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One Year Later: 8 Moments That Proved That Michael Brown’s Death Was Definitely About...

The Ferguson Police Department's History of Racism Darren Wilson, the ex-cop who killed Michael Brown, worked for the Ferguson Police Department, which is “guilty of racism as well as systematic and often brutal targeting of African...

6 Reasons Why the So-Called Diverse Cast of ‘Tut’ Miniseries Is Still a Whitewash...

Since the beginning of modern history, there has been an attempt to “whitewash” the history of Ancient Egypt. Many Egyptologists, historians, archaeologists and filmmakers have made attempts to separate Ancient Egypt from the continent of Africa...

9 Things You May Not Know About the History of the Divine Nine

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. The establishment of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. was inspired by the racial oppression that African-American students were experiencing on the campus of Cornell University in the early 1900s....

10 Reasons Brazil’s Quilombo Reparations Program Is Failing Afro-Brazilians

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 inhabit the land their ancestors historically claimed as their own....

10 European Kings, Queens and Noblemen Who Would Be Considered Black by the ‘One...

According to Black Dutch researcher and author of the book Belle van Zuylen's Forgotten Grandmother, Egmond Codfried, there was Black nobility in Europe -- later squashed for obvious reasons. His claims are controversial and widely...

8 Mixed-Race People With Black Blood Who Experienced Rejection From Their Other Side

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 Today-Pop Culture, after her mother, a woman of Irish descent,...

10 Toys and Games Enslaved Black Children Played with Growing Up

Hide the Switch The rules of this game are as follows: One child takes a thin, strong branch, or “switch" and hides it. The children then begin to look for the switch. Whoever finds the...

10 Classic African Movies You Should Know

Yaaba This 1989 film was directed by Idrissa Ouedraogo, an African writer and director from Banfora (formerly Upper Volta) now Burkina Faso. His film highlights a theme that can be found throughout African cinema: the...

8 Things About The Black Liberation Flag You May Not Know

Its Origin and the UNIA According to the official website of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL), the flag was developed in the 1920's by the UNIA and with the support of Marcus...

8 Ways Diversity Backfires Against Black People

Diversity is used as a tool to ignore the political agenda of Black people. Dr. Claud Anderson is an expert on Black economics and the originator of PowerNomics, a set of guidelines that he established...

8 Other Important Issues South Carolina Must Not Forget to Address Now That the...

Last week, a bill was signed to remove the Confederate flag from South Carolina's Statehouse grounds. This motion gained support following the massacre of nine Black South Carolinians at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church...

8 Things You Should Know About How Black People Are Treated In Thailand

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 are generally deemed inferior. Many people claim that this adopted...

8 Reasons Why the Mainstream Media’s Propagation of the Forgiveness Narrative Is Problematic for...

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

10 Pairs of Bible Verses That Totally Contradict Each Other

To Enslave or Not to Enslave? - Leviticus 25:45 & Isaiah 58:6 These two bibles verses produce mixed messages in regards to the institution of slavery. Leviticus 25:45 reads, “Moreover of the children of the...

10 Examples of Government Handouts to the Rich Proving Who the Real Welfare Kings...

Federal Subsidies Daniel D. Huff, professor emeritus of social work at Boise State University, published a comprehensive analysis of corporate welfare in 1993. Huff gave a very conservative tally of corporate welfare expenditures in the United States,...

8 Amazing Things You May Not Know About the Great Pyramid of Giza

No one knows exactly how the Great Pyramid was constructed. The method by which the ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid is unknown. Many theories surround the methods of construction used to build the Great...

10 Things About the Mistreatment of Black Soldiers During World War II You May...

Black Newspapers' Coverage of Black Soldiers' Mistreatment Considered War Crime During World War II, the Black media was unable to publicly speak about the horrendous acts that were being inflicted upon Black soldiers at the time....

9 Engineering Feats Pulled Off by the Ancient Egyptians That Would Be Nearly Impossible...

According to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, engineering occurs when the “knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences gained by study, experience, and practice is applied with judgment to develop ways to...

8 Facts You May Not Know About the Extermination of Australia’s Aborigines

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 after the arrival of the British, the Black “Indigenous Aboriginal...

11 African Countries You May Not Have Known Manufacture Some of Their Own Weapons

South Africa Developed out of the white apartheid regime desire to keep the South African Blacks under military repression, the South African arms industry is considered one of the most advanced in the non-Western world...

10 Teachers and Professors Who Have Come Under Fire for Addressing Racism and White...

Professor Saida Grundy In a recent article, a cultural critic and senior writer for The Root, elaborates on the current situation of Professor Saida Grundy at Boston University. The Associate Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies...

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