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5 Lessons Traveling to Africa Taught Me About Being Black in America

Recently, I had the pleasure of traveling to Ghana for 10 days to explore the history and culture of the region. And contrary to America’s heightened fear that traveling to West Africa would give me Ebola, I am fortunate to reassure you that I am happy and healthy. Now that your potential conditioned hysteria is […]

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VH1’s K. Michelle Goes Under the Knife For Butt And Boob Procedures

Reported by Ashley Naples VH1’s “Love & Hiphop Atlanta” cast member K. Michelle is known for many things — particularly cursing out and fighting her fellow cast members. Her raw personality is what has drawn attention to her as a TV personality and also as a recording artist. Despite her obnoxious personality on television, K. […]

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African Union is facing off with Burkina Faso’s Military

The African Union is in the midst of a standoff with Burkina Faso’s military. The group has given them a two week deadline to give power back or deal with various sanctions.  The AU is claiming that the army acted outside the constitution by taking over after President Blaise Compaore was forced to resign. The events […]

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13-Year-Old Female Basketball Star Commits to Major College

Reported by Ashley Naples Little Black girls are making an incredible impact in the sports sector over the last year. Little League pitcher Mo’ne Davis, 17, of the Philadelphia Taney Dragons, made national headlines with her stellar performance on the field. Gymnasts Gabby Douglas, 18, and Simone Biles, 17, are also household names for their stellar performances […]

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NYPD’s black deputy commissioner wanted more power, that’s why he quit

The sudden resignation of the NYPD’s highest-ranking African American officer was a blow to the image of the organization.  Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is now explaining what happened, and it turns out that he was one of the individuals most responsible for the Philip Banks’ decision to leave the force. Banks was the #2 in the […]

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Police aren’t going to be prosecuted for killing a black man in Utah

It’s difficult to understand why so many young black men are being shot and killed by the police.  Some of the shootings might be justified, but police trust is so low that the people don’t know who to believe.  Also, many theories on racial bias state that police have a natural fear and aggression toward […]

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‘People all over the world want to have emoji that reflect more human diversity’: Black characters may be included in latest update

Emoji might finally get some diversity. Unicode Consortium, an industry standard that regulates the beloved picture characters, is considering adding a skin tone modifier to its system, which means black emoji could soon be a reality. Activists have long criticized the Unicode standard — and by proxy Apple, Android and all the other platforms that […]

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Adrian Peterson Avoids Jail With Plea Deal In Child Abuse Case

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case. Peterson was indicted in September on a felony charge of injury to a child for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son earlier this year in suburban Houston. The All-Pro […]

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“Go Back to Africa” chants protesters

Those who want the Confederate flag to continue flying outside a Virginia museum rumbled with protesters of the traitorous who are vying to have it moved indoors. As WSET reported, an announcement by officials that state law is with supporters of the flag resulted in a clash between civil rights activists and Confederacy sympathizers. “Then […]

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Baltimore’s Black Mayor Resists Police Body Camera Bill

You’d think that police departments all across the U.S. would be in favor of body cameras since they protect officers from false accusations. But in some cities, politicians and law enforcement officers are resisting the call to have officers wear body cameras. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced her plans to veto body camera legislation […]

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