How David O. Russell and James Murdoch Are Creating the Next Generation of Great Directors

I am proud to be a part of GFSLA and even more proud of my students and their projects. They have worked extremely hard and are some of the most talented young people I have ever met. Please read further below. In THR’s Philanthropy Issue, the director and 21st Century Fox exec talk about how … Continue reading

MAN UP! or not…

The Mask You Live In Link to full article below Man Up! or not…

Simple Things Save Lives

Eric Bing Ted Talk Simple Things Save Lives

Health Hero: Morehouse Students Reclaim the Black Body

While ESPN’s annual Body Issue is always eye candy, The Maroon Tiger, Morehouse College’s student newspaper’s version will elevate your mind and help you view your own body differently. The HBCU’s Body Issue, which was published last week, features 30 students from Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta posing nude and opening up about a range of issues, including … Continue reading

7 Policy Changes America Needs So People Can Work and Have Kids

We are in the midst of a revolution in gender roles, both at work and at home. And when it comes to having children, the outlook is very different for those embarking on adulthood’s journey now than it was for the men and women who graduated a generation ago. I recently published research from the Wharton … Continue reading

Young, Gay, and Black in a Southern Town

In 2012, Preston Gannaway was living in Norfolk, Va., looking for a coming-out story to cover for the Virginian-Pilot, where she was a staff photographer. Gannaway met Tavaris “Teddy Ebony” Edwards, a 21-year-old gay man living in public housing in Chesapeake, Va., who came out when he was 16. Because Edwards represented several demographics rarely covered in the … Continue reading

Kids React to Gay Marriage

An incredible new video is making its rounds on the Internet that asks a group of children, ages 5-13, their opinions about same-sex marriage. The video starts with the kids watching two different viral videos of gay marriage proposals and then a brief Q&A about their opinions surrounding marriage equality ensues. Click the link below … Continue reading

Jay Z makes himself an exhibit

  This is what happens when you put artists from different cultures into a big white room and enter an A-list hip-hop artist to perform to them. Not only perform, but connect with each one of them, breaking the boundaries and exploring a whole new territory! “The Artist Is Present”, Jay-Z you are a genius! … Continue reading

Nas Introduces Harvard Fellowship

By James Sullivan October 31, 2013 4:40 PM ET When Henry Louis Gates emailed Nas to ask him to lend his name to a new fellowship at Harvard’s Hiphop Archive, the rapper replied yes “in a nanosecond,” said the professor. A decade ago, he might have had a different answer.  “I said no to a lot of things in … Continue reading

Is News Dead?

As a journalist my colleagues have told me for years that TV News is dying a slow death.  Cleary the internet and mobile devices are becoming more and more prominent as the main sources for information and news.  Most of my contemporaries laugh when I mention I watch local television news and scowl when they … Continue reading