18 Apr, 2024
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Idris Elba “Suavely” Addresses James Bond Scandal

Tracee Ellis Ross Pays Homage to Her Mother Updated #WorkThatBody Video

Who is Charnesia Corley? Black Woman Publicly Violated by Texas Deputies

The Danger of Black Forgiveness

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Bullet Proof Vests and Diversionary Journalism: Protecting Dylann Roof and White Supremacy

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#NotJustUVA: Martese Johnson and the American Norm

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Its #NotJustSAE, it never was – Its America

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Racism, Not Hoodies: The Real Menace to Society

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Why Zendaya’s Refusal to Be Diminished is Important For Us Black Girls

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A Letter to Marshawn Lynch

The Darkness of Light / The Problem with ‘Light Girls’

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Why Sheneque Proctor is NOT the Female Eric Gardner

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To Be Seen, Not Heard: A Critique of Selma

The Respectabilty Myth : How Black Folks “Do Better” than Einstein and Still Get Unfair Treatment

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Hands down, Shut up: White America’s Message to the Rams

The Montgomery Boycott and the Erasure and White Wash of Black Women

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Please Don’t Show me the Picture of the Boy Hugging the Police Officer

11 Empowering & Inspiring Black Women to Follow on Twitter

Soft Serve Racism & The Cowardice of the Hood Prank

Matthew Cherry’s new series, Young Love, is headed to MAX on Sept. 21. The animated show is based on the characters introduced in the Oscar winning short film, Hair Love. “Filled with comedy and…
A 14-year-old white male has been formally charged with attempted murder, following allegations that he tried to drown a Black minor in what authorities believe was a racially motivated attack.…
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis faced backlash and a resounding chorus of boos during a vigil held to honor the victims of a racially motivated shooting. The incident occurred in Jacksonville,…
The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is investigating an incident where a Jersey City police officer fatally shot a mentally ill man. Officers responded to an EMS call for assistance…
On Tuesday, the latest author of the James Bond novels made a comment dismissing the prospect of actor Idris Elba being cast as the next James Bond. In an interview…

An Interview with Ackee & Saltfish and Strolling Film-Maker Cecile Emeke

Introduction: I was able to catch up with the UK native, Cecile Emeke, an amazing film maker of the youtube series “Strolling”. In her video she gives voice to black youth in the UK to tell their stories of topics surrounding Black culture and Blackness. These stories are ones that are not often heard compared to […]

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FBI Says Explosion Outside NAACP Office in Colorado Deliberate

An explosion outside an NAACP office building in Colorado on Tuesday morning that rattled neighbors was caused deliberately, officials say. An improvised explosive device was detonated against the exterior wall of the NAACP building on South El Paso Street in Colorado Springs around 10:45 a.m. Mountain time. No one was injured, said Amy Sanders, a […]

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What happened to Sheneque Proctor? Black Teen Found Dead in Jail Cell

In the midst of protesting surrounding the police involved deaths of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, an 18 year old Black woman was found dead in her cell after being arrested for disorderly conduct. Her family and community demand answers. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The death of an 18-year-old woman while in custody in the city […]

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To Be Seen, Not Heard: A Critique of Selma

Recent film Selma, produced by Oprah Winfrey and directed by Ava DuVernay, has joined the ranks of 12 Years a Slave, Cesar Chavez, and other films which downplay the role women of color played when it came to suffering discrimination, as well as fighting for civil rights. Though what makes Selma special is the two […]

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The Respectabilty Myth : How Black Folks “Do Better” than Einstein and Still Get Unfair Treatment

  In the midst of Black America’s thunderous howl of outrage at police injustice, there remains a sect of blacks who believe we are to blame for our own relentless slaughter. These people say if we stopped shooting each other, whites would stop shooting us.They say if black women were to cover up more, they […]

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You Won’t Get Enough of this Family Duo Dance Routine!

  The 6 Year old budding dancer, Princess, choreographed this Jersey Club Dance that she and ANi  perform together. This video is going viral and we see why. We love to see positive and loving relationships between family members!     Have you seen the video yet? How many times have you watched it so far?

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Black Art Feature: Shikeith

  1.Curator of the Studio Museum of Harlem said Thelma Golden wrote that post Black artists were “adamant about not being labeled Black artists though their work was steeped, in fact deeply interested, in redefining complex notions of Blackness”. Do you agree with the concept of post Black art? If we can ask what is […]

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Alia Atkinson Becomes the First Black Woman to Win a World Swimming Title

  Alia Atkinson became the first black woman to win a world swimming title when she triumphed in the 100m breaststroke at the world short-course championships in Doha on Saturday as more records tumbled. Jamaican Atkinson, 25, claimed the title and equalled Ruta Meilutyte’s world record of 1min 02.36sec in the process – although under […]

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