Let me start by saying that I'm a fan. But then you did that interview with GQ. I was more than a little disappointed with the things you had to say about the Washington football team's name and logo, and I think we need to have a talk.
I am deeply troubled by your sudden quietness in the midst of such powerful youth activism against police brutality and state violence. The killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has awakened a movement, yet you are silent. Other members of the black entertainment industry have contributed in various ways, yet you are ghost.
Most of the rank-and-file conservatives with whom we might interact get their information from conservative media sources. Republican politicians are ensconced within it as well. Inside the walls of that closed environment, facts that do not jibe with conservative ideology or the conservative interpretation of events are twisted, turned on their head, or simply ignored.
Even though there are a few ways you can try and accelerate the process, it takes time to build credit. Credit cards can be one of the best ways to do so, and if you commit to using them properly, it can be worth the time you spend strategizing.
It's been said many times that having a low credit score can hurt your finances. In addition to the recognizable consequences, there are a few lesser known, but still hazardous, effects bad credit can have on you.
I am a registered Republican. And I'm black. I'm for civil and equal rights. A raise in minimum wage, I'm for a woman's right to choose an abortion. My switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party was not about ideology but about power.
The tea party and other elected extremists cannot bring themselves to believe that voters just aren't buying the poisonous policies they're trying to sell. So they operate under the belief that if you won't vote for them, you shouldn't vote at all.
Illinois is home to a vicious cycle that prevents its black residents from reaching their full potential, and too little attention is being paid to the numbers driving it.
The money decisions you make today can lead to either a secure or a scary financial future. Don't be tricked into being complacent. Think ahead, plan ahead -- and avoid these 13 money mistakes that could haunt you for years to come.
Being black or brown isn't the problem. Neither is my childhood dream of having a house full of black and brown babies. The problem is white supremacy. I don't mean the still-dangerous KKK or Aryan Brotherhood. The white supremacy I'm talking about is much quieter.
During the Weekend of Resistance, activists joined many actions planned by the youth organizers. On Friday, October 10, despite an intense rainstorm, hundreds marched in Clayton, Missouri demanding that the county prosecutor step down.
When you hire Bill Murray to star in your comedy, his eccentric curmudgeon persona comes with the deal. First-time screenwriter/director Theodore Melfi knew that and desperately wanted Murray to star in his movie, which is based on a true-life experience.
Over the past two weeks, community members in L.A. have held a vigils to mourn the death and celebrate the life of Aniya Parker. The murder of Ms. Parker marked the eighth homicide of a transgender woman of color reported in the U.S. since June. She was shot in the head and killed as she was fleeing from three men who had confronted her on a sidewalk in Hollywood.
Every student desires professors that understand and respect them, and minority students only want the same: Instructors who are trained to deal with cultural issues when they arise.
Vice President Joe Biden got the tongues furiously wagging again after a recent meeting with black ministers in South Carolina.
Here was a woman, a black woman no less, making tremendous strides in business in a time before women even had the right to vote.
Because we have already called for an end to mass incarceration, but, though there has been progress, our elected local, state and especially federal officials haven't gone far enough.
With the recent exit of Paula Abdul and the new hiring of Ellen DeGeneres, it was only a matter of time before another judge would depart 'American Idol.'
After eight years, and despite being told to name his price, on Jan.11, Simon Cowell announced at the Television Critics Association press tour that this would be his last season on TV's most successful talent competition series.
And one big name has come up as the fiery Brit's replacement: Jamie Foxx.
A show insider tells Life & Style magazine that Academy Award-winning actor/singer is a strong contender for the job, as is Interscope Records co-founder Jimmy Iovine, who is credited with launching Eminem's career, among others.
Last year, the comedian served as a mentor to the 'Idol' finalists during Rat Pack week. He also performed his hit single, 'Blame It.'
Fuller, however, may have other designs. He's allegedly eyeing Madonna to fill Cowell's position as one of the show's two male judges along with Randy Jackson, a decision that will be tough for him.
"When we have to do something about Simon, I'll be in the luxury position of looking at all the greatest stars of the world," said ' Idol' creator Simon Fuller, who is allegedly eyeing Madonna to join the show.As widely reported, Cowell will concentrate on bringing his British talent show, 'The X-Factor' state-side in the fall of 2011. Ironically, 'X-Factor' brought the demise of 'Pop Idol,' the UK version of 'American Idol.'