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As Baltimore’s Homicides Reach 300, Activists Call for Another Cease-Fire Weekend

by Ericka Blount Danois on

As the number of homicides in Baltimore this year climbs past 300 and the city’s Police Department remains embroiled in scandal... Read full article

Her Photos Went Viral, and Now Every Modeling Agency Wants to Sign Her!

by BlackNews.com on

Several photos of Anok Yai, a New Hampshire college student, have gone viral on social media and now every model agency in the country wants to sign her.... Read full article

How Black Veganism Is Revolutionary And Essential For Our Culture

by Danni Roseman (Blavity) on

Food is political. Just like we “stay woke” in terms of police brutality, disproportionate numbers of Black and Brown people in prison, redlining, sexism, and homophobia, we need to wake up in relation to our dietary choices.... Read full article

Nielsen Study Quantifies the Power and Influence of Black Girl Magic

by Selena Hill on

African American women have a gripping influencing in mainstream culture, proving our magic is limitless... Read full article

NASA Dedicates Building To Hidden Figures Heroine Katherine Johnson

by Michael Harriot on

When NASA’s Langley Research Center built its newest, state-of-the-art research facility in Hampton, Virginia it was only right that they named it after Katherine Johnson, the NASA engineer and subject of the film Hidden Figures.... Read full article

Bill Cosby Hires Michael Jackson Lawyer For His November Retrial on Sexual Assault

by Monique Judge on

Bill Cosby is hard at work putting together a “dream team” of attorneys to represent him in November at his retrial in Pennsylvania for sexual assault charges. The comedian has hired an attorney who previously represented Michael Jackson.... Read full article

For Those Considering Blaxit, I Present to You: Jakarta

by Jennifer Neal on

Now, two years into his tenure, Adam says that he enjoys the perks of living abroad on an American salary. He has a private car and a driver and rents out a modern apartment in the middle of the city for a fraction of the cost of his NY residence... Read full article

White Power Is About White Victimhood, and It’s Everywhere

by Danielle Butler on

The common thread between the lionization of Damore and the rally in Charlottesville is a fundamental belief in white male victimhood: the notion that white people, particularly white men, are being oppressed by “PC culture,” “the intolerant left”... Read full article

TV Producer/ Screenwriter Shonda Rhimes Signs Major Deal With Netflix

by Business Women on

47-year old Shonda Rhimes has just signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, making her production company, ShondaLand, one of the most powerful woman-owned companies in the television industry!... Read full article

Unite the Right, the violent white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, explained

by Dara Lind on

Hundreds of protesters descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday for a “Unite the Right” rally: a belated coming-out party for an emboldened white-nationalist movement in the United States. ... Read full article

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