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Racial Inequality and Hollywood in 2014, By the Numbers [Infographic]

by Nick Zurko Following a year that saw a surge in Black films obtaining both commercial and critical success, culminating in the recent Best Picture Oscar for 12 Years a

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Rev. Al Sharpton Says He Wasn’t an FBI Informant, Just Scared

The Smoking Gun released a bombshell report on Monday evening alleging that Al Sharpton was an informant for the FBI. What makes this report different from all of the other

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Revealed: Al Sharpton Worked as FBI Snitch to Take Down Mob, Documents Show

Although Rev. Al Sharpton has gone from marching on the streets of Harlem in jumpsuits to becoming counsel to President Obama, his past continues to haunt him. Just last year,

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Ebony Magazine Throws Editor Under the Bus Over Tweet, Apologizes to Right Wing

by Yvette Carnell In another gotcha moment, which have come to represent both the uselessness of American politics and its media, EBONY Magazine kissed the ring of RNC Chairman Reince

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White on White Crime is on the Rise, So Where’s the Outrage?

by Faith Walker Can anyone shed light on the media’s fixation with so-called “Black on Black” hom!cide? You wouldn’t know it by listening to the mainstream media, but Black on

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Say What? CNN’s Don Lemon: ‘Yesterday, Obama Became the Black President’

by Yvette Carnell Earlier today, I shared how deflating it was to watch a bemused Don Lemon gush over President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative yesterday on air, while reporting

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NYC Reporter Reveals Thug Congressman’s Propensity for Rage Filled Fits

Congressman Michael Grimm has apologized for threatening to throw a local New York reporter over a balcony and “break him in half like a boy,” but as MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow

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One Thing About This Family Photo Triggered Vile and Venomous Comments from the Internet

Normally when proud parents Instagram pictures of their spouse and children, they are met with a chorus of “ooooohs” and “aaaahhhs”, with a peppering of “how beautiful!” and “you must

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This Photographer Thought He Was Documenting the Economic Collapse of Black People. Instead He Watched Them Rise Up. This Is Why Hope Exists.

When photographer Camilo Jose Vergara began to notice that Harlem was collapsing all around him, he decided to document the collapse. Then a funny thing happened. Instead of getting worse,

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MSNBC Hires ‘Black Mediocrities’ to ‘Race Bait’, Says WSJ Columnist

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry-has apologized profusely for her comments about Mitt Romney’s black grandchild, but one Wall Street Journal columnist says the problem at MSNBC goes deeper than Melissa Harris-Perry’s

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