Governor Wes Moore and Maryland’s first lady talk historic rise

By April Ryan/TheGrio “This journey has been so improbable,” said Maryland Governor Wes Moore in a sit-down interview with theGrio. A new era has begun in...

A Sheriff in Louisiana Has Been Destroying Records of Deputies’ Alleged Misconduct for Years

by Richard A. Webster, Verite This story was originally published by ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story...

Urban Media Today Celebrates the Life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Urban Media Today celebrates the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King would have turned 94 years old...

Black women unemployment rate rises, despite decline in overall rate

Despite an overall decrease in the U.S. unemployment rate in December, rates for Black women once again saw an uptick. As reported by CNBC, unemployment...

Who’s running in Allegheny County and Pittsburgh elections in 2023?

The start of 2023 brings a new round of local elections to Pennsylvania, with primary elections set for May 16. In Allegheny County, the...

Mielle Organic’s cult-favorite hair oil is flying off the shelves — here’s why

We love to see a Black woman-owned business thriving, and thanks to TikTok, Mielle Organics’ already high sales have recently been booming. If you’re...

Urban Media Today’s Top 10 Stories of 2022

It may be in the past, but 2022 was a blast! These were the stories you couldn't get enough of. Take a minute to...

Millennials gain power on Pittsburgh, Allegheny County boards

By Matt Petras Aster Teclay joined the city’s Housing Opportunity Fund Advisory Board in October and is one of eight millennials on the 21-member board....

Steelers HOF RB Franco Harris Passes Away at 72

By Ray Porter Jr The NFL and the City of Pittsburgh was shocked and saddened at the news that iconic Steelers HOF running back Franco...

Suicides are on the rise among Black Americans— and are likely underreported

Editor’s note: the following article includes a discussion of suicide and suicidal ideation. “I didn’t think it would get any better,” said Tyler Perry in...

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