Judas and the Black Messiah is in the running for the Best Picture Oscar this weekend. The film tells the real-life story of Fred Hampton, the deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther party. Set in the late 1960s, the film follows Hampton, played... Read More.
(ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.) -- A sheriff's deputy shot and killed a Black man while executing a search warrant in North Carolina on Wednesday, authorities said. The shooting occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET as deputies from the Pasquotank County Sheriff's Office attempted to serve the... Read More.
David Alan Grier has high hopes for the future of Black sitcoms, especially if they're led by Black female creatives. Grier -- who has a notable track record in the comedy space, including his current role on Jamie Foxx's Dad Stop Embarrassing Me! -- tells ABC Audio that... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A stretch of beachfront land in Southern California that was seized from a Black family 97 years ago is set to be returned to their descendants. Black couple Willa and Charles Bruce purchased land on Manhattan Beach in 1912, making them among... Read More.
OWN has announced the premiere date for the fifth season of their hit docu-series, Black Love. The series, which highlights love stories from the Black community, will make its Friday night return on May 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET. In a new
(NEW YORK) -- Regina Townsend, 39, of Chicago, said that as a Black child and then as a young Black woman, she never heard discussions of infertility and in vitro fertilization among her family and friends. When she had difficulty getting pregnant after getting married,... Read More.
(HONOLULU) -- Honolulu police have released body camera footage showing when officers deployed a stun gun on a Black man and fatally shot him while responding to a call about an alleged burglary. Lindani Myeni, 29, a married father of two originally from South Africa,... Read More.
(BOXTON, Tenn.) -- When her father died, Linda Hayes said his last request to her was to take care of the vegetable garden he grew for his community at his home in Boxtown, Tennessee. "Two weeks before he passed away, he told me, he said,... Read More.
Days after directors James Mangold and Antoine Fuqua announced they were moving their respective projects out of Atlanta in protest of a controversial voting law, Ryan Coogler says he and Black Panther 2 are staying put. Mangold was to have directed the fifth Indiana Jones movie in Atlanta, and Fuqua... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dr. Sharon Ingram, a board-certified OBGYN in Florida, was in medical school when her four-month-old son, Alton Jr., died of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) while at a day care center. "I dropped out of medical school because I thought that I... Read More.
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) -- A Bulgarian national who was arrested Thursday faces hate crime offenses for setting several fires at a predominately Black church in Springfield, Massachusetts, last year. Dushko Vulchev, who is a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Maine, demonstrated a "hatred of Black people,"... Read More.