Civil Rights

Julia Roberts reveals these civil rights leaders footed her hospital bill at birth. Read more about the viral news inside.

The first Black woman to host her own TV program was a Julliard-trained pianist. Her name was Hazel Scott. To celebrate her legacy and her 101st birthday, join the March On Washington Film Festival this month for a special screening of A Celebration of Hazel Scott: Activism through Music and Art.

'The Wonder Years' star Elisha "EJ" Williams about his role as Dean Williams on the new ABC reboot, which premieres this week. He spoke about the show being set in Montgomery in 1968, the afro he wore and the style sacrifice he made with the show wardrobe. He also talked about how times haven't changed as much as we'd like, noting how George Floyd's death wasn't as shocking as it should have been.

Global Grind's Sr. Content Director Janeé Bolden spoke with 'The Wonder Years' stars Saycon Sengbloh and Laura Kariuki about portraying Lillian and Kim Williams on the new series which is set in 1968. The actresses spoke about how their project is a celebration of black life that doesn't focus on trauma bonding.

The state of Virginia orders to take down the 12-ton Robert E. Lee statue that has been placed in Richmond since 1890. More than a year later, legal matters have been settled to remove the city's largest Confederate monument. 

Winston Duke is set to star in a new Amazon biopic, Marked Man, as civil rights and political activist Marcus Garvey.

Barbie unveils new Black History Month collection of dolls to inspire the next generation of women. Some key figures featured in the collection include black women who changed the future in a number of industries from entertainment, sports, and civil rights.

Baseball legend and humanitarian, Hank Aaron dies at 86 today (Jan. 22). Let us celebrate the life of Hank Aaron with a few facts you may not know about the baseball legend.

Happy Birthday to the legend and one of the faces of Black Excellence.

If it isn’t one thing, it’s another for Steve Harvey — the host just can’t seem to keep his name out of the news these days. However, this time around, his name is being dragged by his ex-wife, Mary Shackelford. Mary has filed a $60 million lawsuit against her famous ex, claiming that he damaged […]