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Trump’s Silent Majority Says ‘I Am Angry… How Do We Deal With These Thugs’

MSNBC's Kate Snow interviews Donald Trump supporters in southern Florida and unveils the presidential candidate's secret weapon: the "silent majority." Source: MSNBC

President Obama and Misty Copeland Talk Race, Body Shaming and Black Women’s Curves in...

President Obama and ballerina Misty Copeland--the first African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theater--sat down for a joint interview published by TIME magazine.

Crab Shack Offers Black Patrons ‘Free Meal’ After They Discover Sickening Image of Lynching...

"Black patrons of a Joe's Crab Shack restaurant in Roseville, Minn., were alarmed to see an image of a Black man being publicly hanged in the artwork on their table. At a press conference...

Mission Accomplished: Ghana President Says Country Has Fulfilled Nkrumah’s Vision to ‘Lay Its Own...

After 59 years of independence, Ghana has demonstrated Kwame Nkrumah’s vision, President John Dramani Mahama has said. Addressing the nation at the Black Stars Square to mark Ghana’s 59th Independence Anniversary, the president said the...

Barbados Throws Support Behind Young Entrepreneurs: ‘Think of Your Business in 2060’

The future of Barbados' economy rests in the hands of local entrepreneurs. And the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme has been hailed as a critical entity in the advancement of local business building. Last night, in celebration...

Breaking Video: R. Kelly Just Walked Out of ‘Disrespectful’ Interview in New York City

Multi-platinum selling artist R. Kelly sat down with Huffington Post Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss his new album, The Buffet. However things took a turn for the worst when Modarressy-Tehrani asked a few...

Breaking: Judge Declares Mistrial in Case of Officer Charged in #FreddieGray Death, Prosecutor Mosby...

BREAKING: Judge declares mistrial in case of officer charged in Freddie Gray case. On Wednesday afternoon, Judge Barry G. Williams, residing over the case of William Porter, declared a mistrial. Jurors deliberated more than 16...

Bahamas Attempts to Make History by Becoming the First English-Speaking Caribbean Country on United...

The Bahamas will tomorrow try to make history by becoming the first English-speaking Caribbean country to sit on the United Nations Human Rights Council. “There is the Latin American and Caribbean group but no one...

Can Africa Find Its Place in the World Economy?

By: Nadia Takyiwaa-Mensah Merely eight years ago, economists and investors had crowned Africa as the "final frontier", noting the continent had potential which involved high risk yet high returns. Africa had become a global conversation while China was aggressively growing its economy and the...

6 Books From President Obama’s Summer Reading List

President Obama kicked off his annual summer vacation with a promise to dedicate 52 hours towards reading. With that promise and two weeks to spare on Martha's Vineyard, the White House has released his...

How the Black Community Failed Sandra Bland

By: James Clingman Sandra Bland is dead. While many are concentrating on “how” she died, we must also face the reality of “why” she died. All of the circumstances surrounding her death notwithstanding, Sandra is still...

Malcolm X, the University of California, Berkeley, and a Prophecy Unfulfilled

By Donnell Suggs More and more examples of the precognitive powers of the words of the late Malcolm X display themselves today throughout the country. A prime episode of his clairvoyance came during a debate...

Misty Copeland: From ‘Unlikely Ballerina’ to Standing Ovations

By Demetria Irwin “She’s dancing for all of us.” A tall Black woman, a retired ballerina, uttered those words to her friend as they stood in line to see Misty Copeland make her Swan Lake debut...

Assimilation: Black America’s Elusive Goal

By Akilah Richards Assimilate verb as·sim·i·late: to adopt the ways of another culture; to fully become part of a different society, country, etc. Anti-Black racism in America has consistently compromised the physical, emotional, legal and economic rights...

History of Cartagena, Colombia: Spanish America’s Biggest Slave Port

Cartagena, Colombia: Spanish America’s Biggest Slave Port Far too many people are unaware that the Spanish Americas received countless millions of chained African men, women and children during the Maafa. Too often when we think...

Ava DuVernay Speaks Passionately on Ageism in the Film Industry in Support of ‘Sankofa’...

By Sonia Montalvo On Monday, Selma director Ava DuVernay sprang into a noteworthy Twitter rant. DuVernay entered Twitter with the intent to show her support for independent filmmaker, Haile Gerima. The critically-acclaimed filmmaker is currently...

Glenn Ford Dies One Year After Being Released from Wrongful Imprisonment

By Manny Otiko For Glenn Ford freedom came too late. Ford, who was freed last year after 30 years on death row, died Monday. He enjoyed a little over a year of freedom before succumbing...

‘The Rhythm of Structure’: Detroit Techno and Sculpting Converge in One Artist’s Unique Interpretation...

By Shelby Jefferson In early 1980s Detroit, between the climate of a post disco era and the economic collapse of a city once at the center of the U.S. automobile industry; amid a budding hip...

Bree Newsome Proves There’s Great Beauty in Activism

By Jacqueline Bediako There is beauty in the fearlessness of the activism exhibited by 30-year-old Bree Newsome and her protest partner. On the morning of June 27, Newsome scaled the flagpole outside the capitol building...

As Georgia Considers Raising the Entrance Age for Kindergartners, Families and Educators Should Brace...

By:  Marie Davis As we look ahead to the start of the 2015-16 school year, there is currently a bill sitting in the Georgia Senate that would impact the lives of current and future preschool-age...

BRICS Nations to Operate Own Development Bank by End of 2015

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) -- The emerging market BRICS nations will have their own development bank by the end of the year, the South African finance ministry said Friday. "The New Development Bank is expected to be operational by the...

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