Moving Beyond Integration and Acceptance to Build Black

Stephon Clark WasShot 8 Times, Primarily in the Back

“If you don’t understand white supremacy/racism, everything that you do understand will only confuse you..” ~ Neely Fuller Jr. You see, most people confuse racism with bigotry — leading them to believe that acceptance by the dominant group will alleviate the pressure. However, bigotry and hatred have an emotional center…

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The Private Prison Industrial Complex: Following the Money of Mass Incarceration

Following the Money of Mass Incarceration By Peter Wagner and Bernadette Rabuy   Tweet thisJanuary 25, 2017 | Courtesy of Prison Policy.org The cost of imprisonment — including who benefits and who pays — is a major part of the national discussion around criminal justice policy. But prisons and jails are just one piece of the criminal…

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Suffering in Silence: Depression in African American Males

Suffering in Silence: Depression in African American Males

Suffering in Silence: Depression in African American Males Depression is African American males is a growing concern. With so many elephants in the room, it is amazing that Blacks in America can function in even the slightest sense normalcy. One of the most prevalent realities that take up so much…

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Dressed to Kill but Dying on the Inside ~ Confronting Mental Illness In the Black Community

Dressed to kill and dying on the inside

There is an African Proverb that says, “If there is no enemy on the inside, the enemy on the outside can do us no harm.” The problem with the Black collective is that the enemy on the inside is one that we refuse to acknowledge — one we like to…

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The Merging of Souls

The Merging of Souls

The Merging of Souls ~ The Power of Black Love A lot of Men have millionaire potential, but need a strong woman to help birth that thing out! -Juanita Bynum There is a lot of truth in this statement, but one must be careful to understand the dynamic through which…

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Dapper Dan Breakfast Club Interview

Dapper Dan Breakfast Club Interview

Dapper Dan Breakfast Club Interview If you have not watched the Dapper Dan Breakfast Club interview, you should commit to watching it. It is about so much more than fashion. This interview should be mandatory watching for every Black household. I new that Dapper Dan had a brilliant mind for…

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Local woman says utility worker tried to sexually coerce her, threatened her over late bill

woman says utility worker tried to sexually coerce her

‘What are you going to do for me?’; Local woman says utility worker tried to sexually coerce her, threatened her over late bill Lauren Trager Updated 24 min ago | Posted on Jul 9, 2019 Courtesy of KMOV While journalistic responsibilities demand that I make it cleared that these are alleged charges until…

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The Dark Hole of Inaccountabily of Politicians Misserving Blacks

You would think this would be something that is clearly understood, but we obviously fail in this area political accountability more often than not. We refuse to hold people accountable for the decisions that they make concerning our interests and consistently trust them to do a better job the next…

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Staten Island woman celebrating birthday died in Dominican Republic

Staten Island woman celebrating birthday died in Dominican Republic

“I am overwhelmed and confused and in shock,” he told the Advance on Thursday. “My family wanted her to not go on this vacation. I truly believe if my mother was not in the Dominican Republic, she would have been alive right now.”

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Candace Owens Locks Horns with Cornel West

‘You Got to Get Your History Right’: Candace Owens Locks Horns with Cornel West After Arguing Blacks Were Much Better Off in the First 100 Years After Slavery By Tanasia Kenney -June 13, 2019 | Courtesy of Atlanta Black Star Conservative commentator Candace Owens claims things were far better for African-Americans in the first…

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