Javascript is not enabled.

Javascript must be enabled to use this site. Please enable Javascript in your browser and try again.

Black Community, African Americans, Black History Skip to content

LIVE TODAY: Watch the Iowa presidential candidate forum on from 2-4 p.m. CT (3-5 p.m. ET). Scheduled to appear are Beto O'Rourke, Elizabeth Warren, Marianne Williamson and Andrew Yang.

American Diabetes Association C E O Tracey Brown

Tracey D. Brown Takes on Diabetes

The CEO of the American Diabetes Association fights to educate the public about the disease



Mary J. Blige performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards on June 23, 2019

BET Awards Honor Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige

Stars lauded for advancing black representation in show biz

a woman looking at a computer with an online course on it

Free Online Classes for the Masses

MOOCs provide access to courses from organizations like Coursera and prestigious universities

Toni Morrison

'Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am' Documentary

Literature's beloved grande dame on her work and unlikely life

daymond john

3 Tips From a 'Shark' for Marketing Your Small Business

AARP Ambassador Daymond John describes how you can promote your business affordably

Apollo Theatre marquee

A Traveler’s Guide to Visiting Historic Harlem

The Manhattan neighborhood is well worth a subway ride uptown

Jones sisters in front of their B B Q place.

A Barbecue Pitmaster Offers Tips on Being Your Own Boss

'Queer Eye' makeover boosted family business


Your Life

Group of three multi-ethnic women sitting around an outdoor table on a patio drinking coffee and conversing.  The woman in purple is mixed race African-American. The focus is on her African-American friend wearing blue.

Sisters From AARP

Welcome to the new, free, weekly newsletter celebrating Black women

 It’s time to change the story about aging. Four things you can do right now to help disrupt aging. Join us.


Join us in a new conversation about how we want to live and age

Connect With Us

Your Health

Viola Davis arrives at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast at Milk Studios on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles.

Viola Davis Fights Diabetes With 'A Touch of Sugar'

Documentary aims to educate, shed stigma of disease and save millions of lives

Male smiles at the doctors office

The Cancer-Death Racial Gap is Narrowing

However the rate is still higher for black Americans than whites   

Bryant Johnson

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Trainer on Strength Exercises

Why you've just gotta do it — and how to start getting strong

Daughter-mother cooks Tracye and Mary McQuirter leaning against a counter. A pecan pie sits next to them.

Embracing the Health Benefits of Going Vegan

Daughter-mother cooks Tracye and Mary McQuirter reinvent the pecan pie

Mature African American woman deciding between eating an apple and a piece of cake.

Your Top Prediabetes Questions Answered

The more you know — beyond how it's 'not quite' diabetes — the better you can protect yourself

Wendy Ida with boxing gloves, and leg up

Fitness Gets the Likes on Facebook

66-year-old influencer Wendy Ida shares the power of strength and social connection

Your Membership

Job Search


Today's Hot Topics

    View More
    Skip Google Map Content

    In Your City

    Your City Name

    Enter address, city, state, or ZIP code.

    Hide Filter Results
    Filter Results
    Distance (in miles)

      AARP In Your State

      Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you.