Lil Kim Was Always Beautiful, But No One EVER Told Her

Lil Kim Was Always Beautiful, But No One EVER Told Her

by Greg Simms Jr.

The promotional poster for Lil’ Kim’s 1996 album, Hardcore, was, and is, legendary. It was one of the hottest, sexiest… Read More

Election 2016: Questioning America's Two-Party Political System

Election 2016: Questioning America's Two-Party Political System

by Orie D. Ward

What’s interesting about the 2016 Presidential election is that you have two candidates: One an earthly, social Jew and the other a parliamentary… Read More

Why I Went to Craigslist to Cure My Loneliness

Why I Went to Craigslist to Cure My Loneliness

by Kara I. Stevens

If I’m going to be honest, I had been outgrowing my friends for a while but I didn’t want to admit it. Admitting that I didn’t really… Read More

Unapologetically Black is the New Black

Unapologetically Black is the New Black

by Terrence Chappell

It’s sexy and trendy to be "woke" these days. But the problem with trends is that they lack any real depth. Like any social justice… Read More

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Peak Arrogance -- When Adulting Gets REAL

by Blavity.com

There was a time, not so long ago, when we were all very naive. And because I’m now old enough to say it, also very stupid. Every… Read More

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On July 13, 2015, Geneva Reed-Veal became part of an exclusive club that she hopes nobody else will be joining. There are no badges of honor… Read More

For Transgender Community, Legal Hurdles Require Extra Help

For Transgender Community, Legal Hurdles Require Extra Help

by Princess Gabbara

While working at an organization that focuses on homeless LGBT youth, Racquelle Trammell, a 28-year-old transgender woman from Detroit, never thought… Read More

A Year After His Passing, Stuart Scott's Journey Continues to Inspire

A Year After His Passing, Stuart Scott's Journey Continues to Inspire

by Jeff Fortson

The focus in the sports world yesterday may have been on which NFL coach got the ax due to a dismal season, but for those of us who have been touched… Read More

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16 New Year’s Resolutions for Black People

by Blavity.com

1. Stop chasing after people in relationships. We should never volunteer to be the person on the side. We shouldn’t try… Read More

Diagnosing the New Negro

Diagnosing the New Negro

by Terrence Chappell

Is a daily migraine getting you down? Do you wake up in cold sweats…confused? Does your stomach churn, despite the fact that… Read More

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