Black History Month
"Jeopardy!" contestants' lack of Black history knowledge called out
A post mocking the moments when contestants on the quiz show have been stumped has gone viral on Twitter.
Fact Check: Joe Biden says Black workers' wages have gone up
President Joe Biden claimed pay was up during a Black History Month reception at the White House.
"Michelle and I grew up poor but our dad inspired us"
Craig Robinson shares how his childhood with his sister Michelle Obama helped shape his successful coaching career.
"Moving to America as a Black woman was shocking"
I wasn't allowed to go outside because my parents told me that it was dangerous.
How Marvel are portraying the experience of young Black women
The cast and creative team of 'Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur' spoke to Newsweek about representing "a real Black girl's experience" through the series.
Building Equity in Health Care for Black Veterans
Inclusivity benefits all, and it should be our prerogative, at every level, to be the deliverers of that change.
"My grandmother turned $200 into a family legacy"
Cedric Nash shares how his grandmother was able to create generational wealth on a meager salary.
GOP lawmakers seek to re-name part of "John Lewis Way" after Trump
The Republicans introduced a bill this week that would change a portion of a street named after Lewis, a late civil rights leader who served in Congress.
Police celebrate Black History Month by getting themselves new cars
Critics questioned police departments in Miami and Columbus on why they felt this was the best way to support the Black community.
Stop Appropriating Black History to Push an LGBTQ Political Agenda
Black LGBTQ activists and their white supporters claim we are erasing them when their sexuality isn't placed in the spotlight as we advocate for Blacks.
Conservatives: It's Time to Rescue Black History Month From Progressives
According to a Pew Research Center study, 74 percent of Black Americans feel that being Black is very important to how they think about themselves.
"As a Black woman, I had to learn these beauty lessons myself"
I don't think we should be trying to look different, we should be trying to enhance some of our features.
'Finding Your Roots' host worried the show wouldn't work with white people
Henry Louis Gates Jr. spoke to Newsweek ahead of the upcoming episode featuring "Succession's" Brian Cox and Oscar winner Viola Davis.
Meghan Markle 'Suits' co-star praises her own racial awareness: 'She knew'
Hollywood actor Malcolm-Jamal Warner, who had a recurring role on Meghan Markle's legal drama "Suits" has said the duchess was "always cool" on set.
Viewers Disgusted By Woman's Description of Elementary School 'Slave Day'
"The fourth graders are split up into slaves and slave catchers," the woman explained.
Advocates Push for Birth Control Pill to Be Available Over the Counter
Pharmaceutical companies are seeking approval from the FDA to make the pills more easily available.
White Man Complains About Store's Black History Month Display in Video
Ethan Schmidt posted a video complaining about a display—"Why don't they have a white history month and why don't they celebrate straight pride?"
Black History Month Has Become a Farce
The way that Black History Month has been done, and the premise of it, was a radical idea and its inception.
It's Time To Change the Way We Celebrate Black History Month
Let's make sure that white America understands that black people played important roles in the creation and building of this country.
School Allows Parents To Opt Out of Black History Month Lessons
Parents of children attending a school Indiana were asked if they wanted to opt their children out of classes on "equity, caring and understanding differences."
Alabama Puts First Black Student's Name on Building Alongside Ex-KKK Leader
Autherine Lucy Foster's name will be added to Graves Hall, the Board of Trustees voted 66 years after she enrolled at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Teachers Accused of Promoting CRT by Celebrating Black History Month
As Black History Month is underway, teachers in some states have restrictions on what they can teach, including racism and issues of systemic inequality.
School Serves Fried Chicken to 'Honor' Black History Month
Officials at Xaverian Brothers High School said that they were trying to educate students about Black history and culture, but not all students appreciated it.
It's Time for a New Black-Jewish Alliance
Today, our communities are facing increased discrimination, violence and prejudice. These are the same threats which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., together with Black and Jewish activists, fought tirelessly to dismantle six decades ago.
Three Voice Actors Talk Being Black in Anime: 'Things Will Only Get Better'
Newsweek recently sat down with Zeno Robinson, Anairis Quiñones and Lee George to discuss the highs and lows of working in the anime industry as actors of color.
Mayor Blasted For Not Mentioning Slavery in Black History Month Resolution
Brookfield's final proclamation excluded references to systemic racism, slavery and segregation that were part of an earlier draft crafted by students.
50 Companies Founded by Black Entrepreneurs
Black-owned businesses in the U.S. today account for billions in revenue and employ thousands of people. These are 50 companies founded and run by Black entrepreneurs.
The Story of America's First Female Millionaire
Before there was Mary Kay, there was Madam C.J. Walker, who went from being a child of slaves and an uneducated washerwoman to a millionaire.
Playing Devil's Advocate with Respectability Politics
Despite waiting on 10-hour lines in the midst of a global pandemic in Georgia, Black people once again rallied to save democracy maybe, but first and foremost to save ourselves.
There's More to Black History Than Slavery
By accepting Black history beyond slavery as simply an integral part of U.S. history, all students would get the same crucial information on our shared past, and this would help to heal racial wounds, which 2020 showed are still gaping.