Issa Rae Raised $300k For Alton Sterling Family

  CULVER CITY, CA – JUNE 04: Actress Issa Rae speaks onstage at the Diversity Speaks Panel during the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival on June 4, 2016 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/WireImage)   Awkward Black Girl and Insecurestar Issa Rae has started a scholarship fund for the children of Alton Sterling, a black man who was shot and killed by... Read More

Texan mom wins fight against textbook that ‘erased’ slavery

A mother who called out a caption in her son’s World Geography textbook has started a social media firestorm — and has convinced the book publisher to change its language regarding the slave trade. Roni Dean-Burren (pictured) received a text message from her son, Coby Burren, last week, that included a photo of a page in the Texas ninth grader’s McGraw-Hill textbook. The... Read More

20 Rare Photos You Need To See From Black Broadway: African Americans On The Great White Way

Sammy Davis, Jr. in Golden Boy

Continuing our coverage of Black History Month, BroadwayBox brings you a preview of some of the 300 rare photos that appear in Stewart F. Lane’s Black Broadway: African Americans on The Great White Way. Read the whole story at Broadway Box  Read More

Nigerian’s “Queens Of Africa” Dolls Surpass “Barbie” Sales

Nigerian's "Queens Of Africa" Dolls Surpass "Barbie" Sales

Taofick Okoya was trying to find a doll for his niece a few years ago. He lives in Nigeria and was appalled at the fact that he couldn’t find a black doll. Barbie has produced dolls of other races but there aren’t many and they are not anywhere near as readily available as the white dolls. So Okoya decided to take matters into his own hands and start up a doll company... Read More

Afrocentrism

The vital necessity for African people to use the weapons of education and history to extricate themselves from this psychological dependency complex/syndrome as a necessary precondition for liberation. […] If African peoples (theglobal majority) were to become Afrocentric (Afrocentrized), … that would spell the ineluctable end of European global power and dominance.... Read More

Spies of Mississippi

Spies of Mississippi

Spies of Mississippi is a journey into the world of informants, infiltrators, and agent provocateurs in the heart of Dixie. The film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain “the Mississippi way of life,” white supremacy, during the 1950s and ‘60s. The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission (MSSC) evolved... Read More

The Misery Of Saarje Sara Baartman Lives On Through The Nicki Minaj’s And The K.Michele’s

The story of Saarje Sara Baartman live on through the Nicki Minaj‘s, the K Mihelle‘s and the Kim Kardashian‘s and other females that choose to enhanced their buttocks as a marketing tool to promote their talent or lack of talent.. It’s basically what the Europeans had done to Saarje Sara Baartman in the 1700’s the difference from then and now is the... Read More