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After weeks of bargaining, I finally folded to Dad's impassioned pleas: I agreed to try karate. Thrilled isn’t… Read More

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Although the relevance and popularity of the pan-African tradition gets debated annually, it’s no coincidence that Black lesbian… Read More

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In the ever-evolving world of social media, one thing remains constant: individuals as the creators of their own life stories. With… Read More

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For some White people, it seems like that even if one makes a terrible mistake, the universe gives them a pass to say, "I'm… Read More

President Obama paused as he spoke to reporters on July 19 about race and the death of Trayvon Martin.

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Obama administration officials acknowledged Monday that they made an 11th-hour change in rules for the federal health insurance exchange… Read More

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To be honest, 2013 was a tough year for Black folks. Every year has its share of racist activity and bad news, but there was something… Read More

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