Barack Obama gave the commencement speech to the 2016 graduating class of Howard University earlier this week, and was widely received with acclaim. Graduates, attendees and those watching live via streaming sites were uplifted and grateful for the president’s speech, which people said was very paternal and honest. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Jeff Johnson goes […]

What happened in Baltimore is just part of a bigger problem in the black community and activist DeRay McKesson joined us “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” to talk about it. There’s a lot of conversation about what black people could be doing differently, but DeRay doesn’t believe police brutality is black people’s responsibility to fix. “There’s a trauma in blackness […]