AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

True Stories

The Unlikely History of Acrylic Nails

A dentist fixing a cut on his thumbnail in 1957 sparked a staple of Black female fashion.
News + Politics

Why Are White Christians Less Motivated to Address Racial Injustice?

Despite everything that's been done the last few months, white Christians are less interested in addressing racial inequality.
News + Politics

Black Americans Are Buying Guns in Record Numbers

The rise in Black gun ownership appears to be a direct response to the economic and racial strife America is facing.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
News + Politics

Loving, and Losing, With Cory Booker

The New Jersey senator on how meeting Rosario Dawson changed the presidential candidate, and other things.
News + Politics

Trump's Mass Political Migration 2.0?

Polls are starting to point to a startling reality: that Trump is gaining with minority voters, not losing them.
The New + the Next

Cincinnati’s Secret Sauce to Help Minority Businesses Succeed

This Midwestern city is succeeding at turning medium-sized minority businesses into massively successful ones.
Good Sh*t

Can They Redefine the C-Suite as the B-Suite?

A new interview series on LinkedIn is having the conversations that corporate America is too afraid to have.
The New + the Next

A Power Couple With a $50M Venture Fund for the Overlooked

Candice Matthews Brackeen and Brian Brackeen fell in love at an event for Black tech entrepreneurs and then formed a powerful new venture fund for people of color.
News + Politics

He's Giving a Voice to The Voiceless

While other journalists follow the trends, Dometi Pongo, a 24-year old reporter for MTV News, speaks to the streets.
OZY NEWSLETTER

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
Good Sh*t

A Lesson in Black Resilience

Cameron Whitten's Black Resilience Fund in Portland, Oregon, is a small-scale model for what reparations can mean for Black Americans.
The New + the Next

All Red Everything: The Color of Juneteenth

Maybe you didn't know about this celebration before the president collided with it.

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