Atlanta Public School Cheating Scandal: Business As Usual

The verdict for the APS (Atlanta Public Schools) Cheating Scandal has come in as guilty (let that sink in for a second while I...

Justice Scalia’s Racist Beliefs and the Mizzou Protests

According to Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, African-Americans are not “cut out” for higher education. The statements made yesterday during a hearing around the...

#SAE – The Important Unimportance of Sigma Alpha Epsilon

SAE and their racist debacle is actually making its rounds. We have been hearing about it all week. Parker Rice, member of Sigma Alpha...

MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry, & the Death of #Nerdland

If you are planning to watch the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC this morning, you may be sorely disappointed. On yesterday Harris-Perry announced that...

Oklahoma Wants Brainwashing via AP U.S. History

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. – Maya Angelou History is something that...

5 Things About the Howard University Middle School Fiasco

Absurdity. This is the first word that comes to mind when considering the situation where teachers at a middle school were fired for teaching Black...

“Cracking Cards” Bank Scams on the Rise on Nashville-Middle TN Campuses

Nashville-Middle TN is in the midst of an economic boom. Attracting not only visitors from around the world, but corporations and new residents are being...

5 Reasons Why the HBCU vs PWI Talk is Stupid

  I am a man that conducted his undergrad scholarly duties at an HBCU (historically black college and university). I am glad that I am...

Alabama Teacher “On Leave” Over Racist Math Quiz

I'm pretty big on education. So much so, that like most minorities, in the context of race, I see education as the great equalizer....

Deanna Jordan: Single Mother of 3 Graduates UCLA With 3 Degrees...

Deanna Jordan, 28, who grew up in Compton, California, has three sons and is a single mother -- oh, and Deanna Jordan is also...

Rape Culture in Black America

Editor's Note: Recently, Dr. Boyce Watkins made some very silly statements in one of his articles discussing rape (read it here). Rather than dissect his...

Mark Cuban, Stephen A. Smith, & the Black Folks Getting “Blacker”...

In America, it's hard to imagine that having melanin can be a disadvantage. Thankfully, studies are conducted to confirm the silly claims of the...

Should We Be Ashamed About Proud Pregnant Black Teens?

Pregnancy Pact or Just Young Black Girls Comparing Bellies? Does It Matter?  I was presented with the picture below and asked to take a stab...

Rashema Melson: Homeless Valedictorian Earns Scholarship to Georgetown

Rashema Melson, 18, a D.C. high school student who spent the past two years living in a homeless shelter has graduated high school as...

Black Male Stereotypes Broken Through “Suits & Ties” Music Video

Stereotypes exist because there are a lot of people that want to believe “one size shall fit all”. Of course, we would all believe that...