10 hip-hop songs to take you on a voyage into space

Photo caption: Hip-hop has a long history in referencing space exploration. Taylor Hill/Getty Images for The Meadows…

What the US can learn from Africa about slavery reparations

Activists mark National Reparations Day in Washington, D.C., on July 1, 2019. Alex Wong/Getty Images Kwasi…

Amanda Gorman’s poetry shows why spoken word belongs in school

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol…

Voting is the voice and the power of the people

Now that the election has concluded, change has been the reason many people in the country…

Community activist Luther Keith is a people investor

Doing a kind deed can go a long way. For some people, helping others is what…

Nanette Diaz Barragan’s election victory a motivation

We took a trip to the 44th Congressional District headquarters in Compton, California on the morning…

Dodgers’ World Series trip a taco ride

The year that just keeps giving. The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the World Series. Despite…

Tea with Carina – Fans absent from the NBA Finals

Fans were noticeably absent from the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. The…

MLS rivals LA Galaxy and LAFC aid their communities

On the soccer field, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) have one…

Bass Reeves: A Legend In His Own Time, A Hero In Ours

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — One-hundred-ten years after his death, the story of the first black US…

Chadwick Boseman’s death underscores colorectal cancer increase in younger adults and health gaps for African Americans

Photo Caption: Actor Chadwick Boseman at the GQ Men of the Year party at the Chateau…

Obama takes down Trump with DNC speech

The Democratic Party has been waiting four years for this moment. That moment finally came on…

Black president is a first for University of California

The University of California Board of Regents made history when they appointed Michael V. Drake, M.D.…

Nick Cannon talks antisemitism, Black-Jewish relations

NEW YORK— Nick Cannon, in his first appearance on a Jewish program, AJC Advocacy Anywhere, said…