NeAndre Broussard is a visionary who uses clothing as a vehicle to uplift Black men all over the world, and his Black Menswear brand hosts events and flash mobs to show the power of dressing well and changing the narrative of who we are as Black men.
Four innocent young girls getting ready for Sunday services died when the Ku Klux Klan detonated a devastating bomb inside Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church sixty years ago. Today, as the nation commemorates the somber 60th anniversary of that fateful September 15, 1963, day, two remarkable women, Lisa McNair, and Tammie Fields, stand united not only by their shared tragedy but also by their unwavering message to combat hate.
Reflection on the 129th Labor Day brings significance to the larger meaning behind the holiday. While the world looks different from the first day commemorating the nation’s workers, the United […]
By Joseph Williams Originally appeared in Word in Black The Choice Center, a Baltimore-area program, diverts at-risk youths away from trouble and towards more positive outcomes. In Eric Ford’s world, […]
By Aziah Siid Originally appeared in Word in Black The state’s Board of Education plans to not only whitewash Black history but also blatantly lie to students. Florida has taken […]
This April is the 10th annual celebration of Dallas Arts Month and we wanted to feature a couple highlights from our favorites in the Black arts scene of DFW. According […]
America’s white nationalist roots have plagued Black and Jewish communities throughout our history in this country. Both communities have deep-seated memories of injustice that we carry with us, that are important to our collective histories.
By Stacy M. Brown Originally appeared in NNPA Like Ebony, founded six years earlier, Jet chronicled Black life in America and provided a lens into the African American community that […]
In 1966, Dr. King spoke at McFarlin Auditorium, where a plaque was unveiled Tuesday.R. Gerald Turner, SMU president, said his speech was a balance between hope and reality. The SMU […]
By Alexa Spencer Originally appeared in Word in Black America’s past of racist, sexist, and ableist scientific policy has morphed into bias in today’s medical system. The American Society of […]