Morning News Headlines 01.16.13

NATION Readers speak on budget, contractors, corruption, whistleblowers Federal Diary gives readers a chance to speak out on issues affecting federal employees. (, The Washington Post) U.S. weighs military aid for France in Mali Help wouldn’t include combat troops but could test U.S. boundaries and stretch counterterrorism resources in a murky new conflict. ( by Anne… Read More Morning News Headlines 01.16.13

WashPost Asks Black Men What They Fear, Love and Dream Of [Video]

Today the Washington Post released the latest short film in a three-part series that explores the lives of black men in the U.S. The series titled “BrotherSpeak” asks black men about their fears, loves and dreams. The second installment of “BrotherSpeak” released today focuses on Love. The video includes interviews with a former all-star running back from the… Read More WashPost Asks Black Men What They Fear, Love and Dream Of [Video]

Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

Billboards are everywhere in New York City. They’re on subway trains and in stations, and on top of and inside taxis. But few, if any, have been anything like a series of anonymous billboards that have popped up on bus shelters in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. They’re not selling anything but a declaration: that racism still exists. That’s also the name… Read More Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

Are you watching: Real Husbands of Hollywood?

We’ve been hearing about it for months but tonight Kevin Hart’s latest project, Real Husbands of Hollywood, finally makes its debut tonight on BET. What can we expect? While it’s not a spoof show, the comedy which was inspired by Hart’s 2011 BET Awards show skit-turned-series will mock fun at the ever popular, all-female reality shows… Read More Are you watching: Real Husbands of Hollywood?