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Last night, CNN anchor Don Lemon — in his latest anti-Black stunt — justified the racist and violent actions of Sr. Deputy Ben Fields, the officer seen on camera assaulting a Black female-bodied student at Spring Valley High School...
Many people question the difference between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., but what do the differences really mean? What are their differing ideologies and do they have shared goals. We'll dive into these questions and more in...
As Hillary Clinton emerges as the likely contender for the Democratic nomination, many neoliberal political pundits and progressive cultural commentators posit that sexism is the primary motive driving criticism against the former Secretary of State. Sexism is certainly present in...
On a large scale, I find that Black folk refuse to dream radically. We have vast imaginations and deep yearnings for freedom and liberation, and yet … we remain stunted within the confines of oppressive systems. When the prolific Ta-Nehisi...
T.I. has finally parted ways with his breakout star. What took him so long? In 2011, when radio and television personality Charlamagne Tha God said that Iggy Azalea — then fresh off the success of “Pussy” — was gonna be...
I understand that Sandra Bland’s family asked that no posts or protests be published or undertaken in her honor. While I cannot understand the tremendous pain her family is experiencing in this moment, I do believe that remaining silent...
To be pro-Black does not mean to be anti-white. To be pro-Black means to be anti-white supremacy. I wrote these words in a piece about interracial dating some months ago. The piece argues that being pro-Black means to affirm Black...
Many people have a very limited understanding of the millenials and what they believe, think and do. In most cases, the millenials are defined as the people in their late twenties to early thirties. They are considered "different" from...
You may be asking yourself, why is Martin Luther King Day important? After all, it's the birthday of one of the greatest leaders in history. But what did MLK do to make his day special and why is it...
I haven’t watched or heard Lemonade. I haven’t read bell hooks’ critique. I haven’t read any think pieces related to Beyonce’s latest work nor do I intend to. But from what I gather from my social media feeds, bell...