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Colombian Voters Elect Country’s First Black Vice President

As Colombia's voters put aside a longtime antipathy to leftists and chose one as their new president, they also carved out another milestone —...

First But Not Last: Black Girls See Themselves In Court Pick

In 2013, as she watched President Barack Obama's second inauguration, 7-year-old Veronica Bofah decided she wanted to be just like him. She would go...

A major collection of Black poems, books is coming to LSU

By Terell Wilkins, The Advocate LSU has obtained one of the country's largest collections of African-American poetry, including a book once owned by Frederick Douglass...

“Ashamed”: Newspapers Apologize for Decades of Negative Coverage on Black Communities

In at least three instances, an analysis of historical behavior by the newspapers themselves has been followed by an apology. The papers in the...

Calif’s New COVID Plan Includes Faith Community, Public Health Leaders

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media Black faith and public health leaders are hailing Gov. Newsom’s new COVID response plan. Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom...