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White Audiences Expect to be Entertained by Black Academics, Study Finds

In American society, black entertainers are among the most widely accepted in mainstream culture. From Michael Jordan to Oprah Winfrey to Beyonce, if you can entertain the masses, your being

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From 1992 to 2013, the Median Net Worth of Blacks Who Finished College Dropped Nearly 56%

For years blacks have been incessantly told that the U.S. is a meritocracy where hard work is rewarded. As it turns out, hard work is rewarded, but the rewards are

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Black S.C. Doctor: “I Am the Only Minority Physician in That Entire Hospital — Period”

A black South Carolina doctor says his patients come from miles away just to be seen by a black doctor. To make matters worse, the doctor alleges that the hospital

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Online Petition Demands Historic Black Panther Marker Be Removed

Photo Credit: Winston Salem Journal, Bruce Chapman After the Charleston slaying of nine black church members by an admitted white supremacist, debate over the Confederate flag led to its removal

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Nobody Protected Black Churches After Charleston, But Armed Citizens Flocking to Guard Military Recruitment Centers

View image | gettyimages.com After nine black people were slain at Emanuel AME in Charleston, more black church members began wondering whether they should take up arms to protect themselves.

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Black Resident Told to Keep BBQ Smell on His Own Property [Video]

We’ve seen driving while black and even walking while black, but cooking out while black is a new addition to the list. Video shows a man who identifies himself as

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More African-Americans Decide to Buy Guns Amid Routine Killings of Blacks

As books like We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement demonstrate, armed resistance has a rich history in the African-American community. The slayings of nine black

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Oprah Winfrey: Black Respectability, Neo-liberal Huckster for White Capitalism or Not?

Oprah Winfrey is one of the most respected women in America, but have we ever taken a critical look at Ms. Winfrey’s legacy? In this video, BreakingBrown founder Yvette Carnell

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Black Christianity 101: Forgive Your K*llers and Arsonists

As black churches across America are being burnt to the ground, black Christians have little more to offer than forgiveness for arsonists. In this 8 minute video, BreakingBrown founder Yvette

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As Churches Burn, Police Arrest Black Man Who Warned, “Black Men Beware, You Are Target”

There have been at least seven fires at black churches in states spanning from Ohio to Georgia. At least three have already been confirmed as arson.  While we’re not seeing

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