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WE HAVE TO SUPPORT our Sisters and Brothers in Sudan, they are dying and there is a cover up in progress!

— ADVERTISEMENT — The people of Sudan have been fighting a monumental fight, an amazing struggle against the leftover corrupt powerhouse of their old government and the army. The horrendous system that was left behind after the fall out of colonialism in the motherland. And now our sisters and brothers are dying as they continue …

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Police Killed Rapper Willie McCoy Whilst He Slept, Bodycam Vid Suggests

The UK’s Guardian newspaper reported Footage is consistent with claims of McCoy’s family, who said officers did not try to wake him or talk to him before shooting. And they wrote: Vallejo police have released footage of the killing of Willie McCoy at a Taco Bell, showing six officers shooting the 20-year-old who was sleeping …

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Why We Should BOYCOTT the NFL if Colin Kaepernick Isn’t Signed? | Are You Down?

Urban Intellectuals posted a question on our Facebook page that prompted this article. We asked the question, if Colin Kaepernick isn’t signed, will you ban the NFL? The responses ranged from absolutely to why would I do that, I love football. Obviously, we’ve been excited to see the support for the movement and disappointed in …

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Instead of The Ice or Grown & Sexy: Here Are 21 Challenges For The Black Community

Instead of The Ice or Grown & Sexy: Here Are 21 Challenges For The Black Community

The viral nature of social media is what makes it a powerful tool. Messages spread quickly over various social, economic, even political groups. The problem in the black community are the messages we are spreading. Nothing of power or substance seems to carry much steam through the social sphere, but notions of entertainment, fights or …

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Beyonce Gives Back: Builds $7 Million Homeless Housing Complex

Beyonce Gives Back: Builds $7 Million Homeless Housing Complex

Everyone desires to be a philanthropist in some manner, but few actually dawn the mantle. Beyonce is one celebrity working towards being put into this category despite the naysayers. Many believe Beyonce and other celebrities should give back more. Maybe they are attempting to count her fortune, which landed her atop the Forbes most powerful …

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Barbershops, The Black Man's Country Club, In LA Get $8.5 Million Grant To Do Good In The Neighborhood

Barbershops, The Black Man’s Country Club, In LA Get $8.5 Million Grant To Do Good In The Neighborhood

Barbershops in our community are often referred to as the Black Man’s Country Club. We frequent these establishments almost weekly spending a few minutes in the chair, but enjoy hours of soaking up wonderful conversations about current events, relationships, politics, and of course we enjoy a bit of joking with one another as well. However, …

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Approved: Slavery Reparations By Dallas County Commissioners

Approved: Slavery Reparations By Dallas County Commissioners

It might be hard to believe, but slavery reparations was approved by the Dallas County Commissioners this week. In a unanimous vote, the resolution put forth by John Wiley Price was accepted by everyone on the board. However, it turns out many of the commissioners were not actually paying close attention to the words of …

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