Entertainment

‘The Boondocks’ is Back!

‘The Boondocks’ is Back!

Adult Swim has announced that after nearly four years since season three ended, The Boondocks will return for a fourth season on its network in January 2014! Regina King, voice of characters Huey Freeman and Riley Freeman, and John Witherspoon, voice of character Robert Jebediah Freeman, both took to social media this summer to share [...]

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’12 Years a Slave’ Is Quite Possibly The Greatest Film Ever Produced About Slavery

’12 Years a Slave’ Is Quite Possibly The Greatest Film Ever Produced About Slavery

“12 Years a Slave,” the incredible true story about Solomon Northup, a free black man from Saratoga, New York who was kidnapped, sold into slavery and forced to work on plantations in Louisiana for 12 years before he was released, opens nationwide November 1, but is already being acclaimed as the best picture of the [...]

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The Deaf King

The Deaf King

Chicago, Illinois native Aarron Loggins calls himself the “Deaf King,” and once you get to know him, it’s really hard to argue with that title. Born premature and deaf, Aarron learned American Sign Language (ASL) at the ripe age of three and now speaks English, Spanish, and Jamaican Patois. He developed a passion for music [...]

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Health

F The Flu

F The Flu

Unless you have been under a rock for the past several weeks, (which might be the safest place to be right now) you have probably noticed that it is flu season. And if you are a man, you should be especially worried. Why? Because of a little thing called “man flu.” And before you start [...]

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You Need To Learn About Low Testosterone Before It’s Too Late

You Need To Learn About Low Testosterone Before It’s Too Late

There’s been a lot of talk (and commercials) lately about a medical condition called “Low T,” or low testosterone. But what exactly is it and should you be concerned? But before we get into low testosterone, let’s get into testosterone. We have all heard of it, but do you really know what it is? What [...]

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13 Tips For A Healthy Thanksgiving

13 Tips For A Healthy Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving, the holiday synonymous with eating, as if we do not make enough excuses to eat, and oftentimes eat insanely unhealthy, albeit scrumptious, meals. The average person consumes 3,500 calories at one sitting, and there is a good chance that number is higher for Black folks with our fattening soul-food.  Believe it or not, it [...]

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Living

Sunglasses For Every Budget

Sunglasses For Every Budget

In this sweltering heat, you are going to need the right sunglasses to keep you cool. Here are some of the best places to find sunglasses for any budget.   $1-$10 Budget Want to look fresh while keeping your money fresh in your pockets? Look no further than our favorite retailing behemoth Wal-Mart which surprisingly carries [...]

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Spring Into Spring Cleaning!

Spring Into Spring Cleaning!

Ahh…Spring time.  Ain’t it grand? The days are getting longer and warmer; the women are wearing less; and March Madness is in full swing.  You’re finally out of Christmas debt and maybe have a nice income tax refund on the way. What better time to scour your place from top to bottom to welcome the [...]

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Magic Shave Works Like Magic

Magic Shave Works Like Magic

First of all—believe it or not—this is not a paid endorsement for Magic Shave.  SoftSheen-Carson, the makers of Magic Shave, did not pay for this glowing review.  It would have been nice, but African-American Male Magazine just isn’t at that point yet. If that ever changes, we will let you know. I just wanted to [...]

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News

Nas Raises Over $63,000 for Single Father of Eight

Nas Raises Over $63,000 for Single Father of Eight

Rapper Nas, real name Nasir Jones, and thousands of supporters have changed the lives of a single father and his eight children. A widower, Stanley Young, of Washington D.C., has been living in a hotel with his children for the past couple of weeks after a fire left them homeless. Stanley is an unemployed construction [...]

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Fearsome Friday For 3 North Carolina HBCUs

Fearsome Friday For 3 North Carolina HBCUs

Friday, three unrelated incidents prompted lockdowns on the campuses of Elizabeth City State University (ECSU), North Carolina A&T State University (NC A&T), and North Carolina Central University (NCCU). ECSU was placed on lockdown around 11:10 p.m. Thursday night after a report of gunshots heard near the Mitchell Lewis Residence Hall was called in to the [...]

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Black Man Wears KKK Robe in Downtown Philadelphia

Black Man Wears KKK Robe in Downtown Philadelphia

Tuesday, 35 year-old film director and CEO of Sixx Degrees Films Nicholas “Sixx” King caused a bit of a stir when he stood on street corners in Center City, Philadelphia dressed in a Ku Klux Klan robe. One woman who spotted King said, “I think that’s nonsense.” Another said, “He needs to be committed to [...]

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Nguzo Saba

The Dream and The Holiday

The Dream and The Holiday

Since it was first observed 27 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day has been a federally commemorated holiday on the third Monday in January every year since. King, Jr., an American clergyman, non-violent revolutionary, and forefront leader of the Civil Rights movement, has been long celebrated for his efforts to secure civil rights for [...]

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16 HBCUs Make Forbes’ List of Top Schools

16 HBCUs Make Forbes’ List of Top Schools

This year, sixteen historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were named to Forbes’ top 650 list. Some of the criteria for the list were job prospects after college, deal for the tuition price, and the appeal of the classes. The 16 schools and their ranks are: 188. Fisk University 254. Spelman College 285. Morehouse College [...]

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Nas Raises Over $63,000 for Single Father of Eight

Nas Raises Over $63,000 for Single Father of Eight

Rapper Nas, real name Nasir Jones, and thousands of supporters have changed the lives of a single father and his eight children. A widower, Stanley Young, of Washington D.C., has been living in a hotel with his children for the past couple of weeks after a fire left them homeless. Stanley is an unemployed construction [...]

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Power

The Language Of Black Men

The Language Of Black Men

First, I want to give a big shout out to African-American Male Magazine (2AM) for giving me this wonderful platform to promote not only my book The Book On Language Learning: 10 Reasons Why African Americans NEED To Learn A Second Language, but for allowing me the opportunity to speak about second language acquisition to [...]

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Tax Time Is Here!

Tax Time Is Here!

It’s tax time. One of our largest expenses, second only to housing for most, federal taxes can account for between approximately 10 and 40 percent of your annual income. In most cases, most of it is money you never get to “see” since it is withheld from your paycheck if you are a regular employee. [...]

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40 Qualities Of Successful People

40 Qualities Of Successful People

True success is difficult to attain, and very, very few people achieve it. However, every single person in the world should strive for it until the day they die. Following are 40 qualities of truly successful people. Master them and you will be well on your way to being the best you you can be. [...]

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