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Today Barbie® announced the expansion of its Fashionistas® line with 15 new and diverse Ken® dolls, featuring three body types – slim, broad and original – and a variety of skin tones, eye colors,...

Now in full swing, June is LGBT Pride Month, the time of year that honors the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan, and celebrates the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had...
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Roland S. Martin, host and managing editor of TV One’s News One Now, has created the fundraising initiative, #HBCUGivingDay, a national call to action in support of raising funds for historically black colleges and...

Back in 2013, Anthony Brown of Queens Village, New York, donated one of his kidneys to his mom, Rita Brown, and it literally saved her life. She had been diagnosed with kidney disease and...

Savvier Health, LLC has been granted a license to offer the same easy–to-use subscription-based app creation platform that has been used by tens of thousands of people around the world to successfully publish hundreds...

By Hazel Trice Edney President-elect Donald Trump is set to take the presidential oath of office Friday, Jan. 20, amidst protests and even boycotts of the inauguration ceremony. A spokesman for the Presidential Inaugural Committee...

By Glynda C. Carr and Kimberly Peeler-Allen With a few days left until Election Day some are speculating what the overall turnout will be among Black women. Black women were among the most active voters in...

By Naomi MacKenzie | BlackDoctor.org African Americans have been pioneering the beauty industry since the very beginning. Let’s not forget the self-made millionaire Madame C.J. Walker, who was the first to capitalize off of her products...

By James Clingman Now that the dust has settled around President Obama’s comments at the Congressional Black Caucus Banquet, let me give you my take on the subject.  In 2010, immediately following the midterm elections,...

By Eric Easter, Urban News Service The just-opened National Museum of African American History and Culture is a work-in-progress — in every way. Surprisingly, this is its best asset. In one way, that description is literal....

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