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My Daughter Is Not the Best Dancer in Hip-Hop Class and I Feel a Way About It

I’m a dance dad. While I’m not standing outside the studio yelling at my daughter to get in formation or tighten up those pirouettes, I do find myself at dance class at least once a week and, on special occasions, twice a week. See, my daughter has been taking dance lessons since, I believe, she […]

Daily Headlines: October 25, 2016

Bolivia: A new scientific report found that glaciers in Bolivia have shrunk by 43% from 1986 to 2014 and “glacier recession is leaving lakes that could burst and wash away villages or infrastructure downstream.” Brazil: Aircraft manufacturer...Show More Summary

If You Choose To Wear Blackface On Halloween, You're Just Plain Racist

It happens every Halloween, like clockwork. Some clueless white person, whether it be a famous actress like Julianne Hough or an Alabama schoolteacher from a small town, wears a costume that includes blackface. It goes viral. The internet is outraged. Show More Summary

#FitTheDescription: The Dehumanizing Brutality of Mass Incarceration

Mass incarceration is a crisis. It is a capitalist and racist endeavor that has purposely targeted black and Latinx communities through discriminatory policing, bigotry framed as legislation, and a deep-seated fear of blackness and “otherness.”...Show More Summary

Constructive Feedback University: THE HONEY POTS USED BY THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT - How The Negro In America Must Change His Psychological Fusion With American Politics OR ELSE The "Blacks In Rest Of World" Will Continue To Suffer As The Self-Indulgent Am

The "Adoring Fans" Who Live Vicariously Though The President Of The United States And His Peretual Fight Against The WHITE RIGHT WING POLITICAL ENEMY Inside Of American Politics ARE PLEASED That The President Did A MIC DROP Against DONALD...Show More Summary

From NPR's Latino USA: Tipping Point

This week, stories about high-pressure situations where something builds and builds and eventually boils over, leaving the world a slightly different place. In 1977, the killing of a Mexican-American veteran by three Houston police officers...Show More Summary

5 Sad But True Reasons Why Your Husband is Trying to Dodge Marital Counseling

There is someone out there right now who is about end their marriage because of this and I’m here to stop you!! As a relationship coach, I often get to see many patterns of what is going on in dating and relationships, and it’s not always good. It helps me understand that none of us Keep Reading ?


Should you prep natural hair for fall and winter? What is required for a fall prepping of natural hair? Most often it depends on what your hair needs but starting with an end-of-season clarifying wash and moisture-boosting conditioning...Show More Summary

Referee Kneels During National Anthem In Solidarity With Player Protests

A North Carolina ref took a knee for injustice during the Star Spangled Banner at a high school football game. — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) October 23, 2016 Following the lead of San Francisco...Show More Summary

Screaming Newborn Instantly Stops Crying When She Hears Dad's Voice

When comedian Michael Jr.’s youngest daughter was born, he was, of course, there. But in the excitement and chaos and emotion of welcoming little Portland into the world, Michael Jr. says he hadn’t noticed something pretty amazing that happened in that delivery room back then. Having recently gone through his old video tapes, Michael Jr. Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Responds To 'Formation' Parody Backlash With Topless Photo

Amy Schumer isn’t learning her lesson. Her first mistake was thinking that a parody video of Beyoncé’s black female empowerment anthem “Formation” with her “Mother/Daughter” co-star Goldie Hawn was a good idea. Her second? Adding insult...Show More Summary

Gilbert Arenas Made Millions not to Play Basketball, Now Claims He’s Too Broke to Pay for His Kids Private School

In 2014 Gilbert Arenas laughed at the notion that he should feel bad cashing large NBA checks when he wasn’t playing for a team. Speed up to 2016, the last check of Arenas’ horrible $111 million contract with the Washington Wizards is set to dry up, Oct. 31 to be exact, and Arenas is now […]

How To Apologize For 'Having It All'

Below is an excerpt from Reductress book How To Win At Feminism: The Definitive Guide to Having It All — And Then Some! by Reductress, Beth Newell, Sarah Pappalardo and Anna Drezen. “Having it all” is an ideal we all strive toward, but few of us ever fully achieve, sort of like nirvana or a thigh gap. Show More Summary

Black Business Spotlight: She Owns 11 McDonald’s and Here Are 2 Reasons We Need to Support Her

Nowadays, there’s a lot of focus on supporting black-owned businesses and financial institutions. And rightfully so, because small businesses account for 60 to 80 percent of all jobs in the US (according to Entrepreneur Magazine.) So any time you support a small business in your community, you are also supporting job creation and economic growth in Keep Reading ?

Rihanna And Missy Elliott Get Involved In Search For Missing Backup Dancer

Shirlene Quigley, who has danced for Rihanna, Missy Elliott and Beyoncé, has been reported missing. The 32-year-old was last seen at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City around 1 a.m. on Sunday. Rihanna Instagrammed a call...Show More Summary

The Berlin Conference Of 1884 In Which "Africa" Was Carved Up Among The European Colonizers.............JUST RECONVENED In Brussels As Today 'Historically White Controlled Nations' Are Left To 'TEND TO THE AFRICANS" As They Operate In The Interval Of Time

NOTE: If You Don't Understand My "English Upon The Ball" LET ME MAKE IT CLEAR!! While the average "Black Quasi-Socialist Progressive-Fundamentalist Racism Chaser" points to the ravages of the WHITE EUROPEAN - using '400 years of OPPRESSION'...Show More Summary

Justice Department Replaces New York Team Investigating Eric Garner’s Death 

The Department of Justice has overhauled the Eric Garner investigative team, reportedly replacing the New York team of agents and lawyers looking into his 2014 death, the New York Times reports. The move, which the Times describes as a “highly unusual shake-up,” could put some steam into the long-stalled case and possibly put the department back […]

Black Children Deserve the Stability That Neighborhood Schools Offer

School closure is a tactic we don’t have to take. Under the new national education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, states have been freed to employ strategies they deem fit just as long as they act on the bottom 5 percent. When we’re talking about improving urban districts, though, we always seem to land […]

D.C. Police Investigating after 7-Year-Old is Punched by Schoolmate’s Parent at Charter School

Washington, D.C. police are investigating after a parent was caught on cameras at KIPP DC Spring Academy punching a 7-year-old in the stomach, WJLA reports. In the video, little John Mclean can be seen in the hallway before the unidentified man leads toward him and hits him in his torso. John is seen doubling over […]

Dreamlike Photos Capture The 'Vanishing Landscape' Of Black Life In America

Street photographer Shawn Theodore primarily captures, as he defines it, the “vanishing landscape of black life in America.” The Philadelphia-based artist, known as xST on Instagram, is drawn to predominately black neighborhoods and communities that are, in some way, disenfranchised ? whether subjected to gentrification, violence, or neglect. Show More Summary

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