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This is the first graduation season in many years I haven’t done a HBCU commencement speech.  It’s been a busy spring for me though.  Along with…

When Bree Newsome removed the Confederate flag from a flagpole in South Carolina, it was the duty of an activist who was tired of the rhetoric…

Even the most suit & tie corporate company needs to step into the blogosphere.

Okay so by now we all know that Real Housewives Of Atlanta star Kenya Moore is never one to bite her tongue as it pertains to…

Turns out that not only Mariah Carey and a few “Idol” fans are finished with Nicki Minaj and her regular antics. But now journalists are getting pissy with the artist. “Access Hollywood” correspondent Laura Saltman was on the “Idol” red carpet interviewing contestants and judges, where she apparently rubbed the Young Money rapper the wrong way. The reporter asked Nicki about […]

Beyonce has become a full-fledged blogger!! She has launched a new lifestle blog and newsletter, BeyHive, it features Pinterest-style mood boards, artwork by fans and fashion finds curated by Bey herself. But don’t expect anything too personal here — she’s clearly saving that stuff for herupcoming documentary film — just a collection of music, movies and books […]

From the hundreds of musicians that performed on “Soul Train” to the millions of viewers who tuned in every weekend, Don Cornelius’ vision to give Black America a platform to share our music our way became so much more than that. It opened doors for black ad agencies and black products and showed mainstream media […]

It would be a safe bet to say that everyone is familiar with a few quotes from Dr. King (“I have a dream…” and “Free at last, free at last…” immediately come to mind), but Dr. King provided some choice quotations that remain relevant to this day. Popular vlogger and DJ, Jay Smooth shared 10 […]

How many times have we mouthed the lyrics to  “We Shall Not Be Moved,”  “Oh Freedom” and “We Shall Overcome” without really thinking about the meaning of the words – let alone actually imagining or recalling what it was like to sing them while in the trenches?  Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Fred Shuttlesworth stirs […]

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