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It appears that there is an urgent health situation affecting respected Black Panther H. Rap Brown, now known as Imam Jamil Al-Amin.   Rick Adams from the Institute of the Black World has sent a...

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Reported by April Taylor Yuri Kochiyama, who is perhaps most well known for cradling Malcolm X’s head during his final moments, has passed away at age 93.  The Independent is reporting that she passed away...

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Reported by Kacie Whaley This past Memorial Day weekend, the 34th annual motorcycling event known as Black Bike Week took place in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina.  The gathering—which celebrates biking with street...

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Reported by Kacie Whaley President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK) is being put on the spot by some more members of the black community.  Earlier this May, many organizations that focus on assisting black...

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In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins and Dr. Monikah Ogando discuss the life of Maya Angelou.  Angelou died recently, but left a major imprint on our society.   Angelou spoke six languages, had 30 honorary...

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Reported by Dr. Sinclair Grey III Bigotry never seems to end. As soon as we finish dealing with racial nuances from one side of the pendulum, there arises something new that catches our attention and makes...

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Reported by Krystle Crossman Leonard Galmon grew up living a life that would lead many down a very bad path. Instead, he took the little that he had and focused on that as opposed to...

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What do you know about Mike Tyson?  Do you like him or hate him?  No matter how you feel, you have to accept that he is one of the most important figures in all of...

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Oprah has a long and complex history with hip-hop.  She doesn’t hate all the rappers, but there are some rappers that she has had serious issues with.  Some of the leading beefs have been with...

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Do you ever find yourself wondering whether or not there will ever be another Malcolm X or Muhammad Ali?  Has black power gone out of style?  Are we so busy selling out to corporate interests...

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