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Why We Need to Stop the Natural Vs Perm War

by Clutch

While Jones’ statement about the opposite having a different reaction may be true, she’s forgotten that all things aren’t… Read More

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White Folks Are Telling You to Kiss Their...

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Prior to Saturday, I wouldn’t know Julianne Hough if she walked up to me on the street and spray-painted “Julianne Hough… Read More

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[GENTRIFICATION DIARIES]
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by Jamilah Lemieux

While cultural diversity can be an amazing, transformative and revolutionary blessing, there are also those times when the blurring… Read More

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‘I Don’t Trust the Police Because I Can’t’

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Jonathan Ferrell: Supposed to Die?

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Last week, a male friend of mine ran down a list of his enviable accomplishments (awesome career, nice house, two beautiful sons)… Read More

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[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
Good and Black

by Jamilah Lemieux

“Who taught you to hate yourself?” Malcolm X’s famous… Read More

Obama at #MOW50

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Tastes Great, Less Filling

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Before I sat down to watch President Obama deliver his remarks at the conclusion to Wednesday’s 50th anniversary… Read More

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‘Call Me the N-Word, No Biggie!’<br />

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]
‘Call Me the N-Word, No Biggie!’

by Jamilah Lemieux

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