BREATHE: Helping Black Women Cope with the Real Challenge of Being Superwoman

It's no secret that black women face an inordinate amount of challenges in society. Just as obvious is the effect on...

Remembering Paul Robeson: The Emperor Jones

by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. If you're familiar with the term, "Renaissance Man," then the name Paul Robeson is not news to...

‘Black Beverly Hills’: View Park Battles Gentrification

Angel Jennings of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that a recent proposal to place predominately African American View Park on the...

AFRICA: U.S. to Send Troops to 35 African Countries

CBS News is reporting the United States is sending troops to 35 African countries in 2013 as an anti-terror measure to...

Freddie Gray : Family Settles for $6.4 Million

UPDATE: (9/10/15) A judge has ruled that the criminal trials against the six officers accused of killing Freddie Gray will remain in...

ICC Case Against Kenya’s President-Elect Still On

Judie Kaberia of is reporting that International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda maintains that the decision to drop charges...

Carvin Haggins: Producer Talks Purpose and Rage Against the Rachet

When songwriter and producer Carvin "Ransum" Haggins first collaborated with artist Musiq Soulchild, the singer asked him why he makes music....

'Invisible Universe' Documentary Explores Blackness and Science-Fiction

M. Asli Dukan's documentary 'Invisible Universe: A History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction' explores the relationship between the Black body and...

OpEd: Silence of White Theaters on Anti-Black Violence is Deafening

OpEd written by Dr. Monica Ndounou It is hard not to notice how white theaters profit from staging Black death and trauma...

Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez Dies at 87

The world is mourning the loss of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who died of pneumonia at age 87. Márquez rose...

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