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Nick Cannon is joining the assortment of voices who aren’t exactly thrilled about Travis Scott‘s decision to join Maroon 5 for the upcoming Super Bowl halftime show. “I’m team Kaepernick all day,” Cannon told Raquel Harper during a Raq Rants chat this week. “I call it cultural equity. So, we not mad about Big Boi for being on the Super Bowl. He’s for the people. But […]

Donald Trump continued his streak of defending accused abusers while simultaneously attacking alleged victims this morning. Just before 9 a.m., Trump took to Twitter to speak his mind about Christine Blasey Ford’s request that the Federal Bureau of Investigations look into her claims that Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both high […]

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas may have finally had enough with the losing culture. Following Sunday’s 24-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium, Thomas was asked about making a mandate to the front office to infuse talent onto a roster that boasts more than two dozen players with three or […]

Tracee Ellis Ross is our best girlfriend in our heads.

It would seem that, in a world finally beginning to celebrate the accomplishments and existence of Black woman, a world where we have a stage to be more vocal than ever before, one could appreciate the acknowledgment that Black women are special. That’s not because we’re superhuman or because we’ve endured the scourge of standing […]

Bill Cosby’s victim-blaming is a clear example of rape culture.   The number of women accusing Bill Cosby with sexual assault stands at a whopping 55 (and counting) and as each new allegation surfaces, the 78-year-old comedian finds his immaculate legacy in the balance. While no criminal charges have been filed against him, that has […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson delivered a progress report Wednesday on how the city is working to comply with mandates from the Department of Justice. The progress report is part of the settlement between the city and the DOJ that requires the city to file a progress report twice a year on the areas that they have addressed when it […]

Rachel Dolezal, appropriator of Black womanhood, reportedly plans to name her unborn sonLangston Hughes, reports the New York Daily News. Over the summer, a television news station exposed Dolezal as the daughter of a White couplein a story that went viral. Later, she resigned under fire as president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP after critics […]

One of the most high-profile philanthropic love affairs in modern history has come to an end. In the wake of mounting rape and sexual assault allegations, Spelman College has severed ties with Bill Cosby. RELATED: NBC Severs Ties With Bill Cosby According to the Times, the illustrious HBCU has discontinued its William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professorship and returned […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – You’ve heard of the movement behind #BlackLivesMatter. Now a national conference comes to Cleveland this weekend. Hundreds from all over the world are expected to attend the three-day event, featuring different presentations and speeches at various locations around downtown. The conference will discuss what is next for its members, and how to influence real change. “We […]

The popular retail chain claims the response has been “positive” for the controversial shirts, which critics claim it “reinforces rape culture.”   Target’s slogan tells us to “expect more” and “pay less.” And some were certainly expecting more of the retailer after it came out with this women’s shirt with the word trophy on it. “It’s kind of making women […]

Author Josh Levs has been standing up for fathers since he fought and won his own battle for paternity leave. From JoshLevs.com: When journalist and fatherhood columnist Josh Levs was denied fair parental leave by his employer after his child was born, he fought back—and won. In the process, he became a leading advocate for modern […]