A Camden, Arkansas student resource officer has reportedly been put on paid leave after a video of him placing a high school student in a chokehold and lifting from the ground as others are screaming for the officer to release him circulated online. n the footage, the officer, Jake Perry is seen trying to detain […]

Gianna Bryant’s No. 2 jersey was retired by Harbor Day School in Corona Del Mar, California, on Wednesday, her mother, Vanessa, shared on Instagram. Vanessa Bryant shared a photo of Gianna’s No. 2 jersey framed and on display during a ceremony inside the school’s gymnasium. She wrote on Instagram:  “My Gigi. I love you! I miss you. You’ve […]

On Monday night Washington Wizards player Bradley Beal dropped 43 points on the court. But, he was up bright and early on Tuesday morning and hosted 50 students on a tour of Howard University as part of his continued partnership with Ron Brown College Preparatory High School (RBHS). According to NBA.com, the students arrived on […]

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs took home their first Super Bowl trophy in 50 years. Defensive tackle Derrick Nnadi decided to celebrate in a very selfless and sweet way. According to CBS News, in addition to making confetti angels after their win, Nnadi paid off the adoption fees for every dog at every KC […]

A white teacher at a Connecticut elementary has sparked outrage for casting Black children as slaves and white children as slave owners in a school play. Dr. Carmen Parker’s 10-year-old daughter, who is a fifth-grader at the West Woods School, reportedly told her about the incident. The child was instructed to be “Enslaved African 2” in […]

Barbie has been a household name for over six decades now. For much of that time, the doll represented a feminine, Eurocentric beauty standard that was not diverse like its young female fanbase. But in recent years, parent company Mattel has steadily been working to make Barbie’s brand more inclusive by increasing representation of race, […]

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been leading in the polls by a wide margin since he announced that he was running for president. Because he has been so popular among voters, a number of people have begun to wonder who he’ll pick for a running mate. According to the Washington Post, there are rumors that […]

The Southern Poverty Law Center is calling for a new hearing for a Mississippi man sentenced to 12 years in prison for possessing a cellphone in a county jail. According to ABC News, 39-year-old Willie Nash was being held at the Newton County Jail in 2018 on a misdemeanor charge when it was discovered that he […]

A Ball State University professor called the police on a Black student after he refused to change seats in class. Now that student, and many others are upset with the school for its response to that professor. The school has reportedly implemented a corrective plan after professor Shaheen Borna, who is white, called university police on […]

An anchor slipped during live-air news coverage of Kobe Bryant’s death and appeared to say the N-word. MSNBC host Alison Morris has apologized for the mistake but insisted she’d “NEVER use a racist term,” the New York Post reports. “Earlier today, while reporting on the tragic news of Kobe Bryant’s passing, I unfortunately stuttered on air, combining the names of […]

A second student at a Texas high school has reportedly been suspended and told that he can’t return to class until he cuts his locs. ABC News reports, Kaden Bradford, 16, is a sophomore at Barbers Hill High School in Mont Belvieu and has been on suspension since last week, according to his mother, Cindy Bradford. […]

Dwight Roberson initially went to Oregon to play football, but he is now being credited by the Salem-Keizer School District, and administrators for the highest graduation rate of Black students in at least a decade. Roberson’s day-to-day influences are to “serve as a role model, cheerleader, coach and all-around helper for black students who might […]