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Travis Blakely: 25+ Facts to Prove Black Elitists Are Wrong About Racism

Travis Blakely: 25+ Facts to Prove Black Elitists Are Wrong About Racism

Racism does hold people back and here is the proof by Travis Blakely Several weeks ago, Morgan Freeman appeared on CNN with host Don Lemon and was asked whether or not racism was holding black people back. Morgan Freeman replied that racism doesn’t hold anyone back and he and Lemon’s success are the proof. He also […]

Study: White Americans Dislike Black Americans More During Bad Economy

Study: White Americans Dislike Black Americans More During Bad Economy

Reported by April V. Taylor A recent series of experiments performed by New York University psychology professor David Amodio and graduate student Amy Krosch, studied how economic scarcity impacted racial perception and interactions.  The study was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and its finding are revealing. The study required 285 non-black […]

Writer Exposes Congressional Black Caucus as Corporate Slaves

Writer Exposes Congressional Black Caucus as Corporate Slaves

Reported by April Taylor Bruce Dixon of Black Agenda Report, recently reported about the relationship between staff members of Congressional Black Caucus big corporations. Dixon pointed out how the Republican-controlled House of Representatives is able to use the Congressional Black Caucus’ race as a tool to justify what Dixon refers to as “particularly nasty pro-corporate measures.”  […]

In Fight For Civil Rights, Why Are White Americans Missing In Action?

In Fight For Civil Rights, Why Are White Americans Missing In Action?

  Reported by April Taylor A recent article by Dr. Maruice Mangum discusses discrimination and the continued fight for Civil Rights. It points out that while black people are most affected by institutional racism and therefore make up the social group who fights hardest for civil rights, white people are also impacted by discrimination and […]

April Taylor: Morgan Freeman’s Hollywood Success Has Blinded Him On Racial Inequality

April Taylor: Morgan Freeman’s Hollywood Success Has Blinded Him On Racial Inequality

Morgan Freeman Forgets His Ancestors Were Slaves by April Taylor Morgan Freeman’s comments on income inequality and race indicate that his personal success has made him highly disillusioned with the economic reality faced by many minorities in America. During a recent interview,  CNN host Don Lemon asked Freeman if he felt that “race plays a […]

Dr. Sinclair Grey III: Washington D.C. Is Rapidly Transitioning Into ‘Vanilla City’

Dr. Sinclair Grey III: Washington D.C. Is Rapidly Transitioning Into ‘Vanilla City’

Gentrification: Is it Good for the Black Community? Reported by Dr. Sinclair Grey III For over 40 years, I had the opportunity of living within the Washington DC Metropolitan area, which includes parts of Maryland and Northern Virginia. Through my time and observation of what is happening in Washington, DC today, there’s a strong gentrification […]

200 Black Men Pen Open Letter Criticizing Pres. Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative For ‘Victim Blaming’

200 Black Men Pen Open Letter Criticizing Pres. Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative For ‘Victim Blaming’

Reported by Kacie Whaley President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative (MBK) is being put on the spot by some more members of the black community.  Earlier this May, many organizations that focus on assisting black youth revealed to the public that the requirements for receiving a portion of MBK’s $150 million in funds exclude many […]

April Taylor: Black Male Advocacy Is Not Misogyny or Support of Rape Culture

April Taylor: Black Male Advocacy Is Not Misogyny or Support of Rape Culture

by April Taylor As a black woman who is a survivor of an unreported rape and who is also the mother of two young boys, I have to stand up in support of Boyce Watkins. The recent backlash from his blog entitled, “How Sleeping With the Wrong Woman Might Turn You Into a Rapist,” makes […]

Robert Merriwether: New Physics Theory Describes Being Black In America

Robert Merriwether: New Physics Theory Describes Being Black In America

STRING THEORY AND BLACK LIFE: The Not So Unusual Case of John Scott By Robert Merriwether In physics, there is a relatively new and exciting theory, known as “String Theory”, which attempts to explain everything in the universe: from how the universe began, to its composition and structure, to the laws which govern the different […]

This prison is compared with a slave plantation: The story will amaze you

This prison is compared with a slave plantation: The story will amaze you

It was 1972. Thousands of American troops were battling communist forces in Vietnam. Nixon had won re-election by a landslide, but Watergate would soon usher in his demise. Space travel and technology were advancing rapidly. Change was brewing across America, but one place stood still, frozen in time: Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola. When […]

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