President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.

When news spread that Dr. Dre inked a deal with Apple to sell his ‘Beats by Dre’ headphones company for over a billion dollars, the…

All of this talk of “poor black kids” and technology has me reflecting on my own “get out of the ghetto and into graduate school” trajectory. I was a poor black kid once. But I eventually went on to earn a B.A. in English, an M.A. in Russian, an M.S. in multimedia journalism, acceptance into […]

On Thursday, Gene Marks, author of the now viral "If I Were A Poor Black Kid" article responded to criticism by Baratunde Thurston, director of digital for The Onion.

Baratunde Thurston, a writer and comedian and one of the founders of the African American news site, Jack And Jill Politics has responded to Gene Marks article in Forbes Magazine, entitled "If I Were A Poor Black Kid."

President Barack Obama tops Forbes’ Most Powerful People in the world list this year, beating out the likes of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Hu Jintao, Bill Gates and even Mark Zuckerberg. See also: What President Obama Could Learn From President Clinton See also: Washington D.C. Hotel Lobby Swankier Than a Club Surprisingly, […]

Michael Jackson may have been dead for the entire year, but according to Forbes Magazine, he managed to out earn Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Madonna. Combined.

First Lady Michelle Obama tops the Forbes magazine’s list of ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.’ According to the magazine, the annual list is “based less on traditional calculations of wealth and executive position, and more on creative influence and entrepreneurship.” The First Lady Michelle Obama, is followed by the CEO of Kraft Foods, Irene Rosenfeld, […]

From the AFP: WASHINGTON — Superstar U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey regained the title of the world’s most powerful celebrity in her fourth appearance in the top spot, said a survey published by Forbes magazine. With 315 million dollars in earnings, Winfrey, 56, who next year is set to launch her own television channel, […]

VIA: According to a new Forbes analysis, Atlanta has the third-worst commute among the nation’s 60 largest metro areas. Only Detroit and Tampa-St. Petersburg ranked lower. Residents of those three cities “endure the most grueling slog to work,” Forbes’ Francesca Levy wrote. In fact, the Southeast as a whole fared poorly, with Orlando (No. […]

VIA: Forbes magazine rates Atlanta as the “most toxic” city in the United States. “In Atlanta, Ga., you’ll find southern gentility, a world-class music scene — and 21,000 tons of environmental waste. In spite of its charms, the city’s combination of air pollution, contaminated land and atmospheric chemicals makes it the most toxic city […]