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Donald Trump Presidency Bid Supported by Klu Klux ...

Essence, Ebony and Snopes reported today that a man identified as the Imperial Wizard of the Rebel Brigade Knights of the Klu Klux Klan has officially...
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Why Racists Who Hate the Old Navy Ad are Totally I...

Old Navy, like many family-oriented companies in America, are reaching out to consumers that no longer look only like this…     And lo...
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The Prince Appreciation Thread: What Do You Rememb...

So…Prince died today. I can hardly believe it, and took it even harder than when I found out Michael and Whitney passed. I guess because Prince ...
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The South Strikes Again: Security Guard Says He Wa...

John Smelser, Knox Count Schools security officer. (KNOX COUNTY SCHOOLS) Recently we heard about a Mississippi couple evictedfrom their trailer home b...
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White HBCU Student Starts Campaign Where Black Wom...

Meet Russell Schiller, 20, a sophomore advertising major at Howard University. A Wisconsin native who grew up in a predominately black neighborhood, ...
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Young Black Woman Physically Assaulted at Trump Ra...

When I saw this video of a young black woman physically assaulted at a Trump rally, I was horrified. Horrified to see a crowd of people who look like ...
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Was Melissa Harris Perry’s ‘Scorched E...

When I observed the news and commentary surrounding Melissa Harris Perry, I’m admit I had a mixture of feelings. I don’t think she’s...
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So…Slavery Was More Benevolent When Africans...

People like to romanticize slavery between blacks from Africa, as if we were somehow more benevolent than the transcontinental slave trade. That Afric...
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Beyonce ‘Black Power’ Statement Perpet...

When I watched the Super Bowl half time show with my family and in-laws, it was pure comedy. Maxi was shushing me because I was squealing about Bruno ...
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The Oscars, Race, and the Boycott. Where Do You St...

As with last year, the nominations for the 2016 Oscars have produced howls of derision and severe criticism from industry professionals due once again...
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At What Point Will More Black Men Stand Up to Stre...

As I read the news of yet ANOTHER horrendous assault and murder of a black woman who had the audacity to rebuff the overtures of a dusty stranger who ...
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It Just Keeps Getting Worse: Brooklyn Teens Who Ga...

If this story doesn’t encapsulate the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and disregard for black girls and women in the hood, I don’t know what...
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Iman a Widow…David Bowie Dies of Cancer at A...

Beyond Black & White is sad to report that legendary rocker, David Bowie, has died of cancer. He was 69. A brief statement was issued on his Faceb...
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Dating Asian Men: A Different Kind of Colorism for...

  A a skin-lightening commercial that recently aired in Thailand about how whiteness is the only thing you need to “win” highlighted ...
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