Martin Luther King Jr. breaks down ‘The Other America’

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaching, it is important to celebrate his life and legacy. King used nonviolent protests to achieve equal rights for Black people, and through that, won awards such as the Nobel Peace Prize. His leadership also opened doors for better opportunities for education and employment for Black people. Throughout King’s […]

‘Know My Name’: Chanel Miller reclaims her life after sexual assault

She was publicly known as Emily Doe, the sexual assault victim whose legal case made worldwide headlines in 2015. What she hoped would be an enjoyable night out with her sister, became a night that changed her perception of self and her life forever. She had been sexually assaulted and found half-naked and unconscious behind […]

AARP’s Jean Accius strives to improve lives of older adults and their progeny

Jean Accius, Ph.D., is the senior vice president of global thought leadership and international affairs for AARP. He is a nationally recognized expert on aging, longevity, health and long-term care policy, having held senior-level positions across private, public, and nonprofit sectors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in hospitality administration and a master’s degree in aging […]

Tech trailblazer Lexi B is creating a community for Black women in the industry

Alexandria Butler, affectionately known as Lexi B, is an entrepreneur, an editor, a writer and a public speaker who has become one of Silicon Valley’s most candid and prominent voices. Her thought-provoking advice and opinions about how to create a more equitable work environment stem from her experiences at some of the most popular tech […]

StreetCode Academy stands up for the minority communities of East Palo Alto

Silicon Valley is home to companies that have come to define the technology of the 21st century. After tech-focused entrepreneurs moved out west to California for more space as well as the ability to collaborate with other enterprises that harnessed the power of technology to improve the world, the next two decades saw the rapid […]

Bob Whitfield and Chris Draft support Stanford at Rose Bowl

Former NFL players Bob Whitfield and Chris Draft were spotted on New Year’s Day at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Bob, Eartha Whitfield and all of Bob’s children were in Pasadena in support of Stanford University football safety Kodi Whitfield (son of Bob Whitfield, former O-lineman for the Atlanta Falcons). This was the 102nd […]

Jason Collins Ex-Girlfriend Carolyn Moos’ sexiest photos

 Carolyn Moos is the ex-fiancee of Jason Collins. Moos was unaware of Collins being gay until he called her last weekend to tell her before going public. Moos and Collins were engaged to be married in 2009 but a month before the big day, Collins suddenly called the wedding off with no explanation. The 6-foot-5 […]

How Black Women Can Marry Equal and Up; Ralph Richard Banks Offers Tips

Ralph Richard Banks, a Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, has written an insightful and compelling book that every marriage-hopeful black woman should read. It’s titled, IS MARRIAGE FOR WHITE PEOPLE? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone and is due out on Sept. 1. Here, Banks offers candid and […]