The Winners and Losers of the Government Shutdown

The Winners and Losers of the Government Shutdown

by Riley Wilson

The bell has sounded and the government is officially back up and running...for the time being. Wednesday night, after the GOP-led… Read More

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER<br />
(For Now)

THE SHUTDOWN IS OVER
(For Now)

by France François

  The more than two-week long government shutdown is over...for now. Most Americans have been left feeling battle-worn… Read More

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Scandal and the War at Home

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Scandal and the War at Home

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The relationship between Black men and Black women—and it’s many facets, flaws and forms—is fodder for endless… Read More

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Day 16

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Day 16

by Esther Armah

Today is day 16 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Kevin Powell Founds BK Nation [INTERVIEW]

Kevin Powell Founds BK Nation [INTERVIEW]

by Michael A. Gonzales

Having first met Kevin Powell in 1992 when he was first coming to national attention as a cast member of MTV’s first season… Read More

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Dear Kenan Thompson

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by Michael Arceneaux

Dear Kenan Thompson: I don’t hate you, but know that if I could order a bolt of lightning, I’d probably have… Read More

Thione Niang

Black Activist Empowers Emerging Global Leaders

by Kimberly Wilson

Thione Niang is on a mission to empower, inspire and uplift the next generation of global leaders. Raised in a family of 28 in Senegal, West Africa… Read More

#31forMARISSA<br />
Day 15

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Day 15

by Esther Armah

Today is day 15 of the national month-long writing campaign for men on the issue of domestic violence and in support of Marissa Alexander… Read More

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

Race and the Perception of 'Equality'

by Riley Wilson

“Well, if one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen… Read More

Black Mayors Speak on GOP Shutdown

Black Mayors Speak on GOP Shutdown

by Tomika L. Anderson

While House Republicans continue their quest to bully President Obama into submission over Obamacare, Black people in cities nationwide… Read More

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