African-American Culture

The Phenomenal Impact of Race on Poor and Working-Class Whites.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) There is little room to debate that of all the sins British citizens settling the Jamestown colony committed, the most …

African-American News

Angry Anglo-Saxon Alert: Tarter Toothed Teacher Tells Class To “Turn N*gger Tunes Off” When They Play Tupac

Alabama Teacher Uses Slur After Hearing Students Bumping Tupac<p>A teacher has been placed on paid leave after hurling the N-word to describe music that …

Black Culture

Rapper Ja Rule Brands 50 Cent A 'Power Bottom' In Homophobic Twitter Rant

Ja Rule branded 50 Cent a “pussy” and a “power bottom” in a fiery, obscenity-laced Twitter tirade last week that will no doubt reignite the long-simmering feud between the rival rappers.<p>The two men, who both hail from Queens, New York, have had an adversarial public relationship for nearly two …

African-American News

Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee

LOS ANGELES — Mary J. Blige is still getting used to the idea of being a double Oscar nominee.<p>The nine-time Grammy winner was nominated for two …

African-American News

Happy B-Day! Draya Michele’s Cakes Chew Her Drawls Like Bubble Yum In Birthday Shoot

(Photo by Frank Trapper/Corbis via Getty Images)Happy 33rd Birthday Draya!Happy Birthday Draya Michele! The mother and entrepreneur has had quite a …

Black Culture

Jobs: There’s A Lot More To The Story

CNN – The unemployment rate for African American workers has never been lower — another sign of the strength of the economy.<p>Still, at 6.8%, black …

African-American News

Black Lightning Is the Blackest Superhero TV Show of All Time

<i>Black Lightning</i> isn’t the first television show to prominently feature black superheroes and it also isn’t the first cape series with a predominately …

Geek

How Hamilton foresaw the likes of Trump

Legal scholars and progressives have long expressed doubt about the utility of courts in advancing social justice. They argue that judges are …

African-American News

Twenty African American Historical Sites In Alabama Named To 2018 World Monuments Watch List

AL.com reports that twenty African American heritage sites have been named to the 2018 World Monuments Watch List. The announcement was made during a …

Black History

Cardi B Wants LGBTQ People To Educate Her On Homophobia, So Let's Do This Thing

Rapper Cardi B and her fiancé, Offset, of the rap group Migos, are currently on the outs with members of the LGBTQ community, and ― get this ― if you believe their take, it’s actually the LGBTQ community’s fault.<p>Apparently the pair didn’t know that writing and rapping a line like “I cannot vibe …

LGBTQ

For The Fellas: Joie Chavis’ Sweet Nectar Drizzling Insta-Workouts Will Get You Through Your Day

Joie Chavis Thirst Trapping Insta WorkoutsDayuuuum, Joie knows summer bodies are made in the winter and so are the best thirst traps! The stunner, …

Black Culture

The life of a revolutionary soldier entails sacrifice and solidarity

<b>by Atiba Ajamu Olugbala (Demetrius Brown), Deputy Minister of Defense, NABPP-PC Maryland Branch</b>The continual corruption and oppression here at …

African-American News

Donald Trump May Use “Veto” Pen To Save Republicans From Themselves.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) No one is paying much attention, but Congress is preparing a two-year budget that would blow past bipartisan spending caps to the …

African-American News

Ebony G. Patterson named a United States Artists' 2018 Fellow

<b>Ebony G. Patterson</b> was named one of United States Artists’ 2018 Fellows with a fellowship in art. A native of Jamaica, she received her Master’s in …

African-American News

Mary J Blige Makes Oscars History

BBC News – The R&B icon, who already has nine Grammy awards, stars as an impoverished farmer’s wife in Mudbound, earning her a best supporting …

African-American News

Too Spicy? Tyga’s New Album Cover Art Looks Ready To Get It’s Tiger Cheeks Pounded Into Neo Yokio Or Banned

1 of 9<p>❯<p>❮<p>Splash News<p>Tyga Drops Controversial Album Art<p>We mean, just a week ago folks were talking about wifing sex dolls on twitter, why not smash an …

Black Culture

Women’s March 2018: This is our time – to vote, to be elected and unafraid!

<b>by Lin Robertson</b><p>Acting Mayor – and mayoral candidate for the June 5 election – London Breed is front and center at the massive Women’s March in San …

African-American News

So-called ‘democratic’ process

If ever politicians and concerned citizens alike take to collectively pondering why so many black St. Louisans harbor such apathy towards the …

African-American News

South African Jazz Icon Hugh Masekela Dead at 78.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) I had a friend ask me about Hugh Masekela after seeing his name trending. I didn’t know where to begin, so I said, “If Bob Marley …

African-American News

Support OperationPUSH

January 15 marked the beginning of a month-long work stoppage organized by prisoners throughout the Florida Department of Corrections demanding an …

African-American News

Can I Live: OJ Simpson Wants Parents Of Ron Goldman To Stop Pocket Watching And Playa Hating From The Sideline

The Goldman Family Is Trying To Get Every Drop Of OJ’s CoinsOJ Simpson is out here just trying to live his best life and the family of Ron Goldman …

Black Culture

Proud Papa Preciousness: Fetty Wap Chills With 5 Of His Trap Seeds & His REAL Trap Queen Sends Him Praise

. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)Fetty Wap Kicks It With His KiddiesFetty Wap didn’t have to go on a baby tour to see all of his kids yesterday, it …

Black Culture

Consumer protection payday rule at risk

An important consumer protection rule that was to take effect January 16 is now being “reconsidered” by the same agency that was to enforce it – the …

African-American News

SIUE names Shawn Roundtree as MLK staff humanitarian award winner

<b>Shawn Roundtree</b> was chosen to be the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. University staff humanitarian winner by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He …

African-American News

Where Is Tyga: Is Kylie Jenner Beefing With Her Baby Daddy Travis Scott Over His Bad Behavior?

Mr.Canon / Pap Nation / PressPhotoBank /Splash NewsAre Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott In Relationship Trouble Already?We know what you’re thinking… …

Black Culture

Cherished civil rights leader

St. Louis and the nation have lost one of its most cherished civil rights leaders. Frankie Muse Freeman’s legal career in St. Louis spanned more than …

African-American News

4 Tips for Playing The Dating Game.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Many women get upset when I refer to dating as a game, I guess they take the process very seriously. It’s no joking matter to them! …

Relationships

Jesus Take The Wheel: 2 Killed And 19 Injured In Kentucky High School Mass Shooting

<i>Image via Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times via Getty</i><p>Mass Shooting At Kentucky High School Leaves 2 Dead, Several Injured<p>Over a dozen of students were …

Black Culture

Valerie Ervin to Keynote 38th Anniversary Celebration

Valerie Ervin is the keynote speaker for the 38th Anniversary Celebration of the Organization for Black Struggle and the Youth Council for Positive …

African-American News

Betsy DeVos Speaks Loudly On The State Of Education In Our Country.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Amidst the ongoing political noise and distractions in Washington, D.C., President Trump continues to focus on and address the …

Education