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Harvey Mason Jr. on The Recording Academy’s New Approach to Black Music

The new president and CEO of the Recording Academy shares his plans to increase diversity.

Michelle Obama’s “Waffles & Mochi” Teaches The Importance of Food Diversity

Michelle Obama knows a thing or two about raising littles ones. Things like, many children…

Slave Food: The Impact of Unhealthy Eating Habits on the Black Community

According to a report on the state of obesity, approximately 47.8 percent of African-Americans are obese compared to 32.6 percent of Whites. What’s equally startling is that 35.1 percent of African-American children ages 2 to 19 are overweight.

A Special Announcement From Q-Tip In Regards To Hip Hop

Hip Hop Culture has and continues to serve as one of America’s (and the world’s)…

Kanye West

Kanye Debuts New ‘Yeezy Boost 700’ Kicks

Since his entry into the fashion and design world years ago, Kanye West has debuted…

This Mobile Museum Keeps Black History Month Going All Year Long

Khalid el-Hakim started frequenting antique shops, garage sales and flea markets and collecting rare artifacts…

Tip

Tip ‘T.I.’ Harris’ Open Letter to US: ‘There Are No More Excuses’

Recently, hip hop superstar Tip “T.I.” Harris penned letters to President Obama, which appeared in…

Culture Clash: Why You Should Date Outside Your Comfort Zone

When it comes to relationships, some feel it is best to date someone who has…

Coming Soon: The First Major Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition

‘Boom For Real’ will feature over 100 art works from the cultural icon

[Shades of Beauty] My Mother Taught Me My ‘Hairitage’

There is a dance that my mother and I used to do.  Our routine was…