What is Blackbird?

Blackbird is a customized distriubtion of Mozilla Firefox that, through the use of a pre-installed addon, provides easy access to Black content online, enables a broader view of the online world for all users, and has all of the advanced browser features because it is still a native build of Mozilla Firefox - it's the best of all worlds!

BB Favs

One click and you get access to Jobs, a marketplace, friendly local businesses that want you, charitable opportunities, and a Faceboook page that fosters community. Click BB Favs and explore more!

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Blackbird Offers

A page that is growing with the mission to bring offers that are tailor-made for people that appreciate the mission and vision of Blackbird. Check back often to see what new things we have in store for you.

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News Ticker

See the news that affects you. Our ticker keeps the world in front of you so you stay ahead of the curve. Turn the ticker on and off by clicking on the Blackbird button on the top right next to the search bar.

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Blackbird Search

Find Black sites and content in your top results with this Google-powered custom search. Finally, search that brings you news and results not just from the major sites, but from those of interest to Blackbird users as well as the major sites.

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Blackbird Start Page

A one-stop bounty of news, information, video and community. Enjoy the Start Page to launch your online explorations.

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One-Touch Zoom

Just a click to make your online viewing easier. Each click of the + sign enlarges the text for you ; clicking the - sign brings it back down. Simple and useful!

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Featured Video

Here's where we feature videos that we think you might enjoy.

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Give Back

Connect to African-American community organizations that need your support.

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Why should you browse with Blackbird?

Blackbird provides easy access to all that Mozilla Firefox has to offer and gives greater visibility and access to hard-to-find African-American online content and a platform for building community through greater exposure and understanding.

  • Blackbird Search

    Find Black sites and content in your top results with this Google-powered custom search. Finally, search that brings you news and results not just from the major sites, but from all those of interest to Blackbird users.

  • News Ticker

    See the news that affects you. Our ticker keeps the world in front of you so you stay ahead of the curve. Turn the ticker on and off by clicking on the Blackbird button on the top right next to the search bar.

  • BB Favs

    One click and you get access to Jobs, a marketplace, friendly local businesses that want you, charitable opportunities, and a Faceboook page that fosters community. Click BB Favs and explore more!

  • Featured Video

    Here's where we feature videos that we think you might enjoy.

  • Give Back

    Connect to African-American community organizations that need your support.

  • Blackbird Start Page

    A one-stop bounty of news, information, video and community. Enjoy the Start Page to launch your online explorations.

  • Blackbird Offers

    A page that is growing with the mission to bring offers that are tailor-made for people that appreciate the mission and vision of Blackbird. Check back often to see what new things we have in store for you.

  • One-Touch Zoom

    Just a click to make your online viewing easier. Each click of the + sign enlarges the text for you ; clicking the - sign brings it back down. Simple and useful!