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How Ashlee Marie Preston Is Advocating For Trans Women Of Color To 'Thrive Over 35'

Preston spoke with Blavity about her journey through journalism, activism and making trans folks feel SEEN.
Nisean Lorde
 • 9 hours ago

Will And Jaden Smith Battle On Coachella Stage To Prove Who The Real 'Icon Living' Is

The jury says yes.
Jazzi Johnson
 • 9 hours ago

Maryland's Only Black-Owned Movie Theater Is Garnering Nationwide Attention

Next Act Cinema is attracting national crowds for its posh aesthetic and intimate atmosphere.
Jazzi Johnson
 • 9 hours ago

Coachella Security Guards Say They Are Underfed, Underpaid And Mistreated

The Daily Beast spoke to Coachella security guards who claim they were forced to sleep on the ground for a month and were given little to no food after 12-hour shifts.
Jonathan Greig
 • 10 hours ago

A Cop Who Was Promoted Despite Reports Of False Arrests Made Over $120,000 Last Year

Officer Xavier Gonzalez falsely arrested a Black financial planner and lied about witness statements but was promoted in 2017.
Jonathan Greig
 • 10 hours ago

Lawsuit Claims White Supremacist Stabbed Black Fellow Offenders Handcuffed To Table While Guards Laughed

In a federal lawsuit filed this month, Black incarcerated men say correction officers laughed as they watched a white supremacist prisoner stab them repeatedly.
Jonathan Greig
 • 10 hours ago

Dallas Cowboys Player Smokes A Joint While Announcing He's Quitting The NFL To Protest Its Weed Policy

"Plants over pills," former NFL player David Irving said.
Jazzi Johnson
 • 10 hours ago

5 Ways To Save Money AND The Environment (And A Few Other Things, Too)

Your wallet and planet should be among your top priorities this year.
Bethel S. Moges
 • 10 hours ago

Ohio Mother Says Her Kids Were Kicked Out Of Their Christian School For Being Born Out Of Wedlock

The school's pastor allegedly accused the mother of committing adultery before dismissing her children.
Jazzi Johnson
 • 10 hours ago

Alabama Senator Doug Jones On HBCU Funding, MLK's Legacy, And Listening To Black Voters

The senator told Blavity the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. were just as necessary in 2019.
Maya J. Boddie
 • 11 hours ago

T.I. Partnered With A Georgia Church To Bail 23 Nonviolent Offenders Out Of Jail On Easter

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will also use the funds to start college funds for the former inmate's kids.
Vinciane Ngomsi
 • 14 hours ago

Lizzo Didn't Miss A Beat When Coachella Screwed Up Her Sound For The Second Time: 'That’s Why I Got My Music Major'

“Ain't nothing gonna f**k my time up, b***h!” -- Lizzo
Ashleigh Atwell
 • 15 hours ago

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