Thanksgiving is right around the corner -- literally tomorrow, depending on when you're reading this article. It's about that time when people are flocking to the grocery store, trying to make last-minute preparations. Of course some people...
Brittney Morris’ new debut “Slay” is like a love letter to the younger-you and many Black girls growing up in America establishing themselves while trying not to lose their identity. It’s not an easy walk especially since,...
Some of us go to college, and we take courses that prepare us to get a job. But what happens when you want to go into business for yourself? Unless you go specifically into business school, the...
Nursing is a challenging major. Takiyah Muhammad knows that all too well. As a nursing student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, her schedule is quite demanding. But, even with the overload of exams, internships...
Myioshi Williams hasn’t lived at home since she was 14 years old. “One of the biggest things for me is being hit with that realization that I’ve been away from home for 6 years,...
The story of Brian Banks falls into the pit of many falsely accused and convicted Black men who have spent half and/or nearly their entire lives fighting crimes they never committed. The film,...
Picture yourself in a room full of people trying to represent an audience they know nothing about. Picture yourself being the only member of that audience and everyone looking at you for answers as the “token” to...
June 7th, 1979, marked the first official African-American Music Appreciation Month. It was initiated and better known as Black Music Month. Black Music Month is an annual celebration that takes place every June to applaud those of...
This post was written and submitted by Zakkiyah Muhammad. Ava DuVernay has wowed audiences several times. But this time, she’s created something that everyone must see. When They See Us is...
At 9:41 AM on November 16th, 2017, after numerous hours of waiting, my first child was born into the world. I had joined the society of fatherhood. There are many ways to approach the responsibilities that accompany...

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