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The Heavy Burden of Teaching My Son About American Racism | The Atlantic If my black child has to learn that society will hate him, he should hear about it from someone who unconditionally loves him.">The Heavy Burden of Teaching My Son About American Racism | The Atlantic If my black child has to learn that society will hate him, he should hear about it from someone who unconditionally loves him.

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If my black child has to learn that society will hate him, he should hear about it from someone who unconditionally loves him.
The Heavy Burden of Teaching My Son About American Racism | The Atlantic If my black child has to learn that society will hate him, he should hear about it from someone who unconditionally loves him." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

The App at the Heart of the Movement to End Affirmative Action | The Atlantic “WeChat is a monster. There’s nothing like it on Earth.”">The App at the Heart of the Movement to End Affirmative Action | The Atlantic “WeChat is a monster. There’s nothing like it on Earth.”

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“WeChat is a monster. There’s nothing like it on Earth.”
The App at the Heart of the Movement to End Affirmative Action | The Atlantic “WeChat is a monster. There’s nothing like it on Earth.”" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Mississippi’s black Republicans stick with Hyde-Smith | McClatchy DC BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.">Mississippi’s black Republicans stick with Hyde-Smith | McClatchy DC BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.

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BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.
Mississippi’s black Republicans stick with Hyde-Smith | McClatchy DC BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

A National Gallery show examines Gordon Parks’s early years | The Washington Post Parks had a sense of the camera’s potential as a tool of social justice from early on.">A National Gallery show examines Gordon Parks’s early years | The Washington Post Parks had a sense of the camera’s potential as a tool of social justice from early on.

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Parks had a sense of the camera’s potential as a tool of social justice from early on.
A National Gallery show examines Gordon Parks’s early years | The Washington Post Parks had a sense of the camera’s potential as a tool of social justice from early on." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Vernita Lee Has Passed Away At Age 83 | In Touch Weekly We’re so sorry to hear this. Oprah Winfrey‘s mom, Vernita Lee, has sadly died at age 83, the 64-year-old media mogul’s rep confirmed to Closer Weekly on Monday, Nov. 26. “The family of Vernita Lee are saddened to share of her passing on Nov. 22, 2018, at her home in Milwaukee, WI. She was 83 years old,” an official statement from Vernita’s family began.">Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Vernita Lee Has Passed Away At Age 83 | In Touch Weekly We’re so sorry to hear this. Oprah Winfrey‘s mom, Vernita Lee, has sadly died at age 83, the 64-year-old media mogul’s rep confirmed to Closer Weekly on Monday, Nov. 26. “The family of Vernita Lee are saddened to share of her passing on Nov. 22, 2018, at her home in Milwaukee, WI. She was 83 years old,” an official statement from Vernita’s family began.

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We’re so sorry to hear this. Oprah Winfrey‘s mom, Vernita Lee, has sadly died at age 83, the 64-year-old media mogul’s rep confirmed to Closer Weekly on Monday, Nov. 26. “The family of Vernita Lee are saddened to share of her passing on Nov. 22, 2018, at her home in Milwaukee, WI. She was 83 years old,” an official statement from Vernita’s family began.
Oprah Winfrey’s Mother Vernita Lee Has Passed Away At Age 83 | In Touch Weekly We’re so sorry to hear this. Oprah Winfrey‘s mom, Vernita Lee, has sadly died at age 83, the 64-year-old media mogul’s rep confirmed to Closer Weekly on Monday, Nov. 26. “The family of Vernita Lee are saddened to share of her passing on Nov. 22, 2018, at her home in Milwaukee, WI. She was 83 years old,” an official statement from Vernita’s family began." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Memo to black men: Stop voting Republican | Boston Globe BROTHERS, WE NEED to talk.">Memo to black men: Stop voting Republican | Boston Globe BROTHERS, WE NEED to talk.

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FacebookTwitterMailRENÉE GRAHAM , Boston Globe Members of the audience wait for President Donald Trump to arrive at the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Featured Image the midterm elections, about 17 percent of black men voted to give Texas Republican Ted Cruz another term […]
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Under Ben Carson, more families live in HUD housing that fails health and safety inspections | NBC News While HUD Secretary Ben Carson pledged to fix low-income housing, the number of properties cited for health and safety violations has been on the rise.">Under Ben Carson, more families live in HUD housing that fails health and safety inspections | NBC News While HUD Secretary Ben Carson pledged to fix low-income housing, the number of properties cited for health and safety violations has been on the rise.

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While HUD Secretary Ben Carson pledged to fix low-income housing, the number of properties cited for health and safety violations has been on the rise.
Under Ben Carson, more families live in HUD housing that fails health and safety inspections | NBC News While HUD Secretary Ben Carson pledged to fix low-income housing, the number of properties cited for health and safety violations has been on the rise." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Meet the 10-Year Old Entrepreneur Taking the Fashion World by Storm! | Black Business.Org

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FacebookTwitterMailFidelis Mbah , Black Business.Org Jordan Davis and his mother, Lucia McBath. COURTESY LUCIA MCBATH. Featured Image from Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-year old Enhle Gebashe is already pursuing her dreams of becoming a well-known fashion designer and entrepreneur. She most recently founded Enhle Babes Couture, a children’s clothing brand specializing in glamorous African prints. Aside from the overwhelming number of […]
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To Raise, Love, and Lose a Black Child | The Atlantic Jordan Davis's mother, Lucia McBath, reflects on the guilty verdict in his murderer's trial.">To Raise, Love, and Lose a Black Child | The Atlantic Jordan Davis's mother, Lucia McBath, reflects on the guilty verdict in his murderer's trial.

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Jordan Davis's mother, Lucia McBath, reflects on the guilty verdict in his murderer's trial.
To Raise, Love, and Lose a Black Child | The Atlantic Jordan Davis's mother, Lucia McBath, reflects on the guilty verdict in his murderer's trial." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More