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Are we living in a post-gay society?

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker has just spent his first days as a newly-elected U.S. Senator marrying gay couples in New Jersey, where marriage equality has become a reality. This affirmation of gay rights fits in with Booker’s stated beliefs, even though he has consistently skirted questions about his...

Music Teacher Segregates Class By Race & Insults Black Children

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Fifth graders at Hazel Harvey Peace Elementary school in Fort Worth, Texas told their parents a music teacher divided the class by race, as well as insulted their families. “He called the class stupid, and when he separated the black kids from the white kids, he...

Black Boys Find it Easier to Integrate in Suburban Schools Than Black Girls

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Research that was recently published in the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of Education journal revealed that black boys may find it easier to fit into a suburban school than black girls. Megan M. Holland, a professor at the University of Buffalo, studied the social impact of desegregation on minority...

She Said: More Love, Money & Ultimatums Advice

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  Super Thick, As much as I am sure your  “girlfriend whisperer” friend is near and dear to your heart, I completely disagree with ultimatums being tacky, and I question her judgment.   I think meaningless ultimatums or ones that carry no weight are tacky, but when the ultimatum is...

BET’s ‘Being Mary Jane’ Gets Series Premiere Date

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Being Mary Jane, BET’s first original scripted drama now has a launch date . The  series will debut on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10 p.m. and a first look clip is below. The film and series is created by Mara Brock Akil (The Game) and follows the life...