Ray Lewis Says Kaepernick Should Keep Activism “Private”

Like Michael Vick recently, former NFL player and Hall-of-Famer Ray Lewis, said a stupid thing intended as advice to Colin Kaepernick. Lewis, the former Baltimore Raven...

Are Black Folks Ashamed When Black Celebrities Disappoint Them?

  Over at a forum named Lipstick Alley, there's a thread that asks if there are any black celebrities that hasn't let you down yet....

‘Going There’: 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

Enlarge this image Former Detroit police chief Ike McKinnon (L), Motown musician David Coffey (center), and former Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer (R). Denise Guerra/NPR hide...

R. Kelly truly is the Black community’s Pied-Piper

How many of you have held of the tale about the Pied-Piper of Hamelin? Personally, I only heard of him watching old cartoons. What...

Mike Vick Loses His Invite to the BBQ Over Kaepernick’s Afro

Mike Vick, for better or worse, is a vindicated man. His rise and fall was so meteoric that many of my people (black people)...

Jay-Z’s Pro-Blackness is Hugely Overrated

Politics is defined as the activities associated with the governance of a country or other area, especially the debate or conflict among individuals or...

11-year-old Keansburg girl was stabbed to death, prosecutor says

FREEHOLD -- The 11-year-old Keansburg girl found murdered Thursday was stabbed to death, prosecutors said Friday. Andreas Erazo, 18, was arrested on murder and...

Sammy Sosa Now Looks Like An Ashy Pink Vagina

Sammy Sosa did an interview on ESPNDeportes to talk about the MLB's Home Run Derby. Unfortunately, the retired slugger left many scratching their heads. I don't...

Popular Crowdfunding Website Takes a Side in the ‘War on Cops’

Website YouCaring -- which describes itself as a company fostering "compassionate crowdfunding" -- has sent a loud and clear message to law enforcement officers...

Dr. Umar Johnson is Really a Silverback Gorilla Wrapped in Kente...

Dr. Umar Johnson is the self-appointed "Prince of Pan-Africanism". Yes, he actually refers to himself as such. He also calls himself a "scholar," but...

Fried chicken restaurant is dishing out second chances

  Not all news has to be bad news.     There are still some good folks out there doing good things. Necessary things..It's up to sites like...

Tupac Dumped Madonna Because She Was White?

So, apparently, Tupac Shakur had a romantic relationship with Madonna. Okay, that I had no idea is no shocker. Aside from the fact that...

Jay-Z and Ahistorical Ageism in Hip Hop

Jay-Z has been turning heads since he dropped 4:44. Many have lauded his album as a return to his classic-album-making-roots: dope beats, dope lyrics,...

Tuxedos, Prom Gowns, & Guns

Remember preparing for prom? Taking an entire afternoon to sit in a nail or hair salon or fuss over last minute alterations and pick...

Materialism, Kendrick Lamar, and How Twitter Should Mind Its Damn Business

Materialism is always around to ruin a good thing, I tell you.| Picture the scenario: you are a recent high school graduate. You are extremely...