BY: RYAN SHEPARD, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- While violent police encounters involving Black people dominate headlines, the news is having a detrimental impact on the mental well-being of Black Americans, some experts say.In the weeks following the... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News (DALLAS) -- A mother is speaking out about the false assumptions that are made about her as a Black parent to a white child.On Aug. 26, Jeena Wilder of Dallas, Texas, and her 6-year-old addressed the... Read More.
Zakk Wylde's Black Sabbath tribute band Zakk Sabbath has released a cover of the metal legends' song "The Wizard." The track was recorded for Zakk Sabbath's upcoming Vertigo project, a full recreation of Black Sabbath's self-titled 1970 debut album in celebration of... Read More.
By SHANNON MCLELLAN, ABC News(ATLANTA) -- C.J. Stewart has spent more than a decade hosting high school baseball team tryouts in his former Atlanta neighborhood every spring. But the players chosen are not for an ordinary team. They are students... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NewsThe family of a Black man who died after Rochester, New York, police arrested him during a mental health emergency earlier this year is calling for charges after body camera footage showed officers pinning Daniel Prude... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Letitia Wright honored her late Black Panther co-star Chadwick Boseman with a heartbreaking tribute on Tuesday. The 26-year-old actress, who played Boseman's onscreen sister, Shuri, in the 2018 Marvel Studios blockbuster, shared an emotional spoken-word statement reflecting on the devastating loss and what... Read More.
By OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As the Black Lives Matter movement has picked up momentum around the nation in recent months, companies like Dictionary.com are paying more attention to language use and redefining words that reflect culture, identity... Read More.
BY: CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Dozens of Black former franchisees are suing McDonalds, alleging years of systemic racial discrimination and inequity at the fast-food corporation.In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern... Read More.
By MARC NATHANSON, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Protesters gathered in South Los Angeles Monday night after Los Angeles sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Black man who they say had a handgun and was fighting with them.The shooting... Read More.
By DEVIN DWYER and JACQUELINE YOO, ABC News(FAIRFAX, Va.) -- The largest and most diverse public university in Virginia is overhauling how it handles issues of race on campus.After a summer of protests and public health crises, George... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Tributes continue to roll in for Chadwick Boseman, who died on Friday at 43 years old after a private battle with colon cancer. In a video interview with ABC's Robin Roberts on ABC's special Chadwick Boseman -- A Tribute for a King, which aired... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- When tributes from fans and fellow stars began flooding the Internet after the death Friday of Chadwick Boseman, one name was noticeably absent: his Black Panther co-star, Michael B. Jordan. Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Jordan is "struggling" with the news, with a... Read More.