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Dr. Umar Johnson Interview with The Breakfast Club

  Earlier this week,  author, psychologist and “The Prince of Pan-Africanism, Dr. Umar Johnson joined The Breakfast club for one of the most culturally relevant chats in some time. Being one of the most popular morning shows in the nation, The Breakfast Club’s guests normally consist of urban music’s best and black Hollywood brightest, which…

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3 Years Ago #KendrickJohnson Was Found Dead In A Rolled Up Gym Mat – No One Has Been Charged

Kendrick Johnson was found inside a rolled up wrestling mat in the gymnasium of Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia on January 11, 2013. The initial investigation and autopsy concluded that his death was caused by asphyxia. Upon his family’s decision to inquire further and have a private autopsy conducted, Kendrick’s death was confirmed to…

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Monkey Business

Just for starters, yes I know. Harambe was not a monkey, he was a gorilla. Which technically classifies him as an ape but I needed something to get you here. Be that as it may, it’s been extremely difficult to avoid the coverage from Saturdays incident that ended with him dead after a child climbed into a gorilla…

If You Are Black, I Mean Dirty, Chinese Detergent Brand Qiaobi Will “Clean” You!

The Earth is old as fuck. According to Mendel’s Law and tons of scientific research, the first human beings on this planet were what we consider ‘black’. Yet to this day, we are still working to break ground in terms of racial equality and overall humanitarian progress. To some who inhabit our planet, darker skin…

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#BlackLivesMatter: Mob or a Movement?

Art work credited to Michael White *This is part of a series showing undying support to the Movement for Black Lives, which consist of various activist groups & organizations, such as Black Lives Matter, actively fighting for black liberation and social mobility. We give thanks to Dream Defenders, Race Forward, Black Youth Project 100, Blackbird, Million Hoodies, OBS: the Organization for Black Struggle, Ferguson Action,…

Watch These Guys Attend a Trump Rally to be Greeted With “This is Our Time. We Didn’t Invite You.”

Donald J. Trump’s name has been both exalted and dragged through the mud. In popular culture today, it’s tough to think of anyone more polarizing. Personally, it has been hard to gauge how the election year will pan out because everything in politics recently seems so binary, which can be problematic. However, being a minority millennial, I…

White Privilege Is Not A Myth

A very popular “buzz” term in media these days is “white privilege”. From being used in discussions about the numerous instances of police brutality against minorities to the titles of rap songs (read my write up on that here), those two words are seemingly everywhere. White. Privilege. White (adjective) \ˈhwīt, ˈwīt\: of or relating to a race of…

How to See Stereotypes Through Racist Glasses

It’s pretty crazy how much can be packed into under a minute. In a new 58-second-long video by YouTuber Rudy Mancuso, he portrays a man who finds a pair of “racist glasses” that, when worn, show all ethnicities in the most stereotypical light possible. The clip touches on stereotypes of whites, blacks, middle easterners, Asians…

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