The Miseducation of “Chi-Raq”

There had been buzz in the past year or so that there was a filming of a movie entitled “Chi-raq” with the gun violence...

STUDY: Hair Relaxers Linked to Fibroids in African American Women

I got wind of the following information last week listening to the Tom Joyner Morning Show. And I'm not gonna lie; this info totally...

God, Natural Disasters, & Idiotic Politicians

Listen God, they say that you're everywhere. As for me, well, you know I have my doubts. But that's neither here nor there right...

Kids and Sex: How My Daughter Feels About My Sex Work

Arielle Loren is a wonderful writer, culture critique and friend. She's also the creator of cutting edge digital media that breaks the barrier of our current...

Once Wrongfully Convicted Detroit Man Dies While Waiting 46 Minutes For...

You hear stories about wrongfully convicted individuals in the U.S. often. With as many as 2.3 million people either incarcerated or on parole, given...

‘Reflections Unheard’: Black Women, Civil Rights, & Feminism

This past spring, I had the pleasure of attending a screening of the feature-length documentary Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights, directed by up-and-coming...

The Cleveland Kidnapping: Fifty Shades of BDSM

The Cleveland Kidnapping: Fifty Shades of BDSM Fleeting snippets of  news sound bites declaring the horrors faced by the three women allegedly forcibly kidnapped and...

Pimps, Hoes, & Twitter – An Ode to Venny: Social Media...

Just days ago, a young lady known as “Venny” (@DarthVenn) on the popular social network Twitter was allegedly spotted out and about by a...

Selling Its Soul – Johnson Publishing Putting Image Archive Up For...

I remember when I was in elementary school, we only had a Black History Week, not a month. I remember the one year when...

Creflo Dollar and Losing Our Religion

In recent times, Creflo Dollar had the audacity to ask for $65 million dollars for a private plane. You read that right: a preacher...

I Can’t Believe I’m Defending Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler was signed this week by the Miami Dolphins. The fact that Cutler was coaxed out of retirement and Colin Kaepernick was overlooked...

Colin Kaepernick is the Blackest Man in America

In a country where then presidential candidate, Senator Barack Obama, was ridiculed for not wearing a flag pin, the backlash Colin Kaepernick is receiving,...

Boris Kodjoe Misses Mark on Black Women and Obesity

Originally posted at ChasingSixPacks.com First, let me start off by saying I think that actor Boris Kodjoe and his wife Nicole Ari Parker seem like...