Soul Food Chef Converts His Restaurant into a Grocery Store to Help Needy Families

Chef Jonny Rhodes from Houston has converted his popular soul food restaurant, Indigo, into a.

Arrest and Execution of Jeremiah Reeves Sparks Rally, Activism in Montgomery, Alabama

On April 6, 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at an Easter rally in.

‘Just Sit Where You Are.’ Poet Nikky Finney Says Your Poem Is Right In Front Of You

Nikky Finney has been writing poetry tied to particular events for as long as she.

Uninformed Consent: The History of Black Healthcare in America

In Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY there stands a statue of Dr. J. Marion Sims..

When a Black Woman and Everybody Else Values Her AND Her Work

An Uncomfortable Commentary In the movie Monster-In-Law, Viola (Jane Fonda) and Ruby (Wanda Sykes) have.

COMMENTARY: What Do You Say to Someone Battling COVID-19?

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “You know how to ask the right questions,” the late John Murphy,.

DJ Jazzy Jeff reveals that he is recovering from coronavirus

Hip-hop legend DJ Jazzy Jeff is the latest celebrity to reveal that he contracted coronavirus. In a.

White Man Tried for Killing Black Sharecroppers in Georgia; Racial Violence Continues

Beginning on April 5, 1921, a local white plantation owner named John Williams stood trial.

BE Exclusive: Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Brown Duckett Offers Strategies For Building and Preserving Black Wealth

Thasunda Brown Duckett is on a mission. In addition to overseeing the retail banking arm.

Teachers are superheroes needed in a pandemic

Just last week we were all ear hustling from our social distance about the invisible.