than life, paving the way for the progress we experience today. But black history isn’t just about telling stories of our past. View
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We see purple and black, if you were wondering.— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) February 27, 2015
The dress is red and black.— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) February 27, 2015
Pretty sure the dress is purple and gold... View
Schoolchildren suspensions aren’t the only signs of dreadlock discrimination in the modern world.
18-year-old performer Zendaya was recently the target of an offensive comment made on E! News' "Fashion Police" Monday. View
By sending the message that our young black gay males are not acceptable, we contribute to our boys, sons, brothers and men accounting for the highest rate of new HIV infections, and reduce the rate of survival among those we call family. View
Life before Snapchat and Candy Crush was clearly really boring. As this collection of vintage photos spanning from the 1800s to the 1970s shows, there was just nothing to do before we had an app for everything. Poor kids. View
What’s better than one gorgeously thick, beautiful woman? Two! The thing is, people get these two ladies confused all the time. We get it, all that thickness can be blinding. Let us help you.
This is Lira Galore. View
The season-one finale of How To Get Away with Murder had us pacing the floor with a bottle of vodka, Annalise Keating style. That’s because there were two parts and too many things going on for us to wrap our heads around in one sitting. For serious. View
You've seen celebrity clinical psychologist Dr. Sherry Blake, author of The Single Married Woman: True Stories of Why Women Feel All Alone in Their Marriages, keep the Braxton sisters calm on the hit show Braxton Family Values. View
After more than three months, the Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general, sending her nomination to the Senate floor for a final vote, reports The New York Times. View
The thrill is gone between Annalise and Nate on How To Get Away with Murder. Le sigh. That’s what happens when you frame your lover for your husband’s homicide to protect your students. But Billy Brown, who plays Det. View