Race

A couple of months ago I talked about a theory suggesting that African American youth equate academic success with “acting white” Now, we’ve all heard…

   These guys would definitely give me a run for my money!

Former Houston city attorney Ben Hall is expected to make his candidacy for mayor official today with a 6 p.m. media event. Hall says “the…

Roland Martin talks with Brandeis University professor Tom Shapiro about his study “The Roots of the Widening Racial Wealth Gap: Explaining the Black-White Economic Divide”…

Definitely the definition of hate or is it much deeper than that?  While incredibly talented and young (only 16) gymnist Gabby Douglas is out there representing the world in the 2012 London Olympics (and her black heritage) and more importantly, winning a gold medal for the United States Of America, working hard with blood, sweat and tears, it […]

According to the AP, the state of Mississippi is back in the forefront of a racially charged murder.  This time?  It’s a hit and run but the NAACP is right in the thick of things and they are out for justice…They won’t stop until they get it. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/news/top-news/racial-motivation-behind-miss-hit-and-run

Former ABC News Weekend anchor Carole Simpson has had a wide range of obstacles and victories throughout her illustrious career, many of which she recounted in her memoir “NewsLady.” But Simpson felt compelled to update the book after hearing that many young black journalists are running into many of the same racist and sexists incidents […]

Disney has always faced criticism for being racially unaware in a lot of their programming–whether TV or movies. Look how long it took them to…

You may have heard about this controversy (that may have been blown out of proportion) about r&b crooner Eric Benet. His latest single entitled ‘Redbone Girl’ has caused a negative uproar amongst darker toned women for obvious reasons. It’s gotten quite a bit of backlash and it’s brought up the light skin vs. dark skin debate. Benet calls the […]

via: khou.com One driver was killed Monday night after recklessly racing up an embankment off a southeast Houston freeway, according to Houston police. Police said a man in a dark blue sedan and another one in a white car were speeding up the embankment in the northbound lanes of Highway 288 at MacGregor around 8:45 […]

A two block stretch of West Harlem once religiously strolled as a source of inspiration by such cultural deities as Malcolm X, James Baldwin and Billie Holiday is now drawing dimmed comparisons to such battle zone areas as The West Bank, South Africa and Wall Street in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 as conflicted residents […]

If you believe Maryland Del. Pat McDonough, don’t visit Baltimore’s Inner Harbor because gangs of black teenagers are terrorizing tourists. “Roving mobs of black youth are responsible for the attacks,” said McDonough, a Republican state legislator. “This has been going on for years. I have a responsibility as an elected official to bring this to […]