WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 26, 2020: Thankful For What I Got — Obama Talks The Black Community — Quarantine Time Period Could Be Shortened

1. Thankful For What I Got  What You Need To Know: Two songs have been running through my head this week, perhaps because they have been playing in my car each time I get in. The first is William DeVaughn’s … Read more…

Say What Now? Nebraska Man Charged With Hate Crime After Threatening Black Woman With Chainsaw [Video]

A white man from Nebraska was arrested and charged with making terroristic threats on Saturday. He was also charged with a hate crime after he chased his neighbor, a Black woman, around with a chainsaw. via Complex: The incident occurred … Read more…

Black Trans Artists Honor Victims Of Transphobic Violence In Powerful Music Video

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Peppermint, Mila Jam and Deja Smith help reimagine Sia’s “Alive” in the clip, released on Transgender Day of Remembrance. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ showcases riveting performances by Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis

Chadwick Boseman’s tragic death will draw understandable attention to “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which represents his final role. Yet that focus shouldn’t overshadow the riveting performances that elevate this small-scale Netflix movie, adapted from the August Wilson play with its … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 20, 2020: Red To Blue — Highest-Ranking Black Aide — Diddy’s Our Black Party

1. Biden-Harris Turned This Red State Blue What You Need To Know: Election officials confirmed Thursday night that President-elect Joe Biden has won the state of Georgia. The win includes the state’s 16 electoral votes, putting the Democrat firmly over … Read more…

Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis Sing Into the Oscar Race with ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

One of the most anticipated films of this awards season, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” emerges as one of the premier Oscar vehicles for Netflix. At its soulful core, the farewell performance of the late Chadwick Boseman is as invigorating as … Read more…

The Ladies Behind Atlanta’s Newest Art Exhibition, The Black Hair Experience, Say It’s A Celebration Of “Black Women, Black Hair, And Black Culture”

Source: Alisha Brooks (left) and Elizabeth Austin-Davis (right) / Courtesy of PR Alliance Black women love their hair. Studies have shown it, as the Black hair care industry is reportedly valued at more than $ 2.5 billion. Social media has … Read more…

“There Is Nothing I Trust More Than Black Organizing”: The Front Line Founder Jessica Byrd On Why Activism Remains The Way To Freedom

Source: Jessica Byrd / Movement For Black Lives In the midst of the 2020 presidential election two things remain evident: there is nothing more solid than the organizing work that Black Lives Matter leaders did across the country to elevate, … Read more…

Biden-Harris aim to cripple cops nationwide in name of Black Lives Matter

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are unambiguous: They believe racism pervades policing and all other aspects of the criminal-justice system. Just a day before the networks declared Biden the president-elect, he claimed a “mandate” to eliminate “systemic racism.” During the … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — November 12, 2020: Georgia Voter Recount — Election Integrity Threatened — $55M Black Venture Capital Fund  

1. Georgia Secretary of State: Official Recount of 5 Million Votes What You Need To Know: One week after elections, the state of Georgia has not been called for either Donald Trump or Joe Biden. Wednesday Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced … Read more…

Black Voters Could Swing Battleground State Pennsylvania | OWN Your Vote | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Tell Me More | Episode 54: Ashley Lee on Black playwrights’ experience with racism

On today’s episode of “Tell Me More,” Matt speaks with Los Angeles Time entertainment reporter Ashley Lee. They talk about her recent article “40 Black playwrights on the theater industry’s insidious racism” in which 40 Black playwrights openly and candidly … Read more…

Cori Bush Makes History Being Elected As Missouri’s First Black Congresswoman

“This is our moment,” the representative-elect said in her victory speech. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Live election updates: Donald Trump hints at firing Dr. Anthony Fauci; Joe Biden, Kamala Harris court Black voters in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Trump campaign, Lady Gaga spar on Twitter, White House claps back at Fauci: live election updates.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Black, Latino Voters Targeted With Disinformation As Election Day Approaches | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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In fierce presidential battle for Pennsylvania, Black voters could make all the difference

2020 could see a historic turnout among Black voters in the battleground state of Pennsylvania amid a national debate on systemic racism.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

The Future of Black America | Featuring Tanika Ray, David Banner, Rep Sheila Jackson Lee and More

aspire TV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

McDonald’s slapped with second discrimination suit by black franchisees

McDonald’s is under fire again over how it treats its black franchisees. A civil rights class-action lawsuit filed Thursday accused McDonald’s of steering black franchisees into predominately black, inner-city or rural communities where they make less money than their white … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 29, 2020: Black Power at the Polls — Coronavirus Chronicles — High-Interest Rate Loans

1. Black Power at the Polls What You Need To Know: The messages of civic engagement and political action are getting across to Black people of all ages during this election season. 2. Kansas City Activist Keiajah Gabbrell Calls Out … Read more…

The Best Dyson Black Friday Deals: The Best Early Deals and Sales on Vacuums, Humidifiers, Hair Dryers, and More

The best Dyson Black Friday deals with incredible prices are starting early this year. Find out how to take advantage of the deep discounts on vacuums, humidifiers, hair dryers, and more before they’re gone. Bob Vila : Trusted Home Renovation … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 28, 2020: Covid-19 Deaths Climb Again — Kushner Dismisses Black Inequality — Philadelphia Police Shooting

1. Jared Kushner Dismisses Black Inequality as ‘Complaining’ While African American Voters Flock to the Polls in Record Numbers What You Need To Know: White House adviser Jared Kushner and the Trump administration are facing backlash from many in the … Read more…

NHL draft pick Mitchell Miller under fire for bullying black, disabled classmate

The Arizona Coyotes and their top pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, Mitchell Miller, find themselves under scrutiny after the 18-year-old defenseman was found to have bullied an African-American classmate with developmental disabilities four years ago. The classmate, Isaiah Meyer-Crothers, … Read more…

Rashida Jones – “On the Rocks” & Looking Back at “Black Mirror” | The Daily Social Distancing Show

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Trevor Noah reacts viscerally to Black Lives Matter co-founder’s home visit from the FBI

On Friday afternoon the FBI visited Alicia Garza, one of the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, because a man who was associated with white nationalist groups had her name on a list, along with other activists’ names. The … Read more…

Must Read: Black Celebrities Are Bringing Major Change to Hair Care, Brother Vellies and Pyer Moss Collaborate on Footwear

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Black celebrities are bringing major change to the hair-care industryCelebrities like Tracee Ellis Ross, Gabrielle Union, Taraji P. Henson and Issa Rae are bringing much-needed transformation to the hair-care space, … Read more…

The Best Lowe’s Black Friday Deals: the Best Early Deals and Sales on Appliances, Tools, Home Decor, and More

Catch these early deals to get your holiday shopping done early—or just treat yourself to some great savings with the best Lowe’s Black Friday deals. Don’t wait to shop: early savings are here. Bob Vila : Trusted Home Renovation & … Read more…

MSNBC’s Joy Reid rejects Trump’s Black Lives Matter remarks, disputes ‘pigs in a blanket’ story

MSNBC host Joy Reid went on a tirade against President Trump’s remarks on Black Lives Matter during her network’s post-debate coverage.  FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Chadwick Boseman: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom trailer shows final film made before star’s death

Chadwick Boseman can be seen starring as an ambitious trumpeter in the trailer for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, the last film the star made before his death. Entertainment News – Latest Celebrity & Showbiz News | Sky News ENTERTAINMENT SPECIALS:

Vonnie and Ebbie Open Up About Their Daughter Having COVID | Black Love | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Police Are Cutting Ties With Domestic Violence Programs That Support Black Lives Matter

Law enforcement groups in multiple states have put pressure on domestic violence organizations for standing against racism. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Willow Smith Felt She And Jaden Were “Shunned” By Black Community Over Nontraditional Way They Were Raised

Source: Jason LaVeris / Getty On the latest episode of Red Table Talk, the topic was mom shaming, which in the age of social media is rampant as moms share glimpses into their children’s lives. It was a very insightful chat, … Read more…

WATCH: What You Need To Know — October 12, 2020: Black Business Opportunities — Texas Voter Suppression — A Mask-less Donald Trump

1. A Mask-less Donald Trump Appeared Before Black and Brown Conservatives on White House Lawn   What You Need To Know: A Saturday gathering marked the first Donald Trump event following his coronavirus diagnosis, hospitalization and release. 2. Texas Governor … Read more…

Housing the homeless, feeding school children: How Black families devastated by police violence are fighting to end racism

The families have created foundations to lobby for police reform, racial equality, investment in Black communities and support services for each other.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Sen. Lindsey Graham Says Black People Can Go Anywhere In South Carolina If They’re Conservative

Source: KEN CEDENO / Getty A hotly contested battle for a U.S. Senate seat in South Carolina is underway, with longtime Republican incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham set to square off against Democratic challenger Jamie Harrison. During a Friday night debate … Read more…

Lewis Black Sounds Off on Trump, Jon Stewart and Almost Getting Pushed Out of ‘The Daily Show’

Rick Diamond/Getty Lewis Black is the only Daily Show contributor to appear alongside every host past and present: Craig Kilborn, Jon Stewart and Trevor Noah. “And whoever they want to bring in next,” he jokes on this week’s episode of … Read more…