When I think of the first black owned business I’ve ever supported, countless trips to Alex Walker’s barbershop on the northside of Kalamazoo, Michigan vividly flashes into my mind. I can still picture the multiple side tables with Jet magazines stacked high and the smell of an assortment of black hair products in the air. […]
Follow The Beat On Twitter: Jay-Z attended the Florida rally in honor of Trayvon Martin. He gave a shout out to Trayvon’s parents for their strength they have been displaying. He said that Trayvon “serves as a beacon of light to all the people out here so you guys will never have to go through […]
The man who was acquitted for killing the unarmed teen continues to prove why he is not only dangerous, but is also utter trash.
Fresh off the success of the Kalief Browder documentary, Jay Z and the Weinstein company are reportedly partnering up again to do an ambitious series of film and television projects about Trayvon Martin. According to Variety, the rap icon won the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally […]
"17," a beautiful 17-minute visual EP, pays homage to those who have lost their lives due to racial and police violence.
President Donald Trump told Fox News that a replacement for the Affordable Care Act may not come until 2018.
Plus, student becomes first black woman elected to be President of the Harvard Law Review and white suspect in Quebec Mosque attack charged with six counts of first-degree murder.
Five years after their son Trayvon Martin was killed in a shooting that helped spark the Black Lives Matter movement, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin are weighing political bids to continue their fight for racial justice.