Abdul Staten sat on a panel about how the idea of masculinity is hindering adolescent boys from blossoming into their authentic, non-violent, non-misogynistic, non-abusive selves.
Jay Z says “We’re more alike than we’re different.”
Life lessons from hip-hop’s biggest wildcard EVER, Nas.
Years ago, rap music was the edgiest, scariest genre of American popular music. Now? Not so much. Here’s why.
The terrifying truth about marriage and fatherhood is that you don’t know if you’re going to suck at it until you’re already committed. Nate Bagley explores his fears.
Greg Simms celebrates the anniversary of the first great superhero movie.
Chris Brown needs a strong role model to make him a better man.
Joanna Schroeder thinks it’s high time we realize that diversity is good for society, even when it comes to unusual baby names like Pilot Inspektor and North West.
Jay-Z may say it’s his time now, but Lincoln Anthony Blades insists that the legends who paved the way for today’s Black artists deserve a lot more respect.
Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.
On “Yeezus” the famous egotist owns up to his misogyny, worries endlessly, and finally admits he’s not a perfect man
Who was Gatsby? A neighbor of the Fitzgeralds reports on the lifestyles of the young and beautiful Golden Couple in the 1920s.
What is it about celebrities that make an announcement like a baby international front-page news?