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Despite Billions in Revenue, Exxon Mobil’s Disregard for Black People in Papua, New Guinea, is Deplorable

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10 Facts You Did Not Know About The Detroit Race Riots

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 The History of The Detroit Race Riot of 1967 Many Black people had emigrated from the Deep South to Detroit seeking a better life during the Great Migration that started in the 1920s and ended by the 1960s. However, upon arriving in Detroit and many Northern cities, Blacks found the same racism and discrimination they had wanted […]

How Well Do You Really Know LeBron James?

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7 Persistent Myths About Ancient Egypt You Will Never Look at The Same Again

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Cleopatra Was Egyptian  Cleopatra VII Philopator (69 B.C. – Aug. 12, 30 B.C.) is likely the most well-known of all the ancient Egyptian queens. What many people do not know is that Cleopatra was more than likely not ethnically Egyptian. Born during the Greek occupation of ancient Egypt, Cleopatra actually descended from a long line of […]

6 African Countries That Are Hostile Toward Black People

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Morocco Travelers to Morocco often describe the stunning landscape with mountains, deserts, valleys, and uninterrupted miles of beaches on the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts. What’s often overlooked is the way Black people are treated in the country. In a 2010 Afrik-news.com article, author Smahane Bouyahia reports that Blacks in Morocco — natives, immigrants from elsewhere […]

This Activist Reveals The Hard Truth Behind Foreign Investors in Africa

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8 Black Celebrities You May Not Have Known Served in the US Military

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Morgan Freeman Although fans saw actor Morgan Freeman play an officer in the film Glory, many don’t know he served in the U.S. military off screen as well. Upon graduating high school in 1955, Freeman turned down a partial drama scholarship and joined the U.S. Air Force. Freeman reportedly loved the idea of flying but worked […]

After All This Time, Rachel Jeantel Blames Herself For George Zimmerman’s Freedom

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Video by CNN.

These Women Have Started a Movement to End This Issue That Plagues Women Everyday

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Women explain their experiences and feelings dealing with harassment from men while walking the streets. Video by Newsone.

You Just Have to Hear What Naomi Campbell Had to Say About Racism in The Fashion Industry

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Naomi Campbell tells Channel 4 News she believes the fashion world discriminates against models of color – and is reluctant to book nonwhite models for shows. Video by Channel 4 News

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