Black People Can’t Live Like White People: Accept It

I don’t think it’s fair that I have to follow a spreadsheet of rules when I interact with police but that’s just the way it is. When I get pulled over I keep my hands on the steering wheel, hands at 10 and 2. I do that so the officer can see my hands at […]

Black Car Mechanic Shifts Gears, Becomes Medical Doctor At 47

Cover Photo: Dr. Carl Allamby talks to a patient about their medical history in the emergency department at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital. Allamby recently started working as an ER resident at Akron General. He’s a former mechanic and business owner who decided to become a doctor while in his 40s. July 8, 2019 (Gus […]

Today’s Hot Products — From Drinks To Personal Care

LifeRoots black seed tea is a beverage that quenches both your thirst and your health. The main ingredient is black seed, a well known natural health supplement with many health benefits. Their black seed tea is made with your health in mind, and only contains natural ingredients such as filter water, herbs, and agave. They […]

This Man Opened A Grocery Store In A “Food Desert”

Brandon Cosby isn’t interested in what is — he only sees what should and can be. He is the Executive Director of Flanner House in Indianapolis, an organization originally designed by Booker T. Washington to lift Blacks in Indianapolis from slum conditions. Flanner House has a variety of programs that support families in the area […]

20 Years Before Kaepernick He Lost NBA Career Protesting The Anthem; Meet Him At Our Gala

*Cover photo by Pro Photographer Charles Winslow, Media Relations, Ice Cube Big3* Colin Kaepernick is most definitely a hero but before he took a knee, there was Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf. Abdul-Rauf was a promising NBA player who lost his career because he refused to stand for the National Anthem. 20 years before Kaepernick, Abdul-Rauf took a […]

Welcome To The Center Of The Movement: ATL

Love it or hate it, ATL is movement central. Dr. King was an international figure but he set up his Southern Christian Leadership Conference headquarters in ATL. The center of Black scholarship in America is a consortium of institutions of higher learning, all clustered in Atlanta — the Atlanta University Center. Atlanta also happens to […]

Wednesday’s Hot Products

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It’s Time to Destigmatize Mental Health in the Black Community

A careful study performed by researchers at Rutgers University detailed that African Americans had higher rates of both clinical and research-based diagnoses of schizophrenia. Research shows that African Americans are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as white Americans. African Americans in treatment present higher than expected rates of diagnosed schizophrenia in […]

Indianapolis Hosts Its First Black Restaurant Week

Black Restaurant Week (@blackrestaurantweek) is a multi-city culinary movement celebrating Pan-African cuisine. In addition to spotlighting amazing food from Black owned restaurants, the movement supports FARMS (@f.a.r.m.s), an organization that seeks to help protect aging Black farmers from abusive practices and relieve hunger in rural communities. With the National Urban League hosting its summer conference […]

3 Products To Help Black Children Grow And Develop

In today’s world, knowing one language isn’t always sufficient. Learning a second language isn’t just good for a child’s cognitive development but also much easier at their young age. Cubby Love Bears are the perfect solution for Black parents! These Dual Language Learning Bears are not only lovable but these bears will help teach kids […]