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Updated: Renisha McBride’s Killer Will Face Murder Trial

Today marks the second day of hearings in the Renisha McBride murder case. Theodore Wafer, 54, was charged with second-degree murder in McBride’s killing. McBride banged on the door of his Dearborn Heights, Mich. home on Nov. 2, shortly after being in a car accident....

[INTERNATIONAL PLAYER] Bayyina Black: Global Citizen

Travel is about more than just a quick break from the boredom of everyday life.  It’s often about stepping outside of the “norm” and immersing yourself in a world completely different from your own. It’s about learning, growing and blazing a path of change along...

Without A Trace

“I’ve had girls before where I just, you know, disappeared. I know, it’s bogus. But I just stopped calling, stopped returning her calls. Just ended all contact without a word.” I wish I could have been more disgusted when one of my homeboys shared this...

How Honest Are You With Your Doctor?

Visits to the doctor can be awkward. Depending on the type of doctor and purpose of your visit, the awkwardness can range from having to step on the scale to having to throw your feet into stirrups. As if these moments aren’t awkward enough doctors...

Do You DooBop? A Beauty Website For Women Of Color

There’s a new kid on the internet block and its name is DooBop.  The newly launched beauty e-commerce site, Doobop.com, has a variety of products specifically for women of color as well as women with various textures of hair. DooBop’s was founded by  Jodie Patterson, who...

Black Women Make Significant Gains as Entrepreneurs

Black women are often in the news for statistics that are negative, these numbers reflecting health care, education, and other disparities that disproportionately impact this segment. By contrast, a new study from the Center for American Progress, The State of Women of Color in the United...