#MotivationMonday Courtesy of Will Smith

#MotivationMonday Courtesy of Will Smith

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 05, 2018

Will Smith is a dynamic actor, but he is the G.O.A.T. of inspiration. I’m sure not everyone feels this way, but it is my... Read More

Video: How One Teen Turned A Horrific Moment Into Empowerment

Video: How One Teen Turned A Horrific Moment Into Empowerment

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 05, 2018

High school can be downright dreadful for a lot of people. You are constantly getting teased and bullies are just ridiculous. But one girl... Read More

Colin Kaepernick was chosen as GQ's "Citizen of the Year."

Colin Kaepernick Concludes $1M Pledge for Underserved Communities

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 01, 2018

Colin Kaepernick announced that he’d fulfilled his $1 million pledge of his salary to underserved communities. The former NFL star, who is still a... Read More

Superwoman

How Anxiety Affects African-Americans

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 31, 2018

Resources and awareness regarding anxiety disorders in African-Americans are still lacking, researchers say. According to NBC, various types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety... Read More

Lawmakers Wear Pins in Recy Taylor’s Honor

Lawmakers Wear Pins in Recy Taylor’s Honor

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 31, 2018

Lawmakers wore black in solidarity during President Trump’s “State of the Union” address and some even wore pins in honor of the late Recy... Read More

In New Book, Iyanla Vanzant Challenges Us to ‘Get Over It’

In New Book, Iyanla Vanzant Challenges Us to ‘Get Over It’

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 30, 2018

New York Times best-selling author Iyanla Vanzant knows a thing or two about struggle. For years, the spiritual coach, former kindergarten teacher and criminal... Read More

Exclusive: Big Sean, Others and Ford’s Men of Courage

Exclusive: Big Sean, Others and Ford’s Men of Courage

by Eraina Ferguson   Jan 25, 2018

On Monday, January 15, 2018, the Ford Motor Company Fund commemorated the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a one day... Read More

New Report Ranks Top 10 Cities’ Commitment to Black Male Achievement

New Report Ranks Top 10 Cities’ Commitment to Black Male Achievement

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 24, 2018

A new report has ranked city-level commitment to Black male achievement. According to the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, the cities are ranked in terms... Read More

Oprah Winfrey honored in TIME's 'Firsts' series.

Time’s Up for What?

by Rev. Vivian Nixon   Jan 18, 2018

For years, Oprah has been my Wonder Woman. So it was no surprise to me that she wowed millions of viewers with her inspirationalCecil B.... Read More

For Black Women, the Maternal Health Statistics Are Alarming

For Black Women, the Maternal Health Statistics Are Alarming

by Shantell E. Jamison   Jan 17, 2018

It’s no secret that Black women have the highest mortality rates when it comes to pregnancy and childbirth, but nevertheless, the health statistics are... Read More