If Beale Street Could Talk and the Urgency of Black Love | The Atlantic

If Beale Street Could Talk, the 1974 James Baldwin novel, begins with a bittersweet announcement.

Letitia James, the 67th New York State Attorney General, is also the first woman to ever hold this particular state-wide office. | Essence

The state of New York rang in the New Year with a brand new attorney.

Bell fires veteran St. Louis County prosecutor who presented grand jury evidence in Michael Brown case | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

CLAYTON • On his second day in office, St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell fired.

Baltimore trying to stem decades-long disappearing act | The Philadelphia Tribune

BALTIMORE — LaShelle Rollins’ rental house in West Baltimore is wedged between a line of.

New Year Brings Hope and Pushes for Proper Implementation with First Step Act | AFRO

In 2019 organizations that supported the recently passed First Step Act, which helps reform the.

DMC, March of Dimes and the Detroit Health Department Address Premature Birth Report Card | Michigan Chronicle

Experts from the Detroit Medical Center, Wayne County Health Department and the March of Dimes.

Black Girl Magic Indeed: Letitia Wright is Crowned 2018’s Queen of the Box Office | The Root

Whether it was stealing scenes with her acerbic wit as Shuri in Black Panther, popping.

Walmart heirs promote charter schools in Black community | The Philadelphia Tribune

Amid fierce debate over whether charter schools are good for Black students, the heirs to.

Portraits From a Caravan | The New York Times

Has any other word in 2018 been as responsible for so much as “caravan”? By.

Barry Jenkins and Kahlil Joseph Reimagine Roy DeCarava’s Admiring Vision of Harlem | Hyperallergic

When I think of Harlem, I see a neighborhood that’s defined by its past while.