Category : Culture

- 3 weeks ago

Democrats Must Take Gloves Off Against Lying, Bullying, Republicans

(Photos: YouTube\Screenshot\Twitter) Many of you have no doubt watched a video of Michigan state senator Mallory McMorrow’s forthright response to a far-right colleague’s attempt to paint her as a “groomer” for the LGBTQ community and a supporter of...

- 3 weeks ago

Questlove’s Hip Hop Brunch: It’s the recap

A Journey Through Hip-Hop History By LaToya Henry When contemporary music meets hip hop with a twist of bright neon lights and insanely talented artists… you get one dope ass event! And yes, I’m referring to Questlove’s Hip Hop Brunch that t...

- 3 weeks ago

Voting Rights Groups Sue Florida Over New Congressional Map

(Photos: YouTube) TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Several voting rights and civil rights organizations as well as a Democratic-aligned redistricting group on Friday sued over Florida’s new congressional map that hands significant gains to Republicans and disman...

- 3 weeks ago

Media Need To Treat Every Day As Earth Day

(Photos: Twitter\IPCC) On Earth Day, no doubt most major media will pay lip service to the extreme dangers of climate change. But what happens the next day? A major Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, released at the end of February...

- 4 weeks ago

Is Our Warmongering World Evolving Away From Nuclear Armageddon?

(Photos: Twitter\Facebook\YouTube) As wars rage, as cruelty shatters lives across the planet — as nuclear Armageddon remains a viable option for all of us — I think it’s time to claim some stunning awareness in this regard. The human race is evolv...

- 4 weeks ago

Florida: New Voting Map Discriminates Against Blacks, Minorities

(Photos: Twitter\YouTube) TALLAHASSEE, FL. – TODAY the state legislature passed the congressional map proposed by Governor Ron DeSantis, reducing the representation of communities of color. The new congressional map contains fewer majority-minority...

- 4 weeks ago

Connecticut State Trooper Arrested For 2020 Killing of Black Man

(Photos: Notre Dame High School\Twitter) HARTFORD – Inspector General Robert Devlin Wednesday announced that Connecticut State Police trooper Brian North was arrested and charged with manslaughter in the first degree with a firearm for killing Muba...

- 4 weeks ago

The Black Community and Depression

In light of minority health month, in what ways do we as a Black community handle depression and what steps can we take to handle it better? On January 21, 2022, it was reported that Ian Alexander Jr., the son and only child of Regina King, committed...

- 4 weeks ago

Black Men, Toxic Masculinity and Its Casualties

The expectations for Black men can carry a hefty weight, having a detrimental effect on not just them, but those they love. What is the measure of this pressure, and how can we lessen the burden for us all? & What Is Toxic Masculinity? According...

- 4 weeks ago

Black Maternal Health Week Panel Highlights Priority Legislation

By Steven Monacelli & On April 13, a handful of national political leaders gathered over a live video stream to discuss the purpose of the fifth annual Black Maternal Health Week, an initiative led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, and the var...

- 4 weeks ago

Time’s Up for Clarence Thomas Being on the Supreme Court

He’s long been no friend to Black America, but now questions about Thomas’ ethics have lowered trust in the court and undermined the democracy and freedom he claims to revere. By Donald M Suggs, St. Louis American originally posted to WordInBlack.com...

- 4 weeks ago

Georgia: Voting Rights Advocates Warn Of Fresh Threats

(Photos: YouTube\Twitter)Voting rights advocates had warned that controversial elections laws Georgia legislators passed in 2021 would lead to partisan takeovers of local election boards, resulting in a curtailing of Sunday early voting -- a popular...