Lauren Underwood sworn in as youngest ever black woman in Congress; Illinois’ freshmen Democrats vote Pelosi for speaker | Chicago Tribune

Three new Illinois Democrats were sworn into Congress on Thursday, capping a blue wave that.

Angela Davis Says She’s ‘Stunned’ After Award Is Revoked Over Her Views on Israel | The New York Times

Angela Davis, the activist and scholar, said this week that she was “stunned” after a.

London-Based Artist Pays Homage To Michelle Obama With Giant Mural | Travel Noire

Neequaye Dreph Dsane, an artist from Nottingham decided to pay homage to the first African-American.

50 Years After Their Mug Shots, Portraits of Mississippi’s Freedom Riders | The New York Times [Lens]

For seven months in 1961, hundreds of black and white volunteers descended on Southern bus.

Surviving R. Kelly Is an Uncomfortable, Visual Testimony | The Atlantic

Robert is a master manipulator,” the R&B singer Stephanie “Sparkle” Edwards says in the second.

From Slavery to Civil Rights and Environmental Racism | The Washington Informer

Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, The Washington InformerJaylen Smith, 4, of Flint waits in.

Will it be a black woman who turfs Trump out of the White House? | The Guardian

Life as Donald Trump has known it for the last two years, has just changed.

The History and Present-Day Reality of Salvadoran Art & Activism in LA | Hyperallergic

The Salvadoran Civil War was one of the most brutal episodes in the modern history.

50 Years Ago…, Shirley Chisholm Was Sworn In As The First African American Congresswoman | Because of Them We Can

On this day in 1969, Shirley Chisholm was sworn as the nation’s first African American.

Colorlines Favorites of 2018: The Power and Pain of ‘Whitney’ | Colorlines

I can’t call the feature documentary “Whitney” my favorite film of 2018 because I didn’t.