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10 Important Marcus Garvey Quotes Every Black Person Should Know

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On Pride “The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.” On the Value of Knowing Your History “If you do not know what went on before you came here and what is happening at the time you live, but away from you, you will not know […]

This Is the Woman Who Coined #Blacklivesmatter, and the Way It Started Is Incredibly Moving

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What Noam Chomsky Says About ‘Slave Labor Camps’ Is One of the Most Enlightening Explanations of the Issue

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8 Black Female Movie Directors Leading the Way for More Black Women in Hollywood

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Ava DuVernay Film critics and moviegoers alike were expecting DuVernay to make award season history at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, but nobody needed to see her take home the awards to validate her as an amazing director. In addition to her movie Selma being nominated for Best Picture by the Academy Awards, she […]

This Teacher Tried to Educate Her Students on African History — What Happens as a Result Is Mind-Boggling

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Video by CBC News

Dr. Ben Carson Presents an Interesting Argument For Why He Thinks Being Gay Is A Choice

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She Was Asked If She Wanted Wage Equality For Just Women or All Black People; Her Answer Is Unequivocally Awesome

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9 Ways Africa Would Be Better Without Foreign Aid

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Giving alms to Africa remains one of the biggest ideas of our time — millions march for it, governments are judged by it, celebrities proselytize the need for it. According to writer Dambisa Moyo, a former economist at Goldman Sachs and the author of “Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is […]

Conservative Writer David Horowitz Attacks Obama and Black People in the Most Vile Way

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Video by Newsmax TV

8 Ways the FBI Tried to Change the Course of Black History by Influencing Black Writers, Thinkers and Freedom Fighters

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The FBI was created in 1909 as the Justice Department’s unit to investigate federal crimes. J. Edgar Hoover became FBI director in 1924 and served until his death in 1972, an astounding 48 years. Throughout the 1930s, the FBI’s role expanded when President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked the FBI to research ‘‘subversives’’ in the United […]

8 Ways You May Not Have Realized How Black Children Are Damaged When Exposed to Violence

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Children’s exposure to violence has become a serious national problem. More than 60 percent of children from birth to 17 years old experience victimization and 38 percent witness violence sometime during childhood, according to the National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence. Compared with other segments of the population, victimization rates for African-American children and […]

This African Man Has Returned Home, and What He’s Proposing as an Agent of Change Is Simple but Ingenious

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Video by Smart Monkey TV

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