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Lorraine Hansberry's Inspirational Words on Being Young, Gifted and Black

'With her health failing, Lorraine Hansberry left the hospital to speak to the teenage winners of a national writing contest. She described the young writers as "young, gifted and black" - the words that inspired the Nina Simone song of the same name - and urged them to represent their community in their work. '

I Am in Love With a Married Man: How Do I Let Go?

Dear Dr. Buckingham, I have been dealing with a married man for a while and I know its wrong, but we just got caught up. I want to walk away and just let it all go, but I didn’t know it would be this hard. I fell in love with him and I don’t know how Keep Reading ?

The MLK Annual 'Social Justice' Show Is The New "Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Report Card", Measuring WHO STANDS WITH "PROGRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALIST NATIONALISM" Instead Of "HOW MUCH The 'American Containerized Blacks' HAVE DEVELOPED After Having T


Forget Trump, The Real Story Is The GOP’s Never-Ending Race Baiting

Forget for a brief moment Trump’s vile, unabashed racist “shithole nations” slur of Haiti and African nations. This was simply

CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY: The First Generation Of 'Black Studies Professors' Like Dr Barbara Sizemore DID NOT LIVE LONG ENOUGH TO SEE How The Second Generation Has MOLESTED Their Strategy Into AMERICAN CONSUMER CAPITALISTIC POLITICS And Thus Toda

Dr Barbara Sizemore.I haven't heard her speak in many years.DO NOT be appeased that you hear her talking about most of the 'framework' that today's Black Progressive Fundamentalist Nationalist Activists talking about today. INSTEAD you must add 30 years of BLACK COMMUNITY VALUABLES that have been APPROPRIATED and INVESTED into AMERICAN POLITICS. Show More Summary

3 Easy Solutions to Cure Your Loneliness When You’re Single

“I fought so hard to get this house,” she told me. “But when I come home after a long day of work and I look at the hinges hanging off the doors, I think to myself, ‘do I really have to do this thing called life on my own?!'” The words from this powerful, strong, Keep Reading ?

140 Women Have Accused Larry Nassar Of Abuse. His Victims Think We Don't Care.

Days before the former USA Gymnastics doctor is sentenced, these survivors are still trying to get the public to listen.

“But don't wait to jump in too long” by Mark Anthony Neal

Hughie Lee Smith -- "Desert Forms" (1957) “But don't wait to jump in too long” by Mark Anthony Neal | @NewBlackMan | NewBlackMan (in Exile) “You never have time for anything” my 15-year-old daughter chides me with regards to something that has nothing to do with her. Show More Summary

Luvvie Ajayi: Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

'Luvvie Ajayi isn't afraid to speak her mind or to be the one dissenting voice in a crowd, and neither should you. "Your silence serves no one," says the writer, activist and self-proclaimed professional troublemaker. In this bright,...Show More Summary

#InspiringWomen: Rakia Reynolds, Founder & CEO: Skai Blue Media

'Rakia Reynolds, founder and CEO of PR company Skai Blue Media, has worked with and been inspired by clients such as Serena Williams, Ashley Graham and the hashtag #1000blackgirlbooks. She shares strategies and insights on being a mother, breaking through as an entrepreneur and embracing her identity as a black woman.' -- American Masters PBS

Black America: Getting to the Root with Danielle Belton

'Award-winning blogger, former print journalist, screenwriter, political and social commentator, creator of the pop culture and politics blog, and Managing Editor of, Danielle Belton sits down with Black America host Carol Jenkins to discuss the Root's 100 most influential African-Americans.'

Rep. John Lewis Says Being Racist Must Be In Trump's DNA

The civil rights legend criticizes the president's "shithole" remark and says he won't attend his State of the Union address.

Taraji P. Henson Hopes 'Proud Mary' Will Put More Black Leading Ladies In Action Films

"The more young girls see women in power like this, the more they say, ‘I don’t have to be a victim.’”

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