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Michelle Obama Says Racist Attacks She Faced as First Lady ‘Cut the Deepest’ | The Root Former first lady Michelle Obama was a breath of fresh air Tuesday at a live armchair conversation with the Women’s Foundation of Colorado President Lauren Casteel in Denver. Poised and graceful as always, Obama still touched on some tough topics and spoke out frankly about the hurt she felt from the racist attacks she received while in the White House.

Former first lady Michelle Obama was a breath of fresh air Tuesday at a live armchair conversation with the Women’s Foundation of Colorado President Lauren Casteel in Denver. Poised and graceful as always, Obama still touched on some tough topics and spoke out frankly about the hurt she felt from the racist attacks she received while in the White House.

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Foster Care as Punishment: The New Reality of ‘Jane Crow’ | The New York Times Maisha Joefield thought she was getting by pretty well as a young single mother in Brooklyn, splurging on her daughter, Deja, even though money was tight.

Maisha Joefield thought she was getting by pretty well as a young single mother in Brooklyn, splurging on her daughter, Deja, even though money was tight.

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Three Generations of Black Women in Family Photos | The New York Times (Lens) In an elegant room, in front of a shadowy and dramatic alcove, sits a woman dressed in a billowing red garment. Her feet are planted firmly on the ground. She stares with determination at the camera. A young girl stands next to her.

In an elegant room, in front of a shadowy and dramatic alcove, sits a woman dressed in a billowing red garment. Her feet are planted firmly on the ground. She stares with determination at the camera. A young girl stands next to her.

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Hill Harper Adopted A Baby At Age 51 – Black America Web Hill Harper has an impressive resume: He is an accomplished actor, author, has a Harvard law degree and even started his own skincare line. Now, he can add fatherhood to his list.

Hill Harper has an impressive resume: He is an accomplished actor, author, has a Harvard law degree and even started his own skincare line. Now, he can add fatherhood to his list.

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Chicago Man Founds Project to Help Fathers Be the Best Dad They Can Be – Atlanta Black Star Seven years ago, Sheldon Smith learned he would be a father at the age of 20. After experiencing a childhood with a father who was in and out of his life, Smith decided it was time to break the cycle that continues in his community.

Seven years ago, Sheldon Smith learned he would be a father at the age of 20. After experiencing a childhood with a father who was in and out of his life, Smith decided it was time to break the cycle that continues in his community.

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The abandoned ‘Black Eden’ is prepared for a comeback – New York Post IDLEWILD, Mich. — The traffic along US 10 blows right by a dirt-road entrance. But a newly built brick marker proclaims, optimistically, “Welcome to Idlewild, a historic community.”

IDLEWILD, Mich. — The traffic along US 10 blows right by a dirt-road entrance. But a newly built brick marker proclaims, optimistically, “Welcome to Idlewild, a historic community.”

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William Barber II, Legendary Civil Rights Leader, Steps Down From NC NAACP Leadership Role – The Root When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II.

When the words “black liberation theology” are spoken, several names immediately come to mind: the Rev. James Cone, who coined the term; the Rev. Sojourner Truth; the Rev. Nat Turner; the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; the Rev. Jeremiah Wright; Dr. Cornel West; the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon; and the Rev. Dr. William Barber II.

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