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Diversity Scholarship Honors Legacy of Black Playwright and Educator

EBONI Alumni Association members Wade Williams '93, Chrystee Pharris '98, and Billy McDonald '75at the Mary Burrill Scholarship Fundraiser in Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA – On August 23, EBONI Alumni Association, the African American...Show More Summary

Watch: Will Smith in Trailer for Movie About Concussions in the NFL  

Will Smith is tackling concussions in his upcoming film, Concussion, about Dr. Bennet Omalu, the famed doctor who discovered neuro-degenerative disease, which many NFL players have suffered from after repeated head trauma.

Dr. Wayne Dyer, Self-Help Guru, Dead at 75

Dr. Wayne Dyer, the self-help guru whose books and motivational speeches, helped shape the lives of millions, has died at 75.

‘Fat Amy’ Actress Called out For Joking About Police Injustice at VMAs  

Rebel Wilson, aka ‘Fat Amy’ from the Pitch Perfect movies, wasn’t a fan favorite during Sunday’s VMA Awards. Wilson, who was presenting the award for Best Hip-Hop Video (which Nicki Minaj won), joked about police injustice.

Lawsuit: White Florida Teacher Fired for Having Black Boyfriend 

A former Orange County, Florida, schoolteacher believes her choice in mate, music and friends is the reason she was fired from her job and has filed a lawsuit seeking justice.

Constructive Feedback University: BEVERLY JOHNSON, Victim Of "Institutional Corruption" - As Those Who Seek To Make The Bill Cosby Take Down A "White Racist Conspiracy" The Black Female Is Left Victimized On This Scheme As She Is Most Of Their Other Frau


Review of Balm: 3 Who Begin New Lives After the Civil War

Dolen Perkins-Valdez made a name for herself with her New York Times best-selling and critically acclaimed debut novel, Wench. Inspired by the real-life Tawawa House, a “resort” for white slave owners to vacation with their black slave...Show More Summary

Money Monday: The Four Money Lessons I Absolutely Must Teach My Children

Growing up, conversations around the dinner table never involved financial matters. There were no debates about the best ways to save money or discussions on how to identify the best stocks for long term success. School was no better. Somehow, amidst the countless hours of calculus, American history, and English literature, the topic of personal Keep Reading ?

The Struggle Is Real: 3 Ways You Can Stay Celibate While Dating

You’ve made the commitment to God, yourself and your future spouse that you are going to wait to have sex until marriage. You felt empowered when you made the decision, but now you’re just feeling…well, you know…horny! The struggle is real. You don’t want to break your vow, but the gospel music and cold showers Keep Reading ?

Daily Headlines: August 31, 2015

U.S.: In the decade since Hurricane Katrina ravaged through New Orleans, the booming Latino community has been instrumental in the city’s often-arduous reconstruction efforts. Caribbean: Could the tropical storm that recently ravaged...Show More Summary

One Hallucination, Under God, So Divisible

I LAUGHED ALOUD when I realized one thread actually being discussed on this world-wild Internet was "Does Donald Trump's rise to power more resemble Hitler's or Mussolini's?" But here we are. Clearly, it's Obama's fault.

The 10 Most Instantly Legendary Lines From Kanye's VMAs Speech

Holy mother of all that is good, Kanye West's speech at the Video Music Awards on Sunday was all sorts of burning fire. It defies analysis. It cannot be contained or controlled. It can barely even be written about. We really don't even know why we're trying. Show More Summary

Because He Got High: Kanye Announces 2020 Presidency Run During MTV Video Music Awards With Rambling Speech

Sunday night Kanye West received the Video Vanguard Award at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. The award was ironically presented to him by his former arch nemesis, Taylor Swift.

Kanye West Apologizes To Taylor Swift During VMAs Acceptance Speech

Taylor Swift presented Kanye West with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. The network aired a tribute to West's videography before Swift took the stage and said, "I first met Kanye WestShow More Summary

The Weekender: Mad Man

“The Weekender” is our feature where every weekend we hope to highlight a short film, movie or documentary pertaining to the Americas. Leo Burnett, David Ogilvy and Bill Bernbach were some of the most influential figures in the field of advertisement. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift Joins Nicki Minaj For Opening Performance At MTV Video Music Awards

Nicki Minaj's well-publicized discontent with the MTV Video Music Award nominations wasn't enough to keep her away from opening Sunday's show alongside brief Twitter adversary Taylor Swift. The rapper kicked off the telecast with a rowdy...Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Look So In Love At The VMAs

Kim Kardashian looked incredible as she supported her man at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.  The pregnant star wore a skintight and plunging dress as she posed for photos on the red carpet. West matched his lady love in a neutral ensemble.  via GIPHY West is set to receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award during the show. Show More Summary

Your Guide to Avoiding Cultural Appropriation

As I stated before, cultural appropriation isn't about Kylie Jenner wearing cornrows. It's way deeper than that. The root of cultural appropriation is the misrepresentation within the media. To say it as basic AF -- Cultural appropriation...Show More Summary

PSYCHOLOGY NOT POLITICS: Regardless Of How Much I Invest My Time In Monitoring Economic Reports - I KNOW That All It Takes To Upend The Acceptance Of These Reported Facts Is ONE CONFIDENCE MAN With Access To "Black Twitter

Which Of These Two Artifacts Will Make A More Significant Imprint On The Psyche Of The "Colonized Americanized So Called Negro"? The Motley FoolI Put Aside ALL PARTISAN NEWS SOURCES And Found One That Is Reliably Non-Partisan The More Summary

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