This weekend the news that came out of the BET award show about the altercation between the rapper using my name "Rick Ross" and "Young Jeezy" can only be described as disappointing. These are not fighters, they are entertainers, as much as they build their image on criminality - it is still an image.
Denial is a fixture of contemporary racial discourse. Reflecting segregation and the entrenched nature of white privilege, the efforts to deny through citing a mythical black middle-class, as if the black middle-class reveals some post-racial reality, defies the facts on the ground.
Rarely do I read any health studies or statistics exclusively for older black adults -- unless it has to do with sickle cell anemia. The overwhelming majority of those studies cater to older white adults.
Once in the land of opportunity, you better take from it what it has to offer. And take she did. Earning a BA degree from Yale University, and JD from Columbia Law School, she made her parents proud by honoring their request for her to become a lawyer.
Instead of following a career path filled with time sheets and supervisors, they've decided to create their own stream of income. These couples are committed to each other and they are living proof that two heads are better than one in love and in business.
In the current political season, where obfuscation of serious policy concerns is the preferred modus operandi, it is easy to conclude Biden is guilty of a gaffe. But what exactly was the gaffe?
Planned Parenthood health centers performed nearly 750,000 breast cancer screenings nationwide. Now, we will be able to serve our existing patients with even more resources--and reach new patients.
With all these holes in Pennsylvania's voter ID law, exposing it as illogical and disenfranchising, perhaps one can understand Aichele's "I don't know" evasions. But this law simply cannot stand, and we will take our case straight to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
This weekend there weren't any new family friendly theater releases. So, instead of a review - this week I want to go back in time. I've compiled a list of my fifteen favorite PG films and film quotes! Hope you find them as funny, uplifting, and stimulating as I do.
Our struggle must move away from the victimization narrative and begin to focus on positive stories. It doesn't help us when foreign journalists, bloggers, and allies come to Uganda simply to write about what is wrong with our country while ignoring our success stories.
In Pennsylvania, a judge has sided with those who would seek to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of otherwise eligible voters just a few months before Election Day.
With the strength of our economy and our democracy at stake, you'd think that all Americans would rally to improve our schools, make college more affordable, and nurture our young people's college going aspirations.
Men seem to hug on the basketball court, but why are some men afraid to embrace on a busy street corner? Join me and Sylvia Harvey, producer of Out of Bounds, as we tackle the topics of male-to-male affection and black masculinity.