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Michael Jackson tops Forbes' 2016 Highest-Paid Dead Celebrity list, earning a whopping $825 million dollars in the past year.

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

Baltimore is known for many things including our delicious blue crab and gorgeous Inner Harbor. And now Forbes.com is calling Baltimore “cool.” Baltimore placed 14 out of 20 on Forbes.com’s “Coolest Cities” list. Check out what other cities made the list.  RELATED Mac Users Pay 30% More On Hotels Than PC Users Baltimore Grand Prix […]

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 […]

Days after Forbes columnist Gene Marks wrote the highly controversial and viral “If I Were A Poor Black Kid” article, numerous pundits and opinion leaders from around the Web have weighed in. SEE ALSO: If Obama Loses, What Will He Do Next? Writer and Director of Digital for The Onion, Baratunde Thurston offered a satirical retort, underhandedly accusing […]

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. Thurston uses humor to negate several of Marks points and critique his article in a blog on […]

Gene Marks, a contributor to Forbes Magazine has written an article entitled “If I Were A Poor Black Kid.” The premise of the article is that despite economic and racial inequalities, education and  technology is the new equalizer. Marks states that if he were a poor Black kid, he would utilize technology and attempt to […]

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, […]

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Today, funnyman Tyler Perry celebrates his 42nd Birthday, but another year is only the beginning of his celebration. According to new Forbes magazine tally, the list of the highest-paid men in entertainment is led by actor/director/screenwriter/producer/author Tyler Perry, whose films have grossed more than $500 million worldwide. Forbes compiled the list based on the earnings […]