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On Tuesday, Urban One’s promo team did it for the gram at the #AFAMExperience brought to the city by Houston’s on Color Social and Booked Design Space. At the #AFAMExperience guest get the opportunity to come and enjoy a one-of-a-kind photo-op experience inside the interactive art rooms inspired by African-American culture music, fashion, and more […]

The school staff only asked Black students to sign the “Keepin’ it 100” pledge to be better students.

Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

Not only did Nitra complete undergrad, she's now about to graduate from law school. Myles is completing his Master's degree in special education, while their son MJ is preparing to graduate from kindergarten.

The African American National Spelling Bee Championships, Inc. (“AABSBC”) was held at HCC Central Campus, The Heinen Theater, on Saturday, February 27, at 11:00 a.m. Students competed until the best speller was chosen. The winning word was “misogynist,” spelled by Isaiah Samuels, a 7th grader of Northeast Christian Academy. Isaiah walked away with the 1st […]

The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum's natural pout.

After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.

Ramin Ganeshram, a former journalist for The New York Times and Forbes, penned the book. Backlash ensued over the depiction that slaves were thrilled to be held against their will.

The Metro Transit Police Department has released a report highlighting the racial disparities among public transit riders in Minneapolis-St. Paul, namely that Black adults are more likely to receive fines than their White counterparts. The data collected by the Metro Transit Police Department focused on the amount of fines given to those who could not pay public transit fares in the […]

Speaking to NewsOne, blind athlete and three-time Paralympic champion Lex Gillette shares how he's inspiring others to be positive.

Knollenberg said he didn't intend to offend anyone with his comments. He also suggested he wasn't racist because he had a Black employee.

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as African-American. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their African-American identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As American continues to brown, here’s a gallery of […]