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Don't End Your Marriage Until You've Asked These 7 Questions

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

These Photos Show The People Of Flint's Pain And Pride

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

The 10 Blackest Things Michelle Obama Has Ever Done 

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

This Student Expertly Schools Her White Male Teacher On Racism

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

Here's What You Might Not Remember About O.J. Simpson's Police Chase

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

Watch Jessica Williams Shut Down Beyoncé Haters On 'The Daily Show'

"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

Parents Demand School Let Their Kids Wear African Head Wraps

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

11 References You Missed in Beyonce's 'Formation'

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

Chicago Woman Faces Mandatory 6 Years in Prison for Kicking Sheriff’s Deputy’s Shin

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 Resuscitated After Being Found Unconscious in Hotel Parking Lot: Report

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.

Here's What Will Smith Really Thinks About Janet Hubert Now

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

Airing Tonight: TV One’s ‘Here We Go Again’ Brings Comedy to Life in New Sitcom!

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 ?

Should There Be a Black History Month?

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

Interview: Stephan James on Playing Jesse Owens in 'Race'

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

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

Watch: Slack Was Voted Fastest Rising Startup at Tech Award Show—and 4 of Its Black Female Engineers Accepted the Award

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.

Collaboration vs. Competition

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

Cam Newton Refuses To Apologize For Actions After Super Bowl Loss

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

Ohio BLM Activist MarShawn McCarrel II Commits Suicide Outside Statehouse: Report

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."

Over 40,000 Ex-Offenders In Maryland Will Have Their Voting Rights Restored

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

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