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by Shantell E. Jamison

Giving season is upon us, and most of us already have enough socks and ugly sweaters to last a lifetime. Optimal health is one of the best gifts that… Read More

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

Even in Therapy, White Privilege Has a Home

by Terrence Chappell

I started going to therapy because I needed to get out of the clutter of my thoughts and the perceptions of others. Perceptions are distorted even… Read More

Being Biracial: Our Identity Should Not Be on Trial

Being Biracial: Our Identity Should Not Be on Trial

by Elizabeth Aguirre

Empire's mid-season finale did not come and go without controversy. The always contentious Charlemagne Tha God went hard on… Read More

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Welcome to Chicago. The city that attracts tourists from around the world with its reputation for bright lights, good eats, a mile of magnificence… Read More

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New Hashtag Hits Social Media Fever Pitch

by Cory Townes

To help quell notions of self-doubt and insecurity, digital residents band together on social networks, making a stand in front of the Internet world… Read More

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by Blavity.com

It’s Friday night and your friends have been talking about going to this new bar all day. They can’t wait to try the cleverly-named drinks… Read More

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Halloween Things: When Is It Appropriate to Wear Blackface?

by Damon Young

Halloween is right around the corner, which means we’re also dead in the middle of another round of Blackface Bingo -- the annual occurrence… Read More

11 Things That Won’t Save You From Being Black

11 Things That Won’t Save You From Being Black

by Blavity.com

For any of you who hold dear a fictional remedy for black oppression— such as “working hard” or “playing by the rules”… Read More

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[Personal Essay] Why I No Longer Identify as Gay

by Luis Pabon

I have a confession: For over 8 years I have lived my life as a self-identified gay man. After much consideration, I have made the conscious decision… Read More

The Emerging 'Blackonomy'

The Emerging 'Blackonomy'

by Terrence Chappell

Cha-Ching! Black folks are getting, more money, more education, and overall more equity and social building assets according… Read More

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