Articles in Race/Racism

NFL Owners Will Be Deposed, Asked to Turn Over Cellphone Records and Emails in Colin Kaepernick case

by Breanna Edwards on

Well, well, well. Things just got deliciously messy over at the NFL. It seems that if there was ever anything lurking in the dark underbelly of the organization (and I know we all believe that there is; it’s just a matter of details at this point), i... Read full article

7 Ways Black History Was Made During Black History Month

by Clarissa Hamlin on

This February, several people made firsts, smashed records and broke down barriers. Actors, actresses, athletes, activists and more made headlines in sports, movies and politics. Yes, people represented for #BlackExcellence. ... Read full article

10 Not-Racist-at-All Things White People Do That Make Me Think ‘Yup, He’s Probably Racist’

by Damon Young on

My favorite pastime is by avoiding unnecessary interactions with raccoons, undercooked chickens, shitty barbers, Ray Lewis, and racist white people.... Read full article

10 of the greatest Black women in history, who happen to be LGBT


10 of the greatest Black women in history, who happen to be LGBT... Read full article

For Those Considering Blaxit, I Present to You: Jakarta

by Jennifer Neal on

Now, two years into his tenure, Adam says that he enjoys the perks of living abroad on an American salary. He has a private car and a driver and rents out a modern apartment in the middle of the city for a fraction of the cost of his NY residence... Read full article


by Lydia Blanco on

It’s helpful to help someone build when you have common interest and you can understand where they’re coming from. It can be easier to talk to someone who is in a similar situation as you.... Read full article

From Zamunda To Wakanda: How ‘Black Panther’ Reimagined African Style

by Zeba Blay on

The last time we saw the kind of opulence, grandeur and pure African style displayed in Marvel’s latest box office juggernaut “Black Panther” was, perhaps, 30 years ago, in the classic Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America.”... Read full article

Michael B. Jordan to Produce Film on All-Black World War II Regiment

by Sameer Ra on

"The Liberators" will dramatize the story of the 761st Tank Batallion, which served with the segregated United States Army in Europe.... Read full article

At 27, Hanif Johnson Is The Youngest District Judge In Pennsylvania

by Philip Lewis on

The Harrisburg native is looking to make a difference in his community. ... Read full article

TV Producer/ Screenwriter Shonda Rhimes Signs Major Deal With Netflix

by Business Women on

47-year old Shonda Rhimes has just signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, making her production company, ShondaLand, one of the most powerful woman-owned companies in the television industry!... Read full article


Best of Black-owned Businesses



in Soul Food

1 Review
Abu Akh When I first walked in I noticed the art on the walls. As...
Houston This Is It

Houston This Is It

in Soul Food, Southern, American/General

Houston’s This Is It Soul Food Restaurant has long served up foods originated from traditional slave and Southern cuisine, including ham hocks, chitterlings, black-eyed peas, smothered pork chops and oxtails. Frank and Mattie Jones

1 Review
Christine Nichols Great place for southern food in Houston. Oxtails are del...
Swahili Village

Swahili Village

in African, Restaurant

2 Reviews
My dining experience was delightful! I had a red wine, Jam...

Enbois by Maxim

Enbois by Maxim

in Eyewear, Accessories, Electronics, Custom Jewelry

Maxim Thuriere founded this wooden watch and bracelet company in his college dorm at the University of South Florida — but he wanted his small business to serve a greater purpose than simply selling accessories for profit.

1 Review
I love this company and all it stands for. Their products...
Garners Garden

Garners Garden

in Natural Hair Care, Health & Beauty, Cosmetic & Beauty Supply

1 Review
I have been using his mouthwash for several years now and ...
Hunnee Bz

Hunnee Bz

in Candles/Scents, Health & Beauty

1 Review
This is one place everyone should visit while in Nashville.