L    ast night in Alabama, Doug Jones defeated Roy Moore to become the first Democrat in the state to win a Senate seat in 25 years. In the months leading up to the election, the media portrayed the contest as a defining moment for America, one that would test the bounds of voters’ sense […]

Powerhouse singer Tina Turner, 77, is gearing up for the release of two major projects: a new book that promises to tell all of her business, and a new musical that will reveal hidden secrets about the rock ‘n’ roll legend. Get it, Miss Turner! The book is the follow-up to her first autobiography, I, Turner, […]

  The world is watching as the people of Alabama prepare to place their ballots today. Their vote will determine who will be one of America’s newest Senators, namely Republican Roy Moore or Democrat Doug Jones, in a race that will shape critical U.S. policies. And while some pundits may believe Black people should summon […]

The success of newly elected Black mayors hinges on our ability to support our leadership as they build toward a progressive, Black-loving future, in which representation (namely, one’s blackness) alone will not be enough to secure a people’s vote. We need leaders whose politics are grounded in a radical commitment to Black liberation, and should Black leaders not demonstrate such a commitment, they must pushed forward or pushed out.

The creator of the Black Joy Project on what prompted him to focus on Black joy

We cannot afford to be silent in our oppression, George M. Johnson writes.

Media and film have been rocked by recent accusations of sexual assault, sexual misconduct, and sexual harassment from major names like Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Piven, Matt Lauer, Geraldo Rivera, Ben Affleck, Charlie Sheen, and Ed Westwick. Many have wondered aloud when the magnifying glass would shift toward other industries, specifically the music industry. […]