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Apparently All Black Men Are Drug Dealers & Deadbeats

So I’m sure by now, those who are active on social media have seen these “Daquan” memes floating around. If not, look at the hashtag #Daquan on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, … Continue Reading →


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Is the Army’s Ban of Natural Hairstyles Racist?

The U.S. Army released on Monday a new regulation that prohibits a variety of natural hairstyles from being worn. Under Army Regulation 670-1, cornrows, twists and dreadlocks are prohibited. There … Continue Reading →


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Is Bill O’Reilly Right About Beyonce Being a Bad Influence?

Bill O’Reilly is no stranger to controversy. He is one of the most outspoken opponents of rap music and was instrumental in getting rapper Ludacris dropped from his endorsement deal … Continue Reading →


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The Power of #BlackTwitter

If you don’t know by now, let this be a warning: Black Twitter is a force to be reckoned with. For the past 4 years I’ve watched the growth of … Continue Reading →


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Google isn’t Racist….We Are

  Many people have accused Google of being racist. If you’ve ever tried to search for something using Google, you’re familiar with Google Instant, which is an algorithm that uses … Continue Reading →


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What is Wrong With Black People?

So a friend of mine showed me this video earlier today of this young female (according to WSHH she’s an underground rapper) but she’s speaking a lot of realness that … Continue Reading →


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The Tanning of the Oscars

It was refreshing to watch the 86th Annual Academy Awards. I normally don’t watch acting award shows because I’m far from a movie/TV show buff; I haven’t seen most of … Continue Reading →


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Black Women Have the Highest College Enrollment

Great news for black women: According to data collected by the US Census, in 2011 black women surpassed all other races and genders when it comes to college enrollment rates. … Continue Reading →


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Pharrell’s Album Cover Sparks Controversy

Today Pharrell released the official album cover for his second album ‘Girl,’ to the chagrin of many women. Much of #blacktwitter was in dismay at the sight of the album … Continue Reading →


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Michael Dunn Guilty: Why Are We Still Mad?

The jury in the Michael Dunn/Jordan Davis Murder trial convicted Michael Dunn on 4 of the 5 counts, including the attempted second degree murder of the three friends of Jordan … Continue Reading →