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Stacey Abrams Vows To Remain In Gubernatorial Race: 'We Are Still on the Verge of History'

Abrams looks to become the first Black woman governor in the United States.
Vinciane Ngomsi
 • 9 days ago

A Black Woman Was Found Preserved In A 150-Year-Old Iron Coffin. Now Scientists Know Who She Was, And How She Died.

Her name was Martha Peterson, and she lived and worked in New York.
Ashleigh Atwell
 • a month ago

DNA Test Finds Muhammad Ali Was The Great-Great-Great Grandson Of A Heroic Escaped Slave

The heavyweight champ is linked to Archer Alexander, who warned Union troops of a Confederate trap.
Tonja Renée Stidhum
 • a month ago

Jesse Williams Explains Controversial Nike-Inspired Promo For His New Emmett Till Movie

No. Nope. Nah.
Tonja Renée Stidhum
 • 2 months ago

Harlem Dance Pioneer Arthur Mitchell Dead At 84

Mitchell was the first black principal dancer to be hired by New York City Ballet choreographer George Balanchine in 1955.
Ashleigh Atwell
 • 2 months ago

Activists Remember A Full Page NYT Ad 1,600 Black Women Signed In Support Of Anita Hill Ahead Of Kavanaugh Hearings

Now more than ever, Hill's case is extra relevant.
Tonja Renée Stidhum
 • 2 months ago

Why 'August 28' Marks A Day Of Black Historical Reckonings

A summer day full of black history.
Ida Harris
 • 3 months ago

Katherine Johnson Honored On Her 100th Birthday With Statue At Her Alma Mater

Johnson, known as the "human computer," celebrated her 100th birthday the day after the ceremony.
Tonja Renée Stidhum
 • 3 months ago

How ‘Because of Them We Can’ Founder Eunique Jones Gibson Uses Her Platforms To Positively Impact the Culture

Gibson is on a mission to make a positive impact through her activism.
Brianna Rhodes
 • 3 months ago

The First-Ever 'WakandaCon' Took Over Chicago: Here Are The Top Highlights From The Electrifying Experience

Blavity was there to watch the magic unfold and capture all of the best moments.
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 • 3 months ago

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