Jesse Jackson Diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease

Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a neurological ...

To Be Young, Gifted and Black: The Root 100 Gala Honors Black Excellence

For an unapologetic celebration of black excellence, tune into The Root 100 gala, airing ...

Play With It: Natural Hair Documentary

Codeblack Network recognizes and celebrates independent filmmakers. Today we feature Vaughn Dabney and his ...

Courts Support Maryland HBCUs In Educational Disparities

Patience and persistence pays off. It’s been 10 years and counting, but alumni from ...

5 Years Old And Awarded For Saving Her Grandmother’s Life

Sometimes, the littlest of ones can do the biggest things. Kindergartner Virtuous Rose Bennett ...

Black Actors Help Shed Light on the Dark Truth About Black Boys and Sexual Abuse

Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey has made headlines for his alleged sexual misconduct with underage ...

Tiffany Haddish and the Path of Funny Black Women in Hollywood

On Saturday, Tiffany Haddish made history as the first black female standup comedian to ...

DNC Credits Black Voters with Big Wins on Election Day

Voting amongst African Americans slumped in the 2016 Presidential election. According the data from ...

Common is Engaged…Socially and Politically

Common is engaged…socially and politically, that is. Since his 1994 breakout homage to hip-hop, “I ...