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‘When You Know That You Did Nothing Wrong, How Do You Really React?’: Men Arrested in Philly Starbucks Speak Out

The two men who were arrested for merely existing in a Philadelphia Starbucks are finally speaking out about their ordeal and how it left them in …

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

Remembering the burning of Black Wall Street, because you probably didn't learn about this tragic massacre in your U.S. History class

<i>February is Black History Month.</i><p>As a young Black girl growing up in Detroit, my world was a constant celebration of Black culture. Life in a major …

Black Panther Was A White Man’s Perspective.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Recently I went to see Black Panther and paid close attention to every minute. I applaud the African and <i>African American</i> actors. …

Tamron Hall Is “Unapologetically Black” And Unbothered

Getty<p>While many of us have been suffering through the third hour of <i>Today Show</i> for the past few months or tuning out altogether, beloved host Tamron …

There’s a Major Difference between Black History and African-American History.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Do we really know what the past was, what actually happened, or is history “<i>a fable</i>” not quite “<i>agreed upon</i>”? Our knowledge of any …

Mark Cuban: Pres. Trump Needs to 'Be Able to Take the Blowback'

Dallas Mavericks owner and businessman Mark Cuban has fired back at President Donald Trump’s criticism of NFL players who decline to stand during the national anthem, as well as the president’s decision to revoke a White House invitation to Golden State Warriors' star Stephen Curry.<p>“If the …

Keegan-Michael Key Brings Obama's Anger Translator Out of Retirement to Trash Trump

There's a moment in the new Netflix series <i>Friends from College</i> where Keegan-Michael Key, playing one such college friend, breaks out into a brief …

'The ghetto is the gallery': black power and the artists who captured the soul of the struggle

What part did black artists play in America’s civil rights struggle? They reinvented Superman and took a seven-mile artwork through Harlem. As the Tate tackles this tumultuous era with Soul of a Nation, we meet the show’s star attractions<p>Can “the soul of a nation” be defined by artists of its most …

Art

Ice Cube Confronts Bill Maher Over His Use Of The N-Word On ‘Real Time’

Friday saw Bill Maher return to HBO following the controversy that surrounded him due to his use of the n-word on last week’s <i>Real Time</i>. Maher used his return to poke fun at himself and apologize for his mistake, getting a few lessons from his guests in the process. While it was mostly business as …

Ice Cube

The simple reason black early voting is down, and why it shouldn’t worry Democrats too much

Less than a week before the election, alarm bells went off over Hillary Clinton’s perceived “black voter problem.”<p>A new poll conducted by the African American Research Collaborative, which polled 1,200 African-American registered voters representative of the national black voting population — …

Government

Saturday Night Live’s Melania Trump Going Full Beyoncé Is Part of the Show’s Master Plan

The Melanianade music video is part of the show’s new direction.<p><i>Saturday Night Live</i> has put <b>Cecily Strong’s</b> <b>Melania Trump</b> impression to use in every episode of the season so far. But this week, in the place of the usual “Melania Moments” sketch, Strong went full <i>Beyoncé</i>—alongside <b>Emily Blunt</b> as <b>Ivanka</b> …

How The Language Of Jamaica Became Mainstream

Dancehall and reggae music helped bring patois to the world, but it’s more than just slang — it’s a language of freedom.<p>As a Torontonian, it’s not …

Language

New York City's Surprising Role Funding Slavery and Profiting Off the Civil War

I talked to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.<p>New York City has a reputation of being a liberal place, but the history of New York is much more convoluted and conservative …

Black Lives Matter broadens its scope

DONALD TRUMP’s support among African Americans hovers in the single digits, with recent polls in Ohio and Pennsylvania putting it at 0%. On the first …

Black Lives Matter

We Finally Know Why Women Have Orgasms, Thanks To Science

9.8K<p>SHARES<p>In case you didn't know, we have sex to procreate. That’s kind of the only reason why we have those innate urges to take off our clothes …

Medical marijuana: Does research back up claims of therapeutic benefits?

A new Globe and Mail investigation is raising alarming questions about the safety of cannabis being sold illegally in unregulated dispensaries. But for the thousands of Canadians who use regulated and tested medical cannabis, there is another urgent issue researchers are scrambling to address: Does …

Stephen Marley's New Album Mixes Hip-Hop With His Dad's 'Signature Reggae Style'

This is one of those weeks where the release-schedule appears to be taking a little bit of a summer nap. This week Fountains Of Wayne vocalist Chris …

New on Netflix: Every movie and TV show being added in August

Let’s forget about all the turmoil in the world for a moment to appreciate the never-ending stream of Netflix releases we’re treated to every month. …