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Here’s a very disturbing video from Ron DeSantis, Republican nominee for governor. During an appearance on Fox News this morning with Sandra Smith, DeSantis, who is white, doled out backhanded compliments to Andrew Gillum, who is black, calling him “an articulate spokesman.” He said Gillum performed better than other candidates, just before arguing that Florida shouldn’t […]

Five of the top 10 most affluent African-American communities recently named by Black Entertainment Television are in Prince George’s County, Md. The communities are Ft. Washington, Friendly, Kettering, Woodmore and Mitchellville. Mitchellville led the Prince George’s communities coming in at #5 on the national list with a median annual household income of $109,184 and a population […]

Paris Jackson, the daughter of late icon Michael Jackson, is opening up in a new interview with Rolling Stone magazine. 

Shout out to Nas… he’s launching a Black History Month-inspired collection of his HSTRY apparel brand.

The school staff only asked Black students to sign the “Keepin’ it 100” pledge to be better students.

Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

Some of our issues don’t get talked about because of shame and secrecy. However, talking is a way of purging and laying everything out on the table for discussion, dissection and discovery about ourselves. Check out this TEDxTalk that just might challenge your current mindset. #GetWright @MsMichelWright  

The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum's natural pout.

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as Black. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As America continues to brown, here’s a gallery of celebrities […]

Every family has a health story and in Jacqueline Sheppard’s family cancer is a running theme. For the 38-year-old Maryland mother it’s hard for her…

Hard to believe that Hurricane Katrina, the wicked storm that destroyed so much of New Orleans happened 10 years ago – wow! In July I was in New Orleans for the Essence Fest and was a bit shocked to see so much devastation still evident in the city – especially the 9th Ward. Well we […]

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for…