Entertainment & Culture

Sure, we’ve moved beyond white supremacy as a rule, but that legacy is a tough one to shake. Today, anyone with the right blend of talent, work ethic, resources, and (perhaps most importantly) luck can reach baller status. But black Americans basically have to be phenoms to get there. Case in point below.

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February 5, 2017
What Does It Take For A Black Person To Live In Chris Rock's Neighborhood?

What Does It Take For A Black Person To Live In Chris Rock's Neighborhood?

Sure, we’ve moved beyond white supremacy as a rule, but that legacy is a tough one to shake. Today, anyone with the right blend of talent, […]
February 2, 2017
What Muhammad Ali Said In 1971 Was Both Funny And Shocking Then. But Listen To It Today.

What Muhammad Ali Said In 1971 Was Both Funny And Shocking Then. But Listen To It Today.

This was 1971, so it was just on the edge of some of these things changing. But a lot of what he talks about is still […]
January 3, 2017
WOW: "The Daily Show" Investigation, Investigating Whatever Happened To Investigative Journalism

WOW: "The Daily Show" Investigation, Investigating Whatever Happened To Investigative Journalism

This is what happens when fact meets fiction on “The Daily Show.”  Read more: http://upworthy.com/wow-the-daily-show-investigation-investigating-whatever-happened-to-investigativ
June 16, 2016
This 'Cosby Show' Kid Doesn't Want To Be Called African-American Anymore. For A Pretty Great Reason.

This 'Cosby Show' Kid Doesn't Want To Be Called African-American Anymore. For A Pretty Great Reason.

It might seem like what Raven-Symoné is saying is needlessly incendiary. But this country is a melting pot, so why do we feel the need to […]