by Dash Harris The story of Jakiyah McCoy is not surprising. It is sadly a story many AfroLatinos face every second of their lives. Era...

Originally posted at The Infamous L I love hip-hop. As one of my favorite genres, it has played a large part in my upbringing, influenced ...

by Lyndsey Ellis National Comic Book Day typically involves witnessing people honor the geek within as they reminisce about magazines that...

by Tonya Ladipo, LCSW Shame is such a crippling emotion as it is the most extreme version of embarrassment coupled with guilt. There are t...

by Amber Johnson The trajectory of race relations in the United States has been and will continue to be anything but smooth. In terms of...

by Samantha Nay Truth be told, I felt sick, awful, and could barely talk. I had myself convince myself to seek medical attention for some k...

by Lorrell Kilpatrick ”If you come only to help me, you can go back home. But if you consider my struggle as part of your struggle fo...

This article was originally published on The Filthy Freedom Project . Having witnessed the indecencies of our justice system and the ins...

Candace Mitchell We’ll call him Bad Date and every moment up until this one Epic Fail. “Put me next to any man,” Bad Date was announcin...

by Connie Johnson Last summer I was blessed with the opportunity to travel to Kenya with a group of eight colleagues and two professors a...

50 years ago today a single moment changed a nation. When explosives detonated in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birm...

Even those of us who believe ourselves to be allies to the LGBTQ community often have blindspots in seeing our own privilege. Being call...

by Takeallah Russell 1. You have the right to wear extensions or a relaxer,without having someone touch your hair without your permission,...

by  Amber Johnson Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered an invigorating speech on August 28th, 1963. Coined the “I Have A Dream Speech...

by Ashleigh Atwell After NAACP president Ben Jealous stepped down this week, there has been speculation over who will be his replacement....

by Tania L. Gaubert Over a century ago, W.E.B Du Bois wrote one of the most prolific texts to date on the Black experience. Published in...

by Simone Craig For many years, I held a subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) resentment of white folk. During that time, I may have admit...

by Kioshana Lacount Like many people of color, I have carried with me the burden of a heavy heart over the last few weeks. My anguish, t...

By Sharisse Kimbro Can three scarier words be spoken, especially by a black woman? I. Need. Help. You need help. We all need help at o...

by Monique John Going to the strip club for a night out with friends was never something that appealed to me—that is, until I saw othe...

by Liz A. I had a recent encounter with her, you know, that sister who is needy as hell. I was hoping she didn’t see me and with a quick r...

by Lorrell Kilpatrick The internet has been buzzing for some time about how white women in general, and Ms. Miley Cyrus in particular, ar...

Orginally posted at Brown Mommy's My oldest son is 11-years-old.  He is an avid reader.  Makes good grades in school and has currentl...

I didn't think it was possible, but white folks have managed to take all the fun out of twerking. In my younger days, unfettered rump ...

Last Friday during an encore presentation of CBS daytime chat show “The Talk,” comedian Sheryl Underwood inadvertently revealed just how s...

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