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If You Don't Get The Problem With Cultural Appropriation, Listen To This

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

'GMA' Host Apologizes For Actually Saying 'Colored People' In 2016

“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

The Black Pageant Queens Of The '70s Paved The Way For New Beauty Standards

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

Man Dead After Date With Woman He Met Online

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 […]

White Lives Matter and the Lost Art of Shutting the F Up

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 […]

Newark, NJ, Police Chased 10-Year-Old Boy With Guns Drawn in Mistaken-Identity Case 

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 […]

6 Brazen Signs Your Man Might Be Cheating on You

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 ?

George Curry's Damage To Journalistic Integrity:Engineering 'Black Popular Opinion' Over 'Facilitating Black Community Competencies For Development Through Strong Institutional Goverannce": From Charles Blow To "The Black Progressive Political Opportunis


Accused Charleston Shooter ‘Self-Radicalized’ Online, Prosecutors Say

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

Federal Judge Finds Ferguson School Elections Unfair to Black Voters 

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 […]

This Book Changed My Life

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

Fraud & Hokum's Journal: We Asked Progressive Fundamentalist Activist Rapper "Common": "Do You Believe That You "The We Are In The White House Negroes" Allowed The US Government And European Colonizers To Return To "Colonial Days" In Nations Of Color Bec

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

Publishers Weekly Radio: Historian Heather Ann Thompson on the Attica Uprising

'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

On the Media: The Subversive History of Adult Coloring Books

'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.'

My Husband Doesn’t Put Our Marriage First and Allows His Mother and Kids to Disrespect Me

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 ?

Not Getting Any From Your Wife? 5 Reasons Why (and What You Can Do)

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 ?

Admit It, You’re a Hoarder! And Your Spending Habits Are Costing You More Than You Think

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 ?

$17,500,000 Reasons The Birth of a Nation Is Coming to a Theater Near You, No Matter What Anyone Says

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 […]

No, Zendaya in Spider-Man: Homecoming Is Not the Progress We’re Looking For

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 […]

365 Days Of Social Justice For Travon Williams, Keaira Palmer, Dylan Scott, Kashara Parks, Michael Fuqua & Miprecious Hoskins - The "Men Mob" Return To Presence At Schools In San Bernardino With The Goal Of Making Deaths Of Young People Like Travon Willia

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

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