Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism

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The author shares his disturbing observations on race relations in 2014.

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New Report Offers Snapshot of Company Activities to Source Slave-Free Textiles

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Survey captures industry challenges and best practices in avoiding forced-labor cotton from Uzbekistan.

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From My Cold, Dead Hand: Understanding the Gun Culture in America

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Austin Harrington attempts to understand America’s love of guns by entering the world of the gun enthusiast.

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Today, Feb. 20, Would Have Been Kurt Cobain’s 47th Birthday.

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Kurt Cobain’s childhood friend, author Jeff Burlingame, reflects on the ways in which Kurt changed his life.

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Join Us Tonight at 9pm EST For Our Latest #GMPChat. Topic: Travel

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Do you love to travel and want to share your own insights? Are you interested in traveling but are not sure where to start? Join us tonight on Twitter for a #GMPChat about all things travel.

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For the Dude Who Says, “I Got it All Here. Why Travel Abroad?”

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Living and participating in a different culture has a tendency to wipe away the perspective from your home cultural conditioning; behavior alters, personality changes, an individual adapts and grows more tolerant and versatile.

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FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture

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100 red quilts will blanket the lawn of the US Capitol building with the stories of rape and abuse survivors.

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What Americans Could Achieve if We Banded Together Like We Did to Deport Justin Bieber

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Too often we assume our politicians know or care what we care about. “We the People” have spoken. Can we get a redo?

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Great Moments in Greatness: Harry Belafonte Could Always Crack MLK Up

A simple snapshot of a joyous moment for two deeply Komplicated men.

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A City That Has Outgrown its Britches

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Austin has changed a lot since I was young, but it is still a great city and a place I love. Keep it real, Texas.

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Yellowface in CLOUD ATLAS

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Tweet Yellowface in the new Cloud Atlas movie? Hollywood is getting out of control, forgetting the reality of racism in its mixed-up pursuit of ambition. Shame on the movie business. Last night, I found out that the new Cloud Atlas movie will be sporting several actors in yellowface–that is, white actors made up to look Asian. You […]

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News: Homeless High School Students Take Top Marks, Graduate Despite Challenges

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Not having a home or a family didn’t stop two young brothers from achieving despite the odds.

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News: A Komplicated Resurrection: Declaring Independence for Bastille Day 2012

After a month in the tomb, unholy science has resurrected the Black geek website in a new fashion.

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Fashion: Geek Beauty of The Month for June 2012 [#wrathofcon]

Komplicated presents a monthly taste of geek beauty for your desktop delight.

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Wrestling: Mr Irresistable, The Sweetest and a True Pioneer! [@WrestlingThump @ChemicalJulian]

Another look at the Black side of wrestling!

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Gaming: Dead or Alive 5 Adds Its First Brand New Character [@akilshohen]

A new face sits in the franchise’s fifth edition.

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