African-American

A new course for AP students seeking to earn college credit is devoted to teaching about the comprehensive African-American experience. The College Board has made the program available to 60 unnamed high schools across the country, with plans to expand nationwide to all interested high schools in the 2024-2025 school year.

Twitter is ablaze with an ongoing debate about how Hip-Hop should be presented at the National African American History and Culture Museum, and by whom. Timothy Anne Burnside, a cultural historian and museum specialist with the Smithsonian, happens to be a white woman, and a question raised by a Twitter user has morphed into varying […]

The Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture will transform into the fictional land of Wakanda this October. Items from the hit Marvel film Black Panther will be on display during the Smithsonian African American Film Festival.

The 12th annual Afropunk Festival returns to Brooklyn and fans can expect another star-studded lineup, which was recently announcing. Headlining the bill are Ice Cube, Tyler, The Creator, Cee Lo Green, and Janelle Monae among others.

Since 1976 the number of African-Americans competing for Winter Olympic glory has steadily increased. With the iconic international sporting competition commencing this week, we spotlight the Black athletes vying for medal honors at Sochi.

The next time someone complains about a star athlete’s return from a career-halting injury, take notice of the player’s race. It appears that some think a Black player is expected to return to action much sooner than a White counterpart according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Virginia and Northwestern University conducted […]

In the predominately White town of Wynne, Ark., an incident last week involving a 14-year-old African-American boy, who was reportedly hazed by fellow White junior varsity football players by placing a noose around his neck, has reached a fever pitch. With racial tensions high in the northeastern Arkansas town, the school board was dogged by […]

A bit of shocking news came out today regarding a study that suggests African-Americans are more apt to blog than their White and Hispanic counterparts. The study was conducted by researchers from the University of California in Berkeley, and their stunning findings may spark off a number of debates for years to come. “Blacks consume […]

A ground breaking study conducted by researchers at Northwestern, Loyola, and Walden Universities has turned sociologists on their proverbial axis. After studying more than 250 Black adolescents, all of whom hail from stereotypical Black surroundings, researchers discovered that raising youths’ feelings regarding ethnic pride around the 7th and 8th grades, resulted in significantly higher mental […]