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by Michael Arceneaux

In an essay entitled “Don't… Read More

[BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER]<br />
Bye, White People, It’s Been Real<br />

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I don’t recall any point in my life at which racism wasn’t a clear and present danger to the emotional and physical health… Read More

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No matter what any of his more ardent and equally ill-informed fans might suggest, Kanye West's complaints about the fashion… Read More

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I first visited South Africa in 1994, while I was Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to review our… Read More

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There is great humility in Judt's portrait of Europe, a humility that is largely absent from the portrait of the West foisted… Read More

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It's Time for a New Santa Claus

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When I was a kid, I knew two different Santa Claus belly, rosy cheeks, long white beard: check, check, check. But his skin was as… Read More

The politics of Rihanna’s hair: Her AMA do was a powerful form of resistance

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by #teamEBONY

During the 10 years that I wore a relaxer, wrapping my hair and securing the wrap (or doobie) with a scarf or bobby pins or a combination… Read More

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by Zerlina Maxwell

Hurricane Katrina is not a metaphor. The devastation of the 2005 storm, and the failed government preparation and response… Read More

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Betting on Black Communities

by Josie Pickens

Writer, womanist and often-times agitator Zora Neale Hurston once wrote… Read More

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