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JR Reveals Art Project in DC

JR Reveals Art Project in DC

French street artist JR revealed his latest piece of art in Washington, D.C. JR covered a building with Civil Rights photographer Ernest Wither’s image of the “I Am Man” demonstration.  

Russell Simmons Adresses Voter Suppression

Russell Simmons Adresses Voter Suppression

Fitzroy Lodge- London’s Boxing Club

Fitzroy Lodge- London’s Boxing Club

Anthony Austin’s short film on the Fitzroy Lodge boxing gym in London is a beautiful account of the sweet science. There is rhythm for days and unmatched heart.

Bicycle Portraits; South Africa

Bicycle Portraits; South Africa

Photographers Stan Engelbrecht and Nic Grobler set out to document the burgeoning culture of bicycles in South Africa. After more than two years and over 4,000 miles on two wheels, the duo has compiled more than a hundred portraits of cyclists from across the country in Bicycle Portraits, a book project that has garnered more [...]

Black Crisis

Black Crisis

On Aug. 16 some of the nation’s most notable observers of economics and the problems of the urban poor gathered in Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts to discuss pressing problems facing the black community. The panel consisted of Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr, Charlayne Hunter-Gault,Lawrence Summers David Simon, Roland G. Fryer Jr.; Constance L. Rice, and [...]

3 Ways to save on Back-to-School Shopping

3 Ways to save on Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school, means two things the end of summer and time to fork out the cash for your children’s school supplies. Here are three ways to save big on school supplies: Microsoft is offering students a free Xbox 360 when you purchase a new Windows PC for $699 or more. Or, if you’re worried that your [...]

Azealia Banks – Van Vogue

Azealia Banks – Van Vogue

Azealia revealed that the track she intended to put Lil’ Kim on was “Van Vogue” which was apart of the T by Alexander Wang Campaign.

Black Men in College: Is There a Crisis?

Black Men in College: Is There a Crisis?

  Less than half of black males graduate from high school, and they represent only 4 percent of college students—dire statistics that are nothing new to those familiar with America’s black male achievement crisis. Many news stories about black men point to unemployment, high school dropout rates and incarceration, so in the face of such [...]

Nas “Daughters’ Video Speaks On Dangers Of Social Media

Nas “Daughters’ Video Speaks On Dangers Of Social Media

Nas is notoriously private, but on his latest single, “Daughters,” the Queensbridge Don gets pretty personal.  In “Daughters,” his relationship with Destiny has led Nas to reflect on the ups and downs of parenthood, recalling birthday cakes and princess parties, fearing the day when his precious little girl drinks 40s in the backseat of a [...]

Rolling Out’s Interns Parody Of Carly Rae Jepson’s “Call Me Maybe”

Rolling Out’s Interns Parody Of Carly Rae Jepson’s “Call Me Maybe”