Rupert Murdoch: Blackness Expert (Said No One Ever)

Rupert Murdoch: Blackness Expert (Said No One Ever)

by Jamilah Lemieux

Keith Rupert Murdoch, born in Melbourne, Australia in 1931, does not have any known blood ties to the African Diaspora, nor any profound… Read More

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The Damning Realities of Mass Incarceration

by Glenn E. Martin

My journey to intellectual and spiritual freedom began in 1995 with the bone-crushing grip of a pair of NYPD handcuffs. What followed was a six-year… Read More

In Jamaica Visit, U.K. Prime Minister Fails to Hear Calls for Reparations

In Jamaica Visit, U.K. Prime Minister Fails to Hear Calls for Reparations

by Alexandra Olivier

During his recent trip to Jamaica, British Prime Minister David Cameron sparked anger with his attitude on the issue of reparations for the Caribbean… Read More

Why Those ‘Suffragette' T-Shirts are a Racial Slap

Why Those ‘Suffragette' T-Shirts are a Racial Slap

by Jamilah Lemieux

There are so many women (and a number of men, if we’re really being honest) I have come across who are very feminist in thought… Read More

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How Exactly Did Ben Carson's Catapult to GOP Stardom Happen?

by Richard Fowler

Republican presidential hopeful Dr. Ben Carson has been rising in the polls and raising hopes that for the first time in the party’s history… Read More

Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan

Meet Bernie Sanders: Where the Black Voter Fits Into His Ambitious Plan

by Wendy L. Wilson

It’s safe to say that most Black people aren’t all that familiar with Sen. Bernie Sanders. On the surface, he looks like a concerned… Read More

How a Magazine's Mistake Reminds Us of Racial Insensitivity

How a Magazine's Mistake Reminds Us of Racial Insensitivity

by Jovan Brown

Philadelphia can boast being one of the most culturally diverse cities in America. The ethereal artwork, historical discipline, political prowess… Read More

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes<br />

In Brooklyn, School Rezoning Plan Reveals Gap Between Classes

by Demetria Irwin

A standing ovation greeted Pastor Mark V. C. Taylor’s words on Wednesday night at a packed and lively meeting in Brooklyn concerning a New York… Read More

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Who is Ben Carson and Why Did He Mock Police Brutality?

by Damon Young

Who is Ben Carson? He  is the guy Cuba Gooding Jr played in Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story. And, if you’re… Read More

Detroit's New Generation of Activism

Detroit's New Generation of Activism

by Kristian Davis Bailey

As Detroit, the most densely Black city in the country, faces water shutoffs… Read More

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