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.

 Forbes has just released its most powerful hundred celebrities and guess who’s on top? That would be one Beyonce Giselle Knowles, clocking in at #1.…

Forbes’ 2014 billionaires list has more girl power than ever before! According the reports, the 28th annual ranking includes 1,645 billionaires, 172 of whom are…

Michelle Obama is officially the fourth most powerful woman in the world, according Forbes. The first lady landed on the publication’s annual “World’s Most Powerful Women” list, but fell short of first place which went to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The Grio reports:   The Forbes list contains political leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and CEOs. The top 100 women are ranked based […]

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, […]

First Lady Michelle Obama tops the Forbes magazine's list of 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women.'