Clutch Magazine

I Don’t Stand With the Media’s Coverage of Jada

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  “Honesty and openness is always the foundation of insightful dialogue.” ― Bell Hooks, All About Love: New Visions 16-year-old Houston native Jada made headlines earlier this week after her rape went viral. In an interview with local Texas news station KHOU, a tearful and...

15 Of The Most Outrageously Stupid Responses To The “Dear White People” Movie Trailer (And Smart Responses To Them)

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A new film called “Dear White People” swept accolades at the Sundance Film Festival and is making its way to theaters this fall. To market the comedy, a trailer was released recently that has since been viewed over a million times on YouTube and has also...

Nas Traces His Family Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series “Finding Your Roots,” he welcomed the opportunity. But it hit him hard when he saw 1859 documentation of an ancestor being sold as a slave, he said during a...

Newark, N.J., Schools Probed After Claims Of Race Discrimination

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  Newark, NJ schools are undergoing a drastic change, called the “One Newark” plan.  The reorganization plan will close several schools and convert others to charter schools, but some parents are calling foul.  A parent led group says the closings and changes disproportionately affects black...

Former Fugees Member Sued For Back Child Support

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Times seem to be hard for at least two former members of the Fugees. First Lauryn Hill had tax problems, which she ended up serving time for. And now Pras Michel is being sued for back child support. According to his baby mother, she’s living in...