Everyone Saying Kaepernick Should Quiet His Activism Are The Ones That Need To Be Silent

Everyone Saying Kaepernick Should Quiet His Activism Are The Ones That Need To Be Silent

by Zahara Hill

As of late, fellow black NFL players like Michael Vick and Kordell Stewart have been publicly wagging their finger at Kaepernick for not being a good ol' boy. Read More

‘The Breakfast Club’ And All Its Problematic Banter: Is It Time For A Boycott?

‘The Breakfast Club’ And All Its Problematic Banter: Is It Time For A Boycott?

by Zahara Hill

After a slew of transphobic comments on Friday from one of their guests, some people are calling for a boycott of the show. Read More

Black Women Are Still Fighting for Our Lives Even if GOP Health Care Bill Fails

Black Women Are Still Fighting for Our Lives Even if GOP Health Care Bill Fails

by Marcela Howell, Founder and Executive Director, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice

Republicans have now tried and failed three times to pass health care bills that would dismantle the Affordable Care Act — and potentially cut... Read More

Betsy DeVos

#BlackLove is Not Dissing Bethune-Cookman’s Choice to Have Betsy DeVos Speak

by Sylvia Snowden

A group of “protesters” recently marched to Bethune-Cookman University and delivered a petition that objects to U.S. Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos, speaking at the school’s... Read More

Earth Day

The Dangerous Environmental Outlook for Black Communities

by Keith Rushing

If you want to understand what the Trump era will mean for Black communities that are overburdened with pollution, the people of St. John... Read More

Black Males

How Young Black Men are Running a Violent Gauntlet of Peril

by Shawn Dove and Anthony Smith

In Baltimore and around the country, we are losing too many young people—especially young Black boys and men—to violence. One of those young people... Read More

CNN

Why CNN’s Political Theater Is A Distinctly Black Problem

by Lincoln Anthony Blades

Vox recently released a video that brilliantly breaks down how CNN’s use of “political theater” is making us all dumber and negatively affecting our... Read More

prison

How Trump’s Criminal Justice Plan is Really More For-Profit Incarceration

by Jennifer Epps-Addison and Kumar Rao

Donald Trump’s recent moves on criminalization, like his immigration orders, are designed to oppress communities of color by encouraging excessive law enforcement and enticing... Read More

Planned Parenthood

Trump Attack on Planned Parenthood Endangers Black Women

by La’Tasha D. Mayes

Late last week, President Trump reversed an Obama-era regulation that prohibited states from withholding Title X family planning funds from reproductive health care providers,... Read More

Sessions

How the Justice Department May Re-Declare the War on Drugs (and On Us)

by Madison J. Gray

Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions took office we have seen the removal of 46 U.S. attorneys, including two prominent African-Americans in Mississippi; the reversal of... Read More