ET Black Stories

First-time Olympian Athing Mu won gold for Team USA in Tuesday’s women’s 800-meter final and made history in the process. With a national-record time of 1:55:21, Mu culminated her growing legend,...

After “much thought and great sadness,” Musician Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and actress Nicole Pantenburg are ending their seven-year marriage, the couple confirmed in a joint...

Zaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old from New Orleans, Louisiana, was crowned the winner of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday night. Avant-garde, who is the first African-American winner of...

Janet Hubert is not happy with Phylicia Rashad. The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actress took to Twitter to call out Rashad after she initially celebrated Bill Cosby’s release on Wednesday. “Phylicia...

It’s been over 30 years since the first episode of A Different World aired on NBC, but many of the show’s themes and messages are still relevant in today’s society. Jasmine...

Just weeks after pulling out of the French Open to focus on her mental health, Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the Berlin WTA 5000 tournament —  a tune-up for Wimbledon. The grass tournament...

Lizzo’s saying goodbye to paradise but not without sending a message to her fans. Proving that there’s merit to celebrating your birth week, the singer has been living it up on her birthday...

Quindon Tarver has died at age 38. The former child star, best known for his performance in the 1996 film Romeo + Juliet, was killed in a car accident, his uncle, Kevin Tarver, confirmed. Tarver’s...

It turns out that Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James isn’t indestructible after all. In L.A.’s matchup with the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday afternoon, James was forced to leave the game...

JAY-Z, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner and Iron Maiden lead this year’s nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a female-heavy list of 16 acts that includes for the first time The Go-Go’s, Mary...

Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark are making their relationship work. It’s been just over a month after their engagement aired on the season finale of The Bachelorette, and as Tayshia told ET’s Lauren...

Jennifer King has become the NFL’s first full-time Black female assistant coach after the Washington Football Team promoted her, the team announced Tuesday.  King is now the team’s assistant...

Ciara is sharing her tips for a successful romance in quarantine. The singer and mother of three covers SELF magazine’s January issue, and inside the mag, she offers up relationship advice for couples...

Taylor Nolan has a message for Arie Luyendyk Jr. The Bachelor alum called out Arie in a lengthy Instagram video on Thursday, accusing him of sex-shaming her.  As she reveals in the video, their back-and-forth...

Three 6 Mafia is returning to the stage. The group announced on Friday that they’re set to host the first indoor arena concert since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.  The show, planned...

Rapper Jay-Z has posted bond for several protesters who were arrested in Wisconsin after authorities declined to charge the officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Alvin Cole. The teen’s mother,...