Was Mahatma Gandhi a racist? | BBC Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch... But was India's greatest leader also a racist?

Mahatma Gandhi has been variously described as an anti-colonial protester, a religious thinker, a pragmatist, a radical who used non-violence effectively to fight for causes, a canny politician and a whimsical Hindu patriarch… But was India’s greatest leader also a racist?

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Jazz legend Herbie Hancock becomes first musician to receive Ben Franklin Medal | WHYY Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to accept an award from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

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Back to Black: 24 Black-owned restaurants on Chicago’s North Side | Chicago Tribune

Facebook0Twitter0MailSadé Carpenter , Chicago Tribune Want to support black businesses on the North Side? From traditional Ethiopian, Ghanaian and Nigerian fare to Creole, Jamaican and soul food, check out these Black-owned restaurants north of the Loop. (Sadé Carpenter / RedEye). Featured Image Back in February, I wrote a story about black food and beverage professionals […]

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Nancy Wilson, acclaimed ‘song stylist’ who defied musical boundaries, dies at 81 | The Washington Post Nancy Wilson, an award-winning singer whose beguiling expressiveness in jazz, R&B, gospel, soul and pop made her a crossover recording star for five decades and who also had a prolific career as an actress, activist and commercial spokeswoman, died Dec. 13 at her home in Pioneertown, Calif. She was 81.

Nancy Wilson, an award-winning singer whose beguiling expressiveness in jazz, R&B, gospel, soul and pop made her a crossover recording star for five decades and who also had a prolific career as an actress, activist and commercial spokeswoman, died Dec. 13 at her home in Pioneertown, Calif. She was 81.

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12 African Tailors You Should Know | Shoppe Black

Facebook0Twitter0MailShoppe Black , Shoppe Black Becca Apparel. Featured Image Anyone who has tried to find reliable African tailors knows it can be a struggle. Finding the right tailor is like finding the right barber who wont mess up your hairline or the hairstylist that won’t butcher your edges. Claude Lavie Kameni Kamsit Charles Becca Apparel […]

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I’m Not African American… I’m Black | Ebony

Facebook0Twitter0MailShahida Muhammad , Ebony What does it mean to be African American? This is a question that is quietly resurfacing in Black discourse, due to the fact that many of our people are rejecting the term as a means of identification. While African American still manages to be socially accepted, it seems many privately take […]

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Netflix To Distribute Spike Lee-Produced Film ‘See You Yesterday’ | Deadline Netflix has come aboard to distribute See You Yesterday, a travel drama produced by Spike Lee’s 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks. The pic is the directorial debut from Stefon Bristol, Lee’s long-time NYU Graduate Film School protege.

Netflix has come aboard to distribute See You Yesterday, a travel drama produced by Spike Lee’s 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks. The pic is the directorial debut from Stefon Bristol, Lee’s long-time NYU Graduate Film School protege.

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