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NCBCP Black Youth Vote Convenes over 400 Black Men and Boys on Capitol Hill to Organize Around Moving From Protest to Policy to the Polls

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Over 400 black men and boys attended the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s (NCBCP) Black Youth Vote (BYV) 2016 Day on Capitol Hill. Organizing around the theme, “Moving From Protest to Policy to the Polls,” the young men came together to strategize for the upcoming election and visited elected officials to discuss priority issues […]

Dillard University’s President Kimbrough Calls Barring of Amite High Valedictorian the Height of Hypocrisy

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The following is a copy of Kimbrough’s letter to Superintendent Kolwe in regards to the national embarrassment: Mark Kolwe, Superintendent Tangipahoa Parish School System 59656 Puleston Road Amite. LA 70422 Last night, I watched “The Nightly Show” with Larry Wilmore. In the first segment, he discussed the case of Andrew Jones at Amite High School. […]

Research by MEE Productions Indicates That Digital Devices Can Be a Path to Success for Young Black and Latino Males

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Philadelphia, PA – A newly released report reveals that improving life outcomes for boys and men of color will rely heavily on their access to trusted resources, both in face-to-face interactions and online. In “Heard, Not Judged – Insights into the Talents, Realities and Needs of Young Men of Color,” researchers concluded that the creative […]

Unable to Support ‘Misogynist’ Trump, Young Republicans National Federation Communications Chair, Katrina Elaine Jorgensen, Resigns

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What a refreshing experience to read about a young lady, Katrina Elaine Jorgensen, with principles and values that she stands by. She knows the difference between right and wrong and decided to stand on the right side of history as it relates to supporting Trump. With young people like her out there I feel confident […]

The Detention of Poor Immigrant Mothers and Children are Money-Making Hustle for Private Prisons

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By Ester Yu-Hsi Lee, ThinkProgress.org – During separate conference calls to talk about earnings reports, two of the country’s largest for-profit private prisons indicated that they saw their profits soar from holding immigrant mothers and children in detention centers across the country. Revenues increased during the first quarter of 2016 for both the Corrections Corp. […]

BET Networks Announces Official Nominees for the 2016 “BET Awards”

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New York, NY – BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B), today announced the nominations for the 2016 “BET Awards,” taking place at Microsoft Theater on Sunday, June 26. This year’s broadcast marks 16 years of spectacular performances, must-see moments, outstanding talent, and exquisite music: from Alicia Keys performing during the Prince […]

Take a Risk and Become a Job Creator

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By C. Dwayne West, CEO MG Media – The National Urban League’s Job Report was recently released, and it highlighted the horrible JOB disparities between blacks and other racial groups. The numbers are not surprising if you understand this country and their continued disdain for a begging people. Yep, that’s exactly what I said – […]

Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero Found Not Guilty of All Charges

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Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Monday acquitted Officer Edward Nero of all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. The judgment, following a five-day bench trial, is the first in the closely-watched case. Nero, 30, faced four misdemeanor charges of second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct […]