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The WPC provides an opportunity for participants to discuss how white privilege, white supremacy, and oppression affects daily life while gaining strategies for addressing issues of privilege and oppression. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:38:10 +0100
As much as we would prefer not to discuss it, skin tone complications of the past still afflict the psyche of present-day America, according to a 2011 study that found people of mixed race are placed below Whites socially, but ahead of Blacks. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:00:01 +0100
The city has not seen this alarming pace of murders in nearly two decades. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:40:06 +0100
The tennis superstar calls out Ilie Nastase on social media for comments about her unborn child's color. View
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:51:45 +0100
The music icon is offering ‘Formation Scholars’ awards to female college students who are creative and think outside the box. View
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:13:11 +0100
Seven African-Americans --- who said they were forced to arm wrestle their White female colleagues --- will join a pending racial discrimination lawsuit against the controversial network, said a new report. View
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 03:23:32 +0100
The city of New Orleans removed a White supremacist monument overnight Monday, with Mayor Mitch Landrieu acknowledging the take down as a step toward a better future. View
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:29:57 +0100
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote an opinion in the wake of an incident of a Texas officer shooting an unarmed man in the back, pointing out that the court has a pattern of granting immunity for police officers who act wrongfully in the line of duty. View
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 01:44:52 +0100
Students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Fla., staged a sit-in earlier this week demanding a change in the way African-American history is taught in Duval County Public Schools, Action News Jax reports. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:19:46 +0000
Updated Jan. 12, 2017; 12:48 p.m. EST: Ben Carson sat before a Senate committee Thursday morning to make the case that he should be confirmed to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:57:46 +0000
Two women were arrested in Florida on Wednesday for helping a man wanted in the fatal shooting of his pregnant ex-girlfriend and an Orlando, Fla., police officer, officials announced, according to Reuters. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:53:08 +0000
President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since winning the presidency to less-than-stellar reviews. Trump was combative and elusive when questioned about Russia’s involvement in his bid to become president and compared the U.S. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:45:04 +0000
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has come out against President-elect Donald Trump’s attorney general pick Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), noting that he doesn’t believe Sessions will be willing to go against Trump should the law require he do so. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:54:49 +0000
The Florida teen who is already facing multiple charges for allegedly pretending to be a doctor is now facing even more charges in a separate Virginia fraud case, NBC News reports. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:18:06 +0000
LaQueena Hunter Grover, now a mother of four, is accustomed to big babies. Her first two children weighed just over 7 pounds and her third child was a whopping 11.9 pounds. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:01:38 +0000
As a majority of Americans await the inauguration of a president they didn’t vote for, even more Americans face an unclear future about their health care coverage. View
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:21 +0000
When Pennsylvania House Rep. Brian Sims (D-PA) woke up Wednesday morning, he followed his usual morning routine: checking the news, and then deleting the hate speech left on his Facebook by trolls overnight. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:17:34 +0100
Go watch the video of Rodney King being beaten. Really watch it. You’ll see eight brutal minutes of an unarmed black man being kicked, clubbed, and tasered within an inch of his life by LAPD officers ― men sworn to protect and serve. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:14:23 +0100
Know a mom who’s always on the move? Luckily, there are plenty of Mother’s Day options to satisfy her wanderlust. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:59:47 +0100
If you haven’t heard of Ifetayo Ali-Landing yet, you may soon. The 14-year-old cellist won first place in the 20th Annual Sphinx Competition’s junior division in February. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:56:17 +0100
President Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been an emotional and political rollercoaster for many, and Latinos did not sit idly by.  Just days after taking office, Trump signed an executive order to begin construction on a U.S. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:28:59 +0100
Fox News veteran Kelly Wright, the only black man with an anchor position at the network, on Wednesday emotionally described being demeaned, marginalized, and prevented from advancing in his career due to racial bias. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:25:03 +0100
Former first lady Michelle Obama, continuing a tradition she began while in the White House, will host a “college signing day” on MTV next month, celebrating graduating high school seniors pursuing college, university or professional training programs. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:12:59 +0100
Evin Cosby has written a strong defense of her father, Bill, ahead of his June 5 trial. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:25:38 +0100
Michigan Heroin Junkie Arrested For Stealing 26 Guns To Support Habit Heroin addiction is a muhfugga. Folks addicted to that smack will do damn near anything to get their next fix, as evidenced by the following story. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:53:39 +0100
Bangin lil singer Mila J. just dropped this new visual for her song New Crib. You all feeling this? Remember when we spoke to her back in 2014? View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:36:02 +0100
#BlackGirlMagic Takes Over Coachella Coachella 2017 was a spectacular celebration of music, self-expression and carefree beauty bursting with positive vibes and infectious Black girl magic that elevated the globally-revered festival to breathtaking new heights. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:33:41 +0100
Stop the domestic violence Shekinah Jo Speaks On Domestic Violence After revealing to the world her battered and bruised face following a domestic dispute, Shekinah Jo is speaking further on what happened. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:28:23 +0100
Kevin Gate To Serve 2 And Half Years In Illinois Prison For Gun Charge Really really?? Really really. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:27:59 +0100
La La Anthony Is Producing A Reality Show With T.I.s Alleged Side Chick Bernice Burgos Goal Diggers is La Las show shes executive producing, starring Tips lady friend Bernice Burgos. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:25:34 +0100
Our boy Roland Martin sat down with CEO of the now controversial Shea Moisturizer, Richelieu Dennis. Dennis, who is also the founder, explained his rationale behind the controversial ad which has now been pulled. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:57:05 +0100
Last night, Da Brat hosted an exclusive listening party for her new artist, Cornbread. 21 year old Cornbread is best known as being the new rising star from Chicago with the viral single, “RokkIt. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:36:27 +0100
The 33-year-old actress opened up about her job as a sex phone operator in her hilarious new memoir. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:58:03 +0100
If the internet is good for one thing, it's calling out those who don't give credit. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:48:49 +0100
The Queen of Soul shaded a fellow diva for something said at Whitney Houston's funeral. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:16:24 +0100
The mother-of-two has always been outspoken on Twitter, and this is why. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:03:57 +0100
Beyonce has released a special collection of merchandise to commemorate the one year anniversary of Lemonade. See all of the must-have pieces! View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:54:15 +0100
Nothing says spring like a fresh set of cornrows! View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:39:47 +0100
Keep your wallet happy with budget-friendly brands that offer major payoff. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:22:14 +0100
Former First Lady Michelle Obama thanked Beyoncé for “investing in our girls” following the announcement about her scholarship program. View
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:24:23 +0100