Louisiana Farmers are being Licensed to grow Hemp

Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural...

Cardi B Shares Support for Dwyane Wade’s Transgender Daughter Zaya

Zaya recently came to her parents and asked to be referred to by the pronouns “she” and “her,” and that her parents don’t use her given name, Zion. Wade and...

What is Redlining in Real Estate?

Redlining is a discriminatory practice in real estate, typically involving mortgage lenders that refuse to lend money or extend credit to borrowers in certain areas of...

The Significance and History of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education that were established with the purpose to provide African Americans education....

#ThrowbackThursday – From Gentrification to Decline: How Neighborhoods Really Change

A new report and accompanying map finds extreme gentrification in a few cities, but the dominant trend—particularly in the suburbs—is the concentration of low-income...

History of White Artists Criticizing Hip-Hop

Days after her historic night at the 2020 Grammy Awards, Billie Eilish was in trouble. Or at least to some music fans she was. The 18-year-old appeared in Vogue’s...

Chaka Khan Gets Roasted for National Anthem Rendition During All-Star Performance

Wearing what appeared to be a customized Chicago Bulls top sporting Michael Jordan’s retired No. 23, Chaka Khan offered up some of the vocal riffs and runs that...

50 Cent Tells the Inspiring True Story of Isaac Wright Jr. In New Series ‘For Life’

Inspired by the true story of Isaac Wright Jr., ABC’s new series For Life is a fictionalized legal and family drama following the life of lawyer, prisoner, and...

Kobe Bryant And Gigi Were Laid To Rest In Private Corona Del Mar Funeral Service

Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, were laid to rest in a private funeral service last Friday. The private funeral was held at Pacific View Memorial Park...

When Did Black Americans Actually Get the Right to Vote?

In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the United States found itself in uncharted territory. With the Confederacy’s defeat, some 4 million enslaved black men,...