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Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

Amanda Seales and Damona Dixon, aka Don’t Call Me White Girl, join forces to talk defying stereotypes, handling trolls, and the difference between bullying and colorism. Your favorite truth teller, comedian, Amanda Seales, is dropping gems with, “Small Doses,” a weekly podcast that brings you potent truths for everyday use. ~ Get your Smart Funny […]

On today’s episode of the Amanda Seales Show, the focus was on group chat!  The discussion centered around the question of whether black boys require gentle or tough parenting. Additionally, the show explored the idea of allowing friends to trademark your ideas. The conversation became deep as the team delved into the subject of child […]

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BlackAmericaWeb.com and Urban1, the brand that’s behind TV One, CLEO TV, Radio One, and digital brands such as HelloBeautiful, MadameNoire, Bossip and NewsOne are excited to introduce One Community

I love success stories, I root for the underdog, and I’m all about doing what it takes to get ahead.   Most of my mentors have had humble beginnings and have worked hard to achieve great things. They were committed to uplifting and making a change for the better for the people and communities that have […]

What You Need To Know: Today is the final day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But for some, breast cancer awareness is every day of the year. Why We Need To Know: Thirty-five years ago today, my mother underwent a mastectomy. And for almost eight years afterward, I lived with the constant fear of the […]

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In the wake of intense violence nationwide, we must decide now if we are going to allow systemic violence against marginalized communities to become part of the status quo, or are we going to make a change.

Thomas Jefferson’s city-sanctioned birthday celebration has been formally terminated. In a controversial decision during a recent meeting of the Charlottesville, Virginia City Council, local leaders voted to remove an April 13  city holiday honoring former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, who was widely recognized as a scholar and scientist, an architecture and agricultural enthusiast – and, […]

New Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has offered an unorthodox and controversial solution to resolve the high rate of homicides in the city: Invite gang members who want to kill each other to put down their guns, lace up a pair of boxing gloves, step into a referee-controlled ring, and duke it out old […]

If you’re Black and applying for a job in the mostly all-white town of Hoschton, Georgia, you may want to reconsider: The Mayor doesn’t want you. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mayor Theresa Kenerly told a member of the City Council she yanked the resume of Keith Henry from a group of four finalists “because […]

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Why are so many black babies in Baltimore dying in their sleep? It’s an alarming and perplexing question for Baltimore health officials who are searching for answers. During December to January, six infants died in six weeks – one baby each week. Five babies were black, and one infant was mixed-race. It’s an unprecedented spike […]

Maryland State Delegate Mary Ann Lisanti should resign immediately. No more empty apologies; no more foolish explanations, no more lies. Racist insults targeting African-Americans certainly should not be tolerated by elected officials. The Maryland House of Delegates voted 136-0 last week to censure Lisanti after she admitted to using the reprehensible N-word at a bar […]