Although home to only 5 percent of the world’s population, the United States has 25 percent of the world’s prison population.
Producer 9th Wonder is working with his alma mater, North Carolina Central University, to build a new repository for Hip-Hop.
Michelle Obama had some tips for Donald Trump and everyone when it comes to decorum on social media.
Be on the lookout this year for the fake Russian army trying to start a Christmas War again.
Black youth appear to strengthen their solidarity and identity by using the n-word as an in-group term.
Russell Simmons' close friendship with President Donald Trump paid off for Wu-Tang's Method Man
Ohio State University has come up with a flowchart to help students avoid being embarrassed this Halloween.
Timati is a famous rapper over in Russia. And he's paying tribute to the country's leader this month, with a hamburger.
Miami rapper Pitbull is no longer a fan of Donald Trump. Check out his comments on 45.
These are the bold women changing the sound of Brazilian favela funk.
It may sound hard to believe, but there was a time where the concept of "race" did not even exist. Read on.
Against the backdrop of oppression, the youth of Libreville began writing rap music, inspired by American hip-hop artists like Public Enemy and NWA.
Sir The Baptist will be on hand to give out some scholarships to some deserving students this weekend.
How do dangerous people get their guns?
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is happy with her nickname and she even knows a little bit about Biggie Smalls!
Students of all races are uniting on campus at UNC Chapel-Hill, do topple a racist statue named "Silent Sam," which celebrates Confederate alumni.
Montana State University will examine the relationship between hip-hop music and the criminal justice system.
In order to put the flooding into its proper context, the devastation Houston is facing must be seen from above.
In college, student housing can be notoriously expensive, but most people don't have to deal with homelessness...
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.
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.
Comedian Adam Carolla testified in front of Congress about free speech on college campuses.
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.
Charlamagne Tha God breaks down the meaning of "black privilege" and talks about his latest book of the same name.
Will Smith new movie "Bright" may be about aliens, but the movie makes a statement about racism too.
Smoking a little weed in America is really no big deal nowadays, but not so much so in South Korea.
O.J. Simpson will be back on the street this October. Check out five facts about the case...
Atlanta rapper Big Boi has some good advice for the Dems, as police brutality rises...
Although Obasi Shaw doubted that students, staff, nor the university would believe in his project, he pressed on and fought for his vision.
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.
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.
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...
Another college in Indiana took action against an employee, over a hip-hop album cover and posted a Facebook page.
Is “manspreading” becoming a public epidemic for travelers?
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.
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.