Essence - 2 hours 40 min ago
When Lizzo sang, "I'm 100 percent that b—-," she might have meant a confident Black woman, respectfully. The body-positive singer, who loves her full figure curves, melanin-rich skin, and shape-shifting […] The post Lizzo’s Bantu Knots Are Worthy Of A Double Tap appeared first on Essence .
The Hill - 3 hours 5 min ago
Louisville, Ky., Mayor Greg Fischer (D) received a bipartisan vote of no confidence from the city's Metro Council on Thursday night over his handling of the Breonna Taylor case.Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, wa...
Essence - 4 hours 49 min ago
Country singer-songwriter Mickey Guyton made history (again!) as the first Black woman to perform at the Academy of Country Music Awards, which is in its 55th year. On Wednesday night […] The post Mickey Guyton Is The First Black Woman To Perform At ACM Awards appeared first on Essence .
The Daily Beast - 12 hours 26 min ago
FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Timberland boots have come to be an emblem of the Black community, and this week after a much-buzzed-about photograph of her stepping off a plane in California vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris has owned that statement. She was sure to take that cultural icon with her while conducting political, grassroots work, inspecting a site of the recent, devastating wildfires . It was as if she was letting the Black community know that she stands with them, and...
Newser - 15 hours 8 min ago
An Austin-area sheriff's office praised deputies for using force and rewarded them with steakhouse gift cards, former employees say. Former Williamson County deputy Christopher Pisa, who is being investigated by Texas Rangers for using force on a Black woman during a traffic stop last year, told them Commander Steve Deaton...
Complex - 17 hours 54 min ago
Tiffany Johnson opened up about a woman who hurled a glass bottle and shouted a racial slur at her as she jogged around in Queens, New York City.
Newsweek - 22 hours 13 min ago
"Get out of here! Go back to Africa, [n-word]," the woman yelled. Unbeknownst to her and the jogger, someone recorded the incident on video.
The Raw Story - 23 hours 26 min ago
The family of a black woman shot dead 16 months ago by a Texas police officer said justice was closer Thursday after the officer was charged in her death. Officer Juan Delacruz of Baytown, a Houston suburb, was indicted earlier this week by a grand jury for felony aggravated assault in the death of 44-year-old […]...