House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your … Read more…

Tragic video highlights systemic problem: Minneapolis police kill black people 13 times more than white people

“I can’t breathe” were some of the last words that a handcuffed George Floyd said as he was pinned on the ground, while a white Minneapolis police officer held a knee to his neck for several minutes on Monday. Floyd, … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Black Churches Nationwide Are Losing Their Leaders to COVID-19

The Black community has suffered disproportionately from the pandemic. From the number of deaths to the lack of testing and resources to the closing of businesses from lack of assistance from the Payroll Protection Program, African-Americans are paying a heavy … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Death Rate In Majority Black Communities Are More Than Triple The National Average

As the pandemic continues to upend lives around the globe, data on its effect on black Americans continues to echo the need for racial and healthcare equality. Blacks continue to die at alarmingly high rates from coronavirus and a recent … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Death Rate In Majority Black Communities Are More Than Triple The National Average

As the pandemic continues to upend lives around the globe, data on its effect on black Americans continues to echo the need for racial and healthcare equality. Blacks continue to die at alarmingly high rates from coronavirus and a recent … Read more…

15 Years?! Celebrate The Anniversary of This Queen Latifah Classic ‘Beauty Shop’ | Black Movie Magic

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15 Years?! Celebrate The Anniversary of This Queen Latifah Classic ‘Beauty Shop’ | Black Movie Magic

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Coronavirus Update: Data In New Study Highlights The Lack of Data In Black COVID-19 Cases And Deaths

A new study released on Tuesday has found that a disproportionate number of African Americans in counties across the country make up most of the COVID-19 diagnoses and deaths. The study, conducted by epidemiologists and clinician-researchers at four universities and … Read more…

Shocking: Footage Released Showing Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Jogger Ahmaud Arbery By White Man in Georgia [Video]

25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery was fatally gunned down while jogging in what many are calling a modern day ‘lynching’ — and now video of the incident has surfaced. Ahmaud was out for a jog when he was chased and killed by … Read more…

Shocking: Footage Released Showing Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Jogger Ahmaud Arbery By White Man in Georgia [Video]

25-year-old Ahmaud Arbery was fatally gunned down while jogging in what many are calling a modern day ‘lynching’ — and now video of the incident has surfaced. Ahmaud was out for a jog when he was chased and killed by … Read more…

Gabrielle Union Says Black Entertainers Are ‘1 or 2 Paychecks’ Away from Being Broke [VIDEO]

Gabrielle Union has shared her opinion on how Black celebrities are being impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. During an Instagram Live session with model Sharam Diniz, Union explained: “For all of the Oprah’s and the people who have just … Read more…

Gabrielle Union Says Black Entertainers Are ‘1 or 2 Paychecks’ Away from Being Broke [VIDEO]

Gabrielle Union has shared her opinion on how Black celebrities are being impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. During an Instagram Live session with model Sharam Diniz, Union explained: “For all of the Oprah’s and the people who have just … Read more…

Police Department Defends Brutal Beating Of 14-Year-Old Black Boy Over Tobacco Purchase [VIDEO]

The Rancho Cordova Police Department have defended the use of excessive force by an officer caught on camera beating a 14-year-old Black boy. On Tuesday, former presidential candidates Julián Castro and Sen. Kamala Harris brought attention to the video of … Read more…

Police Department Defends Brutal Beating Of 14-Year-Old Black Boy Over Tobacco Purchase [VIDEO]

The Rancho Cordova Police Department have defended the use of excessive force by an officer caught on camera beating a 14-year-old Black boy. On Tuesday, former presidential candidates Julián Castro and Sen. Kamala Harris brought attention to the video of … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Why Black Business Owners Fear Being Left Out Of The Paycheck Protection Program

As the second round of money is being distributed via the Paycheck Protection Program, many black business owners are expressing concern over the process, or worse, being completely left out in the cold. The second small business stimulus relief, designed … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Why Black Business Owners Fear Being Left Out Of The Paycheck Protection Program

As the second round of money is being distributed via the Paycheck Protection Program, many black business owners are expressing concern over the process, or worse, being completely left out in the cold. The second small business stimulus relief, designed … Read more…

An Activist Tells How COVID Exposes Problematic Structures | Black Women OWN the Conversation | OWN

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An Activist Tells How COVID Exposes Problematic Structures | Black Women OWN the Conversation | OWN

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Efforts To Address Hardest Hit Black, Latino Communities Hamstrung By Generations Of Distrust In Health System

Data show that black Americans are infected and dying in disproportionate numbers. But for a community that has been mistreated and exploited by the health system for centuries, it can be difficult to then turn to those very institutions for … Read more…

Full Episode: COVID-19 Facts & Myths | Black Women OWN the Conversation | Oprah Winfrey Network

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Coronavirus Update: Black Pastors Make Moral Appeal To Trump As Pandemic Ravages Black Communities

Nearly a dozen African American pastors around the U.S. are reaching out to the Trump administration about the “alarming number of deaths” in black communities from the pandemic. At a virtual news conference this week, the group called for the … Read more…

Wells Fargo mortgage offices in India may be black eye for bank during coronavirus lockdown

Wells Fargo’s sprawling back offices in India, struggling to process residential mortgage deals amid a coronavirus lockdown, may be the next black eye for America’s beleaguered third-largest bank, mortgage lenders familiar with the matter told The Post. At stake, they … Read more…

The Surgeon General Is ‘Very Concerned’ About Black Americans Being Greatly Affected By Coronavirus

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The most vulnerable: COVID-19’s disproportionate toll on black, brown communities | Nightline

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UPDATE 1-Australian police take ‘black box’ off cruise ship in coronavirus homicide probe

Australian police said on Thursday they have taken the “black box” of a cruise ship which disembarked hundreds of passengers infected with the coronavirus in Sydney, as part of a homicide investigation into the country’s deadliest infection source. Reuters: Company … Read more…

BE Exclusive: Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Duckett Offers Strategies For Building and Preserving Black Wealth

Thasunda Duckett is on a mission. In addition to overseeing the retail banking arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. — a 5,000-plus branch network with more than $ 800 billion in deposits and investments — the driven CEO of Chase … Read more…

Website Helps Parents Find & Purchase Children’s Books With Black Characters

Children’s books with Black representation are now easier to find thanks to author and entrepreneur Veronica N. Chapman, founder of BlackBabyBooks.com. Chapman’s company, Boxxout Enterprises, designs creative solutions for social change. BlackBabyBooks.com, which makes it easier to discover and purchase … Read more…

New Report: If Financial Inclusion For Black Americans Was Fully Achieved, Financial Services Firms Could Collect An Extra $60 Billion In Annual Revenue

The nation’s financial services industry could collect tens of billions of dollars in extra annual revenue if black Americans had access to the sector’s entire products and services. That revelation came from The Case for Accelerating Financial Inclusion in Black … Read more…

Dow futures point to more than 500 point opening loss following market’s worst day since ‘Black Monday’

The overnight action followed the official end of the record-long bull market run. US Top News and Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Black History Month: Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington & Ciara On Who Paved The Way For Them | PeopleTV

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Chris Hayes Speaks With Undecided Black Voters Ahead Of The South Carolina Primary | All In | MSNBC

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Susan Taylor Batten Is Championing Equity for Black Communities and Black Foundation Executives

For nearly 50 years, the Association for Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) has been committed to promoting effective and responsive philanthropy in black communities. ABFE is a membership-based philanthropic organization that advocates for responsive and transformative investments in black communities. Partnering … Read more…