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Love is verb, an action word. Hate is as well. As a humanitarian, I ground myself in love in order to challenge divisive hate. So when Fox Business Analyst Charles Payne asked me to defend words of mine that were ultimately tweeted by Gavin Long, the alleged shooter of several police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, […]

The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates is back with a probing analysis titled "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration."

  In today’s soul crushing ’80s childhood hero admissions, Hulk Hogan was ousted from the WWE when footage of past racist remarks surfaced. And while…

According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…

Here’s some good news you probably won’t read a lot about: Black and Latino students have cut their dropout rates by more than half over…

The SXSW Interactive Festival has only gotten bigger and bigger with each year. This year’s SXSW, this weekend, includes more than 800 sessions on a  variety of innovative…

NEW YORK — Nearly fifty years ago, Blacks retreated from the South to elude the implications of segregation. Ironically, today many Blacks, in New York especially, are migrating back to the South in search of economic refuge. About 17 percent of African-Americans who moved to the south in the past decade came from New York, […]

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the first published reports of AIDS in the United States. The disease, which was once considered largely an ailment affecting only white gay males, quickly grew to become a far bigger problem for the black community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, by the end […]

If this doesn’t not apply to you then don’t get your boy shorts, thongs, boxers or briefs in a tiffy. This is just an analysis that I have come to from various courses in college, and life experience in general. This does not apply to all Black people but it definitely explains some behaviors of […]

I once worked for an Iranian woman as her personal assistant. She was strict, stubborn, and tough. In other words, she was a bitch. But she was a bitch that was about her business. So, for that, I respected her. Well, at least I did until she made a comment about my speech. One day […]

A 15-year-old Mexican youth stands on the corner talking to two friends. A 17-year-old black teen spots the trio and quickly approaches. He pulls out a knife, demanding the Mexican youth’s iPod while shouting anti-Latino slurs. The 17-year-old flees with the stolen items. The victim’s two companions, who are African-American, are unharmed.