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Bill Cosby Confession Highlights Why It’s So...

  Like most black people of my generation, I grew up watching Fat Albert, The Cosby Show, and A Different World. Bill Cosby was everyone’s ...
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Challenge to the Hoteps: Celebrate This Woman! Mak...

This woman right here. That black community STAYS telling us we ain’t worth sh%t. We are less than. Everything is our fault. This right here is ...
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Marry Down Costs Educated Women $25K a Year. But E...

Black Enterprise recently reported on a study that suggested that black women who marry down–unequally educationally and financially–are ...
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Charleston church shooting victims: Who they were ...

Cynthia Hurd, 54 (Charleston County Library), Ethel Lance, 70 (retired, Gaillard Center), Susie Jackson, 87 (longtime member), Rev. DePayne Middleton-...
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Should the Charleston Hate Crime Keep Black Women ...

  This morning, when I learned of the church shooting in Charleston, I observed several women make these comments: –“ You know with ...
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Open Thread: What Do You Think About the Rachel Do...

Rachel Dolezal, president of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, Washington, was force to resign not because she is white, but because she is white and impe...
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Yes; There Is a War on Black Girls and Women. And ...

Law Wanxi has been my news-on-the-street guy lately, and sent a link to an article on Salon about how black girls and women are often brutalized and d...
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WTF is WRONG with the Police? Teen Girl Gets Hair ...

I’m literally speechless right now. Just saw the video of the young, black teenagers in Texas gathered to have some end-of-the-year fun in typic...
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Map of “Most Racist” Regions Could Exp...

We’ve speculated, but I think the following data might explain why some interracial couples can go through everyday life with relative ease, and...
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Why Is Ben Affleck Scared for the Public to Know H...

The Sony leaks are the embarrassing gift that keeps on giving. The most recent what-the-cuss was news that actor Ben Affleck lobbied to have the show,...
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Aaron Hernandez Gets Life, and What a Freaking Fai...

As I read the accounts of today’s conviction of Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots tight end-come newly appointed felon, I can’t...
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Recent Incident in Maine a Sober Reminder That Int...

An event occurred earlier this month that garnered national news. On a lovely spring day in Portland, Maine, an interracially married couple wanted to...
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Wait…WHET?! Azealia Banks Dates White Guys? ...

Now…I didn’t see this coming. Looks like Azealia Banks dates white men, and prefers to do so over black men.   I would have never gue...
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False Claims of Racial Profiling Like Son of Taraj...

I’d read in passing curiosity that Empire star, Taraji P. Henson had decided to take her son out of USC, one of the top, most coveted universiti...
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