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Skill-Based Immigration: The Not So Coded Language to Produce a Whiter America

DENVER (AP) — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the U.S. and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism that...
Joy Villa exposed

Conservatives Find Video of Joy Villa Grabbing Man’s Butt to ‘Expose’ Her; Singer Simply...

https://twitter.com/GMA/status/946765272584658945 WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Joy Villa says she wants an apology from Corey Lewandowski for hitting her twice on her buttocks during a Washington gathering last fall. And she's defending herself against a video...
Chrissy Teigen

Plane Returns to LA After Passenger Boards Wrong Flight, Chrissy Teigen Wonders Why Everyone...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Tokyo-bound flight returned to Los Angeles hours into the journey after the crew discovered that one of the passengers had boarded the wrong plane, All Nippon Airways said Wednesday. The...
Make America great again singer

Singer Who Wore ‘Make America Great Again’ Dress Accuses Trump Aide of Repeatedly Groping...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A singer and potential congressional candidate said she has filed a sexual assault complaint against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager for hitting her twice on her buttocks during a Washington...
T.I.

T.I. Drops $20K In 30 Minutes to Help Mothers with Last-Minute Christmas Shopping

https://www.instagram.com/p/BdNnY2LBH4n/?taken-by=atlblackstar ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper T.I. spent Christmas Eve spreading holiday cheer among some single mothers, helping them with their last-minute shopping for gifts. In a video T.I. posted on social media, the Grammy-winning artist entered...
Black Voters

Doug Jones, Who Toppled Roy Moore Thanks to Black Votes, May Pick an All-White...

The surprising recent election results in the Alabama Senate race where Democrat Doug Jones beat the controversial Republican candidate Roy Moore by a slim margin thanks to the outsized turnout of Black voters has led...

10 Reasons the Enslavement of Africans in Libya Should Alarm Us.

African people are being sold into slavery in Libya. It should be alarming to all Black people around the world.
Lupita care cover

Another UK Magazine Forced to Apologize for Changing a Black Woman’s Hair on Cover

LONDON (AP) — British magazine Grazia U.K. has apologized to Lupita Nyong'o after the actress accused it of altering her hair on its front cover "to fit a more Eurocentric notion" of beauty. The Academy...
Zeke suspended

As Judge Reinstates Ezekiel Elliott’s Suspension Fans Still Confused About Goodell’s Decision

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge cleared the way Monday night for the NFL to enforce a six-game suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations. While some fans...
Black Hair

Black Hair: An African Perspective on Losing One’s Culture

In the early 1940s, before my grandparents joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church, before they embarked on a lifelong conflict between Seventh-day Adventism and African traditions, my grandparents kept long hair. My grandmother, I am...
natural dry scalp

Autumn Means It’s Time to Pay Extra Attention to Scalp Dryness: Here are Some...

Autumn is a natural period of transition. Temperatures drop and the air is less humid. I have noticed that in October my dermatology patients who don’t change their skin and hair routines come to...
Kevin Spacey molest

Kevin Spacey Accused of Conflating Homosexuality with Pedophilia After Coming Out In Response to...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kevin Spacey said Sunday he is "beyond horrified" by allegations that he made a sexual advance on a teen boy decades ago. The two-time Oscar winner posted on Twitter that...
Cooperation Jackson

Jackson Rising: Saki Hall, from Cooperation Jackson on the Intersection of Gender and Economics

The following article is an excerpt from the forthcoming book Jackson Rising: the Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi, a chronicle of one of the most dynamic experiments in radical...
Walter Rodney

Remembering, Learning and Loving What Pan-African Activist Walter Rodney Did for Black People

Walter Anthony Rodney was an intellectual, a teacher, and an activist during the 1960s and 1970s; his life and work hold major importance for those of us who care about social justice and Black...
Dick Gregory condolences

Friends, Family Gather to Celebrate the Life of Dick Gregory

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) —While the Emmy Awards missed the chance to honor legendary comedian Dick Gregory, his family and friends did not. The likes of Stevie Wonder, Louis Farrakhan, India Arie and Congresswoman Maxine Waters gathered...
serena's baby photo

Serena Williams Announces Baby’s Birth With Cute Photo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYoRmfI0LUc The newly unveiled Serena Williams baby photo has Twitter users going gaga! The tennis star announced via social media on Wednesday that she gave birth to a girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. Williams posted a...
Andrew Young Klan

Andrew Young Calls Klan Types the ‘Forgotten Americans,’ Adding They Were ‘Abused and Neglected’ 

This morning, civil rights icon, former Atlanta mayor and former UN ambassador Andrew Young joined “Meet the Press,” telling moderator Chuck Todd that President Trump is “still politicking and thinking nationally, as a nationalist”...

White Allies: You Need to Organize Your People and Truly Join the Fight Against...

White people, you need to organize your people. White allies in the struggle for social justice who are truly anti-racist need to be out in white communities now more than ever. White people need...

Director of University of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute Pens Open Letter Condemning White...

Students, Faculty, Alumni, and Friends of the Carter G. Woodson Institute: Still reeling from and wrestling with the aftermath of the “Unite the Right” rally of this past weekend, I write as director of the...

Photographer with Gun to His Face Captures Images In Charlottesville of Neo-Nazis Beating a...

Don’t look away.  Four white neo-Nazis are beating a Black man, crawling on the ground, with their metal poles and a yellow hunk of lumber. The beating continues. There’s blood on the pavement. Our photographer,...

9 of the Most Racist Americans In History That May Surprise You

By Ibram X. Kendi It seems as if everyone — except his racist supporters — are recognizing the obvious: Donald Trump is a racist. But racism extends far past Trump and his voting band of...

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