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The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough has put together a self-guided African-American Heritage Walking Tour. This walking tour offers a small glimpse into the vibrant and profound African American community that has flourished in Hillsborough, despite race laws, segregation, and discrimination throughout the history of North Carolina. Enslaved and freed people of color lived amongst whites, and […]

Black Americans appear to be contracting the coronavirus and dying from it at a higher rate than White Americans. There are different contributing factors, according to health experts. One theory is institutional racism in the healthcare system and the other is that African-Americans are more likely to have preexisting health conditions.       Facebook: […]

Radio One Raleigh celebrates entrepreneurship at the Black Business & Marketing Expo.

Radio One Raleigh celebrates entrepreneurship in the African-American community with a packed house at the Black Business & Marketing Expo.

It was the mecca for African American business activity. Imagine a thriving four-block business district bursting with restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and more –

It was the mecca for African American business activity. Imagine a thriving four-block business district bursting with restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and more –

Not only did Nitra complete undergrad, she's now about to graduate from law school. Myles is completing his Master's degree in special education, while their son MJ is preparing to graduate from kindergarten.

The photo, which has since been taken down, was flooded with negative and racist comments about Lagum's natural pout.

After sharing a special photo on Twitter, a Black woman was trolled with a photo of a young man wearing Nutella as blackface.

The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports.  The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]

Ramin Ganeshram, a former journalist for The New York Times and Forbes, penned the book. Backlash ensued over the depiction that slaves were thrilled to be held against their will.

The officer says he was given a poor performance review because his reports weren't adding up to support the idea that Black and Hispanic teens were the biggest perpetrators of hopping turnstiles.