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Dr. Sinclair Grey III – Who Cares What White America Thinks

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Many people within white America are frustrated about Beyonce’s performance during the Half-Time Show at Super Bowl 50. Some have concluded that her performance was out-of-line for such an event. A lot of white American’s uttered that many white girls are looking up to Beyoncé and how could she sing a song and give a performance that promotes ‘Blackness?’ Even ...

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Dr. Sinclair Grey III – Students Are More Than Statistical Data

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Education that focuses on seeing students as statistics is bound to plague our youth for years. When systems and/or institutions are setup to measure the success of a child based on how well he/she does on specific tests, the overall makeup of the child is neglected, overlooked, and ignored. Because education is so critical to the success of our children, ...

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April V. Taylor: Why Is Black America Not Allowed The Same Justified Rage As White America?

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April V. Taylor The recent shooting of nine Black church members at an historic AME church in Charleston, South Carolina has shaken the nation, triggering flashbacks to the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church, where four little girls were killed during the Civil Rights Movement. In the weeks since the Charleston shooting, at least 7 Black churches across the country ...

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April V. Taylor: Are Religion And Obama Justifying The Slaughter Of Black People In The US?

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April V. Taylor There is an all too often overlooked but common thread that runs through American history, perpetuating some of the most horrific acts governments have ever inflicted on their own citizens and indigenous populations.   From Indian Removal, wars with Mexico and Spain,slavery, the Civil War, segregation and the current conflicts in the Middle East, a “pattern of ...

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Carl Dix: Charleston blood is on the hands of our politicians

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by Carl Dix Carl Dix is the co-founder of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network and a representative of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA Outrageous! A white supremacist motivated by racist venom enters Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, during a Bible study class. He sits down with people there for a while and then starts shooting them, ...

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The criminal justice system is destroying America, here’s how

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Reported Marvin Dupree One of the greatest issues facing contemporary America is its flawed correctional facility system that, according to Evan Feinberg, president of Generation Opportunity, is now swiftly becoming a bipartisan issue. In a CNN opinion piece, Feinberg fleshed out problematic matters that plague this nation. Not only does America have the highest incarceration rate in the world—with the ...

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Do cops see the assault and killing of black men as a sport?

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Reported by Victor Ochieng The question itself may be very racially-charged, but it’s a question worth asking. In the wake of the deaths of many Black men at the hands of White cops, is shooting Black men the new game of darts for White police officers and wannabe cops? America has recently seen widespread protests across different states over the ...

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Racist, Homophobic, Lying Murderers: The 6 Most Evil U.S. Presidents

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April V. Taylor Many patriotic Americans would find it hard to believe that any U.S. President makes any list of the most evil rulers in the history of the world, but U.S. leaders make the Wonderslist list thanks to George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush. They join the ranks of Robert Mugabe and Bashar Al Assad with ...

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Noam Chomsky: White People’s Fear Of Revenge For Slavery Is ‘Deeply Rooted In American Culture’

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April V. Taylor Renowned linguist and activist Noam Chomsky has been speaking with philosopher George Yancy as part of a feature for the New York Times in which he discusses race and racism in America.  In the most recent installment, Chomsky discusses  the roots of American racism and the legacy of black enslavement and subjugation in America, going into detail ...

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Dr Boyce Watkins: President Obama has nice words in Selma, but his people are among the most tortured on the planet

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by Dr Boyce Watkins People have ranted and raved about the brilliant and inspirational speech given by President Barack Obama in Selma.   I applaud the president’s willingness to speak, and we know that such speeches can serve to inspire those who care about the future of this country. However, it is also important for black people to look beyond words ...

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