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‘Empire’ Producer Lee Daniels Just Explained Why He’s Happy to Be a ‘Sell-Out’ in Hollywood

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If There Was Ever a Malcolm X Speech That Spoke to What’s Missing In The Current Black Struggle Movement, This One Is It

Malcolm X: Oxford Union Debate

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Completely Shuts Down Shelby Steele In Epic Fashion In This Reparations Debate

Ta-Nehisi

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7 Reasons Why Historically Black Colleges and Universities Are Suffering

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Pell Grant Cutbacks The Pell Grant, which had served as a financial lifeblood to many students at historically Black colleges and universities for decades, was limited in 2011 by the federal government to use for only 12 semesters. Prior to then, it was available for 18 semesters. The change was almost crippling to HBCU students who, on […]

15 Celebrities Who You Won’t Believe Turn 40 in 2015

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50 Cent The rapper and business mogul, also known as Curtis Jackson, turns 40 on July 6. He has not released a solo CD lately, but he has recently reunited with G-Unit and has a new offering scheduled to be released next month. 50 also is the executive producer of and featured in the hot Showtime series, Power. […]

She Saw Something Wrong With Her Home City; What She Did Next Is Truly Inspiring

Heather McTeer

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The Empathy and Anger You’ll Feel After Seeing What These Black Children Are Facing At School Will Likely Be Overwhelming

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5 Reasons The Women’s Liberation Movement Primarily Benefited Caucasian Women

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The recent comments by Patricia Arquette after she won an Academy Award highlighted the longtime racial schism in the women’s movement. This is what Arquette said: “So the truth is, even though we sort of feel like we have equal rights in America, right under the surface there are huge issues that are at play […]

An Eye Opening Look at the Negative Impact the Civil Rights Movement Had on Black Business

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NBA Player Larry Sanders Details The Pain and Anxiety That Caused Him To Leave The Game

Larry Sanders

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8 Reasons Why Most Black People View Assata Shakur as a Hero

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On May 2, 2013, the Federal Bureau of Investigation suddenly announced that it had placed Assata Shakur on its “Most Wanted Terrorists” list, making her the first woman to be so designated. The state of New Jersey also raised the bounty on her head to $2 million. These government actions came on the 40th anniversary of […]

This Video Shows the Extreme Lengths People Like Giuliani Have Gone to Wrongfully Discredit Obama

Guliani Racist Remark

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