NFL TE Julius Thomas Retires to Pursue Ph.D. in Psychology to Study CTE

ulius Thomas Retires to Pursue Ph.D.

NFL tight end for the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins, Julius Thomas, 30, announced his retirement from football to pursue his doctorate in psychology. Thomas is looking to anchor his research on CTE in order to investigate “the effects of contact sports on brain trauma and neurobehavioral performance.” Continue reading “NFL TE Julius Thomas Retires to Pursue Ph.D. in Psychology to Study CTE”

A YOUNG BLACK GIRL BREAKS DOWN RACISM AND GENTRIFICATION IN MUCH-NEEDED NEW SERIES

We are living in a time in which the media has brought the appropriation, consumption and annihilation of Black and brown culture front and center. We are flooded as adults with such triggering imagery and conversation, but one thing we continuously fail to address is how it’s affecting the most vulnerable and inquisitive audience: our children. Continue reading “A YOUNG BLACK GIRL BREAKS DOWN RACISM AND GENTRIFICATION IN MUCH-NEEDED NEW SERIES”

10 Euphemisms For ‘Racist’ That Won’t Hurt White People’s Feelings

Have you ever referred to someone or something as racist?

I have.

While many people shy away from using the word because of its incendiary nature, I use it a lot. A whole lot. My predilection for using the term is not because I think everything and everyone is racist. It’s that I want to normalize the word. Continue reading “10 Euphemisms For ‘Racist’ That Won’t Hurt White People’s Feelings”

29-year-old Bahamian airline owner continues family tradition

Most kids dream of becoming a teacher, doctor, or even a pilot. Have you ever dreamed of having your own airline? Meet 29-year-old attorney Rexy Rolle, the vice president of operations and general counsel of Western Air Limited. She runs one of the largest Black-owned airlines, which is owned by her amazing parents. Continue reading “29-year-old Bahamian airline owner continues family tradition”

ABC cancels ‘Black-ish’ episode dealing with kneeling during national anthem

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed sitcom “Black-ish” is renowned for its deft ability to tackle controversial contemporary issues while inducing giggles, making it arguably the most bodacious show on network television that’s centered on race and society in this country. Continue reading “ABC cancels ‘Black-ish’ episode dealing with kneeling during national anthem”

Black Lives movement labeled a ‘terrorist’ organization by politicians

In African American news, We’ve seen this movie play out before. Instead of addressing the issue of why the organization, Black Lives Matter, was formed in the first place, the politicians and cultural gatekeepers slapped a label on BLM in an effort to “neutralize” it and silence its leadership. Continue reading “Black Lives movement labeled a ‘terrorist’ organization by politicians”