Tony Award Nominee Cynthia Erivo, performs "I'm Here" from The Color Purple on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
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Let’s face it. Black voters are about the only folks in 2016 who haven’t lost their damn minds.
WASHINGTON -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump doesn't hesitate to use the word "rape" when talking about Mexican immigrants, the Chinese government or former President Bill Clinton -- all of whom it helps him...Show More Summary
In major metropolitan areas across the U.S., unequal access to the Internet is cutting some people off from a better future. Citizens on the wrong side of the digital gap are losing out on economic, educational and social opportunities. It's...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors have dodged a bullet. Star forward Draymond Green will take the floor for Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday, despite rampant speculation that he would face suspension after kicking the Oklahoma...Show More Summary
In this day and age, there is little reward in seeking the truth, and less profit in sharing that truth once you have found it. So it’s remarkable that a program like Jazz and Spirit could ever come together, much less on a world-renowned stage like Harlem’s Apollo Theater. Show More Summary
Blavity's inaugural EmpowerHer Conference hosted in New York City on Saturday was insightful, inspiring and downright magical. More than 300 participants gathered at the sold out conference for a day of panels, workshops, discussions...Show More Summary
Black comic conventions, pioneered by "Black Age of Comics" creator Turtel Onli, have been foundational in establishing an active community around Black comics. Annual conventions for creators and fans, already an accepted cultural practice...Show More Summary
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A Texas mother is furious that her 12-year-old daughter returned home from an overnight school trip with a severe rope burn around her neck, the Dallas Morning News reports, and has taken her child out of school.
The words "Oriental" and "Negro" will no longer be part of federal law. President Barack Obama signed a bill Friday eliminating the offensive and outdated descriptors, after the legislation passed unanimously in the House and Senate earlier this month. Rep. Show More Summary
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The GZA and Duke Professor Mark Anthony Neal talk Dark Matter + Bars + Science at MoogFest 2016 (The Carolina Theater, Durham, NC). Photo Credit: Michelle Lanier
Cause of death: crush injuries from rapidly lowering bar Real talk around diversity can be hard to find in the workplace. I've had conversations about it here and there, but nothing that got too deep. The focus was usually hiring, and the theme usually struggle. Show More Summary