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

Tyler The Creator, Rapper, Discusses Why ‘Faggot’ Isn’t Offensive On ‘The Arsenio Hall Show’

WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS? Share & Comment:  “That’s just a word, you can take the power out of that word. The way that I see things, it’s you chose to be offended if you care more about stuff like that. And that might sound very ignorant, but if you’re a black person and someone calls you the … 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

Who’s Lovin’ Who?

The video below is an excerpt from the first interview for the documentary Y? Chromosome.  With Fathers Day later this month I thought this video relevant to an already well-known discussion.  Dr. Elijah G. Ward, Professor at St. Xavier University in Chicago, tells the story of an addiction counselor he met who was convinced that in … Continue reading