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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.

When news spread that Dr. Dre inked a deal with Apple to sell his ‘Beats by Dre’ headphones company for over a billion dollars, the…

If you are tired of hearing about rappers and their money, don’t look for a respite from their bombastic claims anytime soon. Forbes just released their “Forbes Five” list that ranks hip-hop’s top-5 wealthiest for this year. Leading the charge is Diddy, Jay-Z and Dr. Dre, but Cash Money cofounder Bryan “Birdman” Williams and 50 Cent rounded out the rest of the list, according […]

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 […]

VIA EURWEB: While folks continue to debate whether or not Michelle Obama should be wearing shorts, the First Lady finds she was announced Thursday as No. 40 on the newly-announced Forbes 100 list of most powerful women in the world. “Not only is she a First Lady, she’s the first African-American First Lady and that […]

Oprah continues to rack up the accolades and honors. This time she tops ForbesWoman’s first Most Influential Women in Media list.