Clutch Magazine

Open Thread: Video Surfaces of Teens Rapping About Oral Sex — Is Hip Hop or Parenting To Blame?

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The internet is buzzing over a video of five young teenage boys rapping about oral sex. The disturbing clip shows the youngsters rapping about performing oral sex on men in graphic, explicit detail. One line from the rap goes: “Sucking on a díck fast, I never...

OWN Finds Success With Programming for Black Women, But Is It What We Want to See?

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Since Oprah launched her cable network, OWN, back in 2011 many have wondered if the media mogul would be able to replicate the massive success of her powerhouse talk show.  But the transition from Queen of Daytime to Network Honcho was a bumpy one. Despite...

Monica Loves Her Blended Family: Five Steps for Building Effective Co-Parenting Friendships

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So So Def founder, Jermaine Dupri, recently conversed with renowned songstress Monica for his “Living the Life” web series. The Atlanta-natives converged in the studio to discuss everything from surviving in the music business to maintaining a peaceful marriage. One poignant aspect of their nine-minute...

Deceased Black Nun May Reach Sainthood

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A Baltimore nun who initiated the world’s first black Catholic order has begun the process to sainthood. The remains of Mother Mary Lange, who started the order in 1829, have been returned to the Oblate Sisters of Providence. The Haiti-born, Cuban-raised nun was initially buried...

Do Blacks Care About Government Spying?

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From The Grio – The current spying controversy at the National Security Agency has caught many Americans off guard and has conjured up images of Big Brother.  The NSA has secretly collected the private phone calls and internet data of its citizens, allowing the federal agency...