The Origin Of Woke: William Melvin Kelley Is The ‘Woke’ Godfather We Never Acknowledged

Woke is ubiquitous now, used to describe everything from films to chefs.In the first of his three-part Origin of Woke… Read More

December 6, 2022

Watch Daniel Kaluuya Transform into Fred Hampton in the Latest ‘Judas and the Messiah’ Trailer

Judas and the Black Messiah is expected to come out in 2021. Warner Bros. has released the latest trailer for Judas… Read More

January 12, 2021

10 Black-Owned Vinyl Record Stores to Support

These Black-owned vinyl record stores are sure to have something you'll want to add to your collection. Small businesses throughout… Read More

November 20, 2020

A George Washington University Professor Lied About Being Black

In a Medium post, professor Jessica Krug revealed she went under the fake name Jess La Bombalera. On Thursday, a… Read More

September 3, 2020

Kendrick Lamar Was Reportedly Seen Shooting a Music Video in Los Angeles

Kendrick Lamar hasn't dropped new music in over two years. It's been quite some time since we heard new material… Read More

September 2, 2020

Master P Has Launched A Pancake and Syrup Brand to Rival Aunt Jemima

Master P will donate portions of proceeds to Black children and the elderly. One of hip-hop's most notorious hustlers is… Read More

September 1, 2020

John Thompson Jr. Was Black America’s First Coach

With an unapologetic Black coach and an all-Black team based in "Chocolate City," John Thompson Jr.'s Georgetown Hoyas reveled in… Read More

September 1, 2020

‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler Shares Touching Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

"Chad was an anomaly." Read Ryan Coogler's touching letter dedicated to Chadwick Boseman. Days after his shocking death, tributes to… Read More

August 30, 2020

Banksy Bought a French Navy Boat to Rescue Refugees in The Mediterranean

The British street artist bought and revamped a French Navy vessel to assist in the recovery of North African immigrants… Read More

August 29, 2020

Toronto Raptors Have Considered Boycotting Their Playoff Game After Jacob Blake Shooting

Members of the Toronto Raptors spoke with the press about their plans Tuesday. On Sunday, Kenosha, Wisconsin police shot 29-year-old… Read More

August 25, 2020

Laurence Fishburne Clarifies Why He Rejected Roles in ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘Do The Right Thing’

“It wasn’t about the part." Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction was a career-pivoting moment for Samuel L. Jackson. But the role of Jules… Read More

August 22, 2020

Vic Mensa Returns to Rap Roots With Seven-Song ‘V Tape’ EP

The new Vic Mensa EP features SAINt JHN, Snoh Aalegra, and more. After nearly a year away from music, Vic… Read More

August 21, 2020

The World’s First Hip-Hop Dispensary, Green Muse, Fights To Survive Gentrification

Hip-hop dispensary Green Muse is a Black-owned business trying to survive in Portland — a city that has been completely… Read More

August 21, 2020

“Let’s Have A Sex Talk”: The Eras of Sex Talk By Black Women In Hip-Hop

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's explicit anthem "WAP" is the most talked-about song of the year. But it's not… Read More

August 19, 2020

James “Kamala” Harris Was an Example of How Black Wrestlers Overcame Racist Gimmicks

The late, great James Harris, who wrestled as “The Ugandan Giant” Kamala for almost 30 years, was a pioneering example… Read More

August 12, 2020

Support For Kanye West Presidential Bid Is Really Low According To National Poll

Kanye West was recently removed from the Illinois presidential ballot for invalid signatures. Kanye West and his presidential bid isn't fairing… Read More

August 12, 2020