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Constructive Feedback University: The Conflict Between The Rants On "Black Wing Grievance Talk Radio" Condemning "White Supremacy Everywhere Around The World" And "Commander In Chief Barack Obama's Apology For Killing An American In A Drone Strike" Withou

THERE IS NOT A MORNING THAT I LISTEN TO "REV" F. KEITH SLAUGHTER On WAOK AM And I Made To RECONSIDER My Previous Day's Belief That Is A Fraud And A Misappropriator Of The "Colonized Negro's" Consciousness I AM PAST GIVING "THE ATLANTA...Show More Summary

On the "A" w/Souleo: Dance Exhibition Celebrates 'Firsts' While Looking to the Future

The founding of the Dance Theatre of Harlem in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell and Karel Shook occurred in the aftermath of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1968 assassination. There was the body of a civil rights leader shot down, and rising fromShow More Summary

Note To Self: Never Marry A Kardashian. Never, Ever.

So, just to tally it up...Lamar Odom marries Khloe Kardashian. Promptly develops a crack habit at age 30 (who does that?), and is out in the NBA quicker than you can say "Wait, they fired Scott Brooks?"[1]Kanye West marries Kim Kardashian, and doesn't even sound like a guy from the southside of Chicago anymore. Show More Summary

Depression's Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs, Part Two

Welcome to part two of "Depression's Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs." As I've stated, I'm writing this multi-part series to shine a bright light on how depression can have a more pointed and peculiar affect and impact on black LGBTQ persons. Show More Summary

Michelle Obama to Deliver Tuskegee University Commencement Address 

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at Tuskegee University, one of the nation’s top historically black universities, next month, reports.

FAMU Hazing Death Trial of Last 3 Defendants Is Under Way

A Florida jury is hearing testimony in the trial of the last three former Florida A&M University band members charged in the hazing death of Robert Champion. The defendants—Benjamin McNamee, 24; Aaron Golson, 22; and Darryl Cearnel, 28—are being tried together, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

CNN's Don Lemon To Bill Bratton: 'Do You Think That People Of Color Are Targeted By Police?'

CNN's Don Lemon had some pointed questions for Bill Bratton Wednesday night, asking the NYPD commissioner if he believes African-American men are disproportionately targeted by law enforcement. "Do you think that people of color, especially...Show More Summary

A Reading by Nathaniel Mackey with Bassist F. Vattel Cherry

Prize-winning poet and Duke University professor Nathaniel Mackey reads from his serial poems “Mu” and “Song of the Andoumboulou” accompanied by F. Vattel Cherry on bass. The reading took place March 23 at the Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

Why So Many People Don't Intervene When It Comes To Sexual Assault

By: Laura Geggel, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/22/2015 10:39 AM EDT on LiveScience A recent video of a sexual assault -- on a crowded Florida beach, in broad daylight -- raises a question: Why didn't one of the hundreds ofShow More Summary

Brittney Griner Arrested For Alleged Assault, Disorderly Conduct: Report

Brittney Griner of the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury has been arrested on charges of assault and disorderly conduct, according to multiple local reports. Her fiance also was reportedly arrested on similar charges. A mugshot of Griner appeared...Show More Summary

Daily Headlines: April 23, 2015

Chile: Authorities evacuated more than 5000 people living near the Calbuco volcano that erupted twice after having been dormant since 1972. Puerto Rico: “The island's financial state is extremely uncertain,” was the grim warning issued by Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank over a potential local government shutdown. Show More Summary

Money Saving Advice on How to Extend the Life of Your Favorite Jeans

This is a sponsored post brought to you by The Clorox Company. Have you ever heard the advice to not wash your jeans for at least a year in order to extend their life? Well the first time I heard it, I thought: Yuck!  That’s disgusting.  And then I thought about it for a minute.  I Keep Reading ?

7 Year Old Creates Afro Puff Hero and Wins $16,000

By Shantell E. Jamison A 7-year-old girl has used her creativity to promote a positive self-image and the importance of reading. Natalie McGriff, with the help of her mom Angie Nixon, wrote “The Adventures of Moxie Girl!” The book centers around Moxie, a Black girl who hates her hair. But after using some magical shampoo, her afro Keep Reading ?

Confirmation Vote on Loretta Lynch Expected Today 

After 166 days of waiting, longer than the last seven nominees for Attorney General combined, Loretta Lynch, 55, is expected to finally receive a confirmation vote by the U.S. Senate this afternoon. Lynch would be the first African American...Show More Summary

Watch: Law Enforcement Agent Destroys the Phone of a Bystander Recording a Police Encounter

Recent videos of deadly police encounters with unarmed black men give credibility to what communities of color have complained about for years. The shocking reality on those videos is driving a nationwide movement.

50, Curvy and Fabulous

I love this shirt by Girl With Curves. I love it because it's a bold declaration of my pride in my body and my curves. But that's only a part of me. I'm proud that I'm 50 years young and still here to love and enjoy life. In fact, I should have a shirt that says "50...Curvy...and Fabulous" because that's exactly the way I feel. Show More Summary

4 Ways to Deal with an Insecure Mate without Leaving the Relationship

“And who’s that?!?!” “That’s my co-worker.” “Why they have your cell number and texting you this late?” “Chris, stop trippin’! You always do that! I don’t question you…or ask who’s texting you!” Insecure people argue about everything…and nothing. Show More Summary

The "Lynch Mob" In Baltimore Walks Past All Of The "Dead Black Bodies" That The Mayor Called Out A Few Weeks Ago, Heading To A "Social Justice Rally" To Demand That The White Police Officers Be Arrested - CNN Is Offended Over The "Lynch Mob" Reference, Sa


Baltimore’s Mayor: Our 'Citizens Deserve Answers' in Freddie Gray's Death

Freddie Gray was able to walk April 12 when he was handcuffed and put inside a Baltimore police van. 40 minutes later his spine was broken. A week later he was dead.

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