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Angela Helm: Colin Kaepernick’s Jersey Donated to The National Museum of African American History and Culture

Looks like somebody appreciates Colin Kaepernick. Eminent sociologist, author and activist Harry Edwards, who helped to curate the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s most recent sports exhibit, “Game Changers,” feels that Kaepernick, too, needs pride of place ...

‘Breaking’ Presents: Ricardo Gamboa, A Latinx Actor and Auteur Who Deftly Mixes Comedy With Righteous Anger

Along with regular theater acting stints, the Chicago native created "Brujos," a hilarious digital series about gay male Latinx witches, and "The Hoodoisie," a live news show highlighting local changemakers of color.

Honda Gives a Turbo Boost to New CR-V

Honda has pumped up the CR-V, its best-selling sport utility vehicle, by turbocharging the engine and adding high-tech electronics to the low-cost crossover.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on the Demise of ‘Black Panther & The Crew’

The comic series, which followed Black Marvel superheroes investigating the death of a social justice activist in police custody, will wrap with its sixth issue.

W. Kamau Bell Unmasks Industry Racism in This Excerpt From His New Book, “The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell,”

In this excerpt from his new book, "The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell," the comedian describes a White show business figure's duplicitious and patronizing treatment.

Ebony’s Owner Michael Gibson: Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Chairman Outlines Company’s ‘Strategic Turn’

San Bernardino NAACP Hosted Freedom Fund Dinner

A photo collage of the San Bernardino Chapter of the NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner

Broomfield & Dolezal Direct the Highly Anticipated Whitney: Can I Be Me, and It Succeeds In Not Exploiting But Celebrating Whitney’s Life

As the Tribeca Film Festival rolls through New York City this week and next, perhaps no film has been more anticipated or controversial than Whitney: Can I Be Me , an inside look at troubled pop icon Whitney Houston.

Meet Z Yang, American Girl’s New Korean-American Doll

American Girl fans can now take filmmaker Suzie "Z" Yang, the manufacturer's first Korean-American doll, home to create their own vlogging adventures.

An Interview with the Producer of “The Obama Years: The Power of Words”

President Barack Obama has been celebrated for many of his accomplishments during his time in office as the 44th president of the United States of America ranging from saving the U.S. auto industry to creating jobs to implementing the Affordable ...

TNJ:Celebrating the Legacy of Prince, One Year Later

It’s hard to believe that a year has gone by since Prince’s death. April of 2016 sparked confusion, shock and sadness for the Purple One’s fans across the nation and the world at large when it was reported that Prince ...

For the Henrietta Lacks Family, It’s a Matter of Who Gets to Tell Their Story

Who can tell your family’s story? That’s one of the key issues the book and now HBO film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, raises. It’s one that Henrietta Lacks’ son Lawrence and his son, Ron, have been asking for ...

Here Are Five Films to Follow From The Tribeca Film Festival

The 15th annual edition of the New York City film festival will screen hundreds of narrative features, documentaries, shorts and other visual media projects through the end of the month. Here are just a few of the films you should ...

Here Are Eight Fascinating Facts That Uncover Kente Cloth’s Amazing History – An All Time Black Symbol

The Akan people are revered to be the establishers of the Kente cloth legend and its preceding encompassed prospects. Hailing from West Africa, the Akans have a rich culture. Like many African communities, they possess the colossal aspect of legends ...

How It Feels to Be a Black Woman Teaching Boys of Color Behind Bars

In her new book, "All Day," poet and playwright Liza Jessie Peterson chronicles her year of teaching mostly Black and Latino boys inside New York City's vicious Rikers Island jail. Herewith, a Q&A.