To Understand the Midterms, Ignore the National Polls and Look at These Specific Races — TIME

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. The national mood is iffy at best, facing a coin toss for which party will emerge victorious this election season. Polls show both parties are competitive in key races, the money race… To... Continue Reading →

Ahead of New Term, SCOTUS Honors Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson During Investiture Ceremony — The Urban Daily

Source: Handout / GettyThe Supreme Court’s newest associate justice has crossed the last ceremonial threshold to beginning her tenure. Friday marked Ketanji Onyika Brown Jackson‘s investiture as the newest associate justice to join the Court. Replacing former Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson rounds out the liberal wing of the otherwise conservative Court… Ahead... Continue Reading →

Rihanna Set To Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show — HelloBeautiful

Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty It’s official: Rihanna is set to headline the 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show! The singer took to Instagram earlier today to share a picture of herself holding an NFL-branded football to seemingly confirm the news The post was shared right in the midst of rumors circulating on social media that… Rihanna... Continue Reading →

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Isn’t A Celebration. It’s a Call to Action — TIME

September 21 is Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day the average Black woman in America will finally—after nine extra months of work—catch up to the pay the average white man received in 2021. I long for the day when everyone in our economy is thriving because it is just, fair and equitable. Imagine an… Black... Continue Reading →

After Queen Elizabeth II’s Death, Many Indians Are Demanding the Return of the Kohinoor Diamond — TIME

Shortly after British monarch Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Sept. 8, the word “Kohinoor” began trending on Indian Twitter. It was a reference to one of the world’s most famous gems. The Kohinoor diamond is just one of 2,800 stones set in the crown made for Elizabeth’s mother, known as the Queen Mother—but the… After... Continue Reading →

Queen Sugar Cast Talks Their Importance To Black Culture & What To Expect From The Final Season — HelloBeautiful

https://www.youtube.com/embed/mJFS6PreE7s?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Queen Sugar is back for the final season, and we aren’t sure how to feel. Ava DuVernay’s award-winning creation has been giving us life since 2016 with its unbelievable representation of the Black family. In this series finale, the Bordelons celebrate new beginnings as they continue to leave their mark on the community and honor their…... Continue Reading →

The Black Census Project Ramps Up Effort Ahead Of Midterm Elections — The Urban Daily

Source: FG Trade / GettyBilled as the “largest survey of Black people in the United States since Reconstruction,” the Black Census Project engages Black people of all backgrounds. Led by the Black Futures Lab, census organizers hope to reach at least 200,000 Black respondents. Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab’s founder and principal, told NewsOne that… The... Continue Reading →

Guess Who’s Coming To Apple TV+? New ‘Sidney’ Documentary Pays Homage To Sidney Poitier — Hot 107.9 – Hot Spot ATL

https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZIt0bGwe1rY?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en-US&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Did you know that Halle Berry wanted to marry Sidney Poitier? Source: Courtesy Apple TV+ / Apple TV+ Can’t say that we blame her, after watching the trailer for the upcoming Apple Originals film Sidney. The trailer reveals so many details from Sidney Poitier’s life, from his early childhood and young adulthood in his native…... Continue Reading →

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