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...

Nina Turner: Trump’s Election Commission is About Voter Intimidation

Nina Turner was recently named the president of the Bernie Sanders inspired spinoff organization, Our Revolution. The former Ohio State Senator and rising star...

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...

Study: Holding Kids Back A Grade Doesn’t Necessarily Hold Them Back

Enlarge this image Chelsea Beck/NPR Our education system has this funny quirk of grouping kids by birth date — rather than, say, intellectual ability or achievement...

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,...

What Really Happened to Darian Towns

What really happened to Darian Towns? This is the recent story of a black woman that “accidentally” drowned at a pool party in Memphis, Tennessee. She was recently engaged and...

Delila Vallot Humanizes Plight of Homelessness in “Mighty Ground”

Homelessness is a major problem in American society. It’s a predicament that in this writer’s opinion, doesn’t have to exist. Due to the rampant...

Rob Kardashian Proves Men Are Trash

Rob Kardashian proved to be this week’s biggest sucker. In recent history, his ex Blac Chyna (his former fiancée, (former) stripper, and mother to his child) has been...

Black People Need A Holiday on July 5th

Today is July 5th. Yesterday was July 4th. Let me implore you: can black people just live? I understand that our "melanated struggle" is never-ending in this...

Louisiana Moves To Reduce Mass Incarceration

There has been some good news from Louisiana in recent weeks. As if the removal of Confederate monuments by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D)...

Stevie Wonder Said A Stupid Thing About Black Lives Matter

Stevie Wonder was discussing gun violence at the North Minneapolis Conference on Peace on Saturday, June 17. At one point in his speech, Stevie...