The Meaning of Mandela

The Meaning of Mandela

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

On December 5th, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as Tata Madiba to some, transitioned to the ancestral realm. His… Read More

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Tamar’s Throaty Tribulations<br />
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Tamar’s Throaty Tribulations

by Michael Arceneaux

Tamar Braxton knows y’all have been clocking her throat and the vocal performances that have been hit or miss as of late due… Read More

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The Week's HBCU News

[THE YARD REPORT]
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by The Yard Insider

The fall semester is nearing its long-awaited end for HBCU students, which means the New Year is just around the corner. But before… Read More

Mandela, the Troublemaker

Mandela, the Troublemaker

by France François

As the world remembers Nelson Mandela, one of the most poignant memories of him was not that he was the first leader in South African… Read More

NELSON MANDELA<br />
1918-2013

NELSON MANDELA
1918-2013

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Rolihlahla Nelson Dahlibunga “Madiba” Mandela, who dedicated 48 years of his life to toppling South Africa’s racist… Read More

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Dear Celebrity Sexters

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by Michael Arceneaux

On Sunday, a young woman posted a link to an image she uploaded to Instagram with the following caption: “Guess which verified… Read More

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Dear Doobie Snatchers

[THE WEEKLY READ]
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by Michael Arceneaux

Dear White Girls of the World: I see that y’all have been formally introduced to the Read More

Playing the Race Card with the Knockout Game

Playing the Race Card with the Knockout Game

by Maya Rupert

In the past several days, evidence of an upsetting and violent trend has begun to get national attention, and with it, a disturbing… Read More

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Don't Play With Us, OutKast

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Don't Play With Us, OutKast

by Michael Arceneaux

I envision NeNe Leakes being an even sassier old lady in the decades to come – still rocking big blond hair… Read More

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Dear White-Splainers

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Dear White-Splainers

by Michael Arceneaux

Dear White-splainers:   Oprah Winfrey is an old Black woman from the country, so why do some of you White… Read More

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