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Can you even get over how gorgeous this goth couple is? With a custom-made black wedding dress and veil, amazing thrones, a coffin ring box, bleeding candles, a HUGE and amazingly goth cake, and of course, a CAVE RECEPTION... we're sure this wedding will get your heart racing. Show More Summary
A handful of students at Durham's School for Creative Studies had planned to kick of Black History Month with a bang by wearing colorful head wraps reminiscent of those worn by many women across the African continent.
The first-ever Chicago Black Restaurant Week, featuring African-American-owned restaurants in Chicago and the suburbs, is happening now through February 13. Unlike the fixed-price menus of Chicago Restaurant Week—which just wrapped up last Thursday, three days before CBRW began—this one offers discounted menu items at participating spots.…
On January 15th, undocumented and black immigrants organized the first ever Undocumented and Black Convening in Miami. BAJI staffer Benjamin Ndugga-Kabuye was able to participate in this gathering and interview a participant whose immigration journey traces major themes in the current movement for black lives. Show More Summary
So how loud was it inside the Record Plant — then located near the corner of 3rd Street and La Cienega Boulevard — as Black Sabbath recorded basic tracks, all in the same room, for Vol. 4, the only album the band’s original lineup ever recorded in Los Angeles? “I think...
The 1949 edition of The Green Book includes the Mark Twain quote, "Travel Is Fatal To Prejudice." (Photo: Public Domain/New York Public Library) "There will be a day sometime in the near future when this guide will not have to be published," reads the introduction to the 1949 edition of The Green Book. Show More Summary
From the February 8 edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: JESSICA WILLIAMS: And it was awesome because there was so much in this video about black female empowerment. But its not just about self-love, I mean she calls out police brutality and the constant fear that black people have of the police. Show More Summary
For the last 15 years, Art Streiber has documented Hollywood’s biggest stars on their biggest night. Not that they’d know it. “I’m trying not to be recognized,” he says. “I wear all black so I can blend in. After this long, I’m trying to see something new, to capture a moment.... More »
American history has not created wealth for most. As Ta-Nehisi Coates and Steve Phillips become the latest in a lineage of black scholar/activists who have worked to push the boundaries of policy discourse about the feasibility of reparations...Show More Summary
Black fans of the sci-fi movie genre are rejoicing after hearing news that Lupita Nyong'o and Ava DuVernay are in talks to join Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment film, Intelligent Life.
Make your bath buddy a duck that looks like Batman. This Batman Bath Duck is in all black with the iconic Batman logo across his chest. It is a fun bath-time toy. This Batman bath duck will float safely on the surface of the water and comes packaged in a classic Batman comic design cardboard […]
Uber has published a new blog post on the company website detailing how both Uber and black cab drivers in London can coexist and get along just fine. Said drivers will now be able to fire up the Uber app and utilize the Taxi option to connect to paying customers, without paying out a service fee for the first year of use. Show More Summary
The latest major patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is heavy on multiplayer changes. Treyarch has released another big patch for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As always, the patch includes fixes for all three game modes, with multiplayer balance taking the cake this time around. […]
Uber is trying to get more black cabbies on board. The ride-hailing app is offering to let London's iconic taxi drivers use its app to find passengers for free for one year. It'll waive its regular 5% fee on rides for new drivers, and will revert to that once the year is up. It's an interesting move from Uber. Show More Summary
If You’re Overly Critical of Cam Newton, It’s Probably Because He is Black by Law Ware | @Law_Ware | NewBlackMan (in Exile) Awful Announcing recently compiled a list of what sports writers and fans said about Cam Newton when he came into the NFL in 2011. Show More Summary
Were black workers paid less because employers discriminated or because of a systemic skills gap?
The post, Deschutes 2014 The Abyss, first appeared on The Barley Blog. In reviewing Deschutes’ Black Butte XXVI anniversary release, I stated it was the one beer I was most looking forward to when […] The post, Deschutes 2014 The Abyss, first appeared on The Barley Blog.
A new study prompted by the spate of unarmed black men killed in America suggests people may be more likely to mistake a toy or a tool for a gun when an African American is holding it. And this inherent negative bias was found to extend...Show More Summary
During the halftime show at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Beyoncé took the stage with her Black Panther dancers and performed in front of a huge football audience at the Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco. The pop icon and diva danced and sang while wearing black leather leotards and a gold embellished jacket that was... Show More Summary