Few people decide to divorce without spending months -- sometimes even years -- soul searching and deliberating that decision. Below, experts share seven things you absolutely must consider before calling it quits. 1. Have we tried marriage...Show More Summary
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, that exposed thousands of children to lead-tainted water and contributed to countless other maladies is finally receiving the national attention it deserves. But even with the impoverished city in...Show More Summary
At the time of writing, “I Miss Barack Obama” is one of Twitter’s top trending topics; a response to a viral piece from David Brooks of the New York Times, where he opines on the president’s many virtues. (Most notably, the fact that...Show More Summary
Teaching students about the reality of racism is important, and one video has gone viral showing what can happen when a student believes it hasn't been taught right. The video, which was shared to Facebook on Thursday and has since received...Show More Summary
It's been nearly 22 years since former running back O.J. Simpson hopped in a white Ford Bronco and led Los Angeles police on a highway car chase after his ex-wife's murder. News helicopters broadcast footage that held millions transfixed throughout the roughly 90-minute pursuit, which ended peacefully in front of Simpson's Los Angeles home. Show More Summary
"The Daily Show's" Jessica Williams had a few choice words for those unwise enough to diss Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performance, and the empowering message it sent to black Americans. One such comment came from former New YorkShow More Summary
The parents of a group of black female students are protesting their school's culturally limiting dress code. Several teen girls at The School for Creative Studies in Durham, North Carolina, wore geles, a head wrap worn as a symbol of pride to represent their connection to Africa, to school to celebrate Black History Month. Show More Summary
On Saturday Beyoncé released a single that spoke to us on so many levels. Which one are you on? There are so many levels to Formation that those of us who felt it, really feel it. There really isn't (that) much to joke about. Or waste time hating on. Show More Summary
A West Side Chicago woman is facing a mandatory six years in prison for kicking a sheriff's deputy in the shin, the Chicago Tribune reports.
DMX was found unconscious and not breathing in a Yonkers, N.Y., hotel parking lot Tuesday morning, according to NBC 4 New York, and first responders are credited with resuscitating the rapper.
Will Smith and Janet Hubert’s longstanding feud may have finally hit a positive note. On Monday during an interview with BBC Radio 1Xtra, Smith shared his thoughts on his former "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" costar and credited Hubert...Show More Summary
ATLANTA- Last night, BMWK attended TV One, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey and Hip Hop Weekly’s red carpet premiere of the new sitcom, “Here We Go Again” at Boogalou Restaurant & Lounge in Atlanta. Stars like LeToya Luckett, the incomparable Wendy Raquel Robinson, and Hollywood’s young starlet Kyndall Ferguson were in appearance and graced the red Keep Reading ?
The debate over Black History Month is not new, but it intensified when this year's Oscar nominees were all Caucasian. For the second year in a row, the Oscars earned the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. The Los Angeles Times noted that, "It's another embarrassing Hollywood sequel... Show More Summary
Stephan James, who played Representative John Lewis in Selma, plays another 20th-century icon in Race, the story of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Hitler's plan to use the Olympics to show Aryan supremacy was thwarted when the American track star won four gold medals. Show More Summary
Trump, Vulgarity, and the Entitlement of the 21st Century TyCoon Show by Anthony Kelley | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) The term has a history as a common racial slur to denigrate African-Americans: "coon." And in the late 19th century,...Show More Summary
When presenters at the Crunchies, an annual technology award show, announced that the software company Slack—an internal messaging program used by companies—won the "Fastest Rising Startup" award, most people expected two, maybe three, white dudes to walk up to the stage to accept the award.
In the wake of the Super Bowl, an annual ritual celebrating athletic prowess, I've been reflecting on the role of competition in our colleges and universities. While we can all revel in the glitz and glory of the Big Game, competition also has its limits as a model for education. Show More Summary
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton appeared in front of the microphone for his exit interview on Tuesday morning -- the first time he has spoken to the press since his abbreviated Super Bowl presser on Sunday. In the interview,...Show More Summary
Around 3 p.m. Monday afternoon, a cryptic message was left on the Facebook page of Ohio Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn M. McCarrel II: "My demons won today. I'm sorry."
Maryland's Democratic-controlled state Senate voted on Tuesday to override its governor's veto of legislation to restore voting rights to over 40,000 people with past felony convictions. Ex-offenders in Maryland are barred from voting until they finish their probation or parole. Show More Summary