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Why We Must March On

On Martin Luther King Day, we marched. We marched to affirm that our children matter. That immigrants matter. That black lives matter. That the environment matters. That the right to unionize matters. That community and solidarity matter. Our...Show More Summary

President Obama's Human Goodness Will Be Sorely Missed

Bright-eyed, I voted for Barack Obama in 2008. Disenchanted, I voted third party in 2012. So it goes with politics. Politicians, after all, never live up to all their lofty promises and it was the stains of whistleblower persecution,...Show More Summary

3 Critical Concerns Under Trump

Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” I’m at an interesting cross section of perspectives. I live in New York City surrounded by liberal people, but I grew up in Alabama with so many who are on the opposite end of the spectrum. Show More Summary

What to Do When Your “Good Man” Won’t Commit

Being in a committed relationship is a want.  It’s not a need or something we have to do.  We have to make a choice to want to be committed to another person.  So how do you handle it when you want a commitment, but your “good man” is dragging his feet on making that choice? Keep Reading ?

Black Activists React To Trump's Inauguration: 'I Feel Betrayed'

Today, in response to President Trump’s inauguration, many marginalized groups are voicing dissent and concern over the coming administration via protests both in American cities and via social media. One activist group, Million Hoodies,...Show More Summary

Trump Vows Immediate Action Against 'Anti-Police Atmosphere' In U.S.

One of President Donald Trump’s first promises as leader of the free world is to “empower our law enforcement officers to do their jobs and keep our streets free of crime and violence,” according to a statement on the new White House website. “The Trump Administration will be a law and order administration. Show More Summary

Cuba Gooding Jr. Files for Divorce From Wife Of 20 Years Sara Kapfer

Cuba Gooding Jr. has filed for divorce from his wife Sara Kapfer, TMZ reported Friday. The news comes nearly three years after Kapfer filed for separation from the actor, citing irreconcilable differences. The American Crime Story actor married Kapfer in 1994. Show More Summary

Shepard Fairey's 'We The People' Gets Full-Page Ad In Major Newspapers

Open the Jan. 20 editions of The Washington Post, The New York Times or USA Today, and you’ll find a stunning full-page ad staring back at you. “We the people,” it reads, above an image of a woman in a red, white and blue headscarf,Show More Summary

Obama Gives Final Remarks Before Departing D.C.

Former President Barack Obama gave his final remarks to former staffers and supporters Friday at the Andrews Air Force Base before departing Washington. Obama credited the success of his two terms as president to the people who supported him along the way. “This has never been about us. Show More Summary

Today In America

This post was originally published on Medium. Today is one of the most emotionally charged days of my political and public life. I share the sentiments of many Americans. I am sad. I am fearful. Not only is today the last day of theShow More Summary

The POTUS Twitter Account Has Already Changed Hands

Donald Trump just became the 45th president of the United States, which means for the first time since its inception, the @POTUS Twitter account has changed hands. Mere seconds after his noon swearing-in, the @POTUS account has Trump’s...Show More Summary

This 22-Year-Old Black Woman Is Running For Mayor Of Detroit

Detroit native Myya D. Jones hasn’t graduated from college yet, but that didn’t stop the Michigan State University senior from announcing her candidacy for mayor of her hometown earlier this month. Jones has previously worked as a Google...Show More Summary

3 Signs That Your Marriage is Really Worth Fighting For

Marriage isn’t a requirement in our culture. People get married because they want to. Now of course we can debate whether or not folks are getting married for the right reasons, but whatever those reasons are, it is a personal choice. And for most of us, the decision to get married is not one taken Keep Reading ?

Want To Run For Political Office? Here's How To Get Started

Hillary Clinton may have lost the presidential election, but her defeat motivated thousands of women to consider running for office. The non-profit She Should Run, which focuses on helping women seek elected office, has seen a 6,000 percent increase in women joining their programs since the election. Show More Summary

Black Faced Progressive Con Man John Legend Slips Into His New Role As "Musical Content Creator", "Executive Producer Of 'Black Progerssive History Narratives' And Now "RACISM CHASING CONTENT PRODUCTION" Using His Money And Presence On The Stage To Deciev

JOHN LEGEND - MULTI-FACED STAGE PERFORMER AND 'HISTORICAL NARARATOR"A CONMAN WHO IS MOTIVATED BY "PROGRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALIST NATIONALISM" WITH THE "GREEN LIGHT", WHO IS EQUALLY MOTIVATED AS "A WHITE MAN WITH A GREEN LIGHT" TO FILTURE...Show More Summary

Michelle Obama's Last Outfit As First Lady Is Classic, Of Course

With just a few hours to go before Donald Trump’s swearing-in, there’s no better time to get a glimpse of Michelle Obama. She just makes everything better. Luckily, she delivered, as she always does, standing on the steps of the White...Show More Summary

Barack Obama's Last Words To America As President: 'Thank You'

Friday was a bittersweet day for America as the 44th president left the Oval Office for the last time. On his way out, reporters asked if he had any departing words for the American people. “Thank you,” he replied. President Barack Obama...Show More Summary

#BlackCodeStudies: The EP (The A-Side)

#BlackCodeStudies: The EP (The A-Side) Freedom (interlude) | Noname quotidian+free+femme Let It Go | Lorine Chia, Romero Mosley hustle+loss+fight How Much Would You Cost | Matana Roberts break+commodity+bodies Black Beatles | Rae Sremmurd, Gucci Man e wild+young+free Eleggua (Intro) | Ibeyi trickster+crossroads+open

Janelle Monae: The Cutest Of The "Embedded Black Fox Confidence Men"

THIS IS WHAT A "CONTAINERIZED PEOPLE" WHO HAVE THEIR "CONSCIOUS FOUNDATIONS" MOLESTED OUT - BEGIN TO ACT LIKE AFFIRMATION OF THE ACTIONS BY THE "HISTORICALLY WHITE CONTROLLED NATION" THAT THE DISARMING "THE FACE" AT THE HELM TRANSACTED...Show More Summary

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