Wait, Did Joe Paterno Get Raped At Penn State?

So, apparently several people in authority took the "PEN" in Penn State just a little bit too seriously. You know, as in penitentiary? Not that...

Aaron Alexis: So, Can We Talk About Mental Health Now?

I'm gonna need future mass shooters to be responsible enough to write a "suicide note" and keep it on their person before flipping out...

Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls Still Missing, Women Protest

In a horrible turn of events, more than 200 Nigerian school girls who were abducted from a rural boarding school in the north-eastern town...

Madness & Reality Radio: Urban Whores, Crack Mayors, & Slave Catchers

In this week's episode of Madness & Reality Radio, we chat with a few black bloggers. First off: We speak to biologist and science blogger,...

Empire: Reimagining Cookie Lyon as a 21st Century Jezebel

I just watched the latest episode of Fox’s breakout mid-season show “Empire” and as the show’s central character Cookie Lyon’s took the podium that...

Black Women Murdered By The Police

With all the attention on Ferguson, it can be easily said that there is a war waged against our Black males. People can say that...

Memphis COGIC Pastor Arrested for Child Molestation

So while everybody is making a fuss over Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty being suspended by A&E Network -- and this foolish notion that...

Single Mothers and the BS of Not all Families are Equal

Contrary to popular belief, single mothers are not the bane of existence.  We are not just laying around having babies and collecting welfare. Single...

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Reality TV Still Sucks

I've been thinking long and hard about doing an article about what everyone's talking and tweeting about. I even did an article on my...

Melissa Harris-Perry Blasts Indiana Candidate Rep. Richard Mourdock

The last thing I wanted to do today was to revisit Richard Mourdock's idiotic comment about rape, abortion, and God. Yeah, I've said enough...

“Save The Pearls”: Eden Newman, White Privilege, & Interracial Dating

While browsing the internet for current events, I happened upon some buzz of the “WTF?” variety regarding an independently published YA novel written by...

Bree Newsome: Black Women are Heroes

Being a middle school teacher, I have a tendency to tease my male students. A lot of times, there may be some discrepancy that...

Leslie Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and the Right’s TRUE Meaning of ‘Freedom...

To some people, you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. Nothing you can do is right with them. They always...

Miriam Carey: Did the Capitol Hill Police Have to Kill Her?

I'm bothered by the centerpiece of news reports on yesterday's shooting on Capitol Hill being police officers working without pay, due to the government...

Marlon Wayans vs. Lord Jamar: Gays Destroying the Black Community?

So as I’m perusing my Twitter timeline, as per usual, I see an apparently heated exchange between comedian Marlon Wayans and rapper Lord Jamar...