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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

Dr. Ashanté Reese on the Loss of Grocery Stores and the Power of Choice

by JULIA TURSHEN on

The Spelman College professor reveals what you find when you see supermarkets as more than just a place to buy some bread.... 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

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

by BackNews.com on

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 Slave Narrative Tells Story of Woman Who Escaped to Freedom on Underground Railroad

by Michael Harriot on

Clark’s journey includes details about the Underground Railroad including hiding in a cabin for almost a year, obtaining forged passes to travel to Washington, D.C., to witness a presidential inauguration, and securing train tickets Baltimore.... Read full article

#NotRacists Be Like: The Top 10 Phrases Used by People Who Claim They Are Not Racist

by Michael Harriot on

This is not about racists. This is about not-racists. You’ve seen them before: the special class of white people who say racist shit and do racist things but declare themselves the “least racist person you know.”... Read full article

7 Ways Black History Was Made During Black History Month

by Clarissa Hamlin on

This February, several people made firsts, smashed records and broke down barriers. Actors, actresses, athletes, activists and more made headlines in sports, movies and politics. Yes, people represented for #BlackExcellence. ... Read full article

Ray Lewis, tired of shucking and jiving, gets on his knees.

by Michael Harriot on

Ray Lewis, the shucker and jiver who admitted he told his team not to hire Colin Kaepernick; the man who condemned the entire NFL National Anthem protests, the dunderhead who loudly proclaimed that “All Lives Matter"... Read full article

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

From Zamunda To Wakanda: How ‘Black Panther’ Reimagined African Style

by Zeba Blay on

The last time we saw the kind of opulence, grandeur and pure African style displayed in Marvel’s latest box office juggernaut “Black Panther” was, perhaps, 30 years ago, in the classic Eddie Murphy comedy “Coming to America.”... Read full article

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By Michelle Media

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in Cafe, Coffee/Tea Shops

Our goal at Sip and Savor is to capture the positive energy and excitement of Chicago neighborhoods.

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in African, Restaurant

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in Retail, Home & Garden, Discount Store

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Enbois by Maxim

Enbois by Maxim

in Eyewear, Accessories, Electronics, Custom Jewelry

Maxim Thuriere founded this wooden watch and bracelet company in his college dorm at the University of South Florida — but he wanted his small business to serve a greater purpose than simply selling accessories for profit.

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in Natural Hair Care, Health & Beauty, Cosmetic & Beauty Supply, Skin care

Healing the world. Garner’s Garden uses simple yet effective ingredients from nature that not only heal and softens skin, but also assists in body detoxification of chemicals and unnatural preservatives.

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