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Blasphemy: SNL Promotes Comedienne Who Joked About Slavery

Reported Ashley Naples It’s typical for white America to throw money and fame to Black Americans who do not respect Black history. We see this in hip-hop all the time — the more ignorant the rapper is, the …

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6-Year-Old Shopping for Bubble Gum Killed in Kansas City Shooting

A little six year old girl rarely knows anything about the issues that plague the African American community.  Born in 2008, Angel Hooper was only thinking about candy on the day she was killed.  But unfortunately for …

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Leak? It Probably Means That Darren Wilson Won’t Be Charged In Michael Brown’s Death

When I read in last Friday’s New York Times that some of the testimony in the investigation of Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson was leaked, I cringed and then uttered a few expletives because I knew …

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Laura, the Black Model Who Graced the Art of 19th-Century France

No more self-assured statement of middle-class domesticity could be imagined than this charming tableau of maternity and childhood bliss set within a peaceful, enclosed garden. Behind its facade of bourgeois …

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Macy Gray On Her Drug Use And Reaction To Fame: ‘I Was A Massive A**hole’

Before Macy Gray was a Grammy Award-winning singer, she was a college student originally from Canton, Ohio, writing songs in a friend’s dorm room “studio.” Then, she was discovered by an executive at …

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N.J. Woman Wins $1M Potato Chip Flavor Contest

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay’s potato chips. Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor, beating out the coffee-flavored chips and …

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State Sen. Nasheed freed from jail, explains her ‘symbolic’ arrest

State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed walked out of jail today and told a gathering of reporters that her arrest Monday evening was a “symbolic” act to promote peaceful, not violent protest. Nasheed was arrested shortly after …

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Black People Riot Over Injustice; White People Riot Over Pumpkins and Football

It’s amazing that more than two months after Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., no arrests have been made and no trial has been set. That hasn’t stopped the protests and outcries of …

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How One Man Hopes to Diversify the Tech Industry Through His ‘Platform’

When you think “tech,” chances are you don’t think black people, you probably don’t think brown people and you surely don’t think women. This is a disturbing trend that Hank Williams, the founder of Platform, …

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Man on death row because in Texas, being black means you’re dangerous?

Justice should be blind. It should be blind to race, income, class and other factors. However, in the case of Duane Buck, race played a major factor in his death sentence for capital murder. In 1997, Buck was convicted …

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