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Too Much Truth? “Deal With Your White Sh*t” Professor Faces Firing

A Boston University professor who hasn’t even started her job may lose it after a series of tweets became public. According to the Boston Herald,¬†Boston University’s spokesman is “offended” at

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Corporate Careerist Blacks Work Twice As Hard, Are Twice as Maniacal and Servile Just to Get Ahead?

While discussing on Facebook the report that Attorney General Loretta Lynch is making police morale, as opposed to police brutality, her top priority, a friend made the following observations: Point

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1.5 Million Black Men Are Missing, New York Times Reports

Black men are sometimes referred to as an endangered species, a comparison that irks even some black men, especially those who don’t take kindly to being compared to a spotted

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Man Cuts Off Dreadlocks, Encourages Youth to Clean Up Their Image

Here at BreakingBrown, we’ve seen no evidence that dreadlocks are linked to criminal activity. In fact, the founder of this website–Yvette Carnell– wears locs. And if the number of white

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Trevor Noah Enjoys Stereotyping African-Americans, Too

by Yvette Carnell Soon after Trevor Noah was selected to take over Jon Stewart’s role at The Daily Show, interested parties and observers began digging through his Twitter feed. For

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Georgia SCLC President: “Nonviolence Hasn’t Worked”

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) was founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an icon of nonviolent resistance, but the organization’s current president is calling for a change in

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Rapper “Tiny Doo” Gets Charges Dropped After Being Prosecuted Over Violent Lyrics

Freedom of speech exists in this country, just not for everyone. That seemed the takeaway after a San Diego rapper was prosecuted under a conspiracy law for his rap lyrics.

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An Ivy League Degree Won’t Help “DaQuan” Find a Job

African-Americans in this country have been led to believe, both by the majority and the Black Respectability crowd, that as long as they work hard and pull up their pants,

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Death Rates for Black Women Are Declining, But Surging for Young White Women

Women live longer than men and white women still live longer than black women, but recently published data points to a disturbing trend: The death rate for young white women

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Rev. Al Sharpton: I’m No Opportunist..There’s No Money in Police Brutality!

by Yvette Carnell Rev. Al Sharpton, a preacher without a church who has made it his life’s work to race to the camera after high profile incidents of police brutality

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