Ms. X Factor

Shannon S. Evans: Curating Unique and Authentic Experiences

The Culinary 'Unicorns' Mix Passion And Purpose

Tomesha Faxio: A Modern Day Clark Kent

For Cecilia Lester and Family, Service A Way of Life

Kim Fogg and Her Fight to End an Existential Crisis

Cynthia Daniels -- Founder of Memphis Black Restaurant Week


Chicago Public Schools Postpone Closures

Black Pastors Condemn Trump, Call for Social Justice

Mary J Blige Honored With Walk of Fame Star

A Look Back At Moments of Black Excellence in 2017

Essence Communications Once Again Black Owned

'Buying Black' During the Holidays A Community Investment

Veteran Chef Mixes Food With Service

'Modern Family': Black LGBTQ Family Featured in New Fashion Campaign

Mississippi State University Freshman Thanks Dad, Goes Viral

'Crown Heights' Chronicles Struggle, Redemption of a Wrongly Convicted Man

Teresa Hord Owens on Leading a Denomination: 'I Must Be Seen As  Black Woman'

Spelman College Launches LGBTQ Scholarship Program

2 Chainz's Pink Trap House More Than Great Marketing

Six Black Women at the Center of Gravity in Theological Education

Faith Communities to Remember Pulse Victims on One-Year Anniversary

For Out Black Celebrities, Is 'Role Model' A Complicated Label?

Prince Protege: 'He Would Have Wanted Us All to Move Forward'

Knight Foundation Challenges Cities to Transform Communities 

Harry Belafonte Releases New Project With Next Generation in Mind

'Get Out': Jordan Peele's Horror Flick Debunks Post-Racial Myths

NBCBLK28: Jessica O. Matthews -- Techie Inventor Harnesses the Power of Play

NBCBLK28: Samuel Sinyangwe -- Number Cruncher in the Fight Against Systemic Racism

James Baldwin's Sexuality: Complex and Influential 

NBCBLK28: Von Miller -- Bronco Committed to Giving Youth A Chance Through Sight

Analysis: Do We Still Need Black History Month?

Meet Riley Shines: Gerber's Newest Spokesbaby

Organizations Provide Holiday Assistance for At-Risk LGBTQ Youth

Wesley Lowery's New Book Offers Glimpse From Front Lines

World AIDS Day Exhibit Celebrates Youth 'Living With' HIV

Congregations Care For Grieved Following Election

8 Black Women Poised to Make History on Election Night

Efforts Made in South to Establish Centers for LGBTQ People of Color

Scholarship Opens Doors to Study Abroad for Students of Color

Christian Pastor Reframes Scripture Used Against LGBTQ Community

Analysis: Next President Could Shape Supreme Court for Generations

Black Student Movements Are Evolving With Time

Analysis: Will Faith Decide the 2016 Election?

'Rocky Road to Equality'? Ben & Jerry's Supports 'Black Lives Matter'

Pastor Challenges Clergy to Action With #WhiteChurchQuiet Hashtag

Election of Lesbian Bishop Highlights Struggles Within United Methodist Church

Jesse Williams Backs 'Scholly' App For College Scholarships

One Man's Modern Day March on Washington

Activists Praise Spelman College Consideration of Trans Student Admission

Director Kenny Leon Revives Tupac Show in Atlanta HBCU Partnership

Freedom Songs: Writing the Soundtrack of a Modern Movement

'Golden Girl' Bea Arthur Will Always Be a Friend to LGBTQ Youth

Decathlete Ashton Eaton returns to Olympic Games Determined, Inspired

Defaced Portraits of Black Harvard Faculty Being Investigated as 'Hate Crime'

How Prince Redefined Masculinity Through His Music, Onstage

#EpicFail? Twitter's New VP of Diversity & Inclusion is a White Guy

Tech Report Proposed to Solve Diversity Problem

A Search for Opportunities to Unite After 'Gut Wrenching' Week

Annual Hackathon Exposes Students to Tech Possibilities

Tech Coalition Will Honor 10 Black Innovators at SXSW


'Tell Them We Are Rising' Reveals History of HBCUs

Celebrating Black Excellence During Black History Month

'Take A Knee' Conference During Super Bowl LII

Anxiety in the African American Community

Five Things About Only Democratic Senate Chief of Staff Dana Gresham

Diddy, Kaepernick Could Make History in Panthers Purchase

Self-Taught Financial Advisers Keep It Real About Money Management

Five Things to Know About London Breed

Culinary Artists Dish On Thanksgiving Traditions

Denzel Washington Film Highlights Heroism of Activism

GOP Tax Plan Could Hurt Generations

New Orleans Will Get Its First Black Woman Mayor

Report Highlights Experiences of Black Transgender People in U.S.

Historically Black Colleges Celebrate LGBTQ History

Atlanta Pride Strives to be More Racially Inclusive

My Mic Sounds Nice: Hip Hop As Pedagogical Tool Far From New Trend

Spelman College Becomes Second Women's Only HBCU to Admit Transgender Students

'Is Science Racist?': New Book Takes on Race as Cultural Construct

'Moonlight' Director to Adapt Baldwin Novel for the Big Screen

Black Men Carving a Place in Body Positive Movement

Moral Authority: How Thurgood Marshall Transformed Society

Black Female Chefs, Mixologists Featured During AFWF

Western Kentucky Univ. Students Pass Bill For Free Tuition as Reparations

The Medium is the Divine Message: Religion Meets Virtual Reality

SXSW: Is Diversity in Tech Leaving American Minorities Behind?

With Abandoned Buildings As His Canvas, An Artist Empowers

Google Sets Sights on HBCUs for Recruitment Efforts

Black Muslim LGBT Community Speaks Out in Wake of Orlando

Black Chefs and Mixologists Inspiring the Next Generation

'Blue Lives Matter': Louisiana Hate Crimes Bill to Protect First Responders

Pew Report: Financial Gap Between American Families Impacting Parenting

Christie Vetoes Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

Widening the Path of Mobility: The Future of Race Conscious Admissions

Same-Sex Couple Details Adoption Hurdles

Student Activism Leading Change on College Campuses

Obama Delivers Hopeful Speech as Howard Struggles to Stay Afloat

Student Leaders Mobilize 'Day of Action' Demonstrations

Alleged Discrimination Against Dallas Prep School Students Offers a Lesson

Racial and Religious Identities Collide Leaving Black Muslims Overlooked

Looking for A Vetted Beauty Pro? There's An App For That

Were You Stopped By the Police? There's An App For That


Will the rise in African Catholicism affect the new Pope choice?

Black ministers who support gay marriage are in vocal minority

Is the church to blame for homophobia in black America?

Do black churches push prosperity at expense of social justice?

When it comes to infidelity, 'the Devil made me do it'?

How the black church copes with scandal

Black Enterprise

NY Advertising Agencies Facing Discrimination Charges

Kids Say: You're Fired! To Schools

A Black Plague: African Americans and AIDS in the U.S.

Making the Opryland Greater

Car Dealer's Passion Drove His Success

Will Black Firms Get A Bite Of The Big Apple?

Losing the War on Weight


Hot housing prices not likely to cool, study finds

Better watch out for counterfeit bills during holidays

U.S. Minimum Wage Doesn't Cover Family Living Costs, Study says

Church sees restorative message in damaged statue

Huffington Post cites Morehouse as among the nation's most grueling

The Wage Gap is the Result of Discrimination


What black American won't miss about Obama -- CNN, July 1, 2016

Blue Lives Matter bill passed in Louisiana -- MSNBC Live, May 28, 2016