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Hispanic Heritage Month: Celia Cruz Was An Iconic Afro-Cuban Conduit


I grew up on Celia Cruz, but I didn't know it at the time.  Back in the day, certain cultural norms of today had not yet become fully re

More Casualties: Daniel Prude And Dijon Kizzee Latest Deaths By Police

While the world continues to mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Jacob Blake, the death count by police brutality continues to...

Reflecting On Dick Gregory: Master Comedian, Activist And Teacher


Dick Gregory was an American institution unto himself: a comedian, author, dietary expert, political satirist, cultural analyst, activist, orator and thinker.  When he was a young man, he was a track athlete at Southern Illinois University, se

Jason Wright Smashes The Glass Ceiling, Becomes First Black Team President In NFL History

The Washington Football Team and owner Dan Synder have been the target of widespread criticism and often condemnation in the last six months as...

LeBron James Wears George Floyd T-Shirt As Body Cam Murder Receipts Roll In

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James made a statement with his wardrobe, long before his team was scheduled to take on the Utah Jazz...

In the Quest for Reparations, Asheville, North Carolina Leads the Way

With the protest movement across the world now at a simmer, Asheville, North Carolina has taken the first step in true equality. The City Council...

The NFL Playing “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” is Smart but Placating

The NFL continues its attempt to walk back its lack of support for Colin Kaepernick and eradication of police brutality. The league plans to...

The Chi Pushes Black Masculinity Into Discomfort With Trans Relationship

Last night, episode two of Season three of "The Chi" aired and it was a pivotal moment in the Black masculinity conversation. As many characters...

Black People, Can We Have An Honest Discussion About Disney?

Finally! Splash Mountain is trending this afternoon on Twitter and it feels like Black people will awaken to a misguided Disney obsession. Splash Mountain, one...

Legendary Richard “The King” Petty Is At Talladega Superspeedway To Support Bubba Wallace

In what appears to be an inside job, someone on Wallace’s racing team actually found the noose and reported the incident to NASCAR officials....