Does the Jussie Smollett issue "point" to a deeper problem with our thinking?
After the crazy government shutdown, we should all be figuring out how to have as much money banked as possible.
Ivory A. Toldson of Howard University checks in to correct some of the wrong assumptions about black students around the country.
Since the beginning of the epidemic in the 1980s, African-American women have carried a large burden of HIV.
Darrick Hamilton of Ohio State University breaks down some facts about the reasons for income inequality.
A non-profit in Oakland is hosting a women' summit this month to tackle a number of issues in hip-hop and society in general.
Blackface offered the perfect entertainment for a slave nation and then, after the Civil War, a society built on racial segregation.
The scandals over blackface photos in Virginia is raising an interesting question: How do you say sorry for your past screw ups?
A little-known rapper from Pittsburgh is testing the Supreme Court's limits regarding the right to free speech, in a big way.
Compton Kidz are out to the change the image of Compton and change the world in the process.
Wakanda seems to be good to be true. But is it? A real Wakanda existed at one point in history.
Members of Congress are taking to Instagram more and more and it's starting to have an impact on politics.
The narrative in “Positive” centers on a tormented soul as he deals with the angst of awaiting an HIV test result.
Spotify has a new hub featuring some of the most popular-and important music from the Arab world.
There is a very charged political atmosphere in the United States. Can the country survive?
The Republicans have become "fear merchants."
Was Don Lemon was right when he said white males are the biggest threat to society?
The Detroit hip-hop community organized a citywide campaign to get young voters to the polls.
New data shows unless something changes very fast, Millennials participation in the mid-terms is going to be super low.
A huge collection of artifacts once owned by Tupac Shakur are heading to a Museum in Philly.
A black-owned bank just launched a controversial new ad campaign celebrating the NFL protests.
One of the nation's biggest healthcare unions in the country helped fund an event featuring Dave East, G Herbo and others.
Florida A&M recently unveiled a brand-spanking-new website for their law students.
Literature and music go hand and hand. So why is music being silenced in the classrooms?
Kanye West was at the White House today, and most people are trying to figure out just what the hell the point of the meeting was.
Kanye West has thrust the 13th Amendment back into the spotlight regarding slavery and prison. Is he right?
Here is some tips to keep you from short circuiting thanks to all this Trump nonsense.
YBN Cordae and Common were the highlights at the Black Caucus Foundation's 48th annual Legislative Conference.
Do we have any reason to believe that each new generation of white people will be more open-minded and tolerant than previous ones?
A group of tourists were blasted with a water cannon after a racially charged incident in Miami.
Mona is a musician, poet, activist, public speaker, wife, mother, who recently got her Master's in Christian Ethics and Theology at Union Theological Seminary.
Robert "The Vegas Don" Strawder is a hip-hop artist and a member of Digital Underground. He is running for House of Representatives on the Libertarian ticket.
Antonio Delgado is a former rapper who is shaking up New York politics in a major way.
Fourth of July is a celebration for America, but for African-Americans, the holiday is a touchy subject.
Belly is putting his money up to help fight president Trump's immigration policies.
Beyonce and Jay-Z are exporting their brand of Blackness around the world.