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Respectability Politics Won't Save Your Black Life

by Goldie Taylor

Tonight, as the sun falls over our eastern shore, thousands of Americans—Black and White, alike—have once again begun… Read More

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by Tomika L. Anderson

Following in the footsteps of the five members of the St. Louis Rams, who gave the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” gesture… Read More

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by Miles Marshall Lewis

The thing is, James Baldwin came back. Various social media timelines of mine have exploded in outrage since the Ferguson… Read More

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Every time I have to write one of these pieces to explain why justice seems to elude our community yet another time, I have fewer… Read More

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Ben Carson is a mean-spirited, delusional fanatic with deep, passionate loves of both hyperbole and the patronizing of white conservatives… Read More

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Millennial Activists Talk Directly with Obama

by Michael Arceneaux

On Monday, President Obama met with members of his cabinet, law enforcement, and local mayors along with nationally recognized Civil… Read More

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by Charles F. Coleman Jr.

Last night, United States Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA. Holder’s… Read More

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St. Louis Police Want Them Down

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