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The Life of Colin Powell: From military to politics to philanthropy

Yesterday, the United States lost a long-time civil servant and a man that has stood for decades as a voice for the...

See How These Three Sisters are Changing the Game in Breast Cancer Care

For the Breast of Us, the first-ever blog and online community for all women of color affected by breast cancer, has launched...

BLAC Artist of the Week: Jamaal Barber

This week’s #ArtistOfTheWeek goes to Jamaal Barber, @jbarberstudio. An artist and printmaker exploring Black identity, Barber’s primary medium is printmaking. His wood...

Celebrating the African Roots of Puerto Rico

Old San Juan. Via It’s no secret that African influence is everywhere. From cuisine to fashion, dance, art, music...

BLAC Happy Hour: Heatwave featuring Anteel Reposado

Heatwave 2 oz Anteel Reposado tequila 3/4 oz Cointreau1/2 oz Lime juice1/4 oz Simple syrup1 oz Pineapple juice1 Jalapeno slice (remove...

Past, Present, Future: Celebrating Black Country Music

The GRAMMY Museum® and the National Museum of African American Music Host the 1st Annual Rosedale Summit

HBCU Got Next: Recruiting and Developing the Next Generation of Leaders

The HBCU Executive Leadership Institute (HBCU ELI) at Clark Atlanta University is accepting applications for its second class of Community Fellows, with an October...