Truthfully, most of us are not revolutionaries in thought or action. This holds especially true for those of us in the Black middle class. W...

by Cal Radcliff Recently I decided to get rid of my relaxer and start wearing my hair in its natural state. Now that I have been wearing ...

by Tania L. Balan-Gaubert Just when you thought the obesity epidemic couldn’t get any worse in the U.S., obesity was formally recognized ...

Nearly 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education eliminated the “separate but equal” doctrine that legalized segregation in the United S...

by Erickka sy savane of Bitches Brew Blog It was the worst pain of my life. Think electrocution. Every 10 seconds. My body was vi...

The elephant in the room is waving its tusks. America has had a rude awakening. The masses now understand that we are far from being a “po...

by Staci Gorden I never really understood what yoga was about until I met Margaret during yoga class 6 years ago. Margaret practices yoga ...

by Shonda Lackey Ph.D. As Black women, we are often faced with stereotypes that don’t reflect the complexity of our multi-faceted lives....

by Eris Zion Venia Dyson As I celebrated my 29th birthday with family and friends the verdict for the Zimmerman case was announced. Th...

by Bea Hinton The black man occupies a unique space in American culture. He is an aggressive and inherently violent threat to society. Bot...

by Alexis Lois of Do You Remember Whether it was gracing the audience with her angelic voice at the Alvin Theater in ’54, or acting as ...

From the start of the journey to justice for Trayvon Martin more than a year ago, social media organizing has played an integral role in s...

by Marissa Jackson On the morning after the Morning After, the racial tension in this country could be popped with a needle. If the prev...

Originally posted at Black Youth Project To the Family of Brother Trayvon Martin and to the Black Community: May this statement find u...

Dear Friends and Neighbors, This afternoon I took a walk down our block in Los Angeles and a white man yelled, "Go back to Inglewood...

After nearly two years since their last meeting, President Obama met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus this week at the White...

by Denise Hart Wouldn't it be terrific if all the stuff from the past that we don't want in the present, would just stay in the ...

Lauryn Hill’s long awaited return to music has been riddled with controversy. Everything from her appearance, to the quality of her perfo...

The Supreme Court struck down a portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but what are the affects of the repeal to our community? The V...

by Stephanie J. Gates On a November day that whispered winter was around the corner, I detoured on my way home from work, stopping to enga...

by Tyler Young Walk into work ready to conquer the day. Receive a call from back home only to hear things are spiraling out of control. ...

by Kara Stevens Are you happy? There is a happy black woman revolution happening! We are making decisions to get out of life everything ...

by Viviane Rutabingwa So, here I am – my 10th month in East Africa – since I left as a teenager 8 years ago. As I reflect on the tapestry...

by Priscilla A. Ocen The Food Network recently announced that it will not renew the contract of television personality and chef Paula D...

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