African American

Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as African-American. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their African-American identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As American continues to brown, here’s a gallery of […]

Every family has a health story and in Jacqueline Sheppard’s family cancer is a running theme. For the 38-year-old Maryland mother it’s hard for her…

“Our daughter is Caucasian” say parents of Spokane NAACP President Rachel Dolezal. pic.twitter.com/6VHxm9v4Wt — Taylor Viydo (@KREMTaylor) June 11, 2015 The President of the Spokane,…

One young lady has inspired girls to love themselves and their hair with her award-winning comic book, BuzzFeed reports. Troubled by her natural tresses and skin tone,…

In a much-needed break from negativity about police encounters with African-Americans, a Louisville, Ky. officer is winning widespread praise after assisting a woman across the…

Rihanna may be making fans wait on her latest album, but the singer has a great excuse — she’s busy making history as the first black woman to be…

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…

Three African American women are taking legal action against the NYPD for falsely accusing them of stealing a credit card and placing them in jail.…

Since the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776, there have been questions of what that independence means for America’s black citizens. As…

Probably not but you should.  Why?  Because she was the first real notable female comedian that just happened to be Black.  It’s funny because my dad was a big fan so when I was little he would always play her stuff in the car and I became a big fan!  She was the inspiration for […]