You Won’t Believe How Far This Shop Owner Has to Go to Protect His Black Employee From Police Harassment
A store owner installs cameras to protect Black employee from police harassment? Video by JmillerSpeaksOut.
During the “scramble for Africa” that began with the Treaty of Berlin in 1885, European powers dominated much of Africa, carving out vast territories as their own and establishing often brutal regimes to enforce their rule. The Maji Maji Rebellion in Tanganyika (modern-day Tanzania), beginning in July 1905 and ending in July 1907, was the most significant […]
7 Pairs of Black Celebrities White Folks Have Mistaken For Each Other But Who Don’t Look Alike At All
Sheree Whitfield/Sahara Davenport In 2012, Logo network’s RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Sahara Davenport died of heart failure. When tvguide.com reported the news of the drag queen’s death, it posted a photo of Bravo network’s former Real Housewives of Atlanta star, Sheree Whitfield. The website confused Whitfield with the male reality star. According to reports, Whitfield had to […]
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It is often taught that Black people first arrived in the Americas during the slave trade. But that history is in the process of being rewritten as archaeologists continue to find evidence that Black people occupied the American content before the Bering Strait was crossed by Mongolian Asians. According to the BBC documentary series Ancient Voices and […]
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In April 2014, a Wisconsin man, Matthew J. Cimaroli, allegedly sent hate mail to a Black family living in Stoughton. The letter included a depiction of two young Black men being lynched, and a typewritten warning, “Your Days Are Numbered.” In July 2014, Cimaroli was arrested on suspicion of felony threats to injure or […]
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