One of the most common ways proposed to help shrink the racial wealth gap has been through homeownership, something that has eluded many Black people throughout American history.

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! https://youtu.be/ark33ln3_lM HBCU FACTS: The purpose of HBCUs, in the […]

Education is one of the most powerful tools you can have. So it’s no secret that in the history of the United States, there was a time when African-Americans were held back from educational opportunities because of the color of their skin. During slavery, slaves were killed because they knew how to read. After the […]

There are five issues of criminal justice reform that have long needed attention.

All month we’ve been celebrating our achievers and dreamers and doers and thinkers and creators that prove the old adage that life begins at 40. If you’ve missed any honorees, check out the list so far: 40 – 30: Lucy McBath, Anthony Lynn, Broderick Johnson and more , 30 – 20: Chadwick Boseman, Kamala Harris, Regina King and […]

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We’re coming to the end of Black History Month and our tribute to books and authors. So what better way to wrap things up than to offer our picks for the top 10 Black authors you should be reading. No, this is not a comprehensive list – we keep telling you 10 choices is not […]

Today for Black History Month, we recognize Benjamin Banneker. Get your Black History Cards here: UrbanIntellectuals.com Follow The Beat On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Today for Black History Month, we recognize Marcus Garvey. Get your Black History Cards here: UrbanIntellectuals.com Follow The Beat On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Today for Black History Month, we recognize Rube Foster. Get your Black History Cards here: UrbanIntellectuals.com Follow The Beat On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Today for Black History Month, we recognize Angela Davis. Get your Black History Cards here: UrbanIntellectuals.com Follow The Beat On Twitter: Sign Up For Our Newsletter!