“There is a perception that high HIV rates in Black communities are due to pervasive homophobia,” Charles Stephens writes in a new op-ed published by RHRealityCheck. “This notion is overly simplistic and does not advance discussions around building bridges among heterosexual and LGBT Black communities.” Stephens then points his finger at Lee Daniels, the openly gay executive […]
Missouri – A 43-year-old white man was assaulted by a group of black men on a St. Louis, Missouri, MetroLink train after they asked him his thoughts on the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, last year. The attack was reportedly...Show More Summary
As “timeless” as white briefs are, it should come as no surprise that white underwear is slowly being phased out of men’s underwear drawers. They are no longer your “basic brief.” Black underwear is more timeless, forever classic and easily elegant. But two other colors are making headway in the race to your underwear collection: navy […]
We love some good male grooming. But how much is too much? The manicure for men seems to be showing up in unlikely places. Black nails are a rock god staple. No surprise there. But the manicure for men, or shall we say menicure, is popping up on less likely digits these days. Yep, guys [...] The post Dude Polish? The Manicure for Men is Trending appeared first on EcoSalon.
The false notion that Black communities are somehow more homophobic than other communities must no longer guide how public health researchers, policy advocates, and practitioners grapple with the impact of HIV in Black communities. Image: Empire via YouTube The post Myths About ‘Down Low’ Gay Men and Homophobia in the Black Community appeared first on RH Reality Check.
This is a LOT of look. In fairness, they’re referring to this as “The Black & Red Ball” — which, I love Mad Men too, but that’s intense — but still. LET’S DISCUSS. Read More...
180 African American men came together in New York City Thursday night to network, share insights and engage with a multi-generational panel of black men from all walks of life. The Root annual event called manCODE, sponsored by Prudential, was meant to provide a ‘safe’ space where men could speak openly about issues of family, business and social justice.
Although they may be intimidated by Don Draper in the office, on the red carpet, the entire cast of Mad Men battles for the spotlight. At last night's premiere event, Jon Hamm looked elegant in a champagne tux jacket and black bow tie,...Show More Summary
January Jones shows off her smile at the AMC Celebration of Mad Men With the Black & Red Ball at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Wednesday evening (March 25) in Los Angeles. The 37-year-old actress celebrated the final seven episodes with her co-stars Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, Kiernan Shipka, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser, and Rich [...]
The idea that in order to succeed an artist must first suffer is one with a long history. In that sense, the life and work of Edmonia Lewis, the first black sculptor to gain an international reputation, is instructive, since art historians...Show More Summary
Exploring Jezebel On a Business Trip to London [Blackest Ever Black; 2015] by Simon Chandler Rating: Let’s talk about men. If we’re to take Dominick Fernow’s word (or music) for it, they’re fucked up. They’re stranded in a post-feminist, post-queer, post-racial, and post-nationalist environment, and they don’t know what to do. Show More Summary
Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 The otherwise honest city workers were forced into what is called "criminal activity" by the "New Jim Crow Justice System" because they suffered 400 years of slavery, without which they would be like elected Republicans stealing billions of dollars from Black people and getting away without the threat of arrest.
The Oakland Unified School District’s Office of African American Male Achievement is housed in a one-story portable classroom in the downtown neighborhood of Grand Lake. There are few windows in the barely glorified bunker, which may be for the best: They would just let in the incessant hum of the adjacent MacArthur Freeway. Show More Summary
The University of North Georgia pulled their course catalog after a newspaper called them out for the cover photo, a stock image of two white guys beating a black man and a woman in a race. "After looking into the issue, we determined...Show More Summary
Jessica Roy, New York: The cover of the University of North Georgia's course catalog does not beat around the bush: Featuring a stock photo that shows two white men in suits beating a woman and a black man at a race, it proves that you can automatically win anything you put your mind to, as long as you are a white man. If that's not the American dream, I don't know what is.
Funny, yet sad: The cover of the University of North Georgia’s course catalogue does not beat around the bush: Featuring a stock photo that shows two white men in suits beating a woman and a black man at a race, it proves that you can automatically win anything you put your mind to, as long [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
A fraternity at North Carolina State University has been indefinitely suspended after campus officials obtained a copy of a "pledge book" filled with jokes about sexual assault and lynching black men, the latest in a series of of controversies involving Greek organizations at some of the...
The cover of the University of North Georgia's course catalogue does not beat around the bush: Featuring a stock photo that shows two white men in suits beating a woman and a black man at a race, it proves that you can automatically win anything you put your mind to,... More »
The University of North Georgia apologized and agreed to stop distributing a course catalog that shows white men winning a race while a woman and black man lag behind. The illustration, used as the cover of a continuing education catalog, shows two white men wearing black suits celebrating as they...
A violent St. Patrick’s day brawl among white adult men in the middle of Manhattan -- which was caught on video -- has resulted in no arrests, and only one news report of the incident. That’s compared to the reams of articles and the...Show More Summary