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

Columbia University professor Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman lost his job after an intended compliment towards 29-year-old Sudanese model Nyakim Gatwech backfired into a viral racial debate on Twitter.

Thandiwe Newton recently expressed an internalized guilt she's felt as an A-list Black actress in Hollywood with lighter skin that admittedly has been shown privilege compared to her dark-skinned counterparts. 

Entertainment News

  Kevin Hart is having one helluva a headline-making week. First, he was one of the first to spill the tea about rapper Meek Mill’s release from prison… hours before it was confirmed by the rapper’s camp. Hart also re-lives his cheating scandal by playing himself in J. Cole music video for the track, “Kevin’s Heart.” […]

Russ Parr Interviews

  The question am I Black enough comes up pretty often in the African-American community, specifically when approaching the subject of light skin versus dark skin. Ed Gordon has a show on Bounce TV called Am I Black Enough that talks about the deeper issues behind the question. “You know, were always talking about if someone is Black enough […]

Life & Style

Kheris Rogers wants you to know that her melanin is on and poppin' with her “Flexin’ In My Complexion” apparel.

The conversation about colorism in the Black community is far from over. Bill Duke’s “Dark Girls” is a documentary that addressed colorism–a topic that needed…

The conversation about colorism in the Black community is far from over. Bill Duke’s “Dark Girls” is a documentary that addressed colorism–a topic that needed…

Tank ignited a light-skinned vs. dark-skinned debate on social media that has many people opening up about their experience with what is referred to as “shadism” or…