poltics

Ben Carson Likely to Run for President

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We have two years before electing the next President of the United States, but people are tepidly wading into the candidacy water. Ben Carson, the Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, who has rapidly become one of the Republican Party’s darlings, has said the “likelihood is strong” that...

Attorney General Eric Holder to Resign

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On Thursday, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. announced his resignation from his position. Holder, who was the nation’s first African-American to serve as attorney general, will remain in office until his replacement is nominated and confirmed. According to White House officials, “Attorney General Holder...

Hillary’s Gonna Win”: Pharrell Williams Talks Politics with GQ

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The “Happy” man with the Arby’s hat has already called it: Hillary Clinton is going to win the 2016 presidential election. Pharrell Williams recently sat down with GQ magazine to discuss hats, career, and family, but when the subject of his GIRL cover came up, the...

Politics, Soul and Love: The History of the Afro

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My afro, Harriet the ‘Fro, turns two this month. She’s named after Harriet Tubman and embodies the freedom Harriet attained for the hundreds of thousands she led to independence. The natural hair craze has been equally as freeing for the legions of black women embracing...

How They Plan to Steal the Election … and What You Can Do About It

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Deceptive practices around the 2012 Presidential election have reached bold and unprecedented proportions.  Here’s what you need to know to ensure that your vote counts on Election Day. A last-minute action put in place Friday night by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, now places new burdens on...