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6 Ridiculous Reasons Black Students Have Been Suspended From School


For Talking Back at the Teacher – Willful Defiance Willful defiance is a phenomenon imperiling the academic achievement of minority students, particularly African-Americans. Five years ago, Damien Valentine, a John Muir Middle School student in South Central Los Angeles at the time, was suspended and sent home for a day and a half for refusing to […]

This Young Man Perfectly Explains Why He Thinks Black History Has Become a Joke

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Are Dr. Amos Wilson’s Words an Accurate Assessment of the Entire Picture for True Black Liberation?

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8 Black Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Banned from Traveling to Other Countries


Chris Brown R&B singer Chris Brown was banned from England. In 2010, he was denied entry into the country because of the open criminal case he had in connection to the domestic dispute with singer Rihanna. Akon Back in 2010, R&B superstar Akon was banned from Sri Lanka. While in the country filming a pool party […]

7 Items Exposing Hollywood’s Obsession with Promoting Light-Skinned Black Characters

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Hollywood has made little progress in the last century when it comes to colorism. Both dark- and light-skinned Blacks continue to be cast in roles that perpetuate color hierarchy or white supremacy in our communities. Casting directors are in the habit of only — or mostly — hiring non-European actors and actresses with lighter skin […]

10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known Were Diagnosed With Lupus

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Actor Nick Cannon experienced near kidney failure due to complications from the chronic, autoimmune disease lupus. The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, was diagnosed with lupus in 1986.

Things Get Heated As This Black Woman Makes An Impeccable Case For Why The Mike Brown Case Needs A Special Prosecutor

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5 Reasons to See ‘Dear White People’

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It’s the first film in years that really confronts Black identities This film, produced by Black people, examines racism on different scales – whether it’s obvious or subtle. The film follows the story of a predominantly white university where activist and head of Black residence hall, Samantha White, ignites a college campus culture war that […]

Georgia’s Todd Gurley Suspended 2 More Games for Cash Payments

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Todd Gurley, Georgia’s top-flight running back who was a Heisman Trophy candidate, was suspended two extra games for accepting more than $3,000 in cash from multiple individuals for autographed memorabilia, the NCAA ruled Wednesday. Georgia issued a statement Wednesday saying it plans to appeal the decision immediately. The NCAA membership committee that oversees the reinstatement […]

Malcolm X Gives Magnificent Explanation on Why Media Outlets Are Necessary to Educate Racism Out of Some White People

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12 Black Celebrities Who Are Part of the Natural Hair Revolution


Actress Viola Davis Beginning her career on the stage, Viola Davis won a Tony and a Drama Desk Award for her role in August Wilson’s King Hedley II (2001). She won a second Drama Desk Award for Intimate Apparel (2004), followed by a second Tony and a third Drama Desk Award for her role in […]

8 TV Shows That Reinforce Negative Stereotypes of Black People


Some TV critics have proclaimed that Americans are living in a golden age of TV. With shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men, Scandal and many others, it can be easy to say that. However, there are a surplus of TV shows that reinforce negative stereotypes of people of color and plague the airwaves. A great number of these […]

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