(NORMAN, Okla.) -- A Black Oklahoma man said he was scared for his life after police detained him at gunpoint and handcuffed him when they responded to a purported false 911 call alleging he brandished a gun in a road rage incident. The Norman, Oklahoma,... Read More.
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has announced Manipulations of the Mind, an upcoming CD box set collection his solo work. The four-disc package includes his three solo records -- 1995's Plastic Planet, 1997's Black Science and 2005's Ohmwork -- as well as a compilation of... Read More.
Metallica's 30th anniversary Black Album celebration will also come with a visual component. The metal legends have announced The Black Album in Black & White, a photo book capturing rare and previously unpublished images that were shot by acclaimed rock photographer Ross Halfin during the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of Black people killed in traffic crashes rose 23% in 2020 compared to the year prior, according to early estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Out of the 38,680 people that were killed in traffic crashes last year,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The summer sales extravaganza, also known as "summer Black Friday," is ofically underway. There can be much to navigate due to the simultaneous sales from mega retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Target and Kohl's. With more than 2 million expected deals from... Read More.
Metallica is throwing a big party for The Black Album's 30th anniversary. The metal legends have announced a deluxe reissue of their iconic 1991 album, boasting a total of 14 CDs, six vinyl LPs and six DVDs. The package is due out September 10. Across all... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For enslaved Africans in America, the idea of freedom was just a dream. After hundreds of years of struggle, first for freedom, and then civil rights, the date marking the official end of slavery in 1865 -- June 19 -- was declared... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- John Boyd Jr., a fourth-generation farmer, grew up close to his 1,000-acre farm in southern Virginia where he now grows soybeans, wheat and livestock. Boyd, of Baskerville, Virginia, is also the founder of the non-profit National Black Farmers Association, which educates and... Read More.
Billy Porter reflected on being marginalized by his peers in his early acting days. Speaking with Uzo Aduba as part of Variety's Actors on Actors series, Porter recalled the production that opened his eyes that "there was nothing for us." "It was Angels in America in 1994," the Pose star explained. "I just wept... Read More.
Oprah Winfrey is honoring Black fathers with her new OWN special, Honoring Our Kings, Celebrating Black Fatherhood. The special, which aired Tuesday night and was hosted by This Is Us star Sterling K. Brown, who is a father of two, featured appearances from a crew of other celebrity dads including John Legend, Kevin Hart and Dwyane... Read More.