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When a person or a group wholly accepts a viewpoint without thinking about it critically, it is sometimes referred to as “Drinking the Kool-Aid.”… Read More

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Just over 10 years ago, Terrence ‘J’ Jenkins was a budding television host with dreams of becoming a household name. Now, the host-turned-actor… Read More

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Standing atop the first place podium at the 2012 Olympic Games, Gabrielle Douglas grinned, crutched her victory bouquet and waved at the audience… Read More

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In 1973, 46-year-old trumpeter Miles Davis wanted to connect more with Black youth. His iconic albums like Kind of Blue and ‘Round… Read More

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The Blaxploitation era of the 1970s gave the world an array of explosive films that include seminal features Shaft, Super Fly, Coffy… Read More

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Grammy and Tony Award winning singer and songwriter Heather Headley is known for her angelic voice.  Headley’s songs, “In My Mind”… Read More

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