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The Culture of Offense is Why Black Workers Are Punished for Speaking Out

by Jared Brown on

The right to free speech is not entirely protected at the workplace. “An employee may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no constitutional right to be employed,” said Oliver Wendell Holmes. ... Read full article

City of Charlotte, NC Welcomes Its First Ever Black Female Mayor

by BlackNews.com on

Vi Lyles has just made history as the first Black woman mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. She ran an aggressive campaign, and her victory was confirmed by local and national news outlets on November 8th.... Read full article

Texas Teacher Wears Same Hairstyle As Student Who Didn’t Believe She Really Liked Her Hair

by Brande Victorian on

Mrs. Bishop explained she’d only taken the picture to show her student what they looked like standing together, but seeing the response to the photo she now realizes the image “seriously speaks volumes!”... Read full article

HOW THIS HAITIAN-AMERICAN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR TURNED MOURNING INTO MOTIVATION

by Kandia Johnson on

I’m doing an Indiegogo project to raise funds to master, produce, and manufacture the 18 music tracks I was able to extract from the video. The crowdfunding will fund the production and digital distribution for the project. ... 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

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

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

Colin Kaepernick Items To Be Part of Black Lives Matter Exhibit at NMAAHC

by Angela Helm on

Former NFL quarter back Colin Kaepernick will be immortalized at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, according to a curator, who made the announcement on Friday. ... 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

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Colin Kaepernick

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Colin Kaepernick ... Read full article

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