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Kendrick Lamar Answers Ferguson Criticism With New Song

by Yvette Carnell Sometimes I read stuff and just recoil away from my laptop, physically. Enter hip-hop’s darling, Kendrick Lamar: “What happened to [Michael Brown] should’ve never happened. Never. But

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Black Man Arrested for Drinking Iced Tea in Parking Lot Finally Cleared After 2 Years

In May of 2014, BreakingBrown reported the case of a black man who was arrested by a plainclothes officer for drinking iced tea in a parking lot in North Carolina

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Black People Produce More Stress Hormones in Reaction to Racism

The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in New York reignited calls to end police brutality, especially within black and brown communities. Racism inflicted by police officers,

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Consumerism on Steroids: Nike Announces Black History Month Sneakers

When Americans finally accepted that the planet was in trouble due to climate change, instead of deleveraging from the system and reducing consumerism, they raced to the stores in search

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Gov. Chris Christie Pushes for Capture of Assata Shakur, Cuba Says No

Now that President Obama is edging forward in the direction of normalizing relations with Cuba, Gov. Chris Christie is calling for the capture of Assata Shakur. Christie demanded that Obama

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America’s Oldest Black College On Brink of Financial Meltdown

Pennsylvania’s Cheyney University is on the verge of financial collapse, according to Reuters. At issue is the school’s graduation rate, which stands at only nine percent, and the number of

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Police View Black Children as Less Innocent Than White Children, Study Finds

A recent article published in the New York Times found that schools punish girls based on their race and complexion. And the Justice Department has taken action against school districts

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Shocker: Charles Barkley Agrees With Ferguson Grand Jury

Charles Barkley is a man who routinely makes controversial comments, as has already been discussed both here and here.   Although Barkley often speaks out on issues of race, it

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Ben Stein Blames “Pathetic, Self Defeating” Black Underclass for Lack of Progress

  by Yvette Carnell On Monday’s episode of Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show,” former speechwriter and financial analyst Ben Stein, who predicted that the economic meltdown which led to

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Black Elitist Wants You to Feel Sorry For Him Because He Forgot Racism Existed

by Yvette Carnell Lawrence Otis Graham is an elitist who, for most of his life, has believed that distancing himself from ordinary blacks would insulate him from racism. Now that

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