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Gone Too Soon: 7 Black Celebrities Who Sadly Took Their Own Lives

Mental health issues often go undiagnosed in the Black community at a higher rate than other racial groups. We are subjected not only to mainstream society's mental health stigmas, but our own community's expectation...
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8 Famous Black People Who Were Once Homeless

It is estimated that nearly half of all Americans are just one financial disaster away from homelessness. Depressing statistics to be sure; there are few situations that seem more hopeless than not having a...
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5 Traits of Great Black Leaders That You Should Emulate

Determination and Commitment to Goals (Mandela) Changing the world is obviously not an easy thing to do. Along the way there will be setbacks and opposition to any plan, no matter how positive the goal....

6 Black Savants Who Will Amaze You

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5 Examples of Black People Rising up Against Oppression in the US

Newark Riots Black citizens of Newark rioted for six days in July 1967 in response to systematic police racism and violence that largely targeted young men in the community.  One example of this, which sparked...

7 Celebrities Who Are Proud Atheists

1. Morgan Freeman It's fairly ironic that Morgan Freeman, an actor who has played God twice, is an atheist. Perhaps it's more true to say that he has indicated he has mixed feelings about religion in...

8 Celebrities Rumored to be Disrespectful to Regular People

1. Naomi Campbell At this point, Naomi Campbell might be more famous for her temper than her modeling. She has been accused of assaulting everyone from her friends to her assistants, and once even the...

5 Misleading Statistics Used by Media to Fuel Negative Stereotypes About Black People

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5 Ways African-American are more like Republicans than Democrats

In response to the country’s rapidly changing racial demographics, Republicans have talked a lot about their intentions to start recruiting more people of color to their cause. Currently only 7 percent of African-Americans identify...
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6 Examples of Global Cooperative Economic Models Black Communities Should Emulate

Cooperatives or 'co-ops' are businesses or organizations controlled by the communities in which they reside, or by the workers who operate them. There are many types of co-ops to address a host of community...

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