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Are Names Really That Important? For Black...

The effects of the transatlantic slave trade still resonate within the Black community in America. Slavery was the total dehumanization of Black people through exploitation...

Whites Are More Afraid of ‘Blacks’ Than...

https://youtu.be/CIksocHglA4 Is there any difference between “Black” and “African-American?” Apparently in the minds of white people, the difference is enormous, according to a fascinating new...

Black Students Favor More Control Over Offensive...

Black students have less than positive views on freedom of expression on college campuses versus whites. According to a recent poll, Black college students were...

Kickstarter Campaign for ‘Black’ Graphic Novel Breaks...

Comic book creators Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith III, Jamal Igle and Khary Randolph have teamed up to create a new graphic novel that will...

20 Emotional Experiences You Can Relate to...

You never felt as welcomed as the other students.   Sometimes you found it hard not to feel inferior. Your white teachers only briefly covered Black history.   During...

10 Black Dolls From Around the World...

  Positively Perfect Dolls -- United States Created by Lisa Williams, a former college professor who is now the chief executive officer of World of Entertainment, Publishing...

This Interview Unveils How Morgan Freeman Literally...

Video via Oprah "Master Class"

10 Reasons Brazil’s Quilombo Reparations Program Is...

Quilombos are Afro-Brazilian settlements that were originally established by Black people who escaped slavery. Through the years, the descendants of these Africans have continued to...

8 Mixed-Race People With Black Blood Who...

Mariah Carey Mariah Carey, a pop icon and singer, experienced her fair share of racism and discrimination growing up. According to an article released by...

8 Things You Should Know About How...

The culture of Thailand is characterized by the detestation of dark skin. Nationally, Thais have an aversion to dark skin. As a result, the Black people of Thailand...

8 Reasons Why the Mainstream Media’s Propagation...

It supports the notion that racism is of the past. While this narrative is believed to be a coping mechanism for Black people, it...

9 Engineering Feats Pulled Off by the...

According to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, engineering occurs when the “knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience,...

10 Reasons Why Every Black College Student...

by Melanie McCoy The Cosby Show spin-off sitcom A Different World received a major upgrade after its first season and became one of the most influential Black sitcoms...

8 Facts You May Not Know About...

The first attempt at genocide lasted for more than 100 years. Dr. Gideon Polya, a scientist, artist, writer and pro-peace advocate, wrote that roughly 123 years...

8 of the Biggest Myths Propagated About...

Black People Were Better Off in America Many historians have argued that slavery somehow saved many Black people from the primitive “Dark Continent” of Africa....

8 Things You Need to Know About...

Spain built a barrier to keep Black people out. According to a 2014 article published by The New York Times, “ten years ago Spain spent...

10 Facts That Clear Up Confusion Around...

The Original Arabs Were Black Bertram Sidney Thomas was a historian and former prime minister of Muscat and Oman. A civil servant of England, he...

8 Ways That Racism Made the Great...

Black People Were Killed for Their Jobs Jobs were, no doubt, scarce during the Great Depression (1929-1941). In some cases, whites killed Black employees in order...

8 Interesting Reasons the Obama Era May...

President Barack Obama's election marks the beginning of the Third Reconstruction. In an interview conducted by Annabel Park and Eric Byler of Story of America,...

NYC Activist Bertha Lewis Lashes Mayor de...

An embarrassingly small amount of New York City contracts have been awarded to minority- or women-owned business, and activist Bertha Lewis, in her in-your-face-way,...