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This Angela Davis Video Reveals The Harsh Reality That There Hasn’t Been As Much ‘Racial Progress’ As Some People Think

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Video clip from Black Power Mixtape

9 Facts Proving Slavery Was Responsible for American and European Economic Success

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Without the significant labor to cultivate the land Europeans claimed to have “discovered,” it would have been for naught. The notion of Europeans or Native Americans working the land was not seriously considered. It was the enslaved Africans who were put to work to grow the abundant land into livable housing, farms and other businesses. […]

10 Fascinating Things About Slavery in New York City That You May Not Know

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In 1991, excavators for a new federal office building in Manhattan unearthed the remains of more than 400 Africans stacked in wooden boxes 16 to 28 feet below street level. The cemetery dated back to the 17th and 18th centuries, and its discovery ignited an effort by many Northerners to uncover the history of the institutional complicity with slavery. […]

What These Cops Do to This Black Mother and Her Young Children Is Past Despicable

Racial Profiling

Video by MSNBC

After Cleveland Police Union Called Browns Player Andrew Hawkins’ ‘Call For Justice’ “Pretty Pathetic,” Hawkins’ Response Is Priceless

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Video posted via Youtube

Unemployment May Be Low Right Now, But This Man’s Explanation Of The Black Economic Situation Is Astonishing

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Video by The Real News Network

10 Struggles Every Black Girl With Short Hair Knows to Be True

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Having to muster up the courage to cut it off. Cutting off your hair is no easy notion. Since ancient times, a woman’s locks have been seen as a source of her beauty and femininity. But, with the modern-day natural movement, more women are opting to do the “big chop” and cut off their permed […]


The Way This Cop Aggressively Handled John Crawford’s Grieving Girlfriend Exemplifies The Reason Black People Distrust The Police

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Video by The Guardian

10 of the Most Racist Ads of All Time In American History

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Fairy Soap N.K. Fairbank Co. was founded in 1875 and produced Fairy Soap. The ad that presumably ran in the 1940s shows a little white girl asking a Black child why her mother won’t wash her with Fairy Soap, insinuating she is Black from dirt.     Dove Released in 2011, the ad shows a […]

This Is an Exceptional Explanation of How Systematic Racism Destroys the Fabric of the Education System for Black People

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Video By Shakti Butler

Listen to Eric Garner’s Father Tell Us Why He Thinks the Police Killed His Son

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Video posted to the Internet by Haveu Heard

20 Insane Price Tags to Book Your Favorite Black Entertainers

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Sean Paul The reggae artist can make up to $30,000 per show and up to $75,000 internationally, according to Celebrity Talent International.   Jill Scott According to Degy Entertainment, a performance from the singer can cost anywhere between $80,000 to $125,000.

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