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Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 Plan Has 6-6-6 Written All Over It

By edward 11:32 am November 1, 2011 The number of Beast is a term in the Book of Revelation, of the New Testament, that is associated with the first Beast of Revelation chapter 13, the Beast of the sea. In most manuscripts of the New Testament and in English translations of the Bible, the number […]

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How Can I Lead A Generation?

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By Johnaé @johnae_alyse 10:30 am November 1, 2011 We hear it everyday, “Somebody should do something about…” or “this generation needs a good leader”. I have found that in my generation there is hope for such remarks. Many of my peers are not only in agreement but actively pursuing leadership in different ways from leading marches […]

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No, the Government Does Not Want Your Guns

By jasiri x 12:19 pm October 31, 2011 Remember when last month NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre talked about the,”massive Obama conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intentions to destroy the Second Amendment in our country”? Yeah, I’m thinking he was a little off. Sadly, paranoid gun talk and fear is how […]

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On How Beyonce Parties

By Summer M. 8:00 am October 31, 2011 Happy Halloween. Although it was my initial instinct to write a nice little note to white college students about prudence in choosing Halloween costumes, since most of the parties happened last weekend, it seemed like an irrelevant post. Instead, I will wait for a photo gallery on […]

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The Minstrel Case Studies

By Keantre Malone 9:45 pm October 30, 2011 I’m disturbed by the way case studies, especially those facilitated by the University of Pennsylvania, approach Black men. They screened me last week for an investigation into how Black men make good decisions. Their questions violated my dignity: asking first if I was sexually active (what they […]

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The 6(66) CREEPIEST Rap Songs EVER!

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Heavy Metal usually gets all the credit for producing music that keeps sane people up at night. But don’t get it twisted; Hip Hop has cursed us with some of the sickest and most sadistic sounds ever committed to tape. Don’t believe me? Keep reading, if you dare …

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Confederate Flag + Texas = Controversy.

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By tamara @tamaracg 12:00 pm October 26, 2011 Texas state officials are deciding whether or not to offer a Confederate Flag option for state license plates. As with any controversial issue, there has been significant backlash. Proponents of placing the symbol on license plates cite historical pride and recognizing the bravery and strength of their […]

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Black Youth and the Need for More Than Just Another Passive Vote

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By Jonathan @jonathanlykes 9:00 am October 26, 2011 Eleven years into the 21st century and we find young black youth more disengaged, more disenfranchised, and have in many ways disappeared more now than ever before. The politically active scene of the 1960′s and 70′s (when organizations like SNCC and the Black Panthers were at their […]

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Spoken Word Poetry: Hold Onto that History.

By Asha 1:44 pm October 25, 2011 Visceral, in your face, in your ears, in your snapping fingers, and tapping feet, spoken word poetry sprang loosely from the expressive energies of the blues, the Harlem Renaissance, and hip-hop music which had each permeated black communities throughout America over the course of the century. Mimicking the […]

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