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June 30, 2016

Why We Shouldn't Let Colorism Overshadow Jesse Williams' Activism

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We cannot let our insecurities, our biases, or our unconscious unremitting to the defaulting of looking at our own lives through White lenses hinder, halt, or detour, the need for justice and freedom.

Film Academy Takes Big Step Toward Including More Women And Minorities

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6 Eye-Opening Facts About How Differently Black And White People View Race

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VH1 Orders Live Late-Night Talk Show Hosted By Marc Lamont Hill

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Jessica Williams Exits 'Daily Show' To Headline Comedy Series

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Mychal Denzel Smith Discusses His New Book And The Concept Of Black Masculinity

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Somali Refugees In Kenya Struggle In Shadow Of Forced Return

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Activist DeRay Mckesson To Join New Baltimore Schools Cabinet

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Adidas Announces Plan To Make Kanye West Even Richer

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Why The Black Community Will Never Let Michael Jackson Go

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This Politician Wants Congress To Fight Gentrification

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Drake Gives Motivational Speech At The Nelson Mandela Centre Of Memory

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Damon Dash On The One Thing That Bothered Him About 'Lemonade' Rumors

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Justin Timberlake Totally Missed The Point Of Jesse Williams' BET Speech

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Red Cross Apologizes For 'Super Racist' Pool Safety Poster

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Jesse Williams: 'Just Because We're Magic, Does Not Mean We're Not Real'

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The Adorable Reason This Toddler Loves His Diaper Packaging So Much

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Jill Scott Secretly Ties The Knot With Longtime Boyfriend Mike Dobson

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Samuel L. Jackson Highlights His Journey To Fame In Inspring Speech

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Watch Janelle Monae Give The Prince Tribute We've Been Waiting For

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Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar Open BET Awards With Unforgettable Performance

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40 Tweets Explain Exactly Why SCOTUS’ Ruling On Abortion Matters

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Inside The Chicago Program That Is Slashing Youth Crime Rates

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Jennifer Hudson Chose The Perfect Look For Her Prince Tribute

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The 2016 BET Awards Red Carpet Was Full Of Slayage

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It's Time To Put These Myths About The Civil War To Rest

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Kelly Rowland Gets Real About Why Black Women Should Embrace Their Beauty

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Here's How Jay Z Is Celebrating The 20th Anniversary Of 'Reasonable Doubt'

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Slick Rick On His U.S. Citizenship, New Tour And Possible Drake Collab

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Solange Knowles Just Made An Epic Instagram Post For Her 30th Birthday

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Vivica A. Fox Slams Donald Trump, Says 'I'm With Her'

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Texas Police Officer Who Manhandled Black Teens At Pool Party Will Not Face Charges

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Angela Bassett To Launch New Skin Care Line For Darker Skin

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Protesters Fight Cleveland's Plan To Restrict Free Speech During GOP Convention

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#StayMadAbby Makes Triumphant Return After Supreme Court Affirmative Action Ruling

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The Trailer For Ava DuVernay's New Show 'Queen Sugar' Is Everything

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Baltimore Police Officer Charged With Murder Of Freddie Gray Is Cleared

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Former UN General Assembly President John Ashe Dies

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Everything You Need To Know About The Michael Jackson Police Report

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15 Years Ago, 'The Fast And The Furious' Proved 'Diversity' Works

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See The Trailer For Slave-Rebellion Biopic 'The Birth Of A Nation'

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Designers Wouldn't Dress Leslie Jones. Then She Tweeted About It.

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Simone Biles Makes History With 4th Consecutive National Championship

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14 Truly Unforgettable Moments From The 2016 BET Awards

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Chef Who Spent Time In Jail Now Trains Other Ex-Offenders In Culinary Arts

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Comic Captures What It’s Like To Spend A Decade In Immigration Limbo

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Tina Knowles Shuts Down Beyoncé's BET Awards Show Controversy

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6 Women Share How They’ve Redefined Beauty In New Dove Campaign

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People Are More Likely To Have Unsafe Sex If They Think Their Partner Is Hot

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You'll Never Guess Where The Kardashians Partied Last Night

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5 Surprising Facts About Egg Freezing

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We Waste An Insane Amount Of Food. Here's What You Can Do About It.

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John Orozco Breaks Down After Qualifying For USA Gymnastics Team

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'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise' Claims Audience Award At AFI Docs

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Planned Parenthood Employees In Texas Explain Why SCOTUS's Abortion Ruling Is So Damn Huge

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12 LGBTQ Artists Reflect On What Pride Means To Them

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The 6 Most Overlooked Reasons People Get Divorced

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Willow Smith's First Chanel Campaign Is Too Cool For School

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Poets Break Down Why They Won't Let You Mispronounce Their Names

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Brilliant Music Video Shows Why Weed Should Be Legal

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John Boyega To Star In Film Based On Detroit Race Riots

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Nigerian In China: Why Are Chinese People So Racist Towards Black People?

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50 Cent Arrested At Caribbean Music Festival For Saying This Word

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Samira Wiley Wants Poussey's Shocking 'OITNB' Moment To Make You Mad

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Take A Moment To Listen To Steve Kerr's Plea For Gun Control

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Watch Maya Rudolph Sing An Epic 'Vajingle' About Tampons

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'Orange Is The New Black's' Danielle Brooks On Powerful Season 4

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Racially Biased Cancer Doctors Spend Less Time With Black Patients

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Alicia Keys Goes Makeup-Free To BET, Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

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Sony's Michael Jackson Deal To Be Decided By Aug. 1

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