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To Be Black, Southern and Unchurched

I call my mama and grandmama every Sunday. Sometimes my aunt (grandmama’s sister) and Big…

Divesting from the Reality Show Movement

Even before I ever saw one episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, I was done…

Is the Fight Itself Killing Black Activists?

On February 8th, Black Lives Matter activist MarShawn McCarrel wrote his final Facebook message: “My demons won…

Are You Really About that Full-Time Entreprenuerial Life?

Full-time entrepreneurship seems to be the way to go these days, and from the outside…

'Birdie Africa,' Child Icon Of 1985 Philly MOVE Bombing, Dies

Why the MOVE Bombing is So Relevant Today

I will never forget hearing about the MOVE bombing for the first time. I was…

16 New Year’s Resolutions for Black People

1. Stop chasing after people in relationships. We should never volunteer to be the person on…

50 Shades of Black: A Look Into An Alternate Universe

I want you to take a little trip with me. Let’s go to a parallel universe…

It’s as Clear as Gray: How to Teach Your Children About Racism

How do you accurately teach your children about racism?  Should Can you? Sorry if this hits…

The Black Aesthetic

Rapping, DJing, Breakdancing, and Graffiti art. These, with debatable add-ons such as beatboxing and sampling,…

5 Stages of Trying to Go Out When You Really Don’t Want To

It’s Friday night and your friends have been talking about going to this new bar…