discrimination

To mark the beginning of Black History Month, Google has chosen the lunch counter sit-in at Greensboro, North Carolina for its Doodle. The Greensboro Four bravely stood up to racism and discrimination by sitting at a whites-only counter at Woolworth’s. On day one, the four black college students waited all day despite not being served. […]

Even in 2020, Dr. King’s message resounds as loud now as it did in his lifetime. With regular assaults on civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights, minorities’ rights, now is the time is take the baton that Dr. King extended to us and continue the race. While we have made strides, it’s never enough; there’s […]

Another awards season, another “Oscars So White” controversy. Are we really all that surprised? Even though 2019 so a huge pool of people of color in starring roles in critically acclaimed and box office successes, the snubs of these deserving women and people of color, especially in the major categories, was a major insult. In […]

Two seminal events inextricably linked to the Civil Rights Movement and forever emblazoned in history happened on August 28. On this date in 1955, a 14-year-old Emmett Till was savagely beaten and tortured for allegedly flirting with a white woman while visiting relatives in a deeply segregated Mississippi. The young teen’s horribly mutilated and battered […]

Bringing his big screen swagger to the small screen, John singleton has scored another hit with FX’s “Snowfall.” With all of the splash, edginess, high-octane drama and OMG moments reminiscent of his seminal “Boyz n the Hood,” the upcoming show chronicles the rise of the crack cocaine epidemic, notably in 1980’s South Central. With an […]

As usual, “UnCommonCents” is ready to deliver one of its highly-anticipated shows this Wednesday live from the official Tha Afterparty studios. Join the crew as they discuss the unique challenges encountered within the LGBTQ community, including the constant discrimination, everyday challenges, misconceptions and so much more. It’s well-documented how pervasive bullying is towards this particular community, […]


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