While the killing has led to collective trauma, outrage and fiery protests in many cities, Floyd’s ex-fiancée has requested that people forgive the officers, prompting backlash.
Patricia Wright has maintained her innocence for more than two decades, while those who support her — especially her sister Chantel Bonet — have spoken out in her defense.
As New York City mandates wearing masks in public, concerns about how racial bias affects the COVID-19 pandemic continue to grow.
Ellen DeGeneres faced tons of backlash after comparing her COVID self-quarantine in a multimillion-dollar mansion to being in the confines of prison.
As alarming reports emerge about the prevalence of COVID-19 in black communities, both individuals and organizations are calling for more data transparency.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many landlords are offering relief to their tenants affected by the mass shutdowns, but plenty of landlords seem to have not gotten the memo.
"My son’s school is closed for at least the next month, my baby shower and maternity shoot have been canceled and my mind is swirling with worries about lack of access to newborn essentials," the author writes.
The enforcement of nationwide infection control has been to spark a larger conversation about how disparities in environmental justice translate into devastation amidst a national crisis.
This week, the Honey Pot Company has been the center of controversy after its Target commercial was released. But despite tons of negative comments, the founder says she sees a "silver lining."
"Sharing my experience with incarceration earlier this month at the 2020 MAKERS Conference was powerful." writes Kamilah Newton, "but nothing warms my heart more than to know that my message was received. Here are 5 takeaways."
At the 2020 MAKERS Conference in LA, Yahoo Lifestyle talks with founder of Well Read Black Girl Glory Edim about parenthood and the importance of representation in literature.
Matthew Cherry and Karen Toliver speak with Yahoo Lifestyle about the cultural significance of their Oscar-winning short "Hair Love."
Erika Alexander, star of 'Living Single,' has taken to twitter to remind David Schwimmer where 90's sitcom 'Friends' all started.
A teen and his parents are in a battle with a Texas school district over the students dreadlocks, which he has worn since he was 10 year old.
Fans are disappointed in the second unveiling of Madame Tussauds' Nicki Minaj sculpture, some claiming that it was white washed.
Tom Hanks' son has been accused of cultural appropriation again after posting a video in which he attempts to mimic a West Indian accent. It's not the first time he's been in hot water.
Two journalists are facing backlash after making derogatory comments about Blue Ivy Carter.
“I’m just hearing about this sadness,” Davis, a Baltimore native just like slain Destiny Harrison, tweeted on Thursday. “Prayers and love to her family. If I can do anything like pay for the funeral or anything like that..Reach out!”
Last week a 12-year-old girl was taken to the hospital for having her braids ripped from her scalp — allegedly by a school's administrator. Instead of taking rash action, she's filed charges with DPD against the accused for child abuse.
“Students are overwhelmingly gracious, because a lot of the time, they’re just looking for someone to affirm their experiences," says one of the Syracuse University professors lending support.
An art series is featuring trailblazing women such as Beyoncé, Michelle Obama and Serena Williams, all depicted as superheroes.
Earlier this week, Christian artist Kirk Franklin called for a boycott of the Gospel Music Association due to "editing the African American experience" during the broadcast of the 50th Annual Dove Awards.
When a black audience member asked Bernie Sanders advice for the next time he gets pulled over by police, the senator replied that he should "respect what they are doing" so that he doesn't "get shot in the back of the head." The answer sparked debate across social media.
“This photo addresses two things that women are constantly criticized for, cutting their hair off and breastfeeding," wrote barber Adrian Fanus on Facebook. "It is time that we embrace what is beautiful and natural."