If you want the definitive word on the appropriation of black culture, look no further than this clip of slam poets Crystal Valentine and Aaliyah Jihad performing the poem, “Hide Your Shea Butter.” In a video posted by Button Poetry on Aug. Show More Summary
“Good Morning America” host Amy Robach has made an apology for her recent foot-in-mouth moment on air. The talkshow host came under fire Monday, after she reported a story about Zendaya in which she used the term “colored people.” Robach...Show More Summary
On the sheeny face of it, the entire beauty pageant industry could be categorized as “bad for women.” Participants’ success is determined by how well each woman fits a specific (read: male-centric) idea of what’s appealing. Even the talent portions rest on skills that prove women to be pretty or servile. Show More Summary
A Florida man was found dead in his home after reportedly going on a date with a woman that he met online. Adam Hilarie, 27, met Hailey Rose Bustos, 18, for an arranged date after they met on an online dating site, according to WSBTV Atlanta. After their date, he apparently dropped her off, where […]
I consider myself a practitioner of a dying art form that is slowly disappearing from society. Long before it was an internet acronym or a text message abbreviation, this unique skill was passed down to me as a man who was raised by a single mother in a house with three other sisters. I honestly […]
A Newark, N.J., 10-year-old was left in tears after he was chased down an alley by officers who had their guns drawn after they allegedly mistook him for a suspect in an armed robbery, WABC reports. “Some police started coming this way with guns pointed at me, and then I ran into the backyard,” Legend […]
If you’re the girlfriend of Jamaican track star Usain Bolt, you can thank the Internet for outing the indiscretions of your boyfriend. According to the New York Post, Bolt was allegedly caught stepping out on his girlfriend of two years shortly after the Rio Olympics during a celebration for his 30th birthday. The photo evidence Keep Reading ?
FRAUDULENT PROPAGANDA JOURNALISM USE CASES CHARLES BLOW - The Supposition That The PREVAILING BLACK AMERICAN OPINIONS THAT YOU HAVE ENGINEERED - ARE EQUIVALENT TO "AFFIRMATIONS OF BLACK PERMANENT INTERESTS IN SUPPORT OF DEVELOPMENT"Show More Summary
Accused Charleston, S.C. shooter Dylann Roof “self-radicalized” online, adopting viewpoints that were reportedly self-taught from material found online and elsewhere, federal prosecutors say, the Washington Post reports. According tot...Show More Summary
A federal judge ruled on Monday that the Ferguson-Florissant School District in St. Louis, Mo. must change its election process, after finding that the current school system is unfair to black voters, USA Today reports. According to the report, U.S. District Judge Rodney Sippel found that the current system illegally undermines the political power of […]
The director from Little Big Shots sat me down with his British accent and said, “Mr. Harvey I’d like to tell you something… and you can tell me to fck off and I will...b ut you’re absolutely the busiest person I’ve ever met in my life and I’m concerned about you. Show More Summary
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE INTELLIGENT OR INSIGHTFUL TO BE AN "ENTERTAINER ACTIVIST" You rose to power and fame by taking your impression of the world and EMOTING it through the ARTS You are attuned to what YOUR CONGREGATION wants to hear to impress upon their EMOTIONS You are aware that the "American Containerized Negro's" INSTITUTIONS are UP FOR GRABS. Show More Summary
'Historian Heather Ann Thompson discusses her new book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy. She tells PW Radio, "There was a great deal of important civil rights activism in the 1970s," adding, "The...Show More Summary
'Three of Amazon’s top 10 bestselling books of 2015 were coloring books for grown-ups. But while today’s coloring books are marketed as therapeutic outlets for creativity, the coloring books of the 1960s were decidedly more subversive. New Republic associate editor Laura Marsh talks about her recent deep dive into the political history of adult coloring books.'
Dear Dr. Buckingham, My husband has kids from another relationship. And I’m struggling because my husband does not put me or his marriage first. His kids and his mother have a great influence on him. And I am disrespected by all of them, and I’m tired of it. We have been through three therapists and Keep Reading ?
We’ve all seen and laughed at sitcoms with the same old storyline. The husband messes up, the wife gets annoyed, and her revenge involves a promise to deny him what he seems to want most: sex. It’s hilarious when we see it on television, but what happens when that sitcom becomes your life? It’s not Keep Reading ?
Quick, you have only 20 minutes to collect your most valuable possessions and evacuate your home. What do you take? What’s the most important to you? What can’t you live without? Unfortunately, this nightmare scenario has become all too real for those facing flood waters in Louisiana and wildfires in California. Yet, out of their Keep Reading ?
In less than two weeks, actor-turned-director Nate Parker has gone from being praised by many to being vilified by others over his reported past actions 17 years ago. As the producer, director, co-writer and lead actor of his directorial debut, The Birth of a Nation, he is the face of the film, while slave rebellion […]
Zendaya Coleman is everything that anybody black, brown or biracial could look for in an admirable tween pop star. She’s talented; her Disney Channel show, K.C. Undercover, is a campy mashup of The Proud Family and The Famous Jett Jackson; and most importantly, Zendaya is unmistakably, irrevocably and proudly black as hell—and don’t you dare […]
LOCAL COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS In San Bernardino PROVE That, Regardless Of If A "Moment Turns Into A National Movement" - They As Local Residents Must Direct The Course For Young People In Their Own Communities THE COMMUNITY RETURNS TO CONTROL THE SCHOOLS