Kanye West may be one of the most controversial hip hop stars in the world. He has been to known to disrupt the internet, award shows(hello Taylor Swift) and telethons (hello George Bush) and has even created two of the Internet's favorite...Show More Summary
NPR's Eric Deggans on Composer and keyboardist Bernie Worrell, a founding member of Parliament-Funkadelic, who was important influence on popular music since the 1970s.
'Historian Carol Anderson surveys the politics of White rage - a series of reactionary policy responses to Black advancement - and explains how the methods and language of racism in politics shifted after the Civil Rights era, masking...Show More Summary
Sonics + Visuals for "Maiysha (So Long)" from Everything 's Beautiful, Robert Glasper's meditation on Miles Davis, which features vocals from Erykah Badu.
I bore you one morning just before spring my head rang like a fiery piston my legs were towers between which a new world was passing. ~ Audre Lorde, Now That I am Forever with Child This is also in particular for the Black women. In particular who have spent their lifetimes dedicated to nurturing everyone before themselves. Show More Summary
A co-defendant of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez took a plea deal for his part in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd and was sentenced Monday, CNN reports. Carlos Ortiz, 30, changed his not guilty plea and pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact for helping Hernandez after the the fatal shooting. In return, prosecutors […]
A gay, black man who was brutally beaten by a Hasidic patrol group in 2013 is now pointing a finger at the close relationship between the NYPD, city officials and the Jewish safety patrols, the New York Daily News reports. Taj Patterson lost sight in one eye after he was beaten up by over a […]
THE REVENGE OF SUMNER REDSTONE!!! HE WAS NOT PRESENT ON SUNDAY NIGHT, BUT WITHOUT HIM THE AUDITORIUM THAT WAS FILLED WITH BLACK PROGRESSIVE FUNDAMENTALIST VERSIONS OF PRESENT DAY EVENTS WOULD BE DARKENED "The More We Let Our People Know...Show More Summary
THE RISE OF THE "CELEBRITY, WEALTHY, ENTERTAINER CONFIDENCE MAN CLASS" SURROGATE FOR THE POLITICAL HARVESTING OF BLACK COMMUNITY VALUABLES This move by South Africa to protect their ENTERTAINMENT CULTURE from AMERICAN CAPITALISTIC OPPORTUNISTS is indeed one of the BLACKEST DEFENSIVE MOVES seen this year. Show More Summary
“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” Malcolm X spoke these words over 50 years ago; Beyoncé brought them back into current consciousness a mere two months ago. Sunday night, with two […]
When Xerox CEO Ursula Burns steps down from her position later this year, it will mark the end of having an African-American woman leading a Fortune 500 company as its chief executive officer. Burns, in retelling the story of her rise to success, acknowledges that her mother “knew that education was [her] way up and […]
Toward the end of 2014, vicious and very much hateful people worked quickly to spread isolated, unedited vocals of a Mariah Carey holiday performance that was not her best (to say the least). We know Mariah loves herself some Christmas, but unfortunately, when she performed “All I Want for Christmas Is You” during a Rockefeller […]
Dear Dr. Buckingham, I desperately need some advice. My 14-year-old son is testing me badly by pushing all kinds of boundaries. We argue over whom he should hang around, where he should go and how he should dress. I punish him on a regular basis and tell him that he will comply with my rules Keep Reading ?
Dating and relationships have become more complex because there is a lack of clarity! It’s like the era of the mixed signal phenomenon where people want to say and do one thing but expect people to believe another thing. I believe some of us are giving off mixed signals and don’t even realize it. Let Keep Reading ?
You started the new year off hoping things in your marriage would get better. You prayed about it, made a few changes and even tried to have conversations with your spouse. Yet, despite your efforts, things haven’t changed much. Maybe they even seem worse. So what do you do now? How do you bring the Keep Reading ?
THEIR ORIGINAL STRUGGLE:NO GOVERNMENT SANCTIONED ATTACKS ON ETHNIC COMMUNITIES OR DISCRIMINATION IN ACCESS TO PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS BASED UPON RACE THIS WAS THE LEGITIMATE FIGHT AGAINST SYSTEMATIC OPPRESSION THE PROGRESSIVES IN GOVERNMENT...Show More Summary
Several institutions of higher education including Harvard, Yale, and Princeton have reconsidered the historical legacies of dead presidents such as Thomas Jefferson and Woodrow Wilson. Homogeneous articulations of collective identity...Show More Summary
On Monday, Politico published a lengthy profile of Stephen Miller, the 30-year-old Senate staffer turned Donald Trump adviser who now revs up crowds for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee by railing against trade, immigration...Show More Summary
Police are calling the actions of two Missouri men who allegedly threw eggs and hurled racial slurs at African Americans in south St. Louis a “hate crime,” KSDK reports. Jesse Reed, 30, and David Ragain, also 30, were arrested late Friday and charged with assault motivated by discrimination in the third degree, the station notes. “A white […]
Whitney and Bobby. Janet Jackson and Jermaine Dupri. Flava Flav and Brigitte Nielsen. Lauren London and Lil Wayne. Ciara and Future. Eve and Maximillion Cooper. The list goes on and on, but the fact is that celebrity culture has long been rife with unlikely pairings—some seemingly out of nowhere, others seemingly out of convenience and […]