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

Well, we know how the saying goes. What goes around comes around! That’s exactly what happened to Donald Trump after his “s*** hole” comment of immigrants coming from El Salvador, Haiti, and African countries. Blavity reports on an artist that stuck it to Trump using his creative abilities. Artist Robin Bell, the founder of Bells Visual, […]

Entertainment News

The finale episode of “Xscape: Still Kickin’ It” saw the ladies preparing for their first headlining show, and Kandi Burruss debating about staying with the group or not. The episode ended with the following message “Kandi has joined the women of Xscape for The Great Xscape Tour visiting 28 cities nationwide. Tiny LaTocha and Tamika […]

National News

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he “knew what he signed up for,” according to a Florida congresswoman. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was in the car with Myeshia Johnson on the way to Miami International Airport to meet the body of Johnson’s husband, Sgt. La David […]

Top News

As the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to build, Anita Hill is here to remind everyone that sexual harassment is not just a Republican thing. In 1991, Hill became a household name when she accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her when she worked for him at the United States Dept. of […]

Roland checks in with Weather Channel meteorologist Paul Goodloe who is getting drenched with rain in Naples, Fl. Hurricane Irma has produced wind speeds of 142 mph and Goodloe says, “This is a historic hurricane. The damage with this thing is tremendous.” First responders according to Goodloe cannot go out for rescues once winds get up […]

Commentary

Though I’m only in my twenties, I’ve survived circumstances that would devastate most. At the tender age of nine, I was diagnosed with a rare heart condition. Less than two years later, I became the recipient of a heart and kidney transplant–all before my twelfth birthday. You would think that this medical saga would end […]

There are days I’d like to take off being a Black woman. It’s those days when I want to forget that I sometimes wake up and check my phone just to see what I need to be mad about that day. There are days when the steady flow of information about Black women – unattractive, […]

Blogs

I am tired, angry, and discouraged with the number of deaths by gun violence over the last 2-3 years. As a mother with two sons, I thought about how I would feel if my sons were shot or killed randomly by another young Black male or by police. I mean, nowadays, there is such a […]

It’s now become a hateful pattern: Six black churches burned in two weeks. Black churches in the South are being intentionally torched and federal authorities are correctly investigating the burnings of places of worship as hate crimes. In the weeks following a racist church massacre where nine African-American parishioners were shot dead by a white […]

Commentary

Before my son was born, I subscribed wholeheartedly to the idea of whooping my kids when I had them. I grew up with Southern parents who fully appreciated the act of “a good beatin’” when rules were broken. I got whooped, my brother got whooped and all my friends got whooped. Sometimes, if your parents […]

“This whole week, I’ve been reflecting on this idea of grace. The grace of the families who lost loved ones.  The grace that Reverend Pinckney would preach about in his sermons.  The grace described in one of my favorite hymnals — the one we all know:  ‘Amazing grace/how sweet the sound that saved a wretch […]