When social problems have been colorized or racialized for so long, it can be hard on the targeted group to address that problem without being thrown into the negative stereotype. Even though it must be confronted, the group fears of collective judgments. And so, very little is said and even less gets done about it. […]Read More Are only black men violent to women?
In a world where our media is controlled by white males, and where we get our information and programming from television, it’s plain as day that we’re indoctrinated with negative stereotype after negative stereotype of black men. The same is true for black women as well. Racism can dwell in any institution, and the media […]Read More Video: The Definition of a Black Man
Detroit, an American city once called the “Motor City” is a shell of its former self. Thanks to Economic fuck-ups and typical politics that can only be described as ‘barbaric’, the city of Motown has become a Third-World hell hole. And now, it faces yet another crisis in the form of outstanding water bills. It […]Read More Quick Thoughts: Detroit’s Water Situation
With the current drama behind the Israeli-Palestinian conflict heightened once again, and with Western media’s obvious pro-Israeli bias showing off, especially the likes of the most liberal news stations like MSNBC, public opinion mostly supports the actions of the Jewish state no matter how questionable. However, there are some who are appalled by the actions […]Read More Editorial: Israel Is Not My Birthright
By Chloe Lovette. Found yourself unable to ascend the hierarchal ladder in the workplace, incapable of winning the promotions you’re sure you should have or even land a half-decent job in the first place? It’s all too easy to believe that the world is collectively conspiring and working against you, but more often than not, it […]Read More Guest Post: 12 Barriers that Could Be Preventing You From Achieving Career Success
When Black Isn’t Beautiful Enough I feel like there is a deep sickness within Hip-Hop culture that needs to be addressed and it is one of self-hatred. Have Black and Latino women and men become so ingrained into believing that we are not beautiful that we eagerly promote and consume anything that seems “different” “exotic?” […]Read More Notable Links: 7-25/14
It’s no secret to the enlightened and heavy informed that the Western media has a racial bias problem. The media which has been designated as “liberal” by right-wing pundits continues to paint certain people as mostly the problems that the rest of society must fear. Whatever they think, feel and say is irrelevant, unless it’s […]Read More Israel, Palestine, the Media & Black Folks