Taraji P. Henson Launches Foundation for Mental Health Awareness | Los Angeles Sentinel

Oscar-nominated actor Taraji P. Henson launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her.

A Portrait of Black Mental Health in Hues of Black and Blue | Hyperallergic

Artist Malik Roberts has conceived a blue period of his own, drawing from the likes.

Decades before Stacey Abrams, these black women risked their lives to register black voters | The Washington Post

Annell Ponder is one of those fearless black women whose names may not be widely.

Kerry James Marshall named most influential contemporary artist | The Guardian

Kerry James Marshall, the American figurative painter who set a record at auction this year.

Black Creative Talent Present at New York Comic Con 2018 | The Network Journal

TNJ was at the 2018 edition of New York Comic Con (NYCC), held Oct. 4-7.

The Newest Jim Crow | The New York Times

In the midterms, Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana, Florida.

The Midterms Swept in a New Class of Black Politicians | The Atlantic

Ben Jealous lost. Andrew Gillum is heading to a recount. Stacey Abrams is chasing legal.

Bill to Lower D.C. Voting Age to 16 Faces Critical Hurdle | The Washington Informer

The D.C. Council will decide next week on a bill to lower the city’s legal.

How Misty Copeland is empowering at-risk youth through dance | The Guardian

In 2015, Copeland became the first African American woman to earn the title of principal.

Michigan drops conviction box from job, license applications | Michigan Chronicle

LANSING, MICH. – Gov. Rick Snyder is ordering the state to no longer ask job.