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Cliven Bundy:
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If the GOP wants to make friends with African Americans (particularly African-American voters) they sure have a strange way of showing… Read More

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“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world that he didn’t exist.” Strangely… Read More

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Students and faculty at Grambling State University held a vigil last Thursday morning to honor the life of Alexandria Shelton, the… Read More

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CHICAGO (April 22, 2014) — Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing Company (JPC), today named Mitzi Miller as the new editor-in-chief… Read More

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Remember when Garfield dieted and invariably hallucinated that his pal Odie was actually a configuration of his favorite meats?  Such… Read More

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2014 marks the 40th anniversary for one of the most important, yet underrated Black feminist/socialist organization. The Combahee… Read More

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by Erica Williams Simon

As a dark brown woman, I never publicly engage in conversations about complexion and colorism (discrimination based on skin… Read More

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When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good… Read More

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