Racial cleansings have occurred in America at various instances throughout history. But in 1912, an incident in Forsyth County, Ga. is remembered as the largest case of Black expulsion ever recorded. Back in September of that year, two white women were attacked at separate intervals, allegedly by Black residents of the predominately white county. Ellen […]


Long before the likes of programs like The Arsenio Hall and The Tavis Smiley Show, a program based out of New York aimed to combine Black entertainment and culture. The SOUL! program was the brainchild of the pioneering Ellis “Mr. Soul” Haizlip which ran from 1968 to 1973. Haizlip, a native of Washington, D.C., made a […]

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Ben Affleck has issued an apology for hiding information about his ancestors on the PBS show Finding Your Roots. The actor took to his Facebook page to discuss why…

Ah, Ben Affleck. Hollywood Golden Boy. Two-time Oscar winner. One half of the aughts phenomenon that was “Bennifer.” And the long lost relative to a slave-owning family…


President Barack Obama’s plans to allow some undocumented immigrants reside in the U.S. have come to a halt. Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S. District…


During a recent meeting in Washington, Dr. William Harvey, longtime president of Hampton University and Chairman of President Obama’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs expressed his…

‘I Want You,’ or ‘What’s Going On,’ the story begins at a Detroit estate sale, where a memorabilia collector from Detroit purchases a handful of albums real cheap. When he gets home and starts sifting through them, a passport belonging ot Motown icon Marvin Gaye literally falls out of one of the record sleeves. Appraiser Laura […]

Black history can’t be made unless there are black men who educated and alive to make it. As Black males fall further and further behind…

Levar Burton, the former Reading Rainbow host is speaking out about Romney’s attack on the Public Broadcasting Service. Burton told reporters that the Republican presidential candidate would by taking away a valuable education resource for children if he cut funding to PBS. Candace Bagwell, Black America Web Read more

via; With its wonky arguments about taxes and health care, Wednesday’s presidential debate may not have been the most riveting 90 minutes of the 2012 campaign. But the faceoff between President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney produced no shortage of humor on Twitter, where observers cracked jokes about everything from Romney’s perceived swipe […]