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Black Voices

These stories and videos highlight Black voices, culture, news and joy. They are lifting the voices of the Black community.

6d ago

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's 3 kids: Everything you need to know about Blue Ivy, Rumi and Sir

The couple's children are taking after their musician parents.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z
Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Kel Mitchell recalls 'derogatory' comments from writer on Nickelodeon show

The former "Kenan & Kel" star said he had an alleged run in with an unnamed writer who "went off" on him on set.
Kel Mitchell and Kenan Thompson on "Kenan & Kel" in 1996.
Kel Mitchell and Kenan Thompson on "Kenan & Kel" in 1996.
20d ago

Kendrick Lamar’s diss track about Drake has business booming at this Toronto restaurant

Restaurant owner, Johnny Lu, said he now wants to learn the lyrics.
Kendrick Lamar performs on the Pyramid stage during day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 26, 2022 in Glastonbury, England.
Kendrick Lamar performs on the Pyramid stage during day five of Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 26, 2022 in Glastonbury, England.
21d ago

Willow Smith says her 'insecurity' of having two famous parents made her 'work really hard'

“Nowadays, I don’t need to prove s--- to anybody,” Willow Smith said.
Trey Smith, Willow Smith, Jaden Smith, Will Smith, and Jada Pinkett Smith at the premiere of "Emancipation"
Trey Smith, Willow Smith, Jaden Smith, Will Smith, and Jada Pinkett Smith at the premiere of "Emancipation"
22d ago

'Tar in a bottle': Beauty brand critiqued for dark foundation, 'pure black pigment'

This isn't the first time the beauty brand's shade range has been critiqued.
23d ago

Drew Barrymore called Kamala Harris ‘Momala.’ The internet winced

The vice president and the actor’s conversation on “The Drew Barrymore Show” went viral.
 Drew Barrymore and Vice President Kamala Harris
 Drew Barrymore and Vice President Kamala Harris
23d ago

What is Juneteenth? The history and meaning behind the federal holiday

Juneteenth, also known as Emancipation Day and Freedom Day, was recognized as a federal holiday in 2021.
Complex Collaboration Step Team performs a dance during the Juneteenth Unity Parade
Complex Collaboration Step Team performs a dance during the Juneteenth Unity Parade
24d ago

50 empowering Juneteenth quotes that honor the holiday

Reflect on these stirring words from Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela and others.
juneteenth flag
juneteenth flag
24d ago

Blue Ivy Carter making film debut with mom Beyoncé in 'Mufasa: The Lion King'

The movie, a "Lion King" prequel, dropped its first trailer on April 29.
Blue Ivy Carter
Blue Ivy Carter

Tina Knowles wears Beyoncé ‘Renaissance Tour' outfit — and fans are in awe

The mother and daughter both wowed in a custom bodysuit, and the Beyhive is buzzing with compliments.
25d ago

WNBA star Candace Parker retires after 16 seasons: ‘It’s time’

Parker, who became a three-time champion after her 2023 win with the Las Vegas Aces, made the surprising announcement in an emotional post.
Candace Parker #3 of the Las Vegas Aces dribbles the ball during the game against the Dallas Wings on July 5, 2023 at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Candace Parker #3 of the Las Vegas Aces dribbles the ball during the game against the Dallas Wings on July 5, 2023 at Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.