politics

Sep 6, 2019

Black & Abroad Recommits to “Go Back to Africa” Campaign in the Midst of Racist Rhetoric in the U.S.

Travel and lifestyle company leverages latest campaign to reframe hateful language into positive messages.

Aug 13, 2019

Could Black Philanthropy Help Solve The Black Student Debt Crisis?

Is there even enough black private wealth in the United States to pay off all black student loan debt?

Aug 5, 2019

I Research Slang To Help Solve Gang Crime – And It's Clear How Little Politicians Understand

The street slang used by many young people every day lends itself to misunderstandings.

The Racist Roots Of American Policing: From Slave Patrols To Traffic Stops

For the past five decades, the federal government has forbidden the use of racist regulations at the state and local level. Yet people of color are still more likely to be killed by the police than whites.

Shaft: America's Race Politics From Black Power To Black Lives Matter

The sense of time passing prompts us to ask what Shaft signified for black America in the early 1970s, in 2000 – and what he might mean in this latest incarnation.

Woodstock Flopped, But "Black Woodstock" Will Return To Harlem To Celebrate 50 Years

Black Woodstock took place in 1969, on the same day as Woodstock in upstate New York.

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May 8, 2019

90's Rapper Kid Flash Is Running For President

Sean Collinson has come a long way since his days as Kid Flash. Now he's making a bid for the White House.

May 6, 2019

New Bill The C.R.O.W.N. Act Will End Hair Discrimination In Workplace And Schools

A new bill in Congress ends the practice of discriminating against people because of their hairstyle.

May 3, 2019

Morehouse Enrollment Manager Terrance Dixon Explains College’s New Transgender Policy

The all-male HBCU's top enrollment official explains how the new transgender policy will work.

Apr 26, 2019

Nipsey Hussle’s Death Inspires Deniro Farrar To Take On Gun Violence

Charlotte, North Carolina rapper Deniro Farrar is sick of losing his friends to homicides.

Apr 4, 2019

Here Are Some Easy Ways to Be More Eco-Friendly

Here are some ways you can do your part to keep the environment healthy.

Apr 4, 2019

Filmmaker Nelson “Moses” Lassiter Takes On Homophobia In Hip-Hop With New Series “Single Record”

Nelson "Moses" Lassiter is taking on homophobia in Hip-Hop with his new Series "Single Record."