Is there even enough black private wealth in the United States to pay off all black student loan debt?
The street slang used by many young people every day lends itself to misunderstandings.
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.
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.
Black Woodstock took place in 1969, on the same day as Woodstock in upstate New York.
Can gang culture really be monetized?
Sean Collinson has come a long way since his days as Kid Flash. Now he's making a bid for the White House.
A new bill in Congress ends the practice of discriminating against people because of their hairstyle.
The all-male HBCU's top enrollment official explains how the new transgender policy will work.
Charlotte, North Carolina rapper Deniro Farrar is sick of losing his friends to homicides.
Here are some ways you can do your part to keep the environment healthy.
Nelson "Moses" Lassiter is taking on homophobia in Hip-Hop with his new Series "Single Record."
Sir Richard Branson is one of the world's most recognized entrepreneurs. But he's also and activist who's doing something about climate change.
Americans increasingly turn to online devices to follow news and sports.
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.