If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the creator, there is no p...
Fifty years of life experience can help to put certain things into perspective. As I read reports of suburban parents being arrested for letting their...
People with mental illness suffer in silence every day. They can post photos on Instagram, be part of a sports team, get great grades in school, and still be depressed, suicidal, or anything else. You can't tell just by looking at your friend, your sibling, your coworker, your colleague, or your favorite celebrity.
Why does Chris Brown feel like he can comment on the relationships of other people? I'm not sure, but you can't throw rocks when you live in a glass house.
Much has been written about the Supreme Court putting a temporary hold on implementing the EPA's Clean Power Plan (CPP). But arguably the bigger news -- and harbinger of things to come -- is the dominance that low-cost wind energy and other renewables have achieved in the new power marketplace.
Transgender awareness and its inclusion in mainstream media have been simmering on a steady boil since Jill Soloway's Transparent debuted on Amazon TV...
"You did not perish." I had just returned from Negril, Jamaica, where I finished my first marathon, and Kevin McGuinness, my Washington, D.C., phys...
Denial and a blame-the-victim mentality in this country is as endemic as racism or hunger--and violence against women, especially, is something the media does not want to report. Cable news would rather bloviate about Trump and his bigotry or obsess over a missing airplane.
As I sit typing this possibly craptastic piece of writing, listening to "These Hoes Ain't Loyal" by the acclaimed Chris Brown and Lil' Wayne, I am brought to the first side of this puzzle: are cynics in the right?
For hundreds of years, women of color have not only paid their dues, but partially paid ours. It's not enough to just defend them when times get rough, but to empower them even when our own victories are close.
Not too long ago, Mr. Brown, you were in a similar place as Ms. Ayeb when the media aimed to make you feel ashamed and small, so I'm sure you can understand when I say to you that your remarks on TMZ were damaging, ignorant and unnecessarily part of this unhealthy cycle of mocking the mentally ill.
If you've been around celebrities and highly successful people in general, you find they have an aura about them. It's inexplicable but is the "it" factor that so many people talk about when trying to describe what makes someone a superstar.
The highlight of this month's workout music round-up is the balance it strikes between perennial favorites and relative newcomers. By veering between the two, the mix manages to send both familiar and fresh at the same time.
As the Ebola epidemic rages on, health officials have gone into the trenches around the globe, putting their lives at risk to save those of others afflicted by the devastating virus. Yes, but... what do our beloved celebrities think of it all?
Because many whites feel that US society is now "post racial," enabling them to "get their black on" without a physical presence in the black community, white label executives package black culture and style through white artists without the burdens of racial disadvantage.
Silence is not acceptable. Sweeping problems under the rug is not acceptable. "Boys will be boys" is no longer acceptable as a credo.