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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

Kendrick Lamar Is Sending 1,000 Kids to See 'Black Panther'

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Lamar’s record label Top Dawg Entertainment bought out five different screenings in three cinemas in the Los Angeles area for kids who live in the Watts housing project, the Fader reports.... Read full article

6 Well-Known Companies That You Probably Didn't Know Have Black CEOs

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50 years ago, it was unthinkable for an African American to be the CEO of a major Fortune 500 company. But nowadays, thanks to several diversity initiatives, there are quite a few Black CEOs that run major, well-known companies.... Read full article

ARE BLACK WOMEN ENGINEERS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION?

by CAROLINE V. CLARKE on

Despite the fact that engineering jobs are well-paying and plentiful, and twice as many black women are enrolled in college as black men, black women receive fewer engineering degrees than almost any other group... Read full article

WITH $1500 IN CASH SHE BECOMES FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO OWN A BILLION-DOLLAR COMPANY

by Jeffrey McKinney on

Janice Bryant Howroyd becomes the first black woman to break the billion-dollar revenue threshold when her staffing solution firm, Act-1, hits No. 3 on the 2011 industrial/service companies list with $1.4 billion in revenues.... Read full article

Podcast/Web Series Addressing African American Struggles Debuts in Black History Month

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The Sound of Melanin (TSOM), highlights and examine various social, political, spiritual and relationship challenges faced by African American community. TSOM is addressed from a humorous angle... Read full article

New Study Claims White Men Buy Tons Of Guns Because They Are Afraid Of Black People

by Parker Riley on

According to Scientific American, relatively three percent of Americans own half of the country’s firearms. Who fits the profile? White men without a lot of education who are afraid of Black people.... 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

Eric Garner’s Death Avenged in New Comic Book Series

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Nubian Man Avenges Deaths of the Nubian People... Read full article

Is the South More Racist Than Other Parts of the US?

by Michael Harriot on

Is the South More Racist I often hear people who live in other states, especially in the Northeast, offhandedly demean the South as backward, less educated and—more important—racist... Read full article

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