Nyumba Ya Tausi - Peacock Musuem

Nyumba Ya Tausi - Peacock Musuem Nyumba Ya Tausi houses the Artifacts collected during a five year stay in Africa and memorabilia from the Cuarator's family dating back to slavery.

Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers
05/11/2019
Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

Lena Horne dies at 92; singer and civil rights activist who broke barriers

Horne, a silky-voiced African American beauty, achieved a place in the pantheon of female jazz singers and broke ground in Hollywood. She used her anger over racial injustices to open doors in show business for black entertainers.

05/11/2019
Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America on making history

Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and Miss America on making history

For the first time in history, three black women are now wearing the crowns of the three major national pageants. Cheslie Kryst is the new Miss USA, Kaliegh Garris is Miss Teen USA 2019, and last September, Nia Franklin was crowned Miss America 2019. The three women join "CBS This Morning" to discus...

MSNBC
03/16/2019
MSNBC

MSNBC

Elizabeth Jennings desegregated N.Y. trolleys by refusing to give up her seat on an Alabama bus in 1855, 100 years before Rosa Parks. https://on.msnbc.com/2TIOi0P

12/24/2018
IJR Blue Presents

IJR Blue Presents

Former President Barack Obama surprised patients and families at Children's National Medical Center with gifts and a visit on Wednesday.

"Wherever the family is, wherever the people who love you are, that's where Christmas is."

Etiketa
11/10/2018

Etiketa

11yr old Waris Kareem from Nigeria 🇳🇬

Amazing talent. Please show the love ❤️ by sharing

11/08/2018
Kenyans.co.ke

Kenyans.co.ke

10 Female African Dance Styles

OneUnited Bank
11/08/2018
OneUnited Bank

OneUnited Bank

We are America's largest Black-owned bank. We're working to help develop urban communities across the nation & to build Black economic power in America.

10/19/2018
Iris

Iris

She's a 91-year-old practicing physician, granddaughter of a slave, and one of the first doctors to treat women with opioid addiction.

10/16/2018
BBC News Africa

BBC News Africa

Some say she's a myth, others say she's a true historical figure.

Queen Nanny is a Jamaican National Hero and this why:

08/13/2018
NowThis Politics

NowThis Politics

Watch Spike Lee's scathing callout of President Trump over not denouncing the KKK and neo-Nazis

08/13/2018
VICE News

VICE News

This is what you'll find at the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia.

(via HBO)

08/06/2018
AJ+

AJ+

Is a deadly chemical killing off this predominantly black Louisiana town? This 77-year old thinks so. Now he's taking on a giant chemical plant to save his community.

05/28/2018
Music Crowns

Music Crowns

Sautisol visited their old high school in Kenya to sing with the choir and the results are spectacular ❤️

Rachel Dolezal Charged with Felony Theft for Welfare Fraud, Facing Up to 15-Years in Prison | lovebscott.com
05/25/2018
Rachel Dolezal Charged with Felony Theft for Welfare Fraud, Facing Up to 15-Years in Prison | lovebscott.com

Rachel Dolezal Charged with Felony Theft for Welfare Fraud, Facing Up to 15-Years in Prison | lovebscott.com

Spread the love Rachel Dolezal is back in the news. The faux-Black former NAACP chapter president has been accused of 1st Degree Theft by Welfare Fraud, Perjury in the 2nd Degree, and False Verification for Public Assistance. Rachel, now legally known as Nkechi Diallo, is facing up to 15-years in pr...

Black Identity, Technology Celebrated at Afrotectopia Fest
03/24/2018
Black Identity, Technology Celebrated at Afrotectopia Fest

Black Identity, Technology Celebrated at Afrotectopia Fest

Being black and working in the tech industry can be an isolating experience. But at the Afrotectopia festival in New York, it's what everyone has in common. Tina Trinh meets with the creative people exploring the intersection of race and technology.

Black Identity, Technology Celebrated at Afrotectopia Fest
03/24/2018
Black Identity, Technology Celebrated at Afrotectopia Fest

Black Identity, Technology Celebrated at Afrotectopia Fest

Being black and working in the tech industry can be an isolating experience. But at the Afrotectopia festival in New York, it's what everyone has in common. Tina Trinh meets with the creative people exploring the intersection of race and technology.

