Arts & Entertainment

Over the past couple of years, The term “black girl magic” has become commonplace in our vocabulary for good reason. Black girls and women have been showing extraordinary skill in everything from academics to athletics. Even in entertainment, Black women and girls are breaking out of traditional, stereotypical roles to ones that show complex characters with […]

Arts & Entertainment

When everyone online went #TeacherBae crazy, I dismissed it as another silly meme. I didn’t even bother to read the story. Then you guys kept arguing and blocking each other and all that hot messiness made me curious. I went to the web thinking I was going to see a woman in front of a […]

National

When news of the toddler, Lane Graves, who was killed by an alligator at a Disney resort broke, prayers and condolences were offered to the Graves family. But in the same amount of time that the support rushed in, so did the comments from every amateur pundit with an internet connection. So many folks with […]

Features

My editor brought up an interesting topic that is discussed ad nauseam but rarely resolved. It’s a problem that many single mothers have that leads…

Tom Joyner Morning Show

I’m learning that the most interesting time of a person’s life second to the teenage years, are the toddler years. I’d never thought about it…

Tom Joyner Morning Show

Nostalgia is one of those things that keeps us older folks from going bat crazy when the rest of the world seems to want to…

Tom Joyner Morning Show

As the holiday shopping window closes, options are becoming scarce but that doesn’t mean that all hope is lost. There are still a lot of…

Tom Joyner Morning Show

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I took a trip down south to hang out with the in-laws. It was a great chance to get away from…

By now, everyone knows the story of how a teenager in a South Carolina classroom was pulled out of a chair onto the floor by…

Omar Epps, actor and poet, is shining a bright light on a critical issue that he believes is responsible for increased child poverty and high…

Tom Joyner Morning Show

Just the other day while on a walk with Liam, I heard a woman not too far from us scream “N***a, you must got me…

Tom Joyner Morning Show

This week, many mothers and and supporters celebrated National Breastfeeding Day.  Judging from the social media banter, the topic of breastfeeding is still one that…