Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor

4th Grade Homework Assignment Asking ‘3 Good Reasons for Slavery’ Goes Viral

by Jessica Bennett

The concerned mother of a Milwaukee fourth grader is doing all she can to call out the teacher who asked their class to give... Read More

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

Train Fatally Strikes 11-Year-Old Distracted by Cell Phone While Crossing Tracks

by Jessica Bennett

Technology has undoubtedly made the world a more convenient place to live, but can also become a distraction from real world problems, or even... Read More

H&M Under Fire for Using Black Child Model to Sell ‘Monkey’ Hoodie

H&M Under Fire for Using Black Child Model to Sell ‘Monkey’ Hoodie

by Jessica Bennett

In yet another case of retailers missing the advertising mark, H&M is currently facing backlash for what some are calling a “racist” ad for... 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

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

Brooklyn man stalked a pair of siblings in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Siblings Lied About Being Stalked By Older Man

by #TEAMEBONY

UPDATE: On Monday night, police announced the two Brooklyn siblings who claimed a man was stalking them fabricated the story.   Original Story: A New... Read More

Held Hostage by Love, Part Two: ‘My Kid Deserves a Two-Parent Household’

Held Hostage by Love, Part Two: ‘My Kid Deserves a Two-Parent Household’

by Shantell E. Jamison

Many people stay in unhealthy romantic situations due to some form of “love.” But more often than not, they’re captives of emotions other than... Read More

Taye Diggs Responds to Backlash After Calling Son ‘Biracial, Not Black’

Taye Diggs Responds to Backlash After Calling Son ‘Biracial, Not Black’

by Jessica Bennett

Taye Diggs is known for his charming disposition, but even that couldn’t save the Empire actor from public scrutiny after making controversial statements about... Read More

Children Are Not Baggage, They Are Blessings

Children Are Not Baggage, They Are Blessings

by Shantell E. Jamison

I have all types of friends on Facebook. Some go as far back as grammar school, while others I just added due to professional/networking connections.... Read More

Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Abuse

Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Abuse

by Jazz Keyes

I sat in the back of a predominantly African-American mosque nervously waiting to hear the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan speak for the first time. As... Read More

Stop Using God to Terrify and Punish Black Children

Stop Using God to Terrify and Punish Black Children

by Jazz Keyes

By happenstance, I found myself in a rather peculiar position. I could feel her little hands shaking. I kneeled down, stared my distressed child... Read More