Politics

Aug 17, 2017

How to Get Your Degree While Homeless

In college, student housing can be notoriously expensive, but most people don't have to deal with homelessness...

Aug 5, 2017

Why Detroit Exploded In The Summer Of 1967

While Detroit grew geographically to accommodate newcomers, most blacks were confined to four districts in the city until about 1960. Venturing into other neighborhoods came at a considerable risk.

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Aug 4, 2017

Kim Jong-Un Is Living Larger Than Any Rapper, Even Diddy

Even though there are worldwide sanctions on North Korea, and half the population is starving, The Supreme Leader and his family are known for their lust for luxury goods.

Jul 29, 2017

Comedian Adam Carolla Takes On Campus Protests After Listening to Rihanna In A Home Depot

Comedian Adam Carolla testified in front of Congress about free speech on college campuses.

Jul 27, 2017

The Healing Power Of Hip-Hop

While many people struggle to look past the profanity, materialism, and high-risk messages often celebrated within mainstream rap music, hip hop culture at its core, is built on values of social justice, peace, respect, self-worth, community, and having fun.

Jul 25, 2017

Charlamagne Tha God Explains How “Black Privilege” Can Lead To Black Power

Charlamagne Tha God breaks down the meaning of "black privilege" and talks about his latest book of the same name.

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Jul 22, 2017

Will Smith Enjoyed Being A Racist In His New Movie “Bright”

Will Smith new movie "Bright" may be about aliens, but the movie makes a statement about racism too.

Marijuana: One Of The Main Reasons to NOT Visit South Korea

Smoking a little weed in America is really no big deal nowadays, but not so much so in South Korea.

The Juice is Loose: Five Facts About OJ Simpson’s Parole Hearing

O.J. Simpson will be back on the street this October. Check out five facts about the case...

Big Boi Talks Police Brutality and Gives Great Advice To Democrats

Atlanta rapper Big Boi has some good advice for the Dems, as police brutality rises...

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Jul 11, 2017

Harvard Student Obasi Shaw Delivers A Dope Hip-Hop Thesis On Black America For Harvard

Although Obasi Shaw doubted that students, staff, nor the university would believe in his project, he pressed on and fought for his vision.

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Jul 6, 2017

Singer Caprice Quinn Represents For The Ladies Everywhere Around The World

Caprice is a Polynesian singer-songwriter, director, partner and mother-of-three and is aware of the challenges facing women in music and the community at large.

Jul 5, 2017

#WCW: Angela Rye Is Making A Difference and She Looks So Good Doing It

It's hard to understand the magnitude of the bills he’s signing and the Russia scandal, but Angela Rye comes to our favorite podcasts, The Breakfast Club, her Twitter, and other relatable platforms to explain it to us.

Jun 23, 2017

African-American Music Appreciation Month: 5 Essential Reads

In a nod to the integral role African-American musicians play in the country’s rich musical legacy, we’ve decided to highlight our own “playlist” of articles, pieces that feature icons like Michael Jackson and Tupac Shakur, along with forgotten – but no less important – voices...

Jun 19, 2017

This Hip-Hop Album Cover Cost A Former Student His Job At A Christian College

Another college in Indiana took action against an employee, over a hip-hop album cover and posted a Facebook page.

Jun 19, 2017

“Manspreading” – The Latest Hassle For Travelers Could Finally Be Banned

Is “manspreading” becoming a public epidemic for travelers?

Jun 16, 2017

In Tupac’s Life, The Struggles and Triumphs of a Generation

Since his death in 1996, Tupac’s place in the pantheon of cultural icons has been firmly cemented. Scores of books and documentaries have detailed his life, career and tragic death, while musicians continue to pay tribute to his influence in their songs.

Jun 9, 2017

“Romeo and Juliet” Gets Real-Life Twist In Documentary “Romeo is Bleeding” Backed By Russell Simmons

A new documentary chronicles the efforts of educator Donte Clark and real-life drama, as he leads a cast of high school students in a remake of "Romeo and Juliet.

Jun 6, 2017

These Stupid (and Offensive) Memes Cost Students Their Education At Harvard

This set of memes that aren't even funny have cost a group of Harvard students from the Class of 2021 dearly...

May 23, 2017

Six Reasons Why Stopping Worldwide Terrorism Is So Challenging

Believe it or not, terror attacks are rare...which is why they are so hard to stop....

May 19, 2017

Oh Crap: The Newest Weapon Of Protesters is “The PooPootov Cocktail”

A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...

May 19, 2017

Hillary Clinton Will Be The Next Big Politician To Get Played Out On A College Campus

Hillary Clinton is about to feel the pain next month, when she visits Medgar Evers College...

May 18, 2017

Rapper-Turned-Teacher Wants His Students Head to Swell With Knowledge

Matthew Duncan works vigorously to teach his Ottawa Hills High School pupils about graffiti, emceeing (motivational rap), breakdancing, deejaying,

May 18, 2017

Forget Frats…These Hip-Hop Cyphers Give Students A Way To Be Included Without Being Killed

Instead of being beaten, assaulted, humiliated and killed in some cases, these students have opted to find diversity and inclusion through another route – hip-hop culture...

May 6, 2017

A$AP Ferg Went to Africa and Came Back On A Mission To Help Students

A$AP Ferg is also taking it a step further than many of businesses that have exploited Africa for their own personal gain.

May 4, 2017

Philly Embraces Illegal Graffiti Artists and Transforms The City Into An Art Lover’s Paradise

The Philadelphia Mural Arts Project is responsible for over 300 plus artists having jobs.

May 4, 2017

J. Cole’s “Neighbors” Video: What Does It Mean?

J Cole's "Neighbors" video made a strong point about race but it also confused some fans...

May 3, 2017

Tufts University All Black Concert Highlights Issues With Race on Campus

A hip-hop concert that took place at Tufts University is raising interesting questions about race on the campus.

May 3, 2017

How Terror Rapper Deso Dogg Married A U.S. Agent and Screwed The FBI

The world's top, and only rapping terrorist is in love...

May 1, 2017

South America’s Biggest City Has Declared War On Graffiti

It took Brazilian artist Iaco one minute to whip out a can of spray paint and write “doria” seven times...

Apr 29, 2017

This Is Why A New Movement Black Minds Matter Is Springing Up On Campuses

There is a new movement on college campuses called Black Minds Matter, to prepare African-American students for the 21st century.

Apr 24, 2017

Former President Barack Obama Gets Real With Students In His First Speech Since Leaving Office

President Obama explains all the challenges he had as student after he graduated.

Apr 24, 2017

TV Mirrors Reality, Just As A Hip-Hop Professor Decides To Run For Mayor of Durham

One professor in Durham is going to run for Mayor and he's asking Hip-Hop heads for help!

Apr 20, 2017

The Guy Who Became Famous For Being Punched At Donald Trump’s Rally Has A Hip-Hop Mixtape Out

Rakeem Jones is flipping the script on the negative publicity after being punched at a Donald Trump rally.

Apr 17, 2017

Racism: Is It Ruining The World of Online Dating?

Is who you choose to love really a political choice after all?

Apr 16, 2017

Logic Explores Really Complicated Race Issues That Will Make You Think

Logic had it rough, but that’s not going to stop him...