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AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

For many Americans, “space” means leaving the Earth’s atmosphere and exploring the galaxy. They think of this weekend’s SpaceX launch.…

Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest

NEW YORK (AP) — The music industry is planning to turn off the music and hold a day to reflect…

The Latest: Officer arrested in death of George Floyd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as…

Beyoncé to give graduation speech alongside the Obamas

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube’s virtual commencement ceremony that…

Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano…

Barack Obama will headline televised prime-time commencement

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the high school Class…

Martin Luther King’s traffic ticket changed history’s course

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — On this day 60 years ago, a black man driving a white woman was pulled over…

#Graduation2020: Oprah Winfrey, Simone Biles, Lil Nas X, And More Will Help Celebrate The Class Of 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the graduating class of 2020 must adapt to new ways of celebrating their achievements––but their…

CBS’ ‘All Rise’ Will Virtually Produce Next Episode By Using FaceTime, Zoom, And More

In an innovative solution that speaks to the times, CBS’ drama series All Rise will virtually produce its next episode…

Remembering The Acclaimed Multimedia Artist, Curator, And Scholar David Driskell

The renowned African American artist, curator, and scholar David Driskell died at the age of 88 due to complications of…
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