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Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has withstood a monumentally difficult task with fortitude this week. Thoroughly qualified for the role of Supreme Court Justice, she has had both her intellect and integrity challenged on a national stage by sitting US Senators whose competence and incorruption are on record as questionable...
Let me preface everything I’m about to say by stating that I am a comedian, writer, and father of four. My life is about words, the intention of words, and the power words can carry. I am keenly aware of how tone and inflection can take a sentence from...
Yesterday, the United States lost a long-time civil servant and a man that has stood for decades as a voice for the more moderate facets of the Black community.  Colin Powell, the first ever African American to ever be appointed to the office of National Security Advisor, Joint Chief of...
For the Breast of Us, the first-ever blog and online community for all women of color affected by breast cancer, has launched a brand new campaign to increase the representation and inclusion of minority breast cancer survivors. #WhenYouSeeUsWe’re excited to showcase our new brand photography. Not only are we celebrating...
The HBCU Executive Leadership Institute (HBCU ELI) at Clark Atlanta University is accepting applications for its second class of Community Fellows, with an October 25th, 2021 deadline.  The first-of-its-kind program launched its first cohort in April 2021 that included a roster of 58% women, making it the nation's most diverse cohort of...
Bubba Wallace has once again made history after winning at the recent NASCAR’s top Cup Series, making him the 1st Black driver to take home the championship since 1963. There is only 1 driver from an African American background at the top level of our sport..I am the 1. You're not gonna...
Multicultural toy company, Orijin Bees, announced today that they launched their Baby Bee Doll Collection on Target online on October 5th, showcasing not only the variety of beautiful skin tones we have in our Black and Brown skin but also the array of curly hair patterns. The company striving to improve...
There’s a chill in the air because the seasons have changed...and it’s the time when folks look for hayrides, corn mazes and a fun scare. This week’s playlist is all about tapping into that mood and is perfectly paired with an essay from Jasmine Graham on Black folk horrors. Beyond that,...
Oh, happy day! We feel like shouting this Friday, ya’ll! But rather than make a joyful noise in the church house, Sierra Allen examines the ways many Black millennials are redefining church and their own spiritual journeys. Our BLAC Friday playlist is a nod to that, with some of our...
Our social media feeds were inundated this week with the smiles of brilliant Black children wearing backpacks, fresh cuts and intricately braided styles—all set for the start of what we hope is a safe, healthy and engaging new school year. But just the day before, we took a collective gasp at...
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