A new Flip or Flop series is coming to HGTV, and a black couple is hosting! Andy and Ashley Williams will headline Flip or Flop: Fort Worth.  The couple, both military veterans, met while serving in Iraq. Now, they are married and have two kids. Their company is Recon Realty. While “Andy finds the properties and manages the renovations, while Ashley

  A now-deleted Facebook ad for Dove body wash, depicting a looping image of a black woman removing her brown shirt to then be revealed as a white woman in a light shirt, has incited merited backlash. An age-old racist expression in soap advertising, the three-second GIF of a black woman transitioning into a white women perpetuates the trite (and dangerous) notion that

For the third week in a row, Cardi B’s monster hit “Bodak Yellow” is the number one song in America. With this feat, the Bronx-bred MC now has the longest-running number one solo song by a female rapper in history. “Bodak Yellow” recently made history as the first solo song by a female rapper to

Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey has renamed its College Avenue Apartments to honor Sojourner Truth. Born into slavery, Sojourner Truth became a leading abolitionist and advocate for women’s rights. While a slave, Sojourner Truth and her parents were owned by relatives of the first president of Rutgers University. The Sojourner Truth Apartments house

LONDON — In a backyard in Berlin, a ramshackle house that was once a haven for the civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks is preparing for its third life — back in the United States. It had almost been lost to history, falling into blight, abuse and foreclosure, in Detroit. But in 2016, the American artist

  North Carolina currently has six Black female police chiefs, the first time this has ever happened in state history, according to WRAL. Raleigh’s Cassandra Deck-Brown, Durham’s C.J. Davis, Morrisville’s Patrice Andrews and Fayetteville’s Gina Hawkins, three of the six chiefs, spoke to the station about their unique positions. “We’ve broken a glass ceiling,” Deck-Brown told WRAL’s Lena