As the New York Police Department contends with an explosive trial regarding its “stop-and-frisk” policy, a Hip-Hop legend joins in to call out the controversial practice. Yasiin Bey released a PSA yesterday (May 21) addressing the NYPD and its allegedly racist policy.
Is there still country for Air Force 1s? The iconic (seriously, no cliche) basketball shoe still looks ill in the right colorways and this latest Supreme version fits that bill.
National Lampoon and Saturday Night Live legend Chevy Chase is under fire after breaking the unwritten code of ethics in Black/White relations. In a reported protest over lines intended for his bigoted character Pierce Hawthorne of NBC’s Community, Chase used the “n-word” towards the show’s writers, claiming he feared that his character would be asked to use […]
In Idaho, where Black residents only make up half a percent of the overall population, the “Gem State” found itself in the national spotlight after the lone Black state legislator received a recruitment letter from the KKK at her home address. Rep. Cherie Buckner-Webb called the letter “something a little unsettling.” Rep. Buckner Webb was […]
A study conducted by the Archives of Dermatology making use of key figures and data from the Florida Cancer Data System has rendered what can only be described as an interesting find. Even though Black and Latino people are significantly less likely to develop melanoma and other forms of skin related cancer, when they do […]
Sickle Cell Anemia affects over 70,000 adults in the United States, many being Black American men and women. The trauma associated with this disease is often unbearable for some and totally intolerable others; for both groups, hope is on the way, manifesting itself in the form of a new groundbreaking procedure that might obliterate an […]