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Bodies of two babies found hidden in funeral home ceiling

Bodies of two babies found hidden in funeral home ceiling

Smith, Bizzell Warner and Son Funeral Home in Gary, Indiana. (Video still via WGN/Chicago) GARY, Ind. (AP) — Police say the remains of two babies have been found in small…

Yes, Black America Fears The Police. Here’s Why.

This story was co-published with Politico Magazine. Last July 4, my family and I went to Long Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and her family. After eating…

‘Rape Trumps Race’: Is Bill Cosby’s Image Tarnished in Black History?

Every year, in America, on March 1st while our clocks strike 12:00 a.m. Black History Month is over. Just like the infamous fairy tale Cinderella, all the magic disappears at…

Dear Bossip: He Cheats & I Forgive Him, But I Cheat & He Wants To Leave

Dear Bossip: He Cheats & I Forgive Him, But I Cheat & He Wants To Leave

Dear Bossip, I have been in a relationship now with this guy for 15 years. We have two beautiful children together. In the first 2 years of our relationship he…

Advocating for HBCUs

Several blog postings ago, I promised to share my thoughts about what I believe HBCU alumni can do to support their alma mater. As we enter 2015, a year filled…

All Lives Matter: Improving the Lives of Young Boys and Men of Color

In communities across the country, demonstrators have peacefully organized to protest against violence. Protesters have been seeking justice for Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Eric Garner — among others —…

Black Lives Will Matter When Our Tragedies Turn to Triumph: Let Ferguson Be a Start

“This is Ashley from Ferguson.” For several months, whenever someone would introduce me they would mention Ferguson. I would watch as people’s eyes changed, softening and flooding with concern instantly.…

The Power of Embodying Black Mastery and Our Full Leadership Potential

On February 1, 1960 four black students sat down at a segregated lunch counter I Greensboro, NC sparking one of Black America’s largest waves of protest. By the end of…

9 things you think you know about Jesus that are probably wrong

Jesus has been described as the best known figure in history, and also the least known. If you mentioned the name “Jesus” and someone asked Jesus who, you might blink.…

April V. Taylor: Why Is Assata Shakur A Hero To Black People But A Terrorist To The Government

April V. Taylor: Why Is Assata Shakur A Hero To Black People But A Terrorist To The Government

April V. Taylor According to the United States government, Assata Shakur, born JoAnne Chesimard, is an escaped convicted cop killer and a domestic terrorist, worthy of being placed on the…