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Even with Marijuana Decriminalization, Blacks Are Still Targeted More by Police

New Orleans' new marijuana law purports to be more lenient toward nonviolent offenders, but — unsurprisingly — it still disproportionately targets the Black community. Susan Guidry, councilwoman and chairperson of the Criminal Justice Committee, wrote the law...

#ReclaimMLK: The Reality About Martin Luther King Jr. You Won’t Learn from Your Average...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is renowned for his ability to speak excellence and power into his audience. He educated the masses about the injustices of racism and combated the war of "separate but...

9 African Kings and Queens Whose Stories Must Be Told On Film

Hollywood often portrays the enslavement portion of Black history. The constant portrayal of Black people as only slaves inaccurately and negatively contributes to the Black narrative. Most people are familiar with the story of Makeda,...

Surprising Study Shows Blacks Are Not As Vitamin D Deficient As Previously Thought

The New England Journal of Medicine recently did a study revealing that Black people have lower levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (a protein associated with vitamin D deficiency) than white people. The study included 2,085 Black...

Substitute Teacher Resigns After Video Surfaces Showing Him Repeatedly Using N-word In Classroom

A former substitute teacher is banned from campus and all school events for three years after resigning in the wake of a video showing him using the n-word repeatedly in a heated conversation with a Black student. Ryan Brown...

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