Cities United : How Mayors Are Tackling Gun Violence

Launched in 2011, Cities United is a national movement focused on eliminating the violence in American

“Oh Lord, Pray, Sinner, Come:” The Cultural Reverberations of WGN’s Underground

KELISHA GRAVES “Oh Lord, pray, sinner, come. Move, Daniel. Move!” -Ms. Ernestine’s song. opening sequence to episode

Characters to Avoid While Online Dating

Oh to the new age of dating, it’s unlikely to find anyone now days who hasn’t

Nat Turner is Coming! A New Trajectory in Black Antebellum Filmography

KELISHA B. GRAVES     If you know anything about D.W. Griffith’s original film “Birth of a

Young People in Chicago Watch and Discuss Spike Lee’s Chiraq

Spike Lee’s newest feature film, Chiraq, has caused lots of controversy in Chicago since the inception

Viral Teen YouTube Star Renounces Conservatism

SOURCE:CNN The 13-year-old Internet phenom who gained national attention criticizing President Barack Obama and briefly was

The Audacity of Scandal’s Abortion Scene

SOURCE:THE ATLANTIC Around this time of year, “Silent Night” typically evokes nativity scenes: a mother and

John Oliver Says U.S. Students Don’t Know Much About Africa

Africa is a continent, not a country. Raven Symone isn’t the only American that does not

Love Won?

After today’s Supreme Court ruling, some LGBT folks will now have access to the state sanctioned privileges designated

A Woman on the $10 Bill Means….?

The U.S. Department of Treasury has confirmed that we will definitely see a woman on the

SCOTUS and The New Trans Movement

Today is a historic day in the United States, the Supreme Court has just ruled in

The Paradoxical Flag Debate, Does Removing it Matter?

 The memory of African people in this hemisphere of the world –as it relates to terrorism

What Will I Teach My Children

  I remember at five years old being scared of two men, who wore black uniforms

Open Letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama,   In July a group of organizers from around the nation will convene

“He Named Me Malala”

  Global Education advocate, Malala Yousafzai appears on The Daily Show to talk about the new