03/24/2018
Small Thing Big Idea

Small Thing Big Idea

"Down down, baby, down down the roller coaster..."

Hip hop owes a lot to the queens of double dutch.

03/18/2018
Op-Docs

Op-Docs

Parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.

Why Don't School Shootings Happen In The 'Hood'?
03/15/2018
Why Don't School Shootings Happen In The 'Hood'?

Why Don't School Shootings Happen In The 'Hood'?

Why don't school shootings occur in the 'hood'? A question which has circulated around social media since the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida.

02/24/2018
Dust-to-Digital

Dust-to-Digital

Hazel Scott performing "Takin' A Chance" in 1943.

02/21/2018
Style Out There

Style Out There

In Namibia, where the average temperature in the summer is 80 degrees, Herero women deck themselves out with long sleeves and petticoats. Their gorgeous dresses, elaborate headpieces, and vibrant patterns showcase their pride in their identity, all the while alluding to the suffering they've endured within the past 100 years — including a genocide that nearly wiped them out.

02/18/2018
Content: Progressive

Content: Progressive

White Conservative Loses It Over Black Joy Over Black Panther Movie. Benjamin Dixon and Rebecca Azor DESTROY conservative "intellectual" Ben Shapiro.

02/12/2018
Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News

Her ancestors were among 272 slaves sold to raise money for Georgetown University.

Today, at the age of 63, Mélisande Short-Colomb is a student there, offered a place as an act of reparation.

02/11/2018
The View

The View

Meet Marley Dias: She's a 13-year-old on a mission to make sure young black girls are represented in the books they read — and she's inspiring everyone along the way! http://abcn.ws/2nQVab2

02/11/2018
CNN

CNN

They called the cops on him. ‘Friends’ spat in his Coke. 20 people, including Van Jones, Angélique Kidjo, and Montel Williams, share the first time they realized their skin color mattered. Share your own story with #realizediwasblack http://cnn.it/2mDOpJ8

02/11/2018
NowThis Politics

NowThis Politics

This memorial honors the thousands of African Americans who were lynched between 1877 to 1950

02/11/2018
The Goods by Vox

The Goods by Vox

The stories behind the beautiful Afrofuturistic costumes of Black Panther.

01/27/2018
Angela Davis

Angela Davis

Happy 73rd birthday Angela!!

01/26/2018
Brut nature

Brut nature

She was the first African woman to receive the Nobel prize. Here is the extraordinary story of Wangari Maathai, one of the world's most important ecologist.

01/06/2018
Curbed NY

Curbed NY

A community-organized archaeological dig saved this historic Brooklyn settlement, founded by a former slave.

12/27/2017
UNSTRIPPED VOICE

UNSTRIPPED VOICE

She was the Serena Williams of figure skating -- and they never gave her credit!
Her name is Surya Bonaly, one of the best figure skaters of all-time.

(vid courtesy of PopSugar) #BlackGirlMagic

12/26/2017
A Plus

A Plus

"The presidency doesn't change who you are, it reveals who you are." — Michelle Obama

12/23/2017
Brother Ben X

Brother Ben X

This young black king dropping jewels! His name is King Nahh and very inspirational!

12/23/2017
NBCBLK

NBCBLK

#ICYMI: Anthony Anderson raised enough money in a single opera performance to pay for a year of college tuition. After hearing his story, several prestigious universities have tapped him for spots at their school.

via NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

African American Gifts | Black Gifts | Tote Bags | African American Art | Black Art
12/17/2017
African American Gifts | Black Gifts | Tote Bags | African American Art | Black Art

African American Gifts | Black Gifts | Tote Bags | African American Art | Black Art

Shades of Color, LLC introduces NEW Black Art on the go! Enjoy these beautiful woven Tote Bags featuring genuine African American artwork by real Black Artists such as Annie Lee and Gbaby. Order now just in time for Spring! Now shipping from our warehouse. Beautiful gifts for Mother's Day!

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