Livability announced their annual list of the top 100 cities to live in the U.S. today for 2023, and four local spots hit the charts. This list focuses on highlighting small and mid-sized cities that offer a high quality of life, affordability, and various opportunities for individuals and families. It aims to showcase cities that […]

Across the United States, Black-owned places to stay provide an opportunity for travelers to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of African American culture and history. The owners of these remarkable establishments have poured their hearts and souls into creating spaces that provide comfort, celebrate and uplift the voices of their community. These Black-owned stays […]

Sesaon 6 of Black Mirror dropped a few days ago on Netflix and it does not disappoint. I won’t spoil it for you and trust me, there are some big ones. The less you know about it, the better. The Wikipedia episode guide gives them all away, so if you want to read them, click […]

Whether you recently graduated from college or are a young professional or entrepreneur, deciding where to kickstart your career could be top of mind. While some might think New York City or Washington D.C. are the ideal places for postgraduates to launch their careers, a recent report from Wallethub suggests otherwise. The report, titled 2023’s […]

Florida has long been considered the ideal retirement location due to the state’s warm weather and leisurely pace. However, its recent gubernatorial politics have polarized potential retirees of color. Fortunately, there are many other options available for Black people looking to reap the fruit of their labor and we’ve rounded them up. Madison, WI Although […]

CNN  —  A deadlocked Congress that has taken America to the brink of default could jeopardize the United States’ perfect credit rating, Fitch said in a stern warning Wednesday. The credit ratings agency placed top-ranked US credit on rating watch negative, reflecting the uncertainty surrounding the current debt ceiling debate and the possibility . . […]

A New York City hospital employee was placed on leave after a viral video appearing to show her trying to take a rental bike from a group of young Black men garnered millions of views online. The incident, which was first posted to Twitter on Saturday, appears to show a white woman in NYC Health […]

The National Trust for Historic Preservation released its annual list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places to raise awareness of sites that are part of the fabric that weaves together the nation’s story.   “The layered stories behind these places illustrate the complexities and challenges that have always been part of what it means . […]

John Yang: As we’ve reported recently, life expectancy in the United States is now at its lowest level in nearly two decades, and the projected lifetimes of black and Native Americans are shorter than for white Americans. New research offers an insight on a potential factor driving this disparity, it finds that black people live […]

(Washington, D.C. – April 25, 2023) New research from Environmental Defense Fund on U.S. warehouse proliferation shows that some 15 million people live within a half-mile of a warehouse in 10 states across the country. The report, Making the Invisible Visible: Shining a Light on Warehouse Truck Air Pollution, provides a window into the burden of […]

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