Black community

  When out at industry events, I’ve come across actors who have said it takes a smart actor to play a dumb person on-screen. So…

By Raynard Jackson, NNPA Columnist: I was flipping through the TV channels last week and came across one of Spike Lee’s best movies, School Daze.  This was…

Two-thirds of Black male students who start at public colleges and universities do not graduate within six years, which is the lowest college completion rate among both sexes and all racial groups in U.S. higher education. Researchers in the past decade have called attention to these high attrition rates and other troubling trends concerning this […]

KultureKritic: Harry Belafonte, who did a great deal of work for the black community during the Civil Rights Movement, is making no secret of the fact that he’s very disappointed in many young black celebrities when it comes to to social activism.  Speaking this week with the Hollywood Reporter, Belafonte pointed out Jay-Z and Beyonce as prime […]

  For sex to be such a “taboo” topic in the black community as RHOA’s Kandi Burruss says, she sure had no problem discussing it with Bethenny Frankel on the reality television star’s talk show Bethenny. Kandi came on the show to talk about her line of sex toys and why black men don’t like vibrators, […]