Celebrities Embrace Their Afros

You may want to pull out your hair picks and wide-toothed combs, because Afros are…

Marco McMillian

Bennie Thompson: Marco McMillian’s Death Should be Investigated by FBI

A Mississippi congressman on Tuesday asked the FBI to review the slaying of an openly…

Howard University

Howard Students Sue to Get into Sorority

Howard University seniors and sorority hopefuls Laurin Compton and Lauren Cofield find themselves in a plot with elements…

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER] Being White (and Racist) in Philly

Due to the widespread refusal of Whites to address, acknowledge or even comprehend the persistence…

Juice For A Day

THAT THING: Cooler Cleanse Juice For A Day

A few years ago, I used to be all about the cleanse and/or detox (mostly…

Kennedy Center to host hip-hop festival in 2014

Kennedy Center to Host Hip-Hop Festival in 2014

Hip-hop artists including rappers Nas and Somalia-born K'naan will take center stage in an unexpected…

Remembering Hugo Chavez

“Chávez, an icon in Venezuela,” reads the March 5th edition of the Spanish language international…

How Bad Credit Reports Keep People Unemployed

Bad Credit Reports Keeping People Unemployed

Emmett Pinkston served in the military for 30 years, first in the Marines, then in…

Mango's 'Slave Style' Necklaces Are Causing An Uproar

Mango’s ‘Slave Style’ Necklaces Cause Uproar

Spanish fast-fashion retailer Mango is being ridiculed for advertising a line of "slave style" necklaces…

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Oberlin College’s KKK Robe Sighting May Have Been a Woman in a Blanket

A few updates to a story from yesterday about Oberlin College canceling classes after someone reported spotting…

EBONY Fashion Fair: Rebirth of Chic, Part 2 [PHOTOS]

As we draw closer to the highly anticipated return of the legendary EBONY Fashion Fair…

Sex-Ed in Kindergarten?

My mama taught me about sex before I learned to write in cursive. She is…

THE WEEKLY READ: Dear Keri Hilson

Hey Keri: Whenever I think about your Twitter mentions, I hear the voice of Marion…