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We don’t have much power because we don’t know what black power actually is

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Missing Black Women Are Usually Ignored Until They’re Proved Worthy

As relieved as many are that a kidnapped Philadelphia woman was found alive, the reality is that missing black women are often deemed unworthy of coverage by the media and criminalized by police, their humanity all but ignored. Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, 22, was violently abducted off West Coulter Street in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. We don’t […]

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Who Were the Great Black Historians?

Amazing Fact About the Negro No. 99: Who were the key scholars responsible for the discipline of black history? The 500-year story of the African-American people, as we tried to show in our PBS documentary series Many Rivers to Cross, is inseparable from that of America as a whole. Not that long ago, lest we […]

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Robin Roberts, Chelsea Clinton Among Those To Receive Glamour’s ‘Women Of The Year’ Awards

Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Laverne Cox, fashion designer Sarah Burton, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power and Chelsea Clinton are among those being awarded Women of the Year awards by Glamour magazine. The awards are to be presented in a star-studded ceremony Monday evening at Carnegie Hall. Nyong’o won a supporting-actress Oscar for her performance in “Twelve […]

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UPDATED: Dr. Myles Munroe Mourned As Crash Investigation Begins

Myles Munroe was prepared for a week of speeches and seminars, mentorship and inspiration. The pastor and motivational speaker, 60, had organized a Global Leadership Forum for Nov. 10-13 in his native Bahamas. The event will continue — but under a cloud of sadness after a jet carrying Munroe and eight others crashed on approach […]

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Parents racially abuse child handball player

An eleven-year-old handball player was called a “negro bastard” and told to go back “home” to Africa by parents of the opposing team at a youth tournament in Eslöv last weekend, according to a police report. The incident occurred when the boy’s team IFK Skovde met the home team Eslöv in the Skadevi Cup youth […]

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Dan Bullock doctored his birth certificate at age 14 in order to join the Marines. A year later, he was killed by enemy fire in Vietnam

The one life that U.S. Marine Dan Bullock had to give for his country lasted just 15 years, five months and 17 days. The Brooklyn teen, after using a doctored birth certificate to enlist, became the youngest U.S. casualty of the Vietnam War when he was gunned down on June 7, 1969. It wasn’t until […]

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Family of Former Bad Boy Rapper Loon Seeks Community Support

Things have definitely changed for Loon. The former Bad Boy rap star, who now goes by the name of Amir Junaid Muhadith, is currently serving a 14-year bid in lockdown after being arrested in Belgium in 2011 for trying to enter the country after being indicted on drug trafficking charges in North Carolina some years […]

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Tiny Speaks Out On Accusations Of Having Low Self-Esteem After Changing Eye Color

Tiny loves herself just as much as she ever did, despite what most people assume about her recent decision to change her eye color. Getting a nip here or a tuck there isn’t a huge deal these days because plastic surgery has become a somewhat acceptable reality among adults. If you’re not happy with an […]

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Mathew Knowles’ Latest Babymama Insists She Wanted To Keep Paternity Battle Private

Mathew Knowles‘ latest baby mama, TaQoya Branscomb is offended that anyone would label her as an opportunist. Once a lingerie model and now a real estate agent, people have accused TaQoya of looking for a comeup when she hooked up with Mathew. It’s not that people hadn’t been saying it since news of his youngest […]

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