Black Voices

Sports
Shaq's words on the NBA legend and former Los Angeles Lakers teammate provided notes of humor amid a melancholy service.
Entertainment
Hosted by the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center, an emotional service celebrated the lives of the NBA legend and his daughter.
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The six-time NBA champion reminisced about the relationship he had with Bryant as his "big brother" during his memorial service on Monday.
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South Carolina’s long been called “the Black primary,” but HuffPost spoke to residents of Columbia who are approaching the election with views and values as diverse as America itself.
Women
Her calculations helped the first American to orbit the Earth and inspired the movie “Hidden Figures."
Entertainment
The former "Empire" actor is accused of falsely reporting to police that the phony attack was real.
Entertainment
In an upcoming episode of "Red Table Talk," Smith told the rapper that her "heart dropped" when she heard what he'd said about the CBS anchor.
Crime
Jurors found Jeremy Christian, 37, guilty of the deaths of Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky Best.
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Smith was a successful model, restaurateur and the host of a nationally syndicated lifestyle talk show.
Entertainment
The "Cuz I Love You" singer celebrated Blackness and body positivity during her speech on stage at the ceremony held in Pasadena, California.
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Miss Black USA, Miss Gorgeous Prince George's and other competitions have been honoring Black beauty and heritage for over half a century.
Entertainment
The singer and fashion and beauty mogul accepted the group's President’s Award at the ceremony in Pasadena, California.
Entertainment
Last year, the teen actor became the youngest executive producer in Hollywood.
Politics
But the presidential candidate doesn't seem to have publicly mentioned the incident before this month, The New York Times reports.
Entertainment
“I am immensely proud of her and so inspired by her journey," the Chicago rapper wrote.
Politics
Mayor Muriel Bowser called the genre "a creative force that has inspired generations of Washingtonians socially, culturally, and artistically."
Crime
After killing Amarah Banks and her two daughters, Arzel Ivery fled to Memphis to start a new life, Wisconsin police say.
Politics
“It should not be incumbent on a Black woman to talk about Black women’s issues,” Harris said.
Entertainment
The artist's record label, Republic Records, released a statement mourning the "unexpected and tragic loss" of the 20-year-old.
Black Voices
Storytellers need to ask themselves whether they are bolstering a stereotype or moving the conversation forward.