Mall of America Hires Its First Black Santa

Mall of America Hires Its First Black Santa

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 14, 2017

The Mall of America made history once again by hiring its first-ever Black Santa. Larry Jefferson is the man who was tasked with doing... Read More

Why We Must NEVER Allow Pedophilia to be Reframed as ‘Pedosexuality’

Why We Must NEVER Allow Pedophilia to be Reframed as ‘Pedosexuality’

by Neffer Kerr   Dec 14, 2017

There have been a lot of posts and images on social media lately talking about and promoting something called “pedosexuality.” However, being sexually attracted... Read More

Simone Biles

People Are Shaming Simone Biles for Her Hair . . . Again

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 13, 2017

You might think that being the most awarded U.S. gymnast of all time would excuse people from criticizing your hair. But for Olympian Simone... Read More

3 Ways to Help with Winter Blues

3 Ways to Help with Winter Blues

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 13, 2017

The winter season doesn’t just come with colder temperatures and less sunlight; it comes with an increased risk of developing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).... Read More

Parent Group Sends Letters to LGBTQ Youth

Parent Group Sends Letters to LGBTQ Youth

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 12, 2017

A new campaign is seeking to show some love to LGBTQ youth this holiday season. Your Holiday Mom is a virtual letter-writing service specifically dedicated to... Read More

Pregnant

Report: No Protections for Black Women Who Die During Pregnancy, Childbirth

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 12, 2017

The United States of America has the highest mortality rate in the world when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth, but among our population,... Read More

Baron Davis Releases Mixtape Under ‘Black Santa Co.’

Baron Davis Releases Mixtape Under ‘Black Santa Co.’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 11, 2017

Baron Davis’ The Black Santa Co. has released a new mixtape just in time for the holidays. The company officially dropped the Winter Wonderland mixtape, which reportedly... Read More

Filmmaker Seeks to Use Movies to Impact Cultural Representation

Filmmaker Seeks to Use Movies to Impact Cultural Representation

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 08, 2017

A Nigerian American filmmaker, writer and photographer is seeking to use her craft to positively impact cultural representation. Amarachi Nwosu moved to Japan to... Read More

‘Angela Site’ Reveals Life for Some Enslaved African-Americans

‘Angela Site’ Reveals Life for Some Enslaved African-Americans

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 06, 2017

Colonial National Historical Park is more than a landmark. According to NBC, archaeologists say the former settlement in Virginia is the “only known accessible site... Read More

There’s a Scientific Number for How Often You Should Clean Your Home

There’s a Scientific Number for How Often You Should Clean Your Home

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 06, 2017

They say cleanliness is next to godliness, and if you’re not one to subscribe to a higher power … we’d venture to guess that... Read More