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

A new exhibition in Louisiana is dedicated to honoring the 272 enslaved people sold by Georgetown founders in order to pay off school debts. 

HBCU Xavier University was the scene of a shooting that left one woman dead & two injured at Morris Jeff High School's graduation ceremony.

A 15-year-old freshman at Vandebilt Catholic High School in Houma, Louisiana gave a prime example of why Critical Race Theory should be taught when he decided to approach a Black classmate and throw cotton balls at him before taking a belt and "whipping" him. Now, he's been charged with a hate crime.


4-year-old Jarrion Walker accidentally shot himself inside a parked car next to his two infant siblings while two adults smoked marijuana in the front seats.

Everyone in the film industry has weighed in with thoughts about the shooting involving Alec Baldwin on set of the movie 'Rust,' and even hip-hop mogul Master P had an opinion based off his lengthy career in music videos and film production.

A homecoming event at Grambling State University ended with the shooting death of one person and multiple others injured in the melee, occurring just days after a separate gun incident ended fatally for another GRAM student.  

Video of a Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy slamming a Black woman to the ground by her hair in Louisiana has gone viral.


A Black Louisiana State Trooper has received a notice of termination after speaking publicly about police brutality. 


The deranged white man who attacked MSNBC's Shaquille Brewster while he was live on the air reporting on Hurricane Ida in Mississippi has been identified, police in Gulfport have announced.


Rescuers set out in hundreds of boats and helicopters to reach people trapped by floodwaters and utility crews mobilized Monday after a furious Hurricane Ida swamped the Louisiana coast and made a shambles of the electrical grid in New Orleans and beyond in the sweltering, late-summer heat.

In the case of state police officers in Louisiana, the situation apparently has gotten so bad when it comes to racial targeting and abuse that the Feds are currently embarking on an investigation into their department.