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

BLM activist Shaun King is being called out for using money donated to his PAC in order to purchase a $40,000 prize show dog.

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Since being hailed as the first person in the United States to get a COVID-19 vaccine, New York nurse Sandra Lindsay has become a prominent face in the country’s biggest-ever vaccination campaign.

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Opal Lee’s dream of seeing Juneteenth become a federal holiday was finally realized over the summer, but the energetic woman who spent years rallying people to join her push for the day commemorating the end of slavery is hardly letting up on a lifetime of work teaching and helping others.

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CBS’s newest reality series, 'The Activist,' has yet to premiere and it is already receiving backlash on social media. 

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A new 17-person board hopes to rebuild after missteps and continue important work.

Recently Fox news host, Lauren Ingraham came out on her show attacking NBA player Lebron James for speaking out about politics in our government. She called on James to be quiet and keep dribbling because he’s just an athlete. During the NBA All-Star weekend, James hit back not taking any of what Ingraham had to say. American […]

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The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin took place five years in Sanford, Fla., igniting a flurry of activism and discussion on race matters in America. The tragic shooting at the hands of volunteer night watchman George Zimmerman and his 2013 acquittal gave birth to the Black Lives Matter movement, along with a renewed focus […]

On the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame, a group of bold activists added the names of several Black victims of police brutality and violence to unused stars at the popular tourist destination. Michael Brown Jr., Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and little Aiyana Stanley-Jones were among the names emblazoned onto the sidewalk, VIBE reports. The group, […]

Legendary artist and activist Sister Souljah called up “The D.L. Hughley Show!” to talk about her new book, and play a game of This or That.  Plus, she explains why things haven’t really changed drastically since the L.A. Riots. Click on the audio player to hear this incredible discussion. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: Baltimore Mom Who Pulled […]

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The latest in the events marking a year since the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri (all times local): 12:00 a.m. St. Louis County Police say an officer who came under heavy gunfire returned shots amid a protest in Ferguson. The department confirmed the shooting in a statement on […]