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Pigment Challenged

Black-ish is a new sitcom on ABC it focuses on a black family living in a wealthy predominantly white suburb of Los Angeles. The show tackles the topic of race and what it means to be black in today’s society. 763 more words

When Keeping It Real Goes Black-ish

“Black-ish picks up the conversation the Huxtables were having when the cameras weren’t on.”
–myself, 9/24/2014

To round off ABC’s Wednesday night line-up with millennial sit-coms using the pre-year 2000 format of focusing on the American family, after three back-to-back shows focusing predominantly on Anglo-Saxon families, there is a black family.   2,099 more words

Politics

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Editor's Note: This piece was originally posted at "The Uppity Negro", the personal blog of our ICU Co-Founder/Editor Joshua L. Lazard.

Public Humiliation of the Black Man & Black Family

A few months ago, upon hearing the comments by Stephen A. Smith in regards to the domestic violence incident surrounding NFL-player Ray Rice and his then fiancé, Janay, I took to facebook to share my opinion and discuss the issue of domestic violence/victim blaming with friends and whomever cared enough to comment. 611 more words

African American

Why keep things a secret if it could possibly kill you?

I’ve yet to understand why health issues have been such a hard subject to speak on in black families. Millions of Black Americans hide secrets from there loved ones that could change there lives and the lives of other family members for the better. 126 more words

Black Families

Thank you for rocking with the Conversation Mixtape!!!

We did it!  Another dope and beautiful Conversation Mixtape! 

Much love to our featured panelists for the “Black Man’s Perspectives”: Rob Dz, Langston Evans, Kaleem Caire, Amadou Fofana, Michael Johnson, Ant Da HopeBoy, and Anthony Cooper Sr.  98 more words

Healthy Relationships

Emasculation - Let’s Cut It Out!

Emasculate: To castrate; deprive of strength or vigor; weaken.

I find it interesting that most women regard themselves as Queens or claim they’re a ride or die chick yet as soon as their man does something wrong they’re quick to say “fuck that nigga!” or “these niggas ain’t shit”. 1,049 more words

Free Minds

Book Review: We Real Cool by bell hooks

We Real Cool is a collection of ten essays written by bell hooks on black men and masculinity. This features excerpts from various books and research on the inner workings of the lives of black men and their struggles in this white patriarchal society. 605 more words

African American