Black Girls Continue to Disappear but Few Eyebrows Are Raised | Black Press USA

Stacy M. Brown, Black Press USA The epidemic of missing and mostly forgotten African American girls continues to spread throughout the United States. While the names change, the stories remain similar. Miah Gourdine, just 16-years-old, was headed to school on Tuesday, April 23, but when attendance was taken at Carolina Forest High School in Horry, […]

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Bell charges cop in shooting at Ladue Schnucks | The St. Louis American

Rebecca Rivas, The St. Louis American Wesley J.C. Bell is assistant professor of criminal justice at STLCC – Florissant Valley. Photo by Wiley Price / St. Louis American, Featured Image The white Ladue cop who shot a 33-year-old black woman in the Ladue Schnucks parking lot on April 23 has been charged with assault in […]

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Obamas to Produce Slate of Films for Netflix | The Washington Informer

WI Web Staff, The Washington Informer Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrive at the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago, Illinois in 2017. (Jim Young/AFP/Getty Images), Featured Image Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions is producing for release on Netflix a feature film adaptation of author […]

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‘I’m either too black or not black enough’: One teenager’s experience | BBC News

Aries Brown, BBC News Illustration by Debie Loizou. [Reuters], Featured Image This article was written by Aries Brown, an 18-year-old African-American student at an international school in eastern Europe. It was originally written for her school newspaper, and has been reprinted with her permission, and that of her school. Coming here for my senior year […]

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Six Historically Black Beaches to Visit This Summer | Medium

Angela Dennis, Medium Illustration by Neal Fox, Featured Image When we think of black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive reality yet little do we hear about how some of our ancestors and those who came before us […]

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