Lauryn Hill

Turning 21, "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" Is An Important Artifact of Black History

Later this year, Lauryn Hill’s timeless classic: "The Miseducation of Lauryn…


The Race for Humanity: The Tommie Smith and John Carlos Story

If you’ve ever analyzed the iconic picture of Tommie Smith and John Carlos at…


Jackie Robinson

Happy Birthday, Jackie Robinson!

Today, the sports world celebrates the 100th anniversary of legendary baseball…


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Outlasting Cardi B & Offset: Encouragement for Young Couples With Struggling Marriages

“I know I’m not having a baby with a sh###y-a## man,” rapper Cardi B explained…


Not Your Parents’ Christmas Album: "The Gift" By 116

Whether you put off listening to Christmas music until after Thanksgiving or…


white fragility

Book Review - White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People to Talk About Racism

Change is uncomfortable. Sometimes it is good, but it can still take some…


the cross and the lynching tree

Why You Should Read “The Cross and The Lynching Tree”

I only learned of theologian Dr. James H. Cone due to his recent passing in…


juneteenth

There Will Be No Fireworks This Juneteenth

I feel a tinge of shame admitting as a black man—raised in Texas—that I’ve…


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I Thought My Wife Wasn’t “Woke”

I cued the video then handed my phone to my wife with a grin. She stared at the…