Darnella Frazier was 17 years old when she recorded Derek Chauvin and other officers restraining Floyd on the ground. The cell phone footage helped change the narrative surrounding Floyd's death and sparked a wave of protests around the world.
"It is a tremendous honor to even be considered for this very prestigious award," said Miranda in a statement. "To win today for Hamilton is beyond my wildest dreams."
President Barack Obama will be leaving office on a high note. According to a new CNN/ORC poll, his approval rating has increased amongst Americans. For…
African-American author Natasha Tretheway has been named Poet Laureate of the United States. The Pulitzer-Prize winner and Professor at Emory University is the first black to hold the honor since 1993. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/news/little-known-black-history-fact/little-known-black-history-fact-natasha-tretheway