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January 23, 2017

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.

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Ex-Offenders Can Be Permanently Stripped Of Their Right To Vote, Iowa Supreme Court Rules

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LAPD Spies On People With Its Tech Tools. Now The Attorney General Is Praising Its Digital Savvy?

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Michelle Obama Pledges $100 Million For Girls' Education In Morocco

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NY Daily News Trolls Trump Over Plunging Poll Numbers

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

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Loretta Devine: Black Women Only Get To Be Leading Ladies In Their 20s And 30s

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Toni Morrison, Sonia Sanchez, Ta-Nehisi Coates Discuss Art And Social Justice

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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


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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Toddler Insists She's The Most Qualified Presidential Candidate

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Ice Cube, John Legend, And New Edition To Receive Stars On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

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Nate Parker To Receive Sundance Institute's Vanguard Award

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These 2 Boys Were Born The Same Day In The Same Town, But Their Lives Will Be Dramatically Different

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Homeless Young Adults Get Gussied Up For Their First Prom

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

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

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Tina Knowles Shuts Down Beyoncé's BET Awards Show Controversy

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

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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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