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Noted scholar and activist bell hooks calls Beyonce a terrorist.  On Wednesday during a discussion titled… Read More

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At 22 years-old and only seven months into entrepreneurship, designer and creative director Deondra Jeree Morris has produced luxury handbags… Read More

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Today, Johnson Publishing Company announced that JET magazine (founded in 1951) will end its print publication and transition into… Read More

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A North Carolina A&T University football player, Jermane Clark, was shot and killed last Tuesday night. Clark, who was a sophomore… Read More

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The single-story narrative of “everyone who is Black is poor” is the basis for most pro-gentrification argument… Read More

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