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Ralkina Jones, 37, died (according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office) at the… Read More

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20 Great Black LGBT TV Moments

by George Johnson

The Black LGBT media takeover is finally here. The once marginalized and erased voices of the community, we now have platforms… Read More

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Today is Black Women’s Pay Equity Day, an important milestone for the 16.6 million Black working women in America. It marks… Read More

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Was Sandra Bland under the influence of marijuana, and did this lead to her arrest and/or suicide? Waller County officials have suggested… Read More

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It’s 8 a.m. I reach for my cell phone to turn off the alarm, and I notice an email from an unfamiliar name. Turns out, it’s… Read More

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The first ever Movement for Black Lives Convening will bring together "freedom fighters" from across the country in Cleveland… Read More

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Blackface Fundraiser for Baltimore Cops Has Been Canceled

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The venue where a former Baltimore police officer planned to perform an Al Jolson-inspired blackface routine says it will not host… Read More

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by D. Smith

Authorities released disturbing dashcam video Tuesday from Sandra Bland’s July 10 arrest. The officer in question can be heard… Read More

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

Fundraiser for 'Baltimore 6' to Feature Blackface Performance

by Jamilah Lemieux

I received a photo of an invite to a fundraiser for the six Baltimore Police officers charged in the death of unarmed 25-year-old… Read More

Will You Finally 'Say Her Name?'<br />
Black Women Subjected to Police Brutality at Alarming Rates

Will You Finally 'Say Her Name?'
Black Women Subjected to Police Brutality at Alarming Rates

by Rachel Anspach

Sandra Bland, the 28-year old Black woman from Naperville, Illinois who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during… Read More

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