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The Trump Indictment: The Former President Played A Dangerous Game With Black People, And Now His Number’s Up (Analysis)

After years of trying to convince Black voters he’s worth the effort, a group of superstar Black legal professionals, including Fani Willis, may be the ones to ultimately take him down for good.

BET Debuts ‘INDEX’ Video Series

Watch the premiere episode discussing Black homeownership.

Hulu Brings ‘The 1619 Project’ To Life In A Six-Part Documentary, Analyzing A Difficult History

Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones’ exploration of the history and legacy of slavery in America outlines how we got here from that date 400 years ago.

‘Carl Weber’s The Black Hamptons’ Headed To BET Summer 2022

The star-studded cast includes Lamman Rucker, Vanessa Bell Calloway, and Elise Neal.
Elizabeth Meaders'  collection of African-American artifacts

New York Woman Set To Auction Off Her Personal Collection Of 20,000 Artifacts Documenting Black History

Elizabeth Meaders, a 90-year old retired teacher, spent the last seven decades amassing her prized possessions.

Black Americans Killed By Police At Higher Rate Than Anyone Else, Washington Post Database Shows

The FBI undercounts fatal police shootings partly because police departments volunteer the information.

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Decreasing Faster Among Black People Than White, Study Finds

The researchers recommend lowering access barriers to vaccines in the Black community rather than focusing on solving the hesitancy issue.

Report Says High Unemployment Rates For Black Men Cost The Economy $50 Billion

This contributes to poverty in the Black community.
Zaila Avant-garde, 14, from Harvey, Louisiana is covered with confetti as she celebrates winning the finals of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee at Disney World Thursday, July 8, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Zaila Avant-garde Wins Scripps Spelling Bee 2021

She is the first African American to win the competition.

New Study Says Most Americans Believe Black People Will Be More Influential During Biden Presidency

Study also shows positive outlook for women, LGBTQ people.

The 50 Biggest Moments In Music In 2020

A look at how Black music shifted the culture.