I Love Black People

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

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West African Twin Sisters Launch Educational Magazine For Teen Girls

Reported by Kacie Whaley Twin sisters have created a classroom magazine for teenage girls in West African, and they are raising funds to help distribute their premier issue— which will cover Ebola— to a large audience. Fatmata and Mariama Kabia (pictured) have always had a deep interest in literacy, but as children, the twins enjoyed magazines […]

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Violent Bull Escapes Al Green’s Property, Infuriates Residents

Reported by Kacie Whaley A Tennessee neighborhood is in fear of an animal attack and angry at Al Green after one of the singer’s bulls escaped from his home for the second time. Residents of Shelby County in Tennessee are livid after a bull has gone loose from soul singer Al Green’s property, WMC News […]

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Woman Pregnant With Triplets Evicted Over $4,800 Past Due Rent

Reported by Kacie Whaley Women who are expecting another addition to their family oftentimes use their nine months of pregnancy to prepare for the exciting moment when they will first meet their new baby.  But a pregnant Memphis woman is unable to enjoy the excitement of her triplets’ arrival because she has been evicted from […]

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Rev. Al Sharpton to Keynote Event Held In Honor of Street Named After James Brown

Reported by Kacie Whaley ‘The Godfather of Soul’ will soon have a street named in his honor located a block behind the Harlem, New York theater that helped turn him into a superstar. Iconic entertainer James Brown will be honored and recognized later this month on the same day that a street behind the Apollo Theater […]

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18 Year-Old Boy Robs Subway For Failing to Help Him Lose Weight

Reported by Kacie Whaley Sometimes when customers are dissatisfied with a product, they may demand their money back or just simply take the loss.  But a teen in Hueytown, Alabama said he expressed his disappointment by robbing a restaurant for his refund. Four robberies have been committed at four different Subway restaurants within the same county, and […]

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A Republican Mid-Term Wave Will Further Sink Black America

GOP pundits and some in the media gleefully noted that a few African-American listeners purportedly walked out on President Obama during a campaign speech he made at a Maryland High School on October 19 to boost the candidacy of Maryland Gubernatorial Democrat candidate Lt. Governor Anthony Brown. Brown is in a bid to become the […]

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Many Sterilized African-American, Poor and Disabled Women Won’t Be Compensated

The state of North Carolina delayed for years compensation of women who were illegally sterilized, and now that compensation checks are finally being sent out, many sterilized women –mostly African-American, poor, or disabled– still won’t get paid. NPR reported the story of Debra Blackmon, a severely retarded woman who was sterilized at the age of […]

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When Racism Gets In The Way Of Combating Sexism

As much as I can empathize, I will never know what it’s like to be a woman subjected to the uninvited, and in many cases, menacing attention that comes from strange men on the street. On any given street. At any given time. For no other reason besides a man assuming he is well within his right […]

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Gloria Lynne’s Son Richard Alleyne Dies A Year After His Mother

Complications on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at 6:45 p.m., in Westwood, New Jersey, at Hackensack University Medical Center at Pascack Valley, after a lengthy illness. Still grieving over the loss of his mother, Mr. Alleyne passed just 1 year and 14 days after his mother, jazz icon, Gloria Lynne’s death on October 15, 2013. Ms. […]

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