"Saturday Night Live" is receiving backlash for trying to pass African-American Vernacular English as Gen Z slang, during Saturday's episode in a sketch called "Gen Z Hospital." @iiwrites tells you why this heavily stigmatized dialect is not simply internet slang.
The first African-American & one of the youngest #WomenInSport to win the prestigious individual all-around event in @Olympic gymnastics, @gabrielledoug is a force to be reckoned with. She speaks up for human rights and actively advocates against bullying, both online and IRL.
St. Petersburg's African American Heritage Trail has always wanted to go digital, but lacked the funds to do so — until now.
William Grant Still, known as the dean of African American composers, was born #OnThisDay in 1895 in Woodville, Mississippi. Still infused his compositions, like his Afro-American Symphony, with the folk idioms of African American music & paved the way for other Black composers.
High-cost air conditioning can be unaffordable during times of extreme heat, which leads to energy insecurity for millions of people in the US alone. Those most affected include low-income, African American and Hispanic or Latino households, and tribal communities. #HeatSeason
Three Chicago police officers who are African American and have been cops for more than 20 years spoke from the heart about a job that is under fire. They also answered a question that you have probably asked yourself.
A U.S. Army officer filed a federal civil lawsuit against police officers who pepper-sprayed and assaulted him. Lt. Caron Nazario, of Latinx and African American descent, alleges that his constitutional rights were violated and race played a role.
9 years ago today, Barack Obama was elected the first African-American President of the United States.
I am proud to have fought for and secured the LOWEST African American and Hispanic unemployment rates in history. Now I’m pushing for prison reform to give people who have paid their debt to society a second chance. I will never stop fighting for ALL Americans!