• Get Your Life: No One TAKES Black Joy

    For months, black people all over the United States – and the world – have been celebrating the coming release of something magical.  Marvel’s Black Panther, a movie about a superhero who’s home is based in a fictional, East African nation, that he happens to also be king of. The...
  • Honor: Today Would’ve Been Trayvon Martin’s 23rd Birthday

    Today, Feb. 5, would have been Trayvon Martin‘s 23rd birthday. Nearly six years ago, the unarmed 17-year-old was tragically gunned down by neighborhood watch George Zimmerman. His murder set off a wave of national protests against racial bias and an unjust criminal justice system, and inspired the early workings of Black Lives...
  • CBS Orders Drama Pilot, ‘Red Line,’ From Ava DuVernay

    CBS has just ordered a slew of pilots for this development cycle. Of Shadow and Act’s stated interested, we’re noting that the drama series based on the life of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has received an official pilot order, as well as a drama from Ava DuVernay and Greg Berlanti. The...
  • Not Cool: Hoda Kotb’s ‘Today’ Salary Far Less Than Matt Lauer’s

    After ending the year firing network star Matt Lauer for “inappropriate sexual behavior,” NBC News’ first move of 2018 is a make-good. On Jan. 2, the division named Hoda Kotb Lauer’s permanent replacement as co-anchor of Today‘s first two hours, a move co-anchor Savannah Guthrie called “the most popular decision...
  • PBS Suspends ‘Tavis Smiley’ Following Sexual Misconduct Investigation

    PBS has suspended late-night talk show “Tavis Smiley” amid misconduct allegations against its host and namesake. “Effective today, PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of ‘Tavis Smiley,’ produced by TS Media, an independent production company,” the public broadcaster said. “PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of...
  • A letter to Black Alabama voters

    Dear Black Alabama Voters, Thank you, as usual. Despite all the terrible legislation that was specifically created to prevent you from voting, you still went out to vote AND you voted like you should in the Alabama election for the vacant U.S. Senate seat. As any intelligent, rational adult would do,...
  • Democrat Doug Jones Wins The Alabama Senate Spot Over Roy Moore

    After months of controversy and national attention caused by Republican Roy Moore, the Alabama senate race concluded with a victory by Democrat Doug Jones. It took 25 years for Alabama to nominate a Democrat to the senate, after Moore was a figure of controversy through his sex scandals and...
  • Attempted Terrorist Attack: NYC Explosion at bus terminal

    An explosion happened Monday morning at New York City Port Authority Bus Terminal that has left one injured, with one suspect in custody. The suspect had a “possible second device”, and was described to have wires coming out of him. The New York City Police Department are currently investigating...
  • ‘Silence Breakers’ – TIME Person of the Year

    TIME named the Silence Breakers, the people who have been exposing sexual predators, as the 2017 Person of the Year. On the magazine cover, Taylor Swift, actress Ashley Judd, former Uber engineer Susan Fowler, and other people who have suffered abuse and/or harassment The Silence Breakers are TIME's Person...