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Black Man Wears 'Caucasians' T-Shirt To Gauge Hypocrisy About Racist Logos

One woman called the shirt "disrespectful" but said the Washington NFL team's mascot was OK "because that's the logo!"<p>Although many Native Americans find the Washington football team’s name and logo racist, owner Dan Snyder refuses to change the name to something, well, less offensive.<p>That lack of …

Native Americans

5 Things We’re Not Gonna Do As We Honor Aretha Franklin

<b>By Thembisa S. Mshaka</b><p><b>1). Pretend “Respect” was just a feminist anthem</b><p>While the white feminist movement latched onto this song that demanded the …

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin Had Power. Did We Truly Respect It?

Officially, “Respect” is a relationship song. That’s how Otis Redding wrote it. But love wasn’t what Aretha Franklin was interested in. The opening line is “What you want, baby, I got it.” But her “what” is a punch in the face. So Ms. Franklin’s rearrangement was about power. She had the right to …

Music

In expensive cities, rents fall for the rich — but rise for the poor

U.S. cities struggling with soaring housing costs have found some success in lowering rents this year, but that relief has not reached the renters most at risk of losing their housing.<p>Nationally, the pace of rent increases is beginning to slow down, with the average rent in at least six cities …

Housing

Smash Cake Recipe

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a 4″ x 2″ round cake pan with baking spray.<p>In a small mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking …

Osteria Francescana Is the Best Restaurant in the World, Again

Osteria Francescana is the best restaurant in the world, on a night that had a sense of déjà vu, especially for the Top 10.<p>Chef Massimo Bottura’s …

The Anthony Bourdain Washington DC Travel Guide

The Anthony Bourdain Washington DC Travel Guide<p>The Season 5, Episode 3 of No Reservations, the Travel Channel aired their Anthony Bourdain Washington …

Athens, Georgia’s New County Commissioner Took Her Oath Of Office Over ‘The Autobiography Of Malcolm X’ While Rocking The Flyest ‘Fro

While wearing the most poppin' fro, Georgia’s Mariah Parker took her oath of office for the state’s District 2 County Commissioner on the steps of …

BETTER than Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookies

July 11, 2017<p>This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, read my disclosure policy.<p><b>DoubleTree chocolate chip cookies</b> are amazing, …

An American woman married an Ethiopian prince she met in a nightclub — and the photos are magical

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>A woman named Ariana Austin began dating a man she met in a nightclub.</b>• <b><br>He eventually told her he was actually Prince Joel</b> …

Tuscan Chicken Mac And Cheese (One Pot, Stove Top)

Season chicken with salt, pepper, paprika, dried parsley and 2 teaspoons of the oil. Heat the remaining oil in a large (30cm or 12-inch) pot or pan …

Recipes

African-American Women Now Top the List of Most-Educated Group in the Country

Statistics on black women and education have shown them leading all other gender and racial groups for a few years now. More than half of all black …

Bernice King Calls For Waffle House Boycott

Bernice King, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. is calling for a boycott of Waffle House until the restaurant chain implements training for its …

North Carolina

From Collards To Maple Syrup, How Your Identity Impacts The Food You Like

Canadian-born psychologist Jay Van Bavel likes Canadian beer.<p>"I can't say what it is," he says, laughing, "I just love the taste."<p>When Van Bavel sips a beer from his hometown, there is a feedback between his taste buds and his brain. He's reminded of his Canadian-ness, he <i>feels</i> more Canadian, and …

Nutrition

Wendell Pierce, With the First and Last Response You Need to Kanye's Slavery Comment

By Bunk Moreland | Celebrity | May 2, 2018 |<p>By Bunk Moreland | Celebrity | May 2, 2018 |<p>“When you hear about slavery for 400 years … for 400 years? …

‘Ride-Or-Die’ Mentality Is Killing Black Women

When I was a young girl, I fell head-first into a sexy, sometimes one-sided but always thrilling love affair with hip-hop. My love for the genre grew a lot deeper when a handsome, young rapper from Queens, New York, came on the scene: Nas.<p>The first song I listened to was “One Love” from Nas’ debut …

Seattle Vacates Hundreds of Marijuana Charges Going Back 30 Years

On Friday the city of Seattle filed a motion asking the Seattle Municipal Court to vacate hundreds of marijuana-possession convictions going back …

Here's Why Black People Don't Go Vegan

In your mind's eye, what would a group of vegans look like?<p>There's no right answer, but I bet that your mental depiction of veganism is predominantly (if not exclusively) white.<p>Veganism has been seen as a "white thing" for quite some time, and it's not completely off. The vegan community <i>is</i> …

African-American News

Who Will Stand Up for Chikesia Clemons?

While watching the video of 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons at a Waffle House in Saraland, Alabama, I realized Chikesia could have easily been me, my …

Women of Color

A Comprehensive List of Places That Should Also Close for 24 Hours for Racial-Bias Training

Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB and a columnist for GQ.com. And he's working on a book of essays to be published by Ecco (HarperCollins). …

Review: Beyoncé Is Bigger Than Coachella

INDIO, Calif. — Let’s just cut to the chase: There’s not likely to be a more meaningful, absorbing, forceful and radical performance by an American musician this year, or any year soon, than Beyoncé’s headlining set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday night.<p>It was rich with …

People Who Are Always Late Are More Successful And Live Longer, Says Science

Share Email Comments<p>The first name that popped in your head – your best friend, or a coworker or someone who is just not there on time. Perhaps it’s …

'Jesus Hasn't Saved Us': The Young Black Women Returning to Ancestral Religions

Christianity still exerts a powerful force in many black communities, but some young women are turning their back on the faith and returning to the older, traditional religions of their ancestors.<p>Michelle Yaa does not feel she converted to Comfa, the Afro-American religion practiced in Guyana. "I …

Africa’s real Wakanda and the struggle to stay uncolonized

By Paul Schemm<p>, Overnight editor<p>ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Marvel Comics movie “Black Panther” has wowed audiences across the United States and around the world, including Africans who have cheered on the African superheroes and their fictional Kingdom of Wakanda.<p>There is a little something for …

Africa

18 Unforgettable Films to Watch During Black History Month

We can’t get through Black History Month without talking about the significance of Black film and how it has influenced the culture. Oscar Micheaux’s …

The Tragedy of Erik Killmonger

The revolutionary ideals of Black Panther’s profound and complex villain have been twisted into a desire for hegemony.<p><b>The following article contains major spoilers.</b><p><i>Black Panther</i> is a love letter to people of African descent all over the world. Its actors, its costume design, its music, and …

Black Panther

Black Twitter Hilariously Imagines Blackest Nation Ever With #InWakanda Hashtag 

Since the announcement of Marvel’s <i>Black Panther,</i> black audiences have anxiously awaited the release of Marvel’s incredible superhero epic. (No, I …

This is how Justin Timberlake lost the Super Bowl

By Chris Richards<p>Pop music critic<p><i>Do you like me?</i> That’s the latent question throbbing at the center of every Justin Timberlake song, and suddenly the answer is no. His best pop songs always seemed to radiate desire, but it turns out that his music is merely needy — and tonight, headlining a …

Today we’d like to introduce you to Chase Davis. Thanks for sharing your story with us Chase. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there. At an early age (9) I enjoyed Saturday mornings because my friends and I would challenge each other to see who could make the best […]

Today we’d like to introduce you to Chase Davis.<p><b>Thanks for sharing your story with us Chase. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from</b> …

'Black Panther' Premiere Gloriously Celebrates African Royalty

"The Black Panther premiere really put fashion shows to shame," one fan said.<p>The Hollywood premiere for the long-awaited “Black Panther<i>″</i> movie had a dress code that told guests “royal attire requested” and, damn, they delivered.<p>On Monday night, actors, actresses, and other attendees gathered to …

Black Panther