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The look and feel of a “traditional” family has transitioned rapidly over the years. When not too long ago, a family headed by a single mother was considered taboo, the world has seen gay parents successfully raising children in loving relationships that look like any other family. A few years back, two little black girls […]

It’s easy and unproductive to take cheap shots at Quantasia Sharpton’s weight. Yeah, we get it –her size makes some people uncomfortable and doesn’t fit their beauty standards or the image of somebody that Usher could take an interest in. However, while people are fat shaming, making memes and launching into personal attacks on the […]

The main problem with the Colin Kaepernick story is it goes against the grain of everything that is supposed to be right, fair and just in this country. When you have the beleaguered NFL, who is hell-bent on revamping its image after year after year of scandals involving players accused and convicted of any and […]

All eyes on Orenthal James Simpson again today as he faces a parole board, who will ultimately determine if he will be set free this coming October after serving the minimum 9 years of his current armed robbery case. The once-upon-a-time football hero, turned infamous alleged double killer is once again in the limelight as […]

Parents, there’s another reason to watch out for your kids’ social media use and Internet time. There’s a so-called “game” called the Blue Whale Game or Blue Whale Challenge that encourages young people to hurt themselves in various ways until it culminates into suicide. Teens are tagged by another friend to join on Facebook, Instagram […]

Have there been any real lessons learned since the anniversary today that marks one year since of the deadliest shooting attack on police in U.S. history? The setting was Downtown Dallas, the event was a march against police brutality against unarmed black men. Then, in the blink of an eye, a paradoxical event occurred where […]

The circle of low lives involved in the disappearance and ultimately, tragic death of Shavon Randle, continues to expand. For reasons that didn’t involve her, 13-year-old Shavon Randle was kidnapped and murdered, left discarded in an abandoned home with the body of a young male. Thanks to the public speaking up, FBI and law enforcement […]

As Bill Cosby’s trial for drugging and molesting a woman gets underway, some serious questions are being raised about the role of race in jury selection proceedings. The current pool of 11 jurors only contains one black woman. While two black women have been dismissed by prosecutors, they gave compelling reasons as to why, which […]

It’s that time of year – the nominees for the 2017 BET Awards are out. Of course, our favorite mainstays like Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, J. Cole, Chance the Rapper, Drake and Migos made the list. And as always, there’s a few surprises and maybe some newbies that made the coveted list. Throw in an eclectic […]

In his first 99 days in office, President Trump has seen the lowest popularity of any modern-day president, a lampooning by the national media, an outcry from the masses with protest after protest and a resounding “WTF” from the rest of the world. With America at odds with normal allies like Canada and Germany and […]


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