Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

by Christopher Harris

The lavish lifestyles of professional athletes can often come with pitfalls, temptations and heartache. But one sports agent, Adisa Bakari, is doing more than... Read More

When Media Ignores an Issue, Then Unearths It at the Worst Time

When Media Ignores an Issue, Then Unearths It at the Worst Time

by Letrell Crittenden

I am not a fan of Nate Parker. I have never seen any of his movies, and probably never will. I haven’t, because I’ve... Read More

LeBron James and his daughter Zhuri

LeBron James and the Myth of the Reverse Racist

by Michael Harriot

A curious phenomenon has become popular in the last few years and is beginning to spread like the Zika virus (which I am almost... Read More

The Federal Break from Private Prisons: What You Need to Know

The Federal Break from Private Prisons: What You Need to Know

by Maurice Chammah / The Marshall Project

 The Justice Department announced plans Thursday to phase out the use of privately-run federal prisons. The announcement, first reported by the Washington Post, came as... Read More

Milwaukee

[WATCH] Community Rebuilds after Sylville Smith Shooting

by Chan C. Smith

Community members in Milwaukee joined forces to help rebuild their neighborhood after rioters looted and destroyed property this past weekend. The riots came after... Read More

Ryan Lochte

The Ryan Lochte “Robbery” Story is the Epitome of White Privilege

by Britni Danielle

American swimmer Ryan Lochte is all the media—and Twitter—seems to be talking about today. Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, became the center of conversation... Read More

Chicago Top Cop Says Fire Officers Linked to LaQuan McDonald Shooting

Chicago Top Cop Says Fire Officers Linked to LaQuan McDonald Shooting

by Team Ebony

Chicago’s police superintendent recommended that seven police officers be fired for the filing of false reports after the shooting death of LaQuan McDonald in... Read More

The Black Olympians: Class of 1936

The Black Olympians: Class of 1936

by Ronda Racha Penrice / Urban News Service

Gymnast Simone Biles. Swimmer Simone Manuel. Shot putter Michelle Carter. All three won gold medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics in sports not typically... Read More

prison

Justice Department to End Use of Private Prisons

by Madison J. Gray

The U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday that it would be phasing out its use of private prisons in favor of using facilities provided by... Read More

The Importance of Teaching Our Sons Not to Rape

The Importance of Teaching Our Sons Not to Rape

by Josie Pickens

We have all been rooting for actor, director and producer Nate Parker – whose newest film The Birth of a Nation seems to be... Read More