How is it that the sex tape clips, filmed at production-level quality, were released the same day the trailer detailing the event was already on Vh1's website and had been televised?
We all started rocking our shoulders and swaying our hips to a natural beat and rhythm among the trees which connected all of us, women and nature in a deeply, moving, spiritual experience with the natural surroundings
Although not a deal-breaker, Combs' history is still relevant in the sense of the message it sends to those unable to actually hear him May 10. There are more reasons to give pause and maybe even the side-eye to Combs' appearance than to applaud the selection.
The City of Chicago without a doubt would be my first love. That city has given me so much and it pains me to watch the turmoil and unrest brewing in our very own country. What can we all do to change this?
Year after year in the United States, we have celebrated Financial Literacy Month in April. Yet it seems that we still lack a sufficient understanding of young people's experiences with and attitudes towards financial literacy.
To let many men tell it, they are experts at deciphering the intentions of women and wooing them towards a mutual attraction, but this confidence quickly disperses when it comes to discussion of sexual assault.
A survey released this month by the Council for Economic Education found that fewer than half of states require an economics course as a high school graduation requirement, and only 17 states require a personal finance course. Fortunately, I was already armed.
Affirmative action has helped to provide the diversity that provided truth, even if not perfectly. Until we had a more perfect route to telling the truth of who we are and who we could be as a nation we needed to have something else in place.
I love soul food and sushi. Eve's Bayou and Gone with the Wind. Josephine Baker and Audrey Hepburn. Kanye West and Maroon 5. Some will accept it, some won't, but most importantly, I do.
Those of us who are staunch advocates of HBCUs must not allow our support to impede a critical, yet objective analysis of what these institutions must do to become more competitive and responsive.
Lupita Nyong'o was crowned People's Most Beautiful this year. Here are the top 10 reasons she's so woman crush-worthy and inspirational.
Taboo Yardies is an insightful documentary film on the pain and human rights violation of Jamaican people that shows that Jamaica is not ready to deal with this human issue.
It takes a community working together to prepare for, respond to and recover effectively from the destructive forces of nature and other emergencies. Minority Health Month reminds us how important health equity is -- not just for minority communities but for our health and strength as a nation.
Schuette is widely misunderstood as being a case about affirmative action. It is not. In fact, it leaves in place Supreme Court law recognizing diversity as a compelling governmental interest and permitting carefully constructed affirmative action programs.
College is an exciting time, but it's also an expensive time. With the average debt for graduating seniors hovering around $29,000 (according to CNN), every incoming freshman should be taking a crash course in College Finances 101.
American discourse demands that no one notice that being white gives people unearned advantages. It is long past time to admit that dominant groups do not prevail because their members are so exemplary but because the system is set up to ensure that they win even when they are mediocre.
By Karu F. Daniels, AOL Black Voices
Nick Cannon has made a breakthrough this week at the Cannes Film Festival.
The 'Drumline' star will be honored tonight with the "Breakthrough Actor of the Year Award," at the 'Studio' Magazine/Chopard Revelation Awards, which is one of the four official events of the annual film festival.
The 26-year old San Diego native is receiving the honor for his work in the critically acclaimed Emilio Estevez-directed drama 'Bobby.'
According to his rep, this marks the first time in the festival's history that any African American Actor has received such an honor.
"I am humbled and grateful to have received such a coveted award at this prestigious event at the Cannes Film Festival," the recently-engaged 'Wild' N' Out' producer shared. "It was a great privilege to have been a part of the amazing ensemble cast of 'Bobby' and now, to be recognized amongst such tremendous talents is truly an honor."
Cannon is sharing this award with newcomer James McAvoy ('Last King of Scotland').
The awards will be presented to the at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France by the award show's co-president and actor, Jude Law. Actress Evan Rachel Wood will be honored for "Breakthrough Actress."
In the fall of last year, the former Nickelodeon star signed a 'first-look' television production deal with MTV (reportedly the largest talent/producer deal in MTV's history). In the feature film arena, he has concluded a similar deal with Lion's Gate Films, his rep confirmed.
Since 2001, Studio Magazine and their entire staff cast their votes together and finalize a list of the most talented actors that are the revelations of the year. The goal is to award and encourage young actors to continue to make a difference in the film industry.
Previous recipients of the award include Hayden Christiansen, Audrey Tautou, Jonathan Rhys, Meyers, Marion Cottilard, Kelly Reilly, Kevin Zegers, Jasmine Trinca, Rodrigo Santoro and Gael Garcia Bernal.