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Lawsuit Calls Mississippi's Way Of Choosing Governors Racist
"The scheme has its basis in racism — an 1890 post-Reconstruction attempt to keep African Americans out of statewide office," said former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
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Man’s Emotional Post About Bandage That Matches His Skin Tone Goes Viral
The moment “felt like belonging” and “feeling valued,” wrote Dominique Apollon, who is black.
Maryland’s Only Black-Owned Movie Theater Is Drawing Crowds From Across The Country
One couple drove an hour just to see “Us” at the NextAct Cinema, co-founder Robert Wright said.
Samuel L. Jackson Hits Back At Donald Trump With 'Plantation' Diss
The "Glass" actor made the crack after the president boasted he's a champion of the black community.
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What’s It Going To Take For Black Hair To Be Seen As Professional?
Jolie A. Doggett
Whether we’re wearing weaves, waves or TWAs, Black people should be judged by what’s inside our heads, not what’s on top.
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Roland Bourgeois Jr. Given 10-Year Sentence In Post-Katrina Shooting Of Black Men
Bourgeois, a white man, used racial epithets Before and after the shooting.
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'SNL' Mocks Completely Clueless Leaders In Virginia Blackface Scandal
"What if blackface was part of your costume as a black person?" asks one.
Gina Rodriguez Breaks Silence On 'Anti-Black' Controversy: 'The Backlash Was Devastating'
The "Jane the Virgin" star clarified comments she made last year.
Kevin Hart, R. Kelly And The Black Lives That Matter
When black people come to the defense of these men, here’s what they are really saying: black lives matter, but only certain ones, only convenient ones.
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Trump's Shutdown Will Hit Black Americans The Hardest
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Many White families have savings to ride out hard times, like a shutdown furlough. But most Black families do not.
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The Whitewashing Of Naomi Osaka
The U.S. Open tennis champion's biracial identity is inconvenient in a racist narrative that turns Serena Williams into a stereotype.
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The Black Church Cannot ‘Pray Away’ Mental Illness
Blessed are those whose belief in God and their trust in a therapist can coexist.
FOOD & DRINK
‘White People Food’ Is Creating An Unattainable Picture Of Health
There's a perception in the black community that eating healthy means eating like white people, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Stay-At-Home Dad Shows What Black Fatherhood Looks Like, 1 Video At A Time
YouTuber Glen Henry wants people "to see black men as not scary figures."
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Patrisse Cullors On The 'Legacy Of Queer Black Women' This Pride Month
The Black Lives Matter co-founder spoke to HuffPost about the importance of pride in 2018.
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Starbucks Says Anyone Can Now Sit In Its Cafes -- Even Without Buying Anything
The new policy was unveiled weeks after the controversial arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks.
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Black Actresses At Cannes Protest Against Racism In French Film Industry
The 16 French actresses recently collaborated on a book titled “Black Is Not My Job.”
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Nordstrom Rack President Apologizes After Store Accuses Three Black Men Of Theft
The trio were met with police in the parking lot when they left the store after making a purchase.
This Game-Changing Pill Protects Against HIV. It Isn't Reaching The Men Who Need It Most.
A failure of outreach and a legacy of racism in medicine are preventing queer black men from using PrEP, experts say.
Philly Protests Starbucks After 2 Black Men Arrested
A viral video of two black men getting arrested for sitting in a Philadelphia Starbucks has sparked public outrage.
Cops Arrest 2 Black Men Sitting In Starbucks For 'Trespassing': Video
The Philadelphia DA's Office said there was a "lack of evidence" that the men committed any crime.
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I Can't Watch Yet Another White Cop Kill Yet Another Black Man
These videos function much like lynchings. They show black people that their lives are at the mercy of whiteness.
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To Fight Racial Inequality We Need To Rethink Our Economy
Piecemeal measures won't work.
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Tennis Legend Althea Gibson To Be Honored With Statue At U.S. Open Site
Gibson was the first African-American to win the Grand Slam title.
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These Profound Photos Masterfully Turn Racial Stereotypes On Their Head
A powerful new photo essay reexamines our relationship with race.
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