AP VoteCast: How Black women shape Democratic politics

Although the party was broadly united on the importance of health care as an issue facing the country, Black female Democrats in 2018 differed from other Democrats in their views of what to do about it. In particular, Black women were more likely than other Democrats to say the Affordable Care Act should be left […]

‘We can enact the future we want now’: a black feminist history of abolition

The desire to abolish police and prisons can be traced in grassroots black feminist traditions across the world. In the 1970s and 80s in the UK, organisations such as the Organisation of Women of African and Asian Descent (OWAAD) and the Brixton Black Women’s Group, home to coalitions between black women and women of colour, […]

In Era of Online Retail, Black Friday Still Lures a Crowd

The retail economy is also tilting steeply toward online shopping. Over the past 12 months, purchases at non-store retailers such as Amazon have jumped 12.1 percent as sales at traditional department stores have slumped 0.3 percent. Adobe Analytics reported Thursday that Thanksgiving reached a record $3.7 billion in online retail sales, up 28 percent from […]

Taxpayers Paid £1.5m to Police London Black Lives Matter and Counter Protests in One Weekend: Report

Breitbart London reported last week that England and Wales had seen a 1,700 per cent rise in violent protests in 20 years. According to the Police Federation, in 2019 some 126 protests descended into violence, compared to just seven in 2000. The increase in violence has resulted in millions of pounds’ worth of property damage […]

Beyonce offers rare glimpse of twins Sir and Rumi, three, in family-filled visual album Black Is King

The women have remained personal friends as well and Tina even referred to Kelly as one of her ‘daughters’ in a Time magazine piece. 

Flash Gordon and Pitch Black Get Amazing Fully Loaded 4K Blu-ray Releases from Arrow Video

“Whilst we are focused on new releases, we do have select releases we are planning to release from our catalogue in 4K with Dolby Vision,” says Simeoni. “For this year this will be releasing all upcoming UHD titles in separate UHD and new Blu-ray editions. This development will not change our processes at Arrow and […]

The best Black Friday toy deals 2020: Here’s how to find the best prices

LEGO Star Wars Yoda Figure Attack of the Clones set, £90 at Argos – buy here Disney Frozen 2 Singing Elsa Fashion Doll with Music, £20 at Argos – buy here LEGO Technic Rough Terrain Crane, £229.97 at ASDA – buy here Wooden Dolls house, £40 at ASDA – buy here LOL Surprise 2 in […]

Black business owners see 75 percent increase since the beginning of June

The study commissioned by Groupon and the National Black Chamber of Commerce aimed to better understand the challenges black business owners face, why they decided to become entrepreneurs, how they achieved success, and to find ways to support black-owned businesses across the country.

‘If not now, when?’: Black women seize political spotlight

She knows an 18-year-old named Audrey McNeal. McNeal ran to be the class president at her mostly white high school, and lost. She thought of a poem she once wrote about a princess envious of her brother because one day he would be king; she wanted to be powerful. She ran again, and won.

From Black Lives Matter to Bleak House: David Lammy picks the best books about justice

As cuts deepen, the backlog of criminal cases grows, leaving defendants sitting in their cells waiting for a trial. Defendants such as Walter McMillian, who was sentenced to death in Alabama in 1988 for killing a white woman, serving six years before his conviction was overturned. In his powerful memoir, Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson tells […]