Seeing members of the Alpha Phi Sorority at University of New Hampshire singing about “broke niggas” had people all in their feelings. Black folks lit up the internet with everything from...
While the latest half of his career has proven that, outside of the booth, he is a man of few words, Jay Z’s remarks are always right on time and necessary. During the latest stop of his 4:44 Tour in Anaheim, California, the rapper and mogul decided to speak out in response to the controversial […]
Source: Jay Z Responds To Bob McNair ‘Inmate’ Comments During ‘4:44’ Tour – 24/7 Hip-Hop News
As soon as word came that there would be a black woman presiding as the judge regarding the Paul Manafort indictment, I braced myself for what is surely to come: pure fuckery—especially from the president and the conservative press.
Source: A Black Woman, Judge Deborah Robinson, Will Hear the Manafort Case; Watch the BS Begin
Robert Glasper, Kendrick Scott, Ambrose Akinmusire and a handful of other Blue Note stars join forces on a new album called Our Point of View.
Source: Blue Note All-Stars’ Debut Album Paints A Portrait Of Contemporary Jazz : NPR
“FEMA has significant concerns with how PREPA procured this contract and has not confirmed whether the contract prices were reasonable.”
Source: Puerto Rico Cancels Energy Restoration Contract With Montana Firm
Apple isn’t messing around with its latest update to Final Cut Pro X.
Source: Final Cut Pro X Gets Massive Overhaul with VR, Color Controls and More
Almost the entire Houston Texans team took a knee during the national anthem before today’s game against Seattle, following the publication of Texans owner Bob McNair’s “inmates” comments in an ESPN story Friday.
Source: Almost Every Houston Texan Takes A Knee During Anthem Following Owner’s “Inmates” Remark
Joy-Ann Reid is fast becoming the face of sanity and standards in a news industry fast devolving into chaos as a presidential administration and its minions consistently push fake news and conspiracy theories.
Source: MSNBC Host Joy-Ann ‘Reids’ Guest Over Fake Right-Wing Uranium Story
The courts have once more come through for decency by partially blocking President Trump’s ban of transgender members from serving in the U.S. military.
Source: Court Blocks Trump’s Transgender Military Ban, Cites His Announcement Via Twitter
Earlier this year, Skype introduced a revamped version of its application offering a heavier focus on media sharing and social expression tools, in an effort..
Source: Skype’s big redesign publicly launches to desktop users
By choosing Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to paint their official portraits, Barack and Michelle Obama are helping to usher in a new era for black artists.
Source: The Obamas Agree: This Is a Golden Age for Black Painting In America
Ta-Nehisi Coates is changing the world with his words. Follow these writing tips to capture his influence and vulnerability in your own writing.
Source: 3 Brilliant Writing Tips I Learned from a Genius
How a Welsh seaside town hosted an institute for African students, including Nelson Mandela’s mentor.
Source: Forgotten history: The black missionaries of Colwyn Bay – BBC News
When women only see 3% of VC funding, there’s no debating that the system needs to change. Until that happens, here’s how women can work around it.
Source: How To Fundraise In A Sexist World, From 4 Women Who’ve Done It | Fast Company
The DX series returns to shine a light on the hidden gems.
Source: Underground Report: 5 Overlooked Projects From 2017
Black Beans and Rice With Chicken and Apple Salsa recipe | Epicurious.com Author: KM Collins Serves: 4-6 Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 40 mins Ingredients 1 cup chopped peeled...
NFL athletes are protesting on behalf of America’s founding values––and Donald Trump neither loves nor understands them.
Source: Kneeling for Life and Liberty Is Patriotic
An interview by Lily Kuo for Quartz. In the 1980s, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe an American photographer, wanted to document the contributions of black female photographers in the United States. She...
Source: Edouard Duval-Carrié: “Metamorphosis” A report by Douglas Markowitz for the Miami New Times. Thanks to rappers like Kodak Black and Zoey Dollaz, Haitian-Americans are more prevalent...