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Shonda Rhimes Perfectly Puts In Her Place A TV Editor Who Needs To Check Her White Privilege

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10 Truths About Christian Imagery That Your Pastor Probably Never Told You

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Cross Was Originally a Pagan Symbol The cross is regarded as one of the core symbols of Christianity. It is believed to be a holy symbol originating from the Christian religion as a symbol that represents God’s sacrifice of Jesus Christ at Calvary. The truth is, however, the cross is actually a pagan symbol that […]

8 Other Cases Where Caucasian People ‘Borrowed’ Black Music Without Permission

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‘Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop’ Bebop was well known as a jazz style by 1950, but it had also become associated with rhythm and blues in songs like Lionel Hampton’s 1946 hit “Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop.” The trombone solo in Mustard and Gravy’s (Frank Rice and Ernest W. Stokes) stolen version makes the link to horn-driven Black bands explicit — […]

Post-Racial Society? Michigan Police Brutally Beat Black Man for No Apparent Reason

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Battle of the Divas: Serena Williams Gives Beyonce A Serious Run For Her Money With Her Take On ‘7/11′

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7 Declarations About ‘Crack Babies’ That Were Flat-Out Wrong

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They Had Small Heads, Bad Muscle Tone, Tremors After studies such as one in Philadelphia in 1989 found that nearly one in six newborns at city hospitals had mothers who tested positive for cocaine, the stories began to explode in the media about the so-called “crack babies.” They had small heads and were easily agitated […]

Rapper Common Attempts to Clarify ‘Togetherness’ Comment Only To Repeat Same Message in Speech to Chicago Youth

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The Leader Of The Racist SAE Chant Made A Formal Apology, But Is The Fact That Black People Are Supporting Him More Troubling?

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8 Black Panther Party Programs That Were More Empowering Than Federal Government Programs

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The Breakfast Program The free breakfast for schoolchildren program was set up in Berkeley, California, in 1968 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. It was the first significant community program organized by the Panthers, and perhaps the most well known. By the end of 1969, free breakfast was served in 19 cities, under the sponsorship […]

The Way This Family Was Able to Turn Things Around After This Tragedy Is Really Amazing

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This Girl Didn’t Realize She Was Black Until She Got to College, and Her Reaction Was Priceless

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7 Things Black Women Have That Other Women Desire

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Strength This is not about muscle. According to Temple University research by Tamara Beauboeuf-Lafontant titled, “Behind the Mask of the Strong Black Woman”: “The defining quality of Black womanhood is strength. As a reference to tireless, deeply caring, and seemingly invulnerable women, the claim of strength forwards a compelling story of perseverance. Critical figures in this […]

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