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Why Black Models Matter?

By Jeremy Bamidele The Council of Fashion Designers of America, issued a statement declaring, “the most powerful message is one of diversity.”  Yet, year after year the amount of black models...

The NFL and Domestic Violence

By Jeremy Bamidele According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.  Nearly one third of female...

Trying to Understand What Makes Sense

By William Spriggs Last month, a United Nations panel held that cutting off water to Detroit residents suffering from high unemployment rates and low incomes, leaving them unable to afford their...

College Depression

By Jeremy Bamidele The recent string of school shootings has inspired school administrators to start taking a closer look at mental illness and the dangers it cause when left unchecked.  Mental...

Families Are Turned Away After Waiting for Hours to Enroll Their Children in New Orleans Public Schools

Ten More Community Organizations Call for Resignation of State Superintendent of Education John White NEW ORLEANS – Last week, hundreds of mostly African-American families rose before dawn to stand...

MediaTakeOut.com Endangers Black Women

By Jeremy Bamidele MediaTakeOut.com is a celebrity entertainment blog targeted at the urban consumer.  One of the titles of its most recent article read “Alicia Keys is one of our fave chicks in...

Skin Whitening: Independence from Racial Pigeonholing

By Jeremy Bamidele Skin bleaching has grown increasingly common among celebrities, and the general populace is following suit.  Traditionally skin whitening has been viewed as originating from a...

Missing the Point

By William Spriggs Currently, the debate on American colleges and universities is dominated by the cost of tuition. This debate misses the point. Let’s look at two of America’s leading...

THE JACKSON 5 OF THE EARLY 1970’S DESERVE THE PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

By Kevin Antoine, JD Assistant Vice President Office of Diversity & Inclusion SUNY Downstate Medical Center Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – My wife and I recently saw the Broadway Musical...

Fifty Years After Civil Rights Act: A Land of Opportunity

By William Spriggs (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fifty years ago, the U.S. Senate passed the version of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that would be passed by the House and signed into law by President...