Black-owned spin studio switches gears to serve community in crisis

Faced with the impact of coronavirus, Spiked Spin owner Briana Owens focuses on how she can help people over making a profit. (Photo: Courtesy of Briana Owens/Spiked Spin) “It’s not a matter of, ‘okay, ridership is low’ or something like that. It’s literally a matter of we cannot be open,” Briana Owens, founder of Spiked…

Black NASCAR Driver Is the First With Autism

NASCAR driver Armani Williams (Image: Team Armani Racing) Despite being only 19 years old, Armani Williams is already making history. Before he’s even old enough to drink, Williams is already a professional race car driver. Not only that, but he is officially the first NASCAR driver with autism.

Slave cemetery discovered under Florida country club opens old wounds

Delaitre Hollinger, the immediate past president of the Tallahassee branch of the NAACP, visits the Capital City Country Club in Tallahassee, Fla., on Dec. 17. The discovery this month of 40 graves _ with perhaps dozens more yet to be found _ has spawned discussion about how to dignify the souls who lay in eternal…

Black Model Calls Out ‘Racist’ Accessories In New York Fashion Show

In a time when fashion has been under fire for racist campaigns that have led to boycotts, re: Gucci blackface sweater, the hope would be that extra measures are taken to ensure that those instances do not continue to happen. However, it appears that New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology has placed itself in…