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Common Did Not Win Another Oscar But His Freestyle Still Gave Him Glory (Video)

Common did not win his second Oscar award last night (March 4). The Chicago, Illinois MC, actor, and author was nominated for “Best Original Song" for his "Stand Up For Something," which appeared in the film, Marshall. That category (also featuring a nomination for past Common collaborator) Mary J. Blige... Read more

A Grand Jury Investigating Planned Parenthood Instead Charges Anti-Abortion Activists (Audio)

Last year, Planned Parenthood experienced a tumultuous few months that brought the family healthcare facility more criticism than usual. Often the subject of protests and negative attention from Conservatives, the clinic known for providing sexual and reproductive health services to millions of families came under fire after a series of... Read more

A Young Woman From Afghanistan Is Using Her Raps To Fight Oppression (Video)

The Middle East has been one of the most volatile regions of the world in recent history, particularly if one spends much time with American news media. For those who have not visited the area, images of war, terrorism, religious turmoil, and other variants of oppression can become overwhelming, but... Read more