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7 Tips to a Long Life for African American Men

7 Tips to a Long...

Mon 20 May, 2019

This one is for my brothers now. Ladies I will get to you next. Too many of us are dying, or crumbling too soon, and this has got to stop. We have to take better care of ourselves now, not down the line when it’s too damn late. “According to the Center for Disease Control and […] read more
John Singleton: Mourning the Artistic Activist

John Singleton: Mourning the Artistic...

Wed 15 May, 2019

The legend, culture creator, reflector and innovator – Mr. John Singleton.  Singleton mirrored black culture in a way that few were doing at his time. No extras, no cooning just the real experience of being black in the hood. He showed what it meant to be black, young, smart, oppressed, in love, at odds and trying to break through. Boyz n the […] read more
LA City Council Renames Crenshaw\Slawson Nipsey Hussle Square

LA City Council Renames Crenshaw\Slawson...

Fri 12 Apr, 2019

Nipsey Hussle had nothing but love for his community of South Los Angeles, and now an intersection in the neighborhood will be named in honor of the slain rapper. Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson made the announcement on April 9 that the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue will now be known […] read more
The King of Slauson: Nipsey Hussle

The King of Slauson: Nipsey...

Fri 05 Apr, 2019

ON SUNDAY MARCH 31 NISPEY HUSSLE WAS MURDERED IN SOUTH LOS ANGELES. Nip was the pulse of his community. He was the world to his wife and a hero to his kids, which not only included the kids that slept in the beds of his home, but the kids who slept in beds all across his […] read more
Why Jet Blue Should Not Have Apologized.

Why Jet Blue Should Not...

Sat 23 Mar, 2019

“In reality, armed struggle historically has been used by people to liberate themselves… But the question lies in when do people use armed struggle… There were people [in the BLA] who absolutely took the position that it was just time to resist, and if black people didn’t start to fight back against police brutality and […] read more
11 Anti-Aging Foods That Will Help you Live Longer

11 Anti-Aging Foods That Will...

Mon 11 Mar, 2019

Team Griffin! I love y’all, but you are not getting any younger. And yes black don’t crack, but it does get the diabetes if we don’t act right. The key to living a long life is not coming from a hospital or doctor or some quick fix drug. Its from making better choices everyday about […] read more
7 ways to Truly Support Black History Month

7 ways to Truly Support...

Tue 12 Feb, 2019

Whether you are African American or not, Black History month is the perfect time to dive deep into black culture and honor the impact black people have made on the planet. While for some of us it may be tempting to get complacent and not really reflect on how far we have come and how […] read more
Eddie Griffin Makes GQ’s Best Dressed Mens List at the 2019 SAG Awards

Eddie Griffin Makes GQ’s Best...

Tue 29 Jan, 2019

25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards – Arrivals LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 27  Eddie Griffin showed off his sartorial style yesterday at the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards and made the Best Dressed Lists on People Magazine, TBS, TNT, E-Online, GQ, GQ India, Essence, Madame Noire, Departures among others. Griffin kept things casual and […] read more
The Cyntoia Brown Story

The Cyntoia Brown Story

Tue 15 Jan, 2019

“Transformation should be accompanied by hope…” On Jan. 7, Gov. Bill Haslam, a Republican, commuted Ms. Brown’s sentence. She will be paroled on Aug. 7, exactly 15 years from the date of her arrest. I know that’s right. There is much to celebrate for those who have been fighting for years to receive justice on […] read more
Empower Yourself by Giving Back

Empower Yourself by Giving Back

Sat 15 Dec, 2018

Griffinites don’t forget to give your brother or sister a hand up this holiday season. You can do that by volunteering at a local charity or shelter whose mission you agree with, or visit  www.naacp.org to find out how to help the leading civil rights organization in the nation. Don’t leave charity up to the […] read more

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