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15 Stunning African Models Who Are as Beautiful as Lupita

Lupita Nyong'o's catapult into stardom in both Hollywood and the fashion industry has certainly indicated a change in the mainstream definition of beauty. In April 2014, the Huffington Post reported that Lupita signed a...

7 Popular Cosmetic Brands That Sell Shameful Skin-Bleaching Products

Skin bleaching is a cosmetic whitening process practiced by people of color all over the world. Under the influence of the European beauty standard, light skin has been associated with attractiveness and a higher...

5 Ancient Black Civilizations That Were Not in Africa

The Minoans Ancient Greece Archaeologist Manfred Bietak conducted extensive research on ancient Greek civilizations and their connections to ancient Egypt. Bietak unearthed evidence from artwork as early as 7000 B.C. that depicts the early people...

5 Acts of Self-Hate and Racism in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a country on the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean region. The western three-eighths of the island is occupied by the nation of Haiti. The first captive Africans were sold...

7 Financial Habits That Keep Black People From Economic Freedom

Introduction In an open letter addressed to President Barack Obama on Sept. 6, 2011, economist Dr. Claud Anderson offered suggestions to improve the economy for the betterment of the Black community.  “With more than 25...

6 Black Celebrities So Crazy In Love They Acted Insane Over Their Significant Other

When couples fall in love, they become inebriated by the sense of euphoria that follows. Unfortunately for some couples, those moments of happiness are often fleeting, interrupted with heartache triggered by drama. More often...

5 Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes on ‘Cosmos’ That Get The Side-Eye

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson is a world-renowned astrophysicist who has won the admiration of the scientific community, and laymen alike, with his inviting and sometimes entertaining personality. People of all ages and ethnic backgrounds...

5 Reasons To Be Suspicious About the US Search For Kony In Uganda

Joseph Kony Has Not Been In Uganda Since 2006 Joseph Kony is the leader of a militant rebel group operating in central Africa called the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).  He was brought under fire by...

5 Studies Debunking the Myth of Racial Colorblindness

The United States of America has been labeled the melting pot of the Western world by branding itself as a haven for all people seeking success and freedom. Despite a brutal history of torturous...

8 Black Women Who Defy Aging

Jill Scott Incomparable soul diva Jill Scott has championed a very successful career since launching her debut album "Who Is Jill Scott? Words& Sounds Vol. 1" in 2000. The 42-year-old singer has released three albums...
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8 Unarmed Black Males Other Than Trayvon Martin Who Were Recently Killed

Kimani Gray On his way home from a birthday party, 16-year-old Kimani Gray was shot to death by two plainclothes officers in Brooklyn, N.Y. , on March 9, 2013. The men responsible for his death, police...

6 Reasons Scholars Question the Existence of Jesus

Serapis Christus, The Original Christ Many historians attribute the origins of Jesus Christ to the creation of Serapis Christus around 300 B.C.E. Ptolemy 1 Meryamun Setepenre wanted the people of Egypt to accept him as pharaoh...

5 Examples of the War on the Black Woman’s Womb

Forced Breeding Breeding enslaved Africans was a profitable business in the United States for hundreds of years. Although forcing two strangers to engage in sexual intercourse was traumatizing to both genders, Black women endured a...

5 Annoying Reactions To Black Women’s Hair

Is It Real? The answer might be yes or no. Either way, it’s a common question that many Black women with more than an inch of hair will hear...

8 Accounts of Black People Being Used As Guinea Pigs

Gynecology Invented Through The Torture of Black Women In the 19th century, the father of modern gynecology, J. Marion Sims, conducted his research experiments on enslaved Black women. Sims performed the invasive and torturous procedures...
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6 Reasons Why Calling Black People Racist Is Inaccurate

Intel Ad.Racial Classification Was Created In Europe Europeans Invented the Concept of Race Up until the 17th century, racial classification was unheard of. As a matter of fact, Africans were viewed...

11 Celebrities Who Owe Millions in Back Taxes

Mary J. Blige The state of New Jersey imposed a tax lien of $901,769.65 on soul diva Mary J. Blige in 2013. In addition to her tax woes, Mary was already in default for more than...

5 Roles Christianity and Islam Played in the Enslavement of Black People

For The Bible Tells Me So Slaveholders justified the practice by citing the Bible. For the oppressor, the act of acquiring slaves was not only a divine spoil of war for the victor, but it was...

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