This Week In Good Black News: Black Chyna Celebrates Sobriety, Michelle Obama Is Encouraging You To Vote, And Taye Diggs Is Back
Also, BET co-founder Sheila Johnson released a powerful memoir about her incredible life.
House Democrats Introduce John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act Into Congress
The legislative effort, led by Rep. Terri Sewell, seeks to restore gutted sections of the Voting Rights Act
UN Says Countries Should Consider Reparations To Transatlantic Slavery Descendants
An estimated 25 million to 30 million people were forcibly removed from Africa for more than 400 years during the slave trade
Acting Temple University President Falls Ill On Stage And Dies Shortly After
JoAnne Epps served as Temple’s law school dean before becoming the first Black woman to lead the university.
White Man in Kansas City Who Shot Ralph Yarl Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Scheduled
Andrew Lester, 84, says he shot the unarmed Black honor student in self-defense after the teen mistakenly rang his doorbell.
Spelman College Ranked As No. 1 HBCU By US News & World Report
The all-girls college was named the top HBCU for the 15th consecutive year.
How Chicago’s Mayor Is Trying to Fight Environmental Racism
Mayor Brandon Johnson is introducing several methods intended to address how environment has a disproportionate racial impact.
Michigan State Coach Mel Tucker Responds To School's Intent To Fire Him
MSU announced that Tucker would be terminated after Brenda Tracy accused him of sexual harassment.
To Fight and Win Against Prostate Cancer: Three Black Men Share Their Stories
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Black men who remain untested are among the most susceptible. But these men say there is another way.
NAACP Unveils Legislative Priorities Ahead Of Congressional Black Caucus Weekend
The civil rights organization says it’s ‘committed to amplifying the needs of Black communities’ to achieve lasting progress.