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Black Music Ravages Black Communities

Seeing as we are up in arms about the "Surviving R. Kelly" Lifetime docuseries, have we ever stopped to wonder how he is only one of many artists who has been influenced by a hyper-sexualized culture in music as well as who has influenced the culture, in kind? (read more)

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Hidden Figures: 3 Big Lessons 

The movie Hidden Figures was the best movie of the year - regardless of zero Oscar wins. And, it's not because of the breakthroughs that these black women made in the field of aerospace science.

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Acting White: No. 1 Lesson from the Movie Green Book

After watching the movie Green Book, a biopic about the world-class African-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley who developed a friendship with his tough-talking Italian-American chauffeur while traversing the Deep South on a piano concert tour in 1962, I remembered the sixth grade and also Dubois' theory on twoness. (read more)