By HAYLEY FITZPATRICK, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The #MeToo movement, National Women’s Law Center and Time’s Up Foundation have launched a new campaign designed to support Black survivors of sexual violence.The new initiative, called "We, As Ourselves," launched... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Black female-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing in America right now, data shows.The number of Black women-owned businesses grew 50% from 2014 to 2019, compared to 21% for women-owned businesses, according to the... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Voice actor Harry Shearer is stepping down from voicing Dr. Julius Hibbert on The Simpsons as the longtime animated show faces increasing calls to diversify its cast. The Hollywood Reporter says Kevin Michael Richardson will take over for Shearer, starting with the February 28... Read More.
By NICK PERRY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A number of fashion and beauty retailers are celebrating Black History Month by putting an emphasis on Black-owned brands, and now you can add department store Nordstrom to that list.The 12th installation in... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NewsAmid efforts to "double down" on distribution equity, half of the COVID-19 vaccines administered last week in Chicago went to Black and Latinx residents, city officials said.During the first week of vaccinations in mid-December,... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- CVS Health announced an initiative to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations in Black and Hispanic communities on Thursday, as racial disparities have already plagued the vaccine's rollout.The pharmacy chain said it will also... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Regina King is fulfilling her wish to portray America’s first Black congresswoman. The Oscar-winner will star as the late Shirley Chisholm in a film simply titled Shirley, according to
The Black Crowes have released an official music video for "Charming Mess," a previously unreleased track recorded during the sessions for the band's 1990 debut, Shake Your Money Maker, that will be included in the album's 30th anniversary reissue. The clip,... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Less than a decade ago, Jasmine Marie was a stressed-out 20-something working in finance in New York City who was told by doctors that her physical ailments were the result of stress."It was... Read More.
Black Sabbath has released a newly remastered version of the band's 1972 album, Vol. 4. In addition to continuing the metal pioneers' dark, heavy style with songs such as "Snowblind," Vol. 4 also included a total sonic left turn in the form... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON AND JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Rutgers University officials have launched an investigation into a string of recent "racist and bigoted Zoom-bombings" that have marred student online events with most of the attacks targeting Black History Month programs, according... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A Virginia mom created her own toy company to help children learn about Black history with the intent of teaching them about far beyond slavery and the civil rights movement.Tiffney Laing, of Ashburn,... Read More.