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Before you go spending your money on the hype that surrounds Black Friday and Cyber Mondays, look at this brief clip of Dr. Boyce Watkins on the Breakfast Club discussing what he knows best, and...

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Hank Aaron was one of the greatest athletes in history, and broke more records than most people can count. But it was tough playing in the segregated south, with racism hitting him at every turn....

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If you don’t know anything about Aaron Douglas, you should. He is considered to be the father of African American art and is one of the great figures of the Harlem Renaissance. Watch this video...

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Bobby Seale was one of the greatest leaders in American history.  As a leading member of the Black Panthers, he helped awaken the consciousness of the black community.  Here he is in this video explaining why...

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Many of us see rappers and athletes on television, getting a great deal of praise from white media.  But what about all of the brilliant scientists, doctors, lawyers and business owners who are just as...

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Barbara Jordan was a political insider for many years.  Here she is in a video giving the reasons that the US Congress should push former President Richard Nixon out of office.  Take a look at...

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Alicia Keys has always been gorgeous and talented.   She’s also very, very smart and has been singing for a long time.  This video takes us back a full 25 years, to 1990, when young...

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 There is a great deal of pressure on black women to conform to society’s expectations of beauty, especially in the hair department.  This video by journalist Rochelle Richie makes that journey and discusses the ways...

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Some of the music we hear on the radio today is nothing short of complete garbage.  Here is an example of music from an era when hip-hop kept it real and truly represented the people....

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Some people talk about Tiger Woods as if he was the first great black golfer of all-time.  Charlie Sifford came along long before Tiger and also had an impact.  In fact, his impact was so...

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