The year of the ‘Door of Return’ to Africa

This year, 2019 marks the 400th year since the Dutch ship White...

We are matchmakers throughout the Black Diaspora

During the mid-1990s, we began sponsoring exploratory or fact-finding trips to nations in the Caribbean and West...

Marian Anderson: Operatic prowess prevailed through discrimination

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHIC AGENCY/HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS American opera singer Marian Anderson (1897-1993) was the first...

New #MeToo PSAs spotlight sexual violence survivors

BY ASHLEY LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS KEN MURRAY/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Tarana Burke started the #MeToo movement in...

Magazine to honor Black women at March 1 event

Dr. Melissa Freeman ONYX Magazine will present its fourth annual Women on the Move luncheon on March 1...

Celebrating Women all year long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s...

Are we forgetting 400 years?

As Black History Month (BHM) 2019 begins, we might easily find ourselves simultaneously gratified, impressed, and nearly...

Reading Black History

Books for kids and teens to read during Black History Month In February, we celebrate the...

Urban Movie Channel’s travel series focuses on Africa

BLACKNEWS.COM The Urban Movie Channel (UMC) is airing an original travel series, “World Wide Nate: African Adventures.’’ The reality travel show follows Chicago native Nathan Fluellen,...

Doctors’, lawyers’ money motives cause painful decisions

Women, especially women of color and poor women, tend to suffer disproportionately in our healthcare system. The...

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