If you asked a child to give an example of a time they witnessed or experienced colorism, you’d probably get drastically different answers. Some might speak about a fellow classmate calling them names for being too dark, while others wouldn’t be able to respond because they simply don’t know what colorism is. Merriam-Webster tells us that…
Elevate Scholars empowers youth through entrepreneurship, financial literacy, wealth building, and technology career pathways.
The Missouri History Museum is celebrating Black History Month with a range of programs throughout February.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens’ new initiative “Year of the Youth” aims to provide adolescents and young adults of Atlanta with mentorship and job opportunities.
Crump says DeSantis must negotiate with the College Board to allow AP African American studies to be taught in classrooms across Florida.
Dozens of guests and media gathered at The Gathering Spot in Atlanta for a discussion about the new The 1619 Project docuseries.
Rep. Frederica Wilson has set her sights on ensuring teachers are better compensated for their work in the classroom.
Black people are facing the consequences of delayed action against soot pollution — including premature death and serious health problems.
With Memphis police releasing video footage of the traffic stop that led to the 29-year-old’s death, we sat down with a therapist to learn how to take care of ourselves and our loved ones.
While a new omicron subvariant remains troublesome, COVID-19 has been relatively mild this fall and winter.
The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act provides funds to address trauma, violence prevention, and other mental health needs of Americans.
Out of 20 years of literature regarding menopause symptoms, only 17 academic papers explore how this condition affects Black women.
Varying severity of symptoms and a lack of research leaves Black women with a lot of questions when it comes to menopause. It can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be.
The problem isn’t just Ron DeSantis and Florida — so here are three things we need from the organization behind Advanced Placement courses.
Meaningful conversations need to be had with students, faculty, and staff to improve conditions at HBCUs across the nation.
DonorsChoose has built one of the largest communities of teachers of color, and this Black History Month, we can honor and uplift them.
While Governor Wes Moore’s victory in Maryland is a mark of progress toward racial equity and justice, there is still more our communities can do to create lasting change.
Planned Parenthood’s Jamesa Bailey looks at the longterm implications of overturning the right to abortion access in this country and a world where children will grow up with fewer rights than their parents.
HBCUs are having a moment right now. Parents and educators should consider the whole story as a new generation prepares to go off to college, writes Dr. Fedrick Ingram, secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Teachers.
Ina Norris, creator of “Nobody Loves a Black Little Girl When She Becomes a Woman,” has centered youth development throughout her career.
As RowVaughn Wells mourns the death of her son Tyre Nichols, we are reminded how many Black mothers across the country are left grieving due to police brutality.
Footage from Tyre Nichols’ fatal traffic stop found that police officers issued a barrage of confusing, conflicting, and sometimes impossible-to-obey commands.
Houstonians are standing in solidarity with the family of Tyre Nichols in demanding justice over the 29-year-old’s death.
From “Little Mermaid” to “Shirley,” here are some Black movies sure to leave an impact this year.
Civic leaders condemn graphic beating of the 29-year-old at the hands of Memphis police officers and urge caution when watching the video.
Stratos will be officially launching March 1, 2023, to connect Black and Latinx career professionals.
After losing his grandmother to a stroke, entrepreneur Demetrion Ware launched KeraVada — a haircare line infused with natural remedies known for helping decrease instances of stroke, cancer, and high blood pressure.
Handcrafted wooden glasses, family-made shea butter, plants: Use this guide to start checking items off your holiday gift list.
BZB Holiday Gift and Art Show is returning to Washington D.C. with a two-floor market featuring 80 Black entrepreneurs and artisans.
These Black tech companies are leading the way in innovation and community building.
“Gracie’s Corner” is an educational cartoon for children that “empowers the masses” and features predominantly Black and brown characters.
A unique series focused on the early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
May these quotes serve as inspiration as you care for your loved one (and remember, you are not alone in your journey).
There are two forms of music therapy that can help people with Alzheimer’s symptoms