As I See It: The Church & Halloween By Rev. Stephen Camp

What’s all the fuss? Halloween is coming. Ghost and goblins abound. Kids are overwhelmed with candy and treats. But some in the church object,...

Pro-Choice Values Matter: The Anti-Choice Movement is Hiding in our Backyard by Erica Crowley

This is a war. It’s a war on our bodies and our lives, and on this sidewalk, is where you’ll see that ugliness first...

Exposure Doesn’t Pay the Bills: Taking the FREE out of Freelance by Tiffani Jones

“Eff You, Pay Me.” -Goodfellas Adrienne Graham’s 2011 Forbes essay, “No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much” forever changed how I navigated...

Empowerment Begins With Critical Thinking By Demetrius Dillard

In various communities throughout the world, the capacity and ability to critically think is admired as one of the most valuable skills one can...

Black People, Let’s Be More Exploratory with Our Thinking By Tiffani Jones

Black folks… We are resilient. We are resourceful. We ain’t never afraid. We exude self-confidence and love. And, as the children say, we are...

Cut FDA Red Tape So Doctors Can Better Treat Patients By Peter J. Pitts

Doctors often fail to treat their patients with the most effective medicines -- but it's not their fault. Is an outdated FDA regulation to...

NAACP President and Muslim Pioneer

Imam Kashif Abdul Karim met with Imam Muhammad Ansari First Muslim President of the NAACP Hartford Chapter {Senior Muslim Pioneer Historian} to chat briefly...

Daddy Lessons: Tuxedos, Prom Gowns, & Guns? Dads, stop pointing guns at your daughters’...

Remember preparing for prom? Taking an entire afternoon to sit in a nail or hair salon or fuss over last minute alterations and pick...

Happy Sperm Donor Day By Aysha Bee

I suppose I'm a bit different than the average Black woman on Father's Day. Because I'm just unimpressed; and with Black fathers, to be...

Ripp Dem Up: Melania Trump Ain’t No Michelle Obama

  Melania Trump set the Republican National Convention on fire with her speech in Cleveland last night. It didn't stop there, however. Her speech managed...

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To Love or Not To Love By Tracy Mind.Evolution. Caldwell

Usually around this time of year when I think about love it’s because Valentine’s Day is approaching. Friends are preparing special evenings with significant...

Self-Love is the Best Expression of Black Love By: Kamilah Glover          

The best expression of love, especially for a single black woman, is her ability to get in tune with, and unconditionally love herself. As...

A Mans Love Letter By Charlie Costict

I’ve listened to the stories all my life. It was my naivety in observation and my dismissal in practice that blinded me. The terror,...