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Things Get Heated When These African Migrants Finally Confront The Swiss For Their Inhumane Treatment While Being Detained

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This Video Captures The Disturbing Truth About The History Of The American Education System

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12 Little-Known Facts About the Haitian Revolution

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On Aug. 14, 1791, the Haitian Revolution began with the Bois Caïman ceremony, a popular voodoo ceremony. Enslaved people met in the forest to create plans to burn down plantations and start an all-out rebellion. On Aug. 16, 1791, some enslaved men began setting fire to an estate and eventually told white masters about the plan […]

4 Reasons Why Some White People Can’t Understand Black Suffering

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A Lack of Empathy “One reason it’s difficult for any person to truly empathize with another human being, let alone with millions of people, is that empathy requires questioning one’s reality,” according to journalist H.A. Goodman. Because of this lack of empathy, many white people are unable to see that the justice system works differently for […]

If You’ve Never Seen What White Privilege Looks Like, You Should Watch This

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8 Historical Patterns of Genocide: Should Black People Be Concerned?

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The international Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide defines genocide “as any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group: (a) Killing members of the group; (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; (c) Deliberately […]

This Video Gives a Startling Look at How Far the US Government Went to Subvert the Black Panther Party

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What Jane Elliot Has To Say About Systematic White Supremacy Is A Near Flawless Assessment That All People Should Understand

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15 Black Celebrities You Didn’t Know Had Major Money Problems

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Ludacris In a child support battle, the Atlanta rapper said he only made $55,000 in 2013 and was unable to make child support payments. Sinbad The comedian filed bankruptcy for a second time last year saying that he owed a debt of about $11 million, $8 million of which was money he owed for back […]

50 Facts You May Not Have Known About Beyonce and Jay Z

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1. They reportedly met and talked on the phone for a year and a half before going on their first date. 2. Beyonce wrote Crazy in Love in two hours … with a hangover! 3. Jay Z reportedly dated rapper Lil Kim in the past. 4. Beyonce had the same boyfriend, Lyndell Locke, from ages 12 […]

Watch This Incredibly Heartwarming Story of a Man Who’s Trying to Change the Lives of Young African Children

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12 Historical Figures Many People Don’t Know Are Black

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General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas (1762-1806)  Thomas-Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie, also known as Alexandre Dumas, was a general in the French army and became one of the highest-ranking Black men of all time in a continental European army. Born in Saint-Domingue (Haiti), Alexandre Dumas was of mixed race, the son of a white French nobleman and an enslaved […]

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