Giants: A YouTube Series That Tackles Mental Health and Masculinity in the Black Community

Issa Rae’s YouTube channel recently launched Giants, a new series written and directed by James Bland and starring Vanessa Baden, William Catlett and Bland himself. The series is about “three millennials determined to live life on their own terms, no matter the cost, [who] quickly learn that when life starts to kick…

#WeBuiltThis: Black People Built America, and America Won’t Stop Killing Us

If you’re black, enfranchised and under 35, you’ve probably caught hell from at least a dozen people about your civic duty to vote. (Something about your ancestors bleeding and dying for your right to vote, and how folks your age should be galloping to the polls. It’s like your civic duty to stand for the American…

#GenForward: Majority of White Millennials Believe Black Lives Matter Encourages Violence Against Police

The majority of black millennials in the United States wanted Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to be their next president, but since he's out of the race, 60 percent of black millennials said they would vote for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton if the general election were held today